ann M. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Iron Infusers- What's your experience - I saw a hemotologist today.  I liked him even though he called me pale and said I had ugly red blood cells.  He was thorough.  He listened to my concerns and surgery explanation.  ...

ann M. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
DS explanation for ER situation- Feedback requeste - I feel the need to better prepare in the event that I am incapacitated in some way.  I came up with a one page document that I will share in google docs with family that would be...

ann M. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Labs- Cacium and Iron help, Please. - I feel like Christmas in July!  All my labs are back. My supplement schedule-  dose 1:  630 Ca, 1 MV, D 50K, A 25K, E 400, Mg Citrate 250 dose 2:  630 Ca, 1 MV, K1 2000, Mg C...

ann M. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Why I love my DS- Greatful post. - I can get new, cute clothes off the clearance rack for crazy prices.  I'm an average size!  Here's my $12 dress: It takes so much less time and effort to look decent.  I r...

ann M. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
PSA: Hyperparathyroidism? - Lately this seems to be a topic of conversation.  Please before you let a doctor start telling you to take less calcium or vitamin D, or worse, remove all or part of your parathyro...

ann M. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Labs: what needs light protected? - Sorry. I should know this... Is it vit K and A that are light protected. I'm not at my usual lab, so not real confident. Thanks

ann M. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Crazy Mind Space - I've lost most of my excess weight and am pretty close to a normal bmi.  I find myself in a strange mind space.  I am finding myself equivocating on what my "goal weight" is now th...

ann M. wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
Crazy Mind Space - I've lost most of my excess weight and am pretty close to a normal bmi.  I find myself in a strange mind space.  I am finding myself equivocating on what my "goal weight" is now th...

ann M. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
WAY OT: Support our Military...Pay them - Sorry for the soap box, guys.  This is really important to me.  We cannot expect our military to do what we ask of them- put their lives in jeopardy, spend months at a time away fr...

ann M. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
2 yr Surgiversary (longish) - April 2nd is my 2 yr surgiversary.  I've lost about 145 lbs, wear a size 10-12, and have about a 26.5 BMI.  I am not actively trying to lose anymore.  But I seem to be slowly losin...

ann M. wrote a blog post 8 years, 7 months ago
2 year Surgiversary - April 2nd is my 2 yr surgiversary.  I've lost about 145 lbs, wear a size 10-12, and have about a 26.5 BMI.  I am not actively trying to lose anymore.  But I seem to be slowly losin...

ann M. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Self-Pays and Lab fees - Those of you that self-payed for your surgery, do you pay for your labs?  If insurance picks it up, what diagnosis code do you use? Insurance paid for my DS, but DH left the job...

ann M. wrote a blog post 9 years, 4 months ago
15 Months out- Overweight!!! - I have to document this...this month has been amazing for me on so many levels.  I need to put it into words so that I can remember to be grateful for how far I've come.  From bein...

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ann M. wrote a blog post 9 years, 8 months ago
Onederland! - I've had some concerns with my surgeon and the DS he gave me.  He makes his stomachs a bit bigger than many of the other surgeons.  His DS'ers don't seem to have the same malabsorp...

ann M. wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
Not Quite 10 mos Post DS - Suntart started a post that discussed intangible changes related to apetite and drive to eat.  Man I can so relate.  Preop-I could eat. alot. anytime. anywhere.  I pretty much had ...
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