Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Raleigh Area Support Group Meeting Sat 5/20 - I am hosting a support group meeting this coming Saturday and welcome anyone who would like to come to join us. It doesn't matter where you are in your journey or what type of surg...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Would you like a cup of coffee? - I just had someone tell me that their program strongly prohibits coffee post surgery and ask me if I ever have coffee.My program also restricts caffinated drinks, especially early ...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Would you like a cup of coffee? - I just had someone tell me that their program strongly prohibits coffee post surgery and ask me if I ever have coffee.My program also restricts caffinated drinks, especially early ...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Would you like a cup of coffee? - I just had someone tell me that their program strongly prohibits coffee post surgery and ask me if I ever have coffee.My program also restricts caffinated drinks, especially early ...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Would you like a cup of coffee? - I just had someone tell me that their program strongly prohibits coffee post surgery and ask me if I ever have coffee.My program also restricts caffinated drinks, especially early ...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Would you like a cup of coffee? - I just had someone tell me that their program strongly prohibits coffee post surgery and ask me if I ever have coffee.My program also restricts caffinated drinks, especially early ...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Would you like a cup of coffee? - I just had someone tell me that their program strongly prohibits coffee post surgery and ask me if I ever have coffee.My program also restricts caffinated drinks, especially early ...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Would you like a cup of coffee? - I just had someone tell me that their program strongly prohibits coffee post surgery and ask me if I ever have coffee.My program also restricts caffinated drinks, especially early ...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Would you like a cup of coffee? - I just had someone tell me that their program strongly prohibits coffee post surgery and ask me if I ever have coffee.My program also restricts caffinated drinks, especially early ...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Would you like a cup of coffee? - I just had someone tell me that their program strongly prohibits coffee post surgery and ask me if I ever have coffee.My program also restricts caffinated drinks, especially early ...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Following Up... - I am nearly 4 years post op and I honestly think that one of my keys to success is that I go in to see my surgeon/RNP for my follow up appointments no matter how I'm doing. What I ...

Barbara C. wrote a blog post 8 years, 7 months ago
Following Up... It's key to long term success! - I am nearly 4 years post op and I honestly think that one of my keys to success is that I go in to see my surgeon/RNP for my follow up appointments no matter how I'm doing. What I ...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Follow Up Appt - I am nearly 4 years post op and I honestly think that one of my keys to success is that I go in to see my surgeon/RNP for my follow up appointments no matter how I'm doing. What I ...

Barbara C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Follow Appt - I am nearly 4 years post op and I honestly think that one of my keys to success is that I go in to see my surgeon/RNP for my follow up appointments no matter how I'm doing. What I ...

Barbara C. wrote a blog post 8 years, 8 months ago
Hair Loss in WLS Patients - I am often asked about hair loss in WLS patients, so I did a little research and found an article from the Obsity Action Coalition written by Jacqueline Jacques that describes how ...

Barbara C. wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Journal of Obesity summary on Metabolic Bone Disea - I found an article on Metabolic Bone Disease from the Journal of Obesity. I am including the summary and highlighting the areas that I think are most important. If you want to read...

Barbara C. wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Labs... Mostly good news, but need more D - I am a little over 3.5 years post RNY and  I had my labs run again. While most of the news was good news, it did show that I'm not absorbing as much D as I need so I got another Rx...

Barbara C. wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Pain management... - I visited the orthopedic Dr to address my back and the pain associated with the compression fractures I have in my back. My PCP originally Rx'd Hydrocodone and while they did seem...

Barbara C. wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
I have osteoporosic and a fractured vertebrae - I fell on the icy driveway about a month ago. My feet flew out from under me and up above my hips. When I hit the driveway, I actually felt like I was being 'dropped' onto the c...

Barbara C. wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
success... - Remember that success is not found perfection, but in perseverance. As I start yet another new year, I have to say that I'm approaching it differently than years past. I've lear...

Barbara C. wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
Managing the urge to indulge over the holidays... - I find that I indulge a bit more during the holidays, but I've found a few ways to keep it 'under control' for me. I tend to do better regarding the extra treats if I make a deal...

Barbara C. wrote a blog post 9 years ago
Stresses... finding a way to manage - This has been a tumultuous year for my family is a major understatement. My husband lost his job in January of 09. In January 2010 we got a call indicating that my FIL who was th...

Barbara C. wrote a blog post 9 years ago
Do unto yourself as you would do unto others... - I, like many of us, tend to be very harsh with myself about how I look or how I'm 'doing.' I was leading a support group meeting this weekend and told them that I wish that we co...

Barbara C. wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Fall is in the air... - And if'm not careful, it can also signal the beginning of the battle of the buldge. As I was doing my weekly grocery shopping, I noticed that the end-caps were full of Halloween ca...
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Raleigh, NC
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RNY
Surgery
06/05/2007
Surgery Date
Jul 27, 2006
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