LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 4 months ago

Ok, so Im at a place where I'm happy with my weight. I'm currently at 134, and I don't want to lose anymore. So, how do I maintain where I'm at? I'm so afraid that I'll keep losing, and end up hospitalized. Any help will be greatly appreciated!


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 5 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi everyone! Idk if any of you remember I posted about everything came back up. A lot of you said it sounded like a structure. Well, hardheaded me didn't take anyone's advice (not even from my family) and now wish I had!!! Turns out I had an ulcer, an


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LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 12 months ago

hi all, I’m just over 6montgs post op and I’ve been experiencing a couple different problems. I’ve noticed that no matter what I eat, it causes me great pain and I become very uncomfortable. It doesn’t matter if it’s scrambled egg, cottage ch


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

Hi all, I'm 8 weeks post op and ever since I had my surgery my surgeon took me off my lasiks. I've noticed that no matter what I do, my feet and ankles are always swollen. The last time I saw the Dr, he told me to only take the lasiks occasionally be


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

I'm 1 week post op, and I'm finding it very difficult to get everything I'm suppose to eat/drink in! I try to always have a glass of something with me, and i try to eat the 4 oz every hour, but it's so hard to do. My daily routine is a glass of dilut


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

I had my surgery on 12/13! Everything went well! No leaks, healing good. Was released and sent home yesterday. In write a bit of pain, but handling it! I'm not sure what I'm suppose to be eating!! My manual says "modified liquids", but there's no exp


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

Had my pre-op appt today with my surgeon. Everything is good to go, so come Wednesday afternoon at 10:15, I go in for my surgery!!! Its been a very long road to get here, and now that it's finally here, I'm getting extremely nervous! I have COPD, so


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

Just got back from seeing the surgeon and I have a date!!! I go in on 11-29 for my egd, go back on 12-11 for pre-op with the surgeon, then go in for surgery on 12-13!!!!! OMG I'm so excited, but I'm also nervous! I've been waiting 20 years for this,


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

I got the call today for my appt with the surgeon!! 10/23 @ 9:30am!!! From what I understand, he will put me on the schedule for surgery at this appt, then I'll have to have the scope done (endoscopy?) And then 2-3 days prior to the surgery, I'll see


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

today was my final app with the weight loss center. I'm down the 12lbs I needed to be, all the specialists have cleared me, so now I'm just waiting for the phone call from my surgeons office to schedule my surgery! I am so excited, yet beginning to


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

Hey everyone! I had a dr appt yesterday. I was told at my last appt (Aug 17th) that I had to lose 15lbs in order to qualify for surgery and I had to get my a1C below 8.5. On the 1st of September, I bought a huge load of Premier protein RTD shakes and


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

ok so today I went and bought 2 huge containers of Six Star protein powder so I can lose the 15lbs I need to lose by the 12th! I bought the chocolate and strawberry flavors. Here's my question....HOW does anyone drink this stuff??? Idk about the chocol


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

I am down to the last appt with the dr before I get to see the surgeon! I'm so close, and yet so far away from that point!!! When I started this journey, I weighed 247.8 lbs and was told I had to lose 12.5 lbs to qualify for surgery. I have been follow


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago

Had the 2nd of 6 appts required by the program I'm in. Had lots of blood work done and found out I have a few problems that could prevent me from getting this surgery! According to the dr, (not the surgeon) I have parathyroid problems, and my good chol


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 2 years ago

i have my first consult scheduled for the 12th!! I see a dietician and a social worker! After that, I will have to do an exercise evaluation, then I get scheduled for a consult with the surgeon. The surgeon will then tell me if I'm approved for surgery


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 2 years ago

i am SO happy right now!! I found out today that I again have been approved for the surgery! I never turned my paperwork in because I was under the impression that I had to come up with something like $5000 prior to the surgery. But today, I was told I


LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 1 month ago

Has anyone with Medicare had the bypass surgery? If so, will you PM me. Thanks


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LindaM1962 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago

Hello everyone! Several years ago, I was part of this site, doing research and hoping and praying my insurance would approve me for the surgery. Unfortunately, it never happened. In 2011, I became a widow and then 2 yrs later, I was approved for my dis

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