apw0 uploaded 2 photos 9 months, 3 weeks ago

apw0 posted a discussion topic 9 months, 3 weeks ago

I stumbled across protein shakes made by FairLife, called Core Power. And they are probably the best pre-packaged protein shakes I've ever had. So far, I've only been able to find them at Wegman's.

apw0 uploaded 2 photos 9 months, 3 weeks ago

apw0 posted a discussion topic 9 months, 4 weeks ago

I'll be 2 months out from my DS revision on 4/1. I haven't lost a single pound in almost 2 weeks. Is this normal?

apw0 posted a discussion topic 10 months ago

For those of you that have been prescribed Vyvanse for binge eating disorder, has it helped? What were the side effects? I'm thinking of asking my surgeon about it. And since I have a DS, Im wondering how my body will react to it.


apw0 posted a discussion topic 10 months, 1 week ago

I did not make a good decision last night, and I paid for it.....dearly!!! I had company for dinner last night, and it was very casual. Just my brother, and my significant other. I roasted some turkey legs, and had veggies, an

apw0 posted a discussion topic 10 months, 2 weeks ago

My friend is insistent that I go out to dinner with him tonight. Needless to say, I'm nervous. I have no idea where to go, or even what to order. I was thinking Chinese food, but again, I have no idea what to order. Truth be told, I really don't want t

apw0 wrote Realizations 10 months, 3 weeks ago

Well, for the most part, about 95% of my surgical pain is gone. I saw my surgeon this past Friday, and he said that with extensive as my surgery was, he's not surprised that I still have pain. He e...

apw0 posted a comment 11 months, 1 week ago
Thankfully, the bruising and discoloration is just about gone, so...

apw0 wrote Am I supposed to feel this way? 11 months, 1 week ago

I'll be 2 weeks out, as of tomorrow, and I'm still incredibly sore. I probably shouldn't be surprised, based on the extensive scar tissue removal, but I was hoping that I would feel a bit better by...

apw0 wrote DS completion 11 months, 1 week ago

Well, I had my DS on 2/1/18. According to my surgeon, it was a long, extensive surgery. I had more scar tissue than was allowed by law. So much so, that he had to remove my appendix because it was ...

apw0 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Abington Bariatric - Sadly, I saw my surgeon for the last time today. Dr. Josloff is leaving the Bariatric practice. He already has a surgical practice, and he's a trauma surgeon for AMH, so he's stret...

apw0 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Average weight loss post surgery - Some time ago, someone posted a link to an average weight loss chart, broken down by month, after surgery. It was on this site, but I haven't been able to find it. Would anyone h...

apw0 accomplished a goal 7 years, 6 months ago
Ride a bicycle with my grandkids

apw0 wrote a blog post 7 years, 10 months ago
My 'Bucket List' is complete - On Saturday, we got a pizza from this pizzeria in doylestown, PA, which happens to be the best pizza I have ever put in my mouth. And then yesterday, I made a Red Velvet cake from ...

apw0 wrote a blog post 7 years, 10 months ago
Where did the time go? - One week to go. I'm anxious, nervous, frightened, and the list just goes on and on. But I just don't know where the time went. I had my pre admission testing on Friday, and the nur...

apw0 wrote a blog post 7 years, 10 months ago
Protein - I start my pre-op liquid diet on 3/30, so I've been looking for a protein powder that I like. I finally found the CVS Whey protein in vanilla, and initially, it was really, really ...

apw0 wrote a blog post 7 years, 10 months ago
Two weeks away from the rest of my life - April 4. Two weeks from today, my life is going to change forever. There's a part of me that's certain that something is going to go wrong. I've done my research, looked at my surg...

apw0 wrote a blog post 7 years, 11 months ago
Surgery date, and impending party, have both been - I received a call on 1/27, from Toni from the Bariatric institute, and she asked me which surgery did I want to have. She said that she needed it, so that she could submit it to my...

apw0 uploaded a photo 8 years ago

apw0 wrote a blog post 8 years ago
The journey continues..... - I can't believe that it's been almost 5 years. I decided, after I was treated so horribly, that maybe WLS wasn't for me. And then....it happened. I finally quit smoking, and I imme...

apw0 wrote a blog post 8 years ago
My journey - I've been battling obesity for the better part of my life. The final straw was after I had my hysterectomy in 03. Since that time, I have gained approximately 50 lbs. And I can't g...
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