Stempel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago

I am 6 months post op and I cannot believe how much my life has changed!!  I can move, breathe, sit, stand, walk, run, play like never before!  I now weigh less than at my wedding which was over 11 years ago!

Here are my stats.  Then vs now


Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago

Anyone have and good rny friendly recipes to bring to a pot luck? I'd like to make sure there's something I can eat there!


Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago

6 weeks out from surgery. Every time I eat I get very uncomfortable and upset stomach. My Dr put me on Reglan and prilosec.  The Reglan is helping buy the prilosec makes me gag when I swallow it. 

Has anyone else had this issue and not how long


Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

 For breakfast today I dished up some cottage cheese. With my toddler spoon I ate 2 cheerio size bites and I started to feel icky so I stopped. It got worse. A lot worse. My stomach hasn't been this upset yet. It eventually settled down a little bit bu


Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

3 weeks out from surgery and my extremely generous hubby gave me a nasty cold! Still on liquid diet.... Anyone have any tips for cold medicine we can take? So far all I can take in chewable Tylenol.  My brother in law's wedding reception is tonight and


Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

18 days out from surgery, back to work this week and still on liquid diet until Monday. Then I can start pureed foods.  I'm so tired and worn out.  I get plenty of sleep but still am dragging.  Does any one have any tips or tricks to get back to where


Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

2 weeks post op and 2 weeks of liquid diet down. One more to go. I want to chew on something!!! I've cut oranges and nibbled on them that way but it's not the same! I don't want to screw anything up and am committed to the long haul here but I'm head h


Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

I'm on the hunt for the best unflavored protein powder. I'm a huge texture person so if it's gritty or chalky I won't be able to eat it. What's your favorite? 

My current (body fortress - peanut butter chocolate) is arguing with my pouch. Makes


Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

 It's been 7 days since surgery and I'm struggling today!. I want to eat something! More like I want to chew on something! Anyone have any ideas how to get past this??


Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

4 days after surgery and I finally saw the scale drop a pound! I came home 3 pounds up (i'm thinking from the iv) and today I'm finally down 1 pound from the morning of surgery. 

 

My query today is when did you start seeing the scale d


Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

 Surgery was on Monday, came home from the hospital last night. In all honesty I feel much better than I thought I would! I know every one had different experiences but so far mine has been great!

Working on drinking fluids every 15 minutes to


Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago

 Tomorrow is the big day. I wake up very early and head to the hospital for my rny.  It's the first day of the rest of my life!. My first post on here was about death row meals and one smart lady said I was already in food jail and now I'm out on parol


Kathy S. wrote 8 years, 4 months ago
Congratulations! Get ready to live life as it was meant to be lived. We are with you all the way!

Stempel posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago

 Hello! Brand new here! I have my rny scheduled for Leap Day! Monday 2/29/16

I've been practicing my future life style for months now and am doing really well. However with the surgery date mere days away I'm finding myself wanting to eat food

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