AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Good Multivitamin that we dont have to CHEW ?????? - Do any of y'all take a good Multi vitamin that we dont have to chew?  I hate my Flintstone chewables and my surg won't let me take the gummies anymore. I am almost 2 yrs post op an...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Brachioplasty- Bat Wing surg..... want to hear eve - Am considering having my arms done this Winter, would like to hear from anyone that has had it done .... the good, the bad and the ugly!  Thanks....

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
"Bat wing" surgery? Anyone had it and - Would love to hear from people who had their arms done and if they would do it again and just how bad or easy it was?????

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Over 18 mos post op.... Am I finished losing???? - I have lost exactly 100 lbs.... I had my RNY in Sept 2012.  I now weigh 187.... I have been this weight for the past 6 months, give or take a pound or two...... I have slacked off ...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Vitamin Question for KELLY !!!!! - Hi Kelly,  in your opinion, can Vitamin D cause constipation?  ALso, should we be taking a magnesium supplement if we have to take Vitamin D supplements?  I read that we must take ...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
TMI: Stool Softener that we dont have to drink???? - For those of us that have this constipation issue sometimes, is there a natural stool softener that comes in a pill or caplet form?  My surgeon recommended Miralax, but I gag ev...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
abdomen very sore after constipation episode... - Want to say thanks for all of you who gave me suggestions yesterday about the fleets enema. Hope this is not "TMI"... but it worked a little bit...  I have upped my fluid intake...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
very constipated . . . - Very constipated & want to make sure it's ok to do a Fleets enema. No nausea or vomiting, but constipated. Thanks

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
My "1" Yr Surgiversary !!! - Today is my 1 year anniversary from my surgery!  I have lost a total of 97 lbs and I am so proud of myself !!  I cannot believe all that things that have changed about my life a...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
I year Post Op Labs ?????? What should they order? - I will be having my one year post op appt next month and was wondering, what labs should I make sure that they order? ( Poet Kelly or Cicero Girl? )  I see a lot of different po...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Bat Wings & Saggy Thighs.. Plastic Surg Questi - I am almost one year post op and being that I am 49 years old, I am really thinking of plastic surgery..... I am down almost 94 lbs total, but would like to lose at least 20-25 ...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Video Re: liquid with meals going thru the funnel? - Hey, about 6 months ago a man had made a video showing why we should NOT drink with our meals. Does anyone remember this video or who the man was?  I have a friend just starting...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Copper Deficiency cause by Gastric Bypass? - Question for some of our Vets... Have you ever heard of us being more at risk for a Copper deficiency because of the Gastric bypass?  Is that something that is usually monitored...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Good snack choices ? - For some of you that are vets at this, what are some of the good choices you have made when you needed a snack?  I am almost a year out and I can feel some of those old cravings...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
My Stall is Over !!!! - Thank the LORD, my 5 week stall at 197 lbs is finally over!!  I went down to 193 lbs in a matter of 3 days!!  I am 10 months out and was so scared that I was finished losing!  T...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
RNY and NO "NSAIDS" ....... Please expla - I am 9 months post op from my RNY and can some of the VETS explain again for the umpteenth time, why is it that we can't take NSAIDS anymore?  I have bad osteo arthritis and I d...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Is Watered down Sweet Tea still OK ? - I am 9 months post op and my weight loss has slowed down considerably. I am down 89 lbs since I started, with some of that pre-op loss. I am at 197 now.  I have not been able to...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
9 months post op and weight loss is SLOW.... - Ok, I know you all may hear this question all the time, but when does the so called "Honeymoon" phase end?  I am 9 months post op today, I weighed 286 at start, 258 at surgery a...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Out of Plus Size Stores, now where do I shop???? - Now that I have "Undergrown" the plus size stores and departments.... where do I shop?  For the past 30 yrs that has been my reality... if I go to a department store, I hunt the...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
PAIN... is it a blockage? twisted bowel? Gas? - Need some help to figure out what this is..... I am having pain under my left ribcage... not acute, but sometimes feels like a pulled muscle. It started about 2-3 days ago and m...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Are you losing without consistant exercise???? - Just wondering if there are any of you that are at least 8-9 months out from surgery, who are still losing, without exercising regularly?  I work basically 12 hr shifts and when...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
WOW, My weight starts with a "1" ...... - I finally hit that very important milestone..... I weigh in the  100's !  For the first time in probably 30 yrs, today I weighed and it was "199.8" ......... the last time I wei...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Plastic surgery on the "Batwings", Arms - Well it is happening, the dreaded, wrinkly upper arms....  I had really big upper arms before, so I kind of expected this to be my problem area. No matter how much I am exercisi...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Sugar and Carb count ? - Just wondering after the RNY, how many Carbs and or Sugar grams do you limit yourself too?  My NUT had told me no more than 10-12 sugar grams per serving, but never really gave ...

AlohaJen posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Tanning Bed NSV - WOW, yesterday I went to the tanning bed and alas, my bed closed all the way and did not touch any part of my body!!  It used to always hit my chest, but now it shuts all the wa...
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