1Blessed4life posted a comment 8 years, 8 months ago
Wow! you look amazing!

1Blessed4life posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
3 Year Surgerversary!! - It's good for me to look back to where I came from... 3 years ago I flew across Country from NJ to WA state to have my DS, it seemed like a slow recovery, but milestones were fo...

1Blessed4life posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Does anyone attend the Dumfries clinic support Gro - We moved to VA this summer & I am trying to get settled in with my new PCM, getting labs tomorrow & see a Nutritionist in a few weeks. I also heard there was a new support group...

1Blessed4life wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
A Year & 1/2 post Op - Wow, we are staying busy! We lived in New Jersey when I traveled across the country to have my DS surgery in WA state Jan 22nd, 2010. Then after my husband came home from his unacc...

1Blessed4life posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Maintaining at 2 1/2 yrs out w/ before & after -

1Blessed4life posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
New Year, New Me - Before & After photo -

1Blessed4life posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Who else feels like they eat like a horse!? - I can't believe the food I eat & keep thinking I will start gaining weight... I'll be 2 yrs out from my DS on Jan 22nd, and have come a Loong way from 3 TBS food at 3 mos out! *No...

1Blessed4life posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Anyone hear of staple gun misfires during surgery? - Anyone know of which staple gun is most used for DS surgery; the 'Ethicon stapler, or the 'Endo Gia Universal Auto Suture', or other brands...? Wondering if there may be a class a...

1Blessed4life posted a comment 10 years ago
Anyone considering the DS surgery needs to know they will have to...

1Blessed4life posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Vertical Incisional Hernia Repair & Panniculec - Okay, now that I am a year & a half out from my original surgery date & down 120 lbs, I am not looking forward to having this surgery. I am currently active & healthy, (gym, hiking...

1Blessed4life posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Cross between DS & BPD is what I ended up with - So this forum must be just for me... I researched for over a year & even flew across the Country from NJ to WA state to have my laproscopic (DS) Duodenal Switch.  There were com...

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1Blessed4life wrote a blog post 10 years, 9 months ago
Joined Century Club officially - I lost 100 lbs by 6 mos post-Op by my orig at home weight of 258. I am 11 mos out from my DS surgery, & now weight 148.8 & fit into a size 8 comfortably. I do have a hernia on th...

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1Blessed4life wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
3 Months Post-Op - I am down over 70 lbs at 3 months after surgery. I have not had any troubles with loose bowels, and can eat a variety of foods, but try to choose protein first. It is wonderful to...

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1Blessed4life wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
6 1/2 weeks Post-Op - I have lost 50 lbs, and mostly I am excited about 'feeling emotionally better'. I was a mess after the surgery; Jan 22nd. Since there were complications; My Journey has been a rol...

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1Blessed4life wrote a blog post 11 years, 9 months ago
New changes, new surgery, new date! - I have plane tickets! I truly feel blessed to have the doors open up for me to have the DS surgery. I canceled the previous RNY surgery when I found out I could have the DS. I have...
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