busymom39 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
9 months today - December 10, 2012 gave me my life back. In the past 9 months I have shrunk from size 18 women's clothing to a size 8. I have ridden roller coasters and cried the whole time. Not...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
stomach pain - when do I call the doctor - Last Monday I had pain that went up to my left shoulder when I would eat or drink. Called the doctor and they were not overly concerned. It seemed to go away. Now today when I eat ...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 12 months ago
Ha,Ha! - My husband makes me laugh. He told me that I am the 7 dwarfs all rolled into one. On any given day I can be sleepy, grumpy, happy... You name it I can be him.

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Managing nutrition - Before my wls I was an active cyclist and triathlete. I am wondering how to manage my nutrition because my calories are so low. On a good day I only take in 500 calories. I am only...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
The energy does come back! - I had surgery on Dec. 10 and have been dragging ever since. The last couple if days have been so much better. Today I finally feel like myself again! YAY!

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Funny story - I am a reading specialist and work with 6 th grade students. Before I went back to school the other day I colored my hair and cut it a bit differently. My small group was moving ri...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Wicked witch - Grumpy, evil, wicked are 3 adjectives I could use to describe myself. I know this is a post ob thing but WOW! I am normally very loving and not easily phased. It will be nice when...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Cold - Anybody else always cold? I live in the snow belt so it is very cold outside, but even in the house I can't get warm. I shiver all day and can't get warm at night. Does this ever ...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Just never know how it will go. - I have been very open about my surgery and most people are very excited. I have a friend that is very over weight and told me she was jealous that I had surgery. Today I was at a C...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
It takes time... - I am nearly 3 weeks out and want to be thin today. The last 4 days I have lost only a half a pound. I was feeling frustrated and my husband kindly gave me some advice. "Honey, ther...

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busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Just need a minute - I will be one week post ob tomorrow. So far, so good. I feel fatigued, but overall, I am good. No problems eating or drinking. My problem is I AM SO BORED! I can't do what I need ...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
2.5 hours - It has taken me 2.5 hours to work my way through 6 oz of Greek yogurt. Just plugging along - bite by bite.

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Hanging in there... - I had surgery late Monday afternoon. I feel okay. I am off all pain meds because I feared getting constipated (tmi). I find drinking a 3 oz Dixie cup of shake a challenge. I set a...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Can you come now? - The hospital just called and I am on my way. Warm up the losers' bench. It won't be long now!

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Just sitting around waiting... - SURGERY DAY!!!! It's like Christmas morning and I have to wait for my sleepy parents to wake up.  Let's go! Let's go! I'm ready! Surgery is at 4 (est) - I would love prayers!.  ...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Well, that didn't work! - I bought liquid vitamins because surgery is TOMORROW. I opened the container and couldn't get past the smell. How does anyone drink them? I took one shot and was nauseous all day. ...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
One week - Next week, at this time, I will be sleeved and hopefully resting peacefully in my hospital room. I am so ready for this! Okay, maybe a little nervous but I know whatever comes my w...

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
avatar picture - I can't post an avatar picture because it says all of my files are too big.  Clearly it can be done, but how?

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Surprise - Just got off the phone with my Dr's office. I thought they were calling to confirm an appointment, but surprise! My surgery has been moved from February 25 to December 10!

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
How long did you take off from work? - I know that recovery varies but I'm just curious. How long does it take to have the energy to get through a whole day? I am a teacher so I am movin all day long.

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Coffee - I am a BIG fan of coffee. Can I drink it post op or ever again? I drink it black so I am not taking in calories.

busymom39 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Triathlons and cycling - I am awaiting my date for surgery and really can't wait for how it will change my life.  I LOVE to do sprint triathlons and cycle.  My fear is that these extreme sports will be ...
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