Annette O. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 4 months ago
16 months out terrible pain - I had surgery in September 2011 and have been trouble free. I've dumped a couple of times on high fat foods like cheeses. I know what that feels like terrible stomach cramps, sw...

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Extended release meds -  Please remind me we why we can't take extended release meds?  My dermatologist recommended a extended release doxycycline for my rosacia. I know that tetracycline binds to calcium...

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 4 months ago
Physical signs of too little protein - I was wonderig if there is a physical symptom to knowing your not getting enough protein. I know most people count their protein by what they eat, but I would suppose there are pe...

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 4 months ago
Finally got some unflavored protein powder - I'm 4 months post op and finally got some unflavored protien powder (unjury). So hit me with your best recipes!! PLEASE!!!

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
3 months out and insatiable - I had surgery 9/19/11 and in the begining I knew that the nerves had been cut and I'd feel neither hungry or full. The past 10 days or so, I feel like no matter what I eat or drink...

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 6 months ago
I made it through Thanksgiving - I didnt' post previous but I was worried about Thanksgiving being 2 months out. I had what I estimated a 1/3 cup of sweet potatos, regular potatos and 1/4 cup of corn. As a veget...

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 6 months ago
malabsorption and joint supplements - I've had terrible knee pain since a week before my surgery. I've had it drained and am scheduled to go back next week to the orthopeadic DR. I'm still in a lot of pain. I thought...

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 6 months ago
putting away summer clothes on a snowy day - So it's snowing here in NY, we expect 8-10 inches already have about 6. I finished putting away my summer clothes and while looking at my shorts and capris that are size 26 and 24 ...

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
Pur-absorb Iron - There was an ad and a coupon in my Sunday paper, and am just wondering if anyone has tried this.  The ad doesn't say how much iron per dose it has and the doses are in liquid form....

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
Tylenol Rapid blast liquid - I have been using this for the last 3 years with my lapband as I had a hard time with pills. I was reading the ingredients and it contains High fructose corn syrup. So I'm a litt...

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
Satples, Stiches or Steri Strips? - When I had my lap band done, I had 7 holes but all had Steri Strips. I used Mederma and had very small scars. This time for my RNY I have 5 holes and the surgeon used staples. Tw...

Annette O. added a goal 10 years, 7 months ago
a size 12

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 8 months ago
To Tell or not to Tell, that is the question. - I'm having a revision from lap band to RNY on 9/19. I had my lapband in Sept. 2006. While I didn't tell that many people intially those that I told were supportive. My feelings tha...

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 8 months ago
having a revision but no band bashing - I'm scheduled for my revision to RNY on 9/19, almost 5 years to the day of my lap band. All too often on these boards people like to bash other surgeries like the (my surger is bet...

Annette O. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 9 months ago
Question about pills and RNY - I'm having a revision from Lapband to RNY on 9/19/11. With my lap band I've had so many problems with pills, I'm hoping it's easier with RNY but would like tohear from others.  Mo...

Annette O. wrote a blog post 10 years, 9 months ago
Having revision surgery - After 5 years, of losing, gaining, fills, unfills, throwing up almost daily I've given up on my band. I don't want to complain about my band just being honest. The most I've ever l...
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Hyde Park, NY
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09/19/2011
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