bandarella posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
CKO KICKBOXING - Has anyone tried CKO kickboxing in NJ? If so, any opionion & cost info?

bandarella posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Severe lacking of excercise motivation - No matter what I do, I cannot get motivated to excercise. I know it would help my weight loss journey, I'm only losing in drips & drabs. I work almost 60-70 hours a week, sometimes...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Abdominal Pain - Just hit the 4 month mark and this am after eating I'm hit with abdominal pain. It's upper gastric area and it hits in waves, almost like a spasm. Hurts more lying down especially ...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
New Year, better choices. - I'm 3+ months out, and at a stall. Mostly, my fault. As with the band I've learned how to eat around the sleeve. Just the sleeve is a FAR better tool for me. I need to get remotiva...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Bath - Anyone remember when it's OK to start taking baths again? All my incisions are healed to scabs already & I'm 2 weeks out today. I just could really use a hot, soaking, relaxing bat...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Home and sleeved - Had a rough time. Was in the hospital 5 days finally home today. Fought horride nausea/vomiting. All were scared of a leak from it. Hiatal hernia repair, plus all the scar tissue. ...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Pre-op diet & work rant -  Just need to vent. I'm at work and now I was just told I'm being forced for another 12hrs in am. Making it a 24. So, when I get out I have to do laundry and sleep for my double th...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 7 years, 12 months ago
Anxiety over post-op - I just learned that after my revision to VSG I'm going to have a drain AND an NG tube. NG tube???!!! This worries me immensely. I have chronic insomnia, so once I'm out of the anes...

bandarella wrote a blog post 8 years ago
I forget I was this person.... -  Feel great, but need to get my eating in check. I had forgotten that being this person caused me to have WLS to begin with. Tentative date for VSG is 9/25. I hope I make it with o...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Sleeve,reflux,RNY - I see many people who had their band removed for a sleeve and stated, they developed horrid acid reflux. It was only cured by RNY. But, nobody can explain why it supposedly cures i...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Very confused about some posts here - I see quite a few posts that state their doctors won't do a sleeve because of leaks but will do a RNY. Don't you have to form a sort of sleeve anyway to do a RNY? How is the leak r...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Tentative date for VSG -  Surgeons office called, my tentative date for the VSG is 9/25. Now that I'm healed,I can't wait. I do not miss the band at all. Pounds are creeping up, but they were with the band...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Band is out... VSG in future (maybe) - My band & gallbladder are both out. I'm sore but, getting better each day. It is such a strange sensation to drink/eat (soft foods only for now) anticipate that dreaded stuck/tight...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
My Band is out - My band & gallbladder are both out. I'm sore but, getting better each day. It is such a strange sensation to drink/eat (soft foods only for now) anticipate that dreaded stuck/tight...

bandarella wrote a blog post 8 years, 1 month ago
Band & Gallbladder gone - Both my Band & Gallbladder have been removed. I follow up with my MD Fri. Hoping to get the OK for vegetables & all foods. It's hard to eat clean & healthy on a soft food limitatio...

bandarella wrote a blog post 8 years, 2 months ago
Removal 2B done 6/19, VSG to follow - Band removal date set for next week along with gall bladder removal too. Doctor feels it would be safer to wait several months in between surgeries. Disappointed but I understand. ...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Less than a week till my band is out, no VGS (yet) - Today I meet with my surgeon for review and to sign my consent form for Tues (19th ) band removal. My PAT's showed a single gall stone. Not too big 2cm. I'm asymptomatic but she be...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Need to change name soon, band being removed -  This is my 2nd band and it's just not for me. Being removed June 19th. Won't know what my next option is until after my doctor tells me what she finds when it's removed. But, I'm ...

bandarella wrote a blog post 8 years, 2 months ago
Band to be removed VSG to be done - My surgery for a removal of the band and a VSG has been approved. I'm just waiting on a date that my surgeon can do it. It'll all be done at the same time. Tentative date is 6/18/2...

bandarella posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Considering a revision - After a continuous battle with my weight. My surgeon and I are in serious discussions about removing my lap band and switching to the Sleeve. Although, I adamantly believe the Lap ...

bandarella wrote a blog post 8 years, 4 months ago
Trying a new journey... - After a continuous battle with my weight. My surgeon and I are in serious discussions about removing my lap band and switching to the Sleeve. Although, I adamantly believe the Lap ...

bandarella wrote a blog post 10 years, 3 months ago
The road to hell is paved with good intentions... - Well the bad news is I haven't achieved the weight loss that I was focused on. Good news is I haven't gained it all back. So if heaven forbid I should never lose another pound, I m...
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Bayonne, NJ
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06/19/2012
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Jun 06, 2005
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