Rustys-Gal wrote a blog post 12 years, 7 months ago
6 months Dr visit - Okay.... so I don't "officially" hit the 6 mos mark until Nov 18th, but I had the milestone appt with my nutritionist and nurse practitioner on Friday.  I weighed in at 2 lbs BELOW...

Rustys-Gal posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
Bears repeating - I know that there have been numerous discussions on this site about alcohol consumption and opinions regarding the subject are varied. This  message is not about whether or not I s...

Rustys-Gal wrote a blog post 12 years, 9 months ago
83% - Well......My mind is still trying to catch up with the changes in my body.  I love and appreciate all the positive comments and feedback, but sometimes I have a hard time "believin...

Rustys-Gal posted a comment 12 years, 9 months ago
I am so sorry to hear of your problems. I am praying that things get...

Rustys-Gal wrote a blog post 12 years, 9 months ago
OMG moment - Okay.... so my brain has been comprehending the declining numbers on the scale, but my inner self, my mind's eye, my soul had yet to really catch up.  That is until this past weeke...

Rustys-Gal accomplished a goal 12 years, 10 months ago
Reprogram my psyche to comfort myself without using food

Rustys-Gal accomplished a goal 12 years, 10 months ago
Have my husband tell me how great I look and be able to believe it

Rustys-Gal wrote a blog post 12 years, 10 months ago
I can do it, I can do it.... - Okay, so in celebration of a co-worker's birthday they are serving a banana split cake....OMG does it look and smell good.  It doesn't however look or smell good enough to dump for...

Rustys-Gal wrote a blog post 12 years, 11 months ago
Wonderland - It's been a tough few weeks both emotionally and physically.  My dear sweet mother in-law is in the 7th and final stage of Alzhiemer's.  This disease is so debilitating - it seems ...

Rustys-Gal wrote a blog post 13 years ago
PCP visit - So......went to my PCP yesterday afternoon for a routine follow-up appt.  He was very pleased with my blood pressure and discontinued by BP meds until further notice.  YIPEEE!!!!...

Rustys-Gal wrote a blog post 13 years ago
Blessed!!! - WOW....it's been 16 days since surgery and I am down to 217.5#.  From my most recent highest weight of 242, this represents a loss of 24.5# YEAH YEAH YEAH..  I feel well except for...

Rustys-Gal posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
Want to share a GREAT protein find - I am 11 days out from my RNY and am doing really well with the exception of protein supplements.  Prior to surgery, I read a lot of helpful tips here on the OH site and ordered sam...

Rustys-Gal posted a comment 13 years ago
You look great...and I am sure you feel wonderful...Keep up the...

Rustys-Gal wrote a blog post 13 years ago
First Post-op Appt - Whoo-Hee!!! Surgery 5/18 - 1st Post Op Appt 5/27 = 9 DAYS = 15 lbs lost = ONE HAPPY PERSON!!!! Hubby went with me to this morning's appointment.  He is and has been very impres...

Rustys-Gal wrote a blog post 13 years ago
One week out and feeling purdy fine if I say so my - One week out today, Praise the Lord, I am feeling Pretty Good!!! Although the first few days were no piece of cake, they really weren't as bad as I might have expected. As with any...

Rustys-Gal posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
CPAP - Will pressure bother my pouch? - Need some help - RNY last Wed.5/18.   I have been feeling and generally doing great.  Yeah!! My question is about using my CPAP machine.  While I was in the hospital, the pressure ...

Rustys-Gal posted a comment 13 years ago
Keep it Up!!! I'm only 5 days out...can't wait to see what 5 mos...

Rustys-Gal wrote a blog post 13 years, 1 month ago
7.5 hrs to go - 5:30 AM tomorrow....surreal....surgery scheduled for 7:30. .  I find that I'm more nervous about the breathing tube insertion and having nausea from anesthesia.  I had a consult wi...

Rustys-Gal wrote a blog post 13 years, 1 month ago
What a difference a week makes - One week from today ,Sat, May 21st, holds a double blessing for me. On that day I will have been married to my loving hubby for 27 years and.....drum roll please.. it will be my fi...

Rustys-Gal posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
Gas-X strips? - I am scheduled for my RNY this coming Wed 5/18.  Since I found this site, I have been doing quite a bit of  reading and have found a lot of very helpful hints and information,    ...

Rustys-Gal posted a comment 13 years, 1 month ago
Amanda - what a wonderful blessing it must be to you to know that...

Rustys-Gal added a goal 13 years, 1 month ago
Walk by a mirror and have to do a "double take" because I don't recogn

Rustys-Gal added a goal 13 years, 1 month ago
Reprogram my psyche to comfort myself without using food
About Me
Chesapeake, VA
Location
21.6
BMI
RNY
Surgery
05/18/2011
Surgery Date
Mar 06, 2011
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