65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
bariatric friendly canoli!! - I came up with an easy recipe for a "canoli" type treat that I really liked so I thought I'd share.   I purchased these pre-made crepes in the produce department.  They have...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Garlic?? - Would there be any physiological reason that eating raw garlic (in yummy guacamole by the way!) would leave my mouth feeling like something died in there for three days?   I nev...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Freshens low cal smoothies? - Has anyone ever had a Freshen's low cal smoothie?   They just put one on the campus where I work.   http://www.freshens.com/index.php/products/low-cal-smoothies The Mango Be...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Muscle atrophy?? - I am over a year post-op and am just a few pounds from goal.  I have been doing great.  I have changed my eating completely and am gearing up to enter a lifelong maintenance pha...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
What is your favorite NSV? - Lately, my favorite NSV is that I can wrap a bath towel all the way around me and secure it and it stays.  The towel actual overlaps and I am completely covered.   Seems like a ...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
long term follow up care: surgeon or PCP? - So now that I've completed my one year visit, I'm wondering at what point I should transfer my follow up to my PCP vs. my surgeon.   I spent 2 hours there today and it was a was...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Why would my vitamin D drop so drastically in the - My vitamin D has always been wonky, even pre-surgery I was on a supplement.   Pre-surgery it ranged from 15-40 and I always took vitamin D, albeit in pretty small doses. At ...

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65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Trying to break the PPI addiction, miserable with - I don't know that I'm looking for advice, as much as other people who have been or are going through this.  I had RNY just about one year ago (Friday is a YEAR).  I went to the ...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
I am NOT just the number on my scale - But I was so happy with it this morning I can't help smiling and thinking about. 139.5   ---   I broke past 140 and haven't been in the 130's since freshman year of college!...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Is there a correlation between long term success a - I've been thinking about this for awhile.  I had never considered getting plastics when I started this journey.  But I see that a large percentage of those long term veterans ar...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
the Melting Pot?? - Today we are taking my 12 year old to the Melting Pot for his birthday dinner.  It was his choice and I won't say no and ruin everyone elses day because I'm limited by food.  So...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Comfort foods for when you aren't feeling well? - Before surgery, I knew how to treat an upset stomach or when I felt ill....and I can't go back to those.  I imagine old comfort foods like plain rice and other gentle foods are ...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
An effective does of willpower - I took my kids for frozen yogurt a couple of days ago and figured I could have some.  I've had small amounts of the NoSugar Added type before.  I did this again, but got a bit g...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
The opposite of NSVs....what victories bring added - This isn't meant to be a serious or venting thread, just a fun way to talk about the downsides that comes with losing our weight.  I wouldn't go back for a second....and will wo...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Panera's hidden menu - And it has many things that are low carb, high protein....looks like decent choices.    http://www.panerabread.com/nc/slider1/hiddenmenu.php   I'm going for lunch with f...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Iron issues, could use some input - I am over 9 months post op.   At 6 months I had full labs drawn and despite my ferritin being low (5) my surgeon and nutritionist blew it off saying my total iron,  hematocrit a...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
A week of victories!! Disney with NSV and SV!!! - We just returned from my daughter's wish trip to Disney.  It was an amazing week without factoring in the WLS, but for me there was so much post-surgery to be thankful for as we...

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65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
question for vegetarians - I am thinking about making this black bean burger recipe  http://theeverydayveggie.com/?p=971   I was wondering if anyone knew, off hand, if the protein would be equivalent to m...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
its annoying that not everyone who looks at my lab - I had my 6 month labs done last month.  I had them send the results to my primary doc and I discussed them with the surgeon, NUT, and PA at my surgeon's office.  I was sent on m...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
NSV -- apparently I look like a teen - I've had numerous people tell me lately how young I look.  My secretary came in the room behind my today and took a double take saying she thought I was a teen.  Other faculty I...

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Where can I buy the BA calcium bites in 500mg? - I have seen others mention that they come in 500mg bites n ow, but I am only seeing the 250mg ones.

65rosesmom posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
A chocolate peanut butter treat. . . if you are in - I found these individual chocolate peanut butter squeeze packs today at the grocery store.  http://ilovepeanutbutter.com/index.php/peanut-butter-packs/easy-squeezytm-dark-chocol...
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