Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

I am desperate. I fell in my driveway in February and landed on my knee. A week later I twisted the same knee and have been in horrific pain ever since. MRI cannot rule out a torn meniscus, and shows early osteoarthritis. Surgeon says there's nothi


Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago

I am 10 months post op and haven't lost any weight in the last 4 months.  I am hungry all the time.  I've lost 70 lbs since my surgery, but I still have another 70-80 to loste to get to a healthy BMI.

I don't know if I need therapy or what.  I


Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago

So once I hit 6 months and stopped taking Prevacid, my stomach started burning like crazy.  Had a follow up with Dr Glazer and he put me back on Prevacid but told me to follow up with the surgeon.  Never had such a burning pain in my life, saw surgeon


Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Excited and Nervous - Did orientation at TWH in November and then changed to HRRH, so redid it last Monday.  They said someone would email my next appointments in 2 weeks.  Well I got a call today!  I s...

Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Are you happy you did this? - I've been off the board for a couple of months.  I'm really unsure if I want to go ahead with this or not.  I'm not sure if I'm just afraid, or if this really isn't for me.  Are y...

Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Addicted to Diet Coke! Can I give it up? - I am a total and complete Diet Coke addict.  I really don't drink anything else.  No coffee, no tea, just Diet Coke (mostly caffeine free) with lots of ice and mainly through a ...

Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Dumping - but no surgery? - Does anybody know if you can experience dumping even though you haven't had bariatric surgery? Saturday night, I had a terrible episode where I started feeling dizzy, like I...

Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Orientation Over! - Well, took my daughter to orientation with me.  She was very against all of this, but I asked her to keep an open mind, and she did.  What we both found so surprising is that it...

Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Fat Christmas - I'm really hoping that this is my last FAT CHRISTMAS.  I just started a new job, so I'm already feeling really self-conscious. Next Saturday is the Christmas party and I've been...

Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Yay! Got my Orientation Appt - Nov 27 TWH - I can't believe that I already have my orientation appointment!  My referral was in September, so I thought it would be months and months before I heard anything, but my orienta...

Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Endometriosis adhesions - will this affect my abil - Not sure if anyone can answer this, but I had multiple surgeries in the 1990's for endometriosis and I know that I have scar tissue in the abdomen.  I'm wondering if this might ...

Pamela.S. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Oooooo - the shame -   Went for a MRI tonight - this is my third - so I knew that I needed an Ativan ahead of time.  First embarassement of the night - while being asked to reposition myself on the ...

Pamela.S. wrote a blog post 7 years, 10 months ago
Finally got up the nerve - After many years thinking about WLS, and trying to lose on my own, I finally got up the nerve to discuss this with my family and my doctor.  I have been yo-yo-ing for almost 30 ...
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