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Lower-Carb Meatloaf With Tomato Glace Recipe

Lower-Carb Meatloaf With Tomato Glace, Diabetes-Friendly This easy lower-carb meatloaf with tomato glace recipe is great for feeding a crowd or meal-prepping for the week! The recipe swaps out the bread crumbs for a tasty dish that’s low in carbs. Meatloaf is a staple under the “quick and easy dinner” category. It’s a great way ...


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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Low Ferritin - 15 years post-op

Has anybody experienced low ferritin that is 5 years out or further from surgery? I've been taking my vits/supps daily since surgery, get blood work annually and until two years ago have not had an ongoing issue with iron until now. My last physical in 2019 it was low, they…

Jennifer K.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Pain after eating

ugh. My open rny was in dec 2008. Every time I eat anything now I get horrible gas pains. I have to lay down after every meal it hurts so bad. It doesn't matter what it is I eat either. I just had blood work done at my physical last…

Megan H.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Intermittent Fasting

Hey y'all! If you visit the daily "What's on your menu" thread, then you may have noticed that I intermittent fast. Or not. Today I got the shock of my life when I opened up my April newsletter from my bariatric surgeon's office and they have an entire page dedicated…

Christina135

Weight Loss Surgery Forums
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6-7 weeks post - vomiting and nauseous

Hi y’all, I’m currently 6 weeks going on 7 weeks post gastric bypass. Haven’t had too many issues since surgery with keeping food or liquids down. However this past Friday I started feeling very nauseous, to the point Saturday I didn’t want to eat anything (the nausea continued all day…

K.Artemis
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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Anti-inflammatory meds

Hello, What type of anti inflammatory over the counter med's can I take after I get RNY? Tylenol just won't cut my pain and does nothing for inflamation. Thank you!

Brandi Girl

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What’s on your photo Friday menu?

Good morning everyone! Hope the day is treating you well so far! I’m pretty certain my right eye is still bleeding but I have to give the laser time to work I guess. I get a treatment in my left eye later this morning. I’d like a week without appointments!…

Melody P.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What’s on your Thursday menu?

just in case you didn’t know! well there was indeed a new bleed but it wasn’t bad enough to prevent the laser treatment being done. If this doesn’t work it’ll be surgery...which I just have the feeling will be the case. If it’ll keep it from bleeding I’m all for…

Melody P.

Duodenal Switch Forum (DS)
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6 weeks - weight still not budging 🙁

I don't know what to do. I am so tired, so frustrated. I am eating right, I am exercising, I am taking my vitamins. I haven't budged since week 1. I don't what to they can do, what I can do. I am so sad. This felt like my last…

Beanald

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What’s on your Wednesday menu?

Good morning everyone. feeling pretty miserable today. My back itches so so much and it’s totally unnerving...I know it’s normal but nothing is helping. Just ugh. Also having a pain that’s pretty annoying on my left side (the battery pack is on the right side). Just annoyed! I’ve got an…

Melody P.

Duodenal Switch Forum (DS)
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Prolia

Anyone on Prolia? Working to get my calcium high enough to get it. Looking for feedback. Thank you in advance Julie

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Alcohol abuse post surgery

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Hi all, its been way too long. I'm 14 years out, still keeping all my weight off but been having all sorts of problems including legal problems due to alcoholism post surgery. I've researched many articles about how it affects absorption and gives a false read of what a BAC…

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First NSV!!!

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A lot of plus sized women may relate to this, I have a few sweaters in my closet that don't button up; I have them to wear over dresses for work or to cover up my arms. Well, just this past week, I wore a dress to work & decided…

Serenity725
Revision | Mar 08, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Here I am again..

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This isn't a easy fate but determination will lead me.  I had a gastric bypass in 2010. I started at 314 and got down to 260. For the next 8 years I maintained from 260-270. This last year everything changed. I have gained 12 lbs and I have been frustrated with myself.…

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On Track

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Well, I finally gave in and bought myself a new scale and I'm happy that I've lost 18 pounds thus far. I started off weighing almost 270 pounds and now I'm down to 251, yay me!   I'm visiting my sisters back east and then I'm flying down to Florida…

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Revision Surgery for Resteiction- Does it work??

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Hello all. I had gastric sleeve in 2013 in mexico. At that time to office had no dietician or follow up care. I never felt the restriction others had and started calling the doctor immediately but told he gave everyone the same pouch size and it was all in my…

Rogo

Vet Here...looking for insight...10 Year Post Op - DS

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Hey Everyone!   It's been a very long time since I posted and it's been 10 years going on 11 in September since my surgery.  I've kept the weight off (regain and lost 20 pounds) and life is great.  Now that I'm 50 and in menopause, life can be different. …

twodelight
DS | Sep 14, 2010 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Donald Maynard

16 years post op ya'll!

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When I turned thirty, I thought I would give myself the best present of getting a lap RNY.  I did ALOT of research and this forum was one of my main avenues I took for support.  I learned at the very beginning even before getting the procedure, that THIS IS…

spicy_wannabe

First Post-Op Visit 3/25/2021

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Officially down 30lbs!!!! I can't believe it!!! My family says they can see it in my face. I don't see it when I look in the mirror but I'm starting to feel it in my clothes. I put on a pair of leggings yesterday & they were BAGGY!!!!! And as…

Serenity725
Revision | Mar 08, 2021 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Looking for surgeons to perform RNY revision. To DS surgery.

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I am looking for any surgeon that will perform revision to doudenal switch from RNY. I had RNY in 2009 and lost 100 lbs. I have gained all but 5 lbs of my weight back. I have BCBS Anthem insurance. Any one know if any surgeons ANYEHERE that will perform…

Chestina74

14 years and still 145

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14 years ago I had Rny open . I weighed 368 pounds.  Today I am healthy and kept my weight at 145.  I am a Bariatric Lifecoach . I am on Facebook with a group called  WLS A 2 Z and Beyond...... come join me if your thinking about having surgery…

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