Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
My husband and I moved to Fort Wayne one year ago. I need back on track and would like to join a support group in Fort Wayne. Can anyone help with info?

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Two years after surgery, I became caregiver to my mother-in-law. Due to inactivity, and falling away from my bariatric diet, I regained some weight. Fast forward to one year ago, my husband retired a.d we moved to Indiana. We moved in with my parents to h

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
Weigt Gain - Last year, I began caring for my Mother In Law who has dementia. It was a full time job, no breaks and no time to walk or go to water aerobics (my exercises of choice due to a bad...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Weight gain 2 years after, what to do? - Last year, I took over the care of my mother-in-law who has dementia. I became house bound, no walking the in am, no more water aerobics. Eventually, I could no longer care for h...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Cautionary Tale - I haven't posted in many months, but I need to make people aware of some issues that can arise from weight loss surgery. I was sleaved in October 2011 and I am just shy of my goal...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Back from our Cruise and Doing Great! - Well my hubby and I are back from our cruise to the western caribean and housesitting for our son.  The cruise was AMAZING.  We were concerned because my hubby was 5 weeks into his...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
BIG NSV!!! - My husband and I were at a friend's going away party for her son on Saturday night and she posted a picture of me on my facebook page. It is the first picture of me since my weigh...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Coming to terms with the "NEW" me! - I have been a "slow but steady" type of looser with my vsg surgery. So, it was less obvious to me at first the changes my body was going through. The last few months, those chang...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Cruising 4 1/2 weeks after surgery. - I had VSG last October and I'm doing GREAT! My husband just got his surgery date today for bi pass for July 16th and we are scheduled for a cruise on August 19th. The doctor said...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Eating less 6 mo. post op - I am 6 mo post op and doing well; except I have occasional problems being able to eat. Last night I got two bites of fish and 1 bite of quinoa in and I was done. So I drank a pro...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Sleeve victory! - Last friday, I met with the registered nurse prac. and nut at Kaiser Fontana. It has been 5 months since my surgery and I have to admit, I feel as if I have been a slow looser. I...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Update on Lousy Week - Well, my blood pressure problems have been solved. My low salt diet and dehydration. I have to watch both, very carefully! My husband took me to the emergency room as my blood p...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
lousy week - I have always had back pain due to some physical issues, my pain management doctor had me see a physical therapist last week. I now have bursitis of the left hip as was told to "...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
NSV!!!! - I went to a baby shower on Saturday for a former co-worker (I am retired). I haven't seen my former co-workers & friends for several months (since before my surgery) and they were...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Labs back today, CHOLESTEROL went up! - Before my VSG, I worked for about 1 year and did really well with my cholesterol, and was about at 180. Today, I got my test results and I was at 260! I just don't understand thi...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Broke 4 week stall - Welcome to Onederland! - I've been in a 4 week stall. Haven't gained haven't lost. Even through Christmas and a few "temptations." Today i got on the scale and it finally broke. I'm at 199! FINALLY! ...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Clothing NSV - I went shopping at Costco this weekend. My pants have been getting way large on me, so on a a whim - I bought new pants, size 16 misses. THEY FIT!!!!! I haven't been out of the ...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Survived Thanksgiving without a scale (SV) - I was sleeved on 10/6 and on 11/9 I flew from CA to IN to spend 3 1/2 weeks with family for the Thanksgiving holidays. I have to confess that although I mostly followed the diet, ...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
1st NSV on Sunday ! - Sunday at Church, in line for communion, my friends husband was behind me (we've know each other for years) looked at me, cocked his head to the side and said, "woman, you're losin...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Broke the short stall - but "dumping" a - I finally broke my short little stall. Lost three pounds int he last two days. Yippee. Thank you to everyone for your advise and support. The bad news is, I mistook my husban...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Stall 1 1/2 weeks out - seriousy!!! - Well I was loosing fine, 14 pounds between pre and post op. Now for the last 4 days, absolutely nothing, nada, ziltch! I'm drinking my protien, eating my soups, and soft scambled ...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
1st setback after surgery (protien drink) - I had bought a vanilla protein drink at Walmart about 1 month before surgery and liked it just fine. Good taste, etc. Well, today I went to have my 1st glass full since surgery a...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Home from surgery (10/6), doing GREAT! - I had my surgery on 10/6, which was a take-down of a Nissen Fundaplication with Sleeve. Dr. was doom and gloom on everything that could go wrong (he didn't know I had prayer warri...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Surgery on Thursday! - Well, the long awaited day is fast approaching. WE actually leave in the morning to San Diego for the pre- op appointment (I will get my surgery time at that appointment) and will...

Carlen T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Getting sleeved next week! - So, I'm getting sleeved next Thursday! But, I am obsessing about everything!!!! Packing for the hospital, packing for my husband, cleaning the house, cleaning out the cupboards, la...
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Fort Wayne, IN
Location
39.0
BMI
VSG
Surgery
10/06/2011
Surgery Date
Jul 19, 2011
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