charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
No Routine Blood Work since surgery - So I had surgery almost 8 months ago.  I have had multiple routine visits with my surgeon since, most recently at 6 months out. My surgeons office has never had me get blood wor...

charjames posted a comment 7 years, 5 months ago
You look GREAT!!! Way to go!!

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charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Turkey Jerky- it's my go to snack on the run - Found a bag at Wal mart - i is WONDERFUL! high in sodium but when I'm running around between kids softball practices, out for the afternoon with the family, etc- great source of...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Happy Friday - and hello to a friend I haven't see - Yep- weighed in today...199.5!!!  Started this journey 5 1/2 months ago.  The pounds melted off fast a first & has slowed up but I'll take it!  Feeling so good & happy!  My hear...

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charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Itworks! - I tried it and i really does! - So as I'm losing the weight, it has become apparent things are not as "tight" as they once were.  Loose skin & flab rolls where the fat has melted away.  So I thought I'd give t...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Anyone have surgery in Oct 2013/Nov 2013? - Was wondering how everyone was doing.  I had mine 10/30 - day before Halloween.  How are you handling your new journey & what are you eating now that you've been on solids awhil...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Psoriasis - I have suffered from Psoriasis since I was small.  It was relatively under control the past few years.  I had RNY surgery 10/30/12.  at this point- I am in the midst of a HUGE f...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Possible Strep - Limitations on ani-biotics, etc?? - Going to a walk-in clinic in Walgreens due to illness- possible Strep.  I'll be sure to let them know about my surgery but anything I should know ahead of time (incase they dont...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Protein Coffee? - I've seen a few posts where protein coffee was mentioned.  This sounds like something I may want to look into- any recommendations on brands?  whats the calorie/protein/fat #s? ...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Whats everyone eating today? - I've been falling a little short on my protein lately so upped my breakast shake to 2 scoops with 2 cups of unsweetened Almond Milk. 52g Protein& 60 calories!  Having homemade s...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Whats everyone eating today? - Almost 4 months out~ Breakfast = Protein Shake (Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk + Pure Protein powder = YUM!) snack = Cottage Cheese (1/4 cup) Lunch = grilled shrimp...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
A Stall in WL got you down? Hang in there~! - It happens to all of us at some point- the dreaded STALL!  The invisible brick wall where weight loss stops & you begin questioning yourself, your routine, your doctors, EVERYTH...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Sushi ok? - Hi- I'm 3 1/2 months post op and wanted to try some sushi.  I have been able to tolerate just about all the foods I have tried since surgery but I have not had any rice.  Is Cal...

charjames posted a comment 7 years, 9 months ago
Great job! I saw your post about no longer having sleep apnea. ...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Dinner/Lunch Recipes please - I'm 3 months post-op & tired of the same old same old.  Looking for new & interesting recipes. Would love to see what your favorite recipes are!

charjames posted a comment 7 years, 10 months ago
WOW! You can def tell! Looking slim :)

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Wanted:Protein Powder for shakes suggestions - I'm 3 months post-op & have tried several different protein shakes- I like the Pure Protein ones that have 23g Protein, 110 calories, 1g sugar.  I'm thinking about switching to ...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
How do you know if you're on pace? - I'm almost 3 months post-op and down 48 pounds.  In general I'm happy with that but in the back  my head I have this nagging feeling I should be down more at this point.  my typ...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
GREAT recipe- had to share~! - I'm 2 1/2 months post op & was looking for a relatively easy & fast recipe to make after working all day that the whole family would enjoy- not just me.  Boy did I find a winner...

charjames posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Calcium Supplement - I'm 2 1/2 months post-op and was wondering what calcium supplement is recommended as I am supposed to start taking this bu am so confused by how much is recommended, etc.  Any t...

charjames posted a comment 7 years, 10 months ago
2 weeks before surgery (mid October 2012) - those are now my...

charjames posted a comment 7 years, 10 months ago
2 weeks before surgery. I do NOT miss those chins!

charjames posted a comment 7 years, 10 months ago
6 weeks post op.
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RNY
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10/30/2012
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Oct 08, 2012
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