Catherine-Mo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago

I had gastric bypass surgery in 2015. I have avoided NSAIDS totally but have been having ongoing pain after rotator cuff surgery in November and tylenol and vicoden do not relieve the pain fully. I have not gotten a good night's rest in months due to


Catherine-Mo posted a discussion topic 3 years, 8 months ago

I had gastric bypass surgery in 2015. I used to take ibuprofen for cramps and headaches and now I am taking tramadol. I recently was diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear and need surgery. I have it scheduled for mid November. The pain is bearable dur


Catherine-Mo posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

I had gastric bypass surgery in 2015. My doctor said no steroids. I have been having shoulder pain and am scheduled to go to an orthopedic doctor. I have learned doctors have very little understanding of what medications I can and can not take. My


Catherine-Mo posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

I have had severe pain especially in my left wrist, arm, and shoulder and believe it to be carpal tunnel syndrome. It is worst at night and wakes me up. I plan on getting a wrist splint and made a doctor's appointment. Any suggestions on medication


Catherine-Mo posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

I had gastric bypass surgery 2 years ago. I recently have been diagnosed with hives and benadryl is not working to stop the itching. The steroid ointment has limited benefits because the hives keep moving from one area to another on my body. I ha


Catherine-Mo posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

I had lap band surgery in 2007 and revision gastric bypass surgery in May 2015.  I lost 100 pounds but have been struggling the past 6 months to maintain that loss.  I still have 50 more pounds to lose.  I don't eat pasta, bread or sugars (I'll eat som


Catherine-Mo posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago

I had RNY surgery May 18, 2015 and have lost over 100 pounds.  I am under 200 pounds which I have not been since a teenager.   I still do not eat sweets, sugar, pasta, bread,  rice, and potatoes.  The problem is I can be compulsive on anything!!  Almon


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Catherine-Mo wrote February 16, 2016 5 years, 5 months ago

I have settled in to my new home.  I am enjoying Tulsa.  The boxes are empty and I am living.  Weight loss has slowed but that is OK.  It has been a huge adjustment and I am now gett...


Catherine-Mo wrote Now in Oklahoma 5 years, 7 months ago

It is amazing how God works things out.  I have a job here and am now living here in Oklahoma.  I still have tons of boxes to unpack but I have the week after Christmas off.  My weight has stayed t...


Catherine-Mo wrote The Adventures of Moving 5 years, 8 months ago

Well, we bought a house in Oklahoma and are closing on our house here in KC on 11/24.  My last day at my job is 12/3.  I will stay with a frined for a week and work after we close on our house.  I ...


Catherine-Mo posted a comment 5 years, 9 months ago
YAY!!

Catherine-Mo wrote Update 5 years, 9 months ago

Things are moving fast in life but lots of bumps which makes it frustrating.  We found a house in Oklahoma we like and are trying to make a fully informed decision if we should move forward.  Tryin...


Catherine-Mo posted a comment 5 years, 10 months ago
In my opinion the guilt and self condemnation is part of the addiction...

Catherine-Mo posted a comment 5 years, 11 months ago
Beautiful hair!!

Catherine-Mo posted a comment 5 years, 11 months ago
Great job!! You are right, it is a life long process. Keep up the...

Catherine-Mo posted a comment 5 years, 11 months ago
Very awesome. A great reminded that our tool does work when we...

Catherine-Mo posted a comment 5 years, 11 months ago
Awesome job!!!

Catherine-Mo wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
8/1/15 - I started reading a book on shame and realized how warped my thinking is.  I grew up with a father who was either abusive or ignoring me.  I never remember him saying I was pretty ...

Catherine-Mo wrote a blog post 5 years, 12 months ago
7/31/15 - Here I am just struggling.  Not with my food but my emotions.  I am so used to using food to cover up stuff and today that is not an option.  I am sad and grieving the loss of some...

Catherine-Mo wrote a blog post 6 years ago
July 15,2015 - This past Monday is the 8 week out date from my surgery.   My weight loss has been slow.  The dietician told me to reduce protein drinks and eat more dense protein.  I have not had...

Catherine-Mo wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
My journey - Well, it has been almost 3 weeks since my RNY surgery.  I have had no nausea which is a blessing.  I am healing up and able to move more freely without pain.  I have yet to be moti...
About Me
Location
31.3
BMI
RNY
Surgery
05/18/2015
Surgery Date
Jan 24, 2007
Member Since

Before & After
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5/16/15-Right before my surgery
303lbs
12/19/15- 7 months after RNY surgery
220lbs

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