Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Just found out I'm pregnant! 1 year postop revisio - I know this has probably been asked a million times before and I tried searching, but didn't find anything real specific yet. I just found out, I'm only 4 weeks along. How qui...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
One year ago... - One year ago...Dr. Scott was my knight in shining armor! After two years of dealing with my original surgeon not doing anything and appeals with the insurance company, I was so tha...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Optic Neuritis, B12 vitamins - I am 8.5 months out from VSG revision from band and overall everything has gone very well! I love my sleeve! I am still looking at losing another 25 lbs to get me to a normal BMI, ...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
A BMI of 29 seemed so far away... - Wooohoooo!! FINALLY in the hundreds again! Haven't seen that number on the scale in a VERY long time! I am now at a BMI of 29, "overweight" and am soooo very thankful for a second ...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
Hairloss & Nails/Vitamins/Nutrition - Dieticia - My Mom is a nurse and one of her coworkers/friends is a dietician who used to work at a bariatric clinic before moving to STL. My Mom has been sharing my progress with her and she ...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
Exercise Clothing - Spanx type thing? - I know I have read about this before, but can't seem to search the correct terms. I want to find something to wear when I exercise that keeps everything from moving! lol... I a...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
First social weekend...mental aftermath! - I had my first social weekend since my surgery a month ago. Since I'm revision, I knew some of this was more difficult from my band days, but I think I am more stern with my eating...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
I have lost more than I still have to lose! One sm - I have officially climbed over the hill and have less to lose than I have already lost!  I am happy to have lost 51.44% EW thus far! Yay!!

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Looking for Low Carb Recipes for Party?? - I am going to a birthday party this weekend and want to take something that is low carb, that I could eat a bit of. I was thinking maybe a low carb dessert of some sort, like a pum...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Allergic Reaction/Rash update & coming back/sp - So I posted a couple weeks ago about my rash post surgery. Some of those who responded wanted an update, so here you go! :) Just trying to post info for others who might have issue...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Soft foods - suggestions while traveling -  I am at a work conference all week and am on Soft foods, 3 weeks postop. I have brought several things with me that are going fine: cottage cheese, yogurts, string cheese, protein...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Head Hunger - Been dealing with a bit of head hunger this week. It is a little worrisome being so early out, but maybe that is normal, I don't know. I know it isn't true hunger... A couple t...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Fit Bit/Body Bugg/Heart Rate Monitor/Others? - I am curious about opinions on the best product to use to track exercise and calories burned. I like the convenience of the Fit Bit, I don't know tons about it, but I don't thi...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Water-can I drink too fast and do any damage witho -  Water... I have sip sip sipped since surgery, but I've been able to pretty easily drink my water. I've had a couple feelings that I knew I drank too big of a sip or have to kinda ...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
11 days post op update and Postop Rash - Horribly - So right after surgery, I started with this rash around my incisions. At 5 days postop it is starting to get worse, so I went in to my surgeon. He thought it was a type of yeast ra...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Prilosec - I am going to call my surgeon's office to clarify, but wanted to ask here too. My surgeon said to take Prilosec for 6-12 months after surgery. I am guessing we will discuss this...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
1 week postop - Time sure flies! I am already one week postop today after my band removal, revision to VSG, gallbladder removal, and hiatel hernia repair. I feel pretty good. I still have some pai...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Low carbers-Did you start that way right after sur -  I am wondering if those of you who have followed the low carb plan, if you started that way right out of surgery. Meaning did you worry about the carb intake while you were still ...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Postop question for band to sleevers -  I had a pain pump while in the hospital and I didn't realize just how much that helped until now, when I am taking only liquid Vicodin.  Now I am really feeling some pain and o...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Sleeved and feeling okay! -  Hello all! I am proud to say I made it through surgery just fine!! Turns out they had to do four procedures. Band removal, sleeve, remove gallbladder and I did have a hiatel he...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Less than 24 hours and I will be sleeved! - Tomorrow is the big day! Surgery time around 7:30 am. I am trying not to let myself get too worked up or nervous, anxious, etc. I know kissing my baby girl goodnight tonight wil...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Final Approval Letter for Surgery...Problem? - So, I just got my final surgery approval letter from Blue Cross Blue Shield Illinois in the mail that lists my actual surgery date of Sept 13, 2012. The only thing that has me conc...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Judgement, why do I care? - Not many people know that I had the realize band back in September 2008. Family and some close friends. Most of them probably weren't ultra supportive when I did that, but they wer...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Interesting observation about gluten - I have been eating low carb for quite a while, but still had carbs on occasion too. My chiropractor is big on all sorts of new ideas and things and one of his is gluten intolerance...

Amy 2bhealthy posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Remove band, VSG, and Gallbladder removal - I just found out I have gallstones, so my surgeon wants to go ahead and remove my gallbladder when he performs the band removal and revision to VSG. Anyone else have all three done...
About Me
STL Metro, IL
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27.2
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VSG
Surgery
09/13/2012
Surgery Date
Jun 30, 2011
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