Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 8 years ago

Wow its been a journey. Lost 110 in the first 9 months, kept it off for the first 5 years but have been battleing the same 20 pounds ever since. I gained 20 pounds within a year, went to weight watchers lost it at least 4 times. I am currently a weight


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Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago

Next month it will be 10 years since my RNY. Ive been through alot of ups and downs, meaning on the scale. I lost 110 pounds my first year, which I am very grateful for. In the last 5 years I have put on and taken off the same 20 pounds each year.  As


Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 10 months ago
took a nasty fall flat on my tummy 6 weeks after T - We were at our cottage over the weekend and the neighbors invited us over for a cookout. They have two huge yellow labadors they came up behind me and knocked me to the ground. I t...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 10 months ago
still have fluid build up at 4 weeks out from TT - I had my TT on May 1st and am feeling prety good but am really concerned about my right side. It has a large bulge about the size of my fist, the surgeon said its a fluid pocket bu...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
What is revision surgery? - I hear alot of you talking about having revision surgery, is that reopening the incision?

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
I have a fluid buildup pocket from TT - Went in this morning for my 3 week checkup. I had noticed yesterday already that the right side of my stomach was swollen and sore, and a little bruised colored. He said it is a fl...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
How long does it take for the swelling to go away - I had my TT 2 weeks ago today, have both drains out and most of the staples. I still cant get into any of my regular pants even the larger ones, how long does this take? I have bee...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
hedid take out my last drain today - I am woried that he took that drain but he said, the longer you leave them in the more risk for infection. Got most of the staples out except the ones at the bottom, my incision is...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
drain still putting out 50cc in 24 hours - It will be 2 weeks tomarrow that I had my TT, they took one drain last week but the other is still putting out 50 - 60 cc in a 24 hour period. I go to the doctor this morning, if t...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
Doctor visit today 1 week after TT, questions - Had my first post op visit today they took out one drain and about a third of the staples. Have to go back on friday to have the other drain taken out, then again next week for mor...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
one week ago today, if I knew then what I know now - Would I do it again????? Ask me in a few months but so far I would say absolutly not. The pain and discomfort from the TT has been terrible. It takes all my energy everyday just to...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
weight gain after TT - I had my TT on tuesday and came home yesterday, I weighed 173 morning of surgery and they took off 4.5 pounds of fat and skin and I weighed 179 this morning??? Is it the fluid and ...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
Home from TT - Had my surgery tuesday morning and didnt get home until this afternoon. Man that was really painful, then my blood count was low so had to get 2 blood transfusions yesterday and 1 ...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
Depression after TT - Anyone get depressed? my niece said when she had her TT last year she really was depressed and the nurse told her it was a side affect, I havent read anything about that. Today is ...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
Pannniculectomy tomarrow - Tomarrow is my big day , surgery at 9am with Dr Georgen at Theda Ckark, im getting really nervous, hope I can sleep tonight.. I have wanted this TT for so long and now that its alm...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
tummy tuck tomarrow - I am getting a little nervous about tomarrow, surgery set for 9am at Theda clark in Neenah wis. I have total faith in Dr Georgen im just scared about the recovery period.

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 11 years, 12 months ago
Anyone have a TT where they didnt save the belly b - I am having a panniclectomy next week tuesday may 1st and my surgeon says he wont be saving my belly button. Anyone else lose theres and if so how does it look? I would like to see...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 12 years ago
Approved for a pannectomy at 6 years out - Surgery date is May 1st at Theda Clark Midwest Bariatrics with Dr Georgen, he also did my WLS. I trust him totally, the only differance with the pannectomy is they dont save the be...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 12 years ago
getting a pannectomy 6 years out - I have been putting this off for a long time, thinking through excesise I could lose the excess stuff on my stomach. Im 57 years old and it isnt working. I lost 110 pounds after WL...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 12 years ago
pre approved for pannectomy - I had posted a few months ago and asked if anyone had Dr Georgon do a pannectomy, but apparently know one answered. I am approved and having mine done on May 1st so excited and sca...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 12 years, 2 months ago
any one have Dr Georgen take off excess skin and f - Dr Georgen did my WLS in 2006 and I would love to get a tummy tuck . I went to a seminar at a plastic surgeon and they want like $8,000 so I called Midwest Bariatrics and have an a...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 12 years, 2 months ago
how many carbs a day? - I have just started on fitday and was wondering how many carbs most of you eat a day to lose weight. Is there a site to look at that tells all about carbs, proteins, ect

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 12 years, 2 months ago
Im considering a tummy tuck - I had my WLS in 2006 and lost 100 pounds. Does anyone know if the Dr's at MIdwest Bariatrics in Neenah do any plastic surgery or do they recommend someone.  Dr Georgen did my surge...

Debra Welker posted a discussion topic 12 years, 2 months ago
Where does everyone journal ? - I have been doing weight watchers online but it only calculates points and doesnt break it down as far as proteins, carbs, and stuff like that. I looked at fitday and mydailyplate ...
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Kaukauna, WI
Location
28.2
BMI
RNY
Surgery
03/23/2006
Surgery Date
Mar 11, 2006
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