Christine Heusinger

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Iron Deficiency - When I had my FIRST set of labs done (pre-surgery) my Ferritin (over-all Iron) was 30. At my three month check-up it had dropped to 16 and at my 6 month check-up it had dropped ...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Hair Loss - Hair Recovery - Just a little pep talk for those of you who are experiencing hair loss. I was very dismayed about 3 months ago and was getting down in the dumps due to my hair loss. My ...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
NSV - wearing a belt and pleated pants! - Yesterday I tried on a pair of pleated pants that someone gave me after THEY started losing weight after WLS. I looked at them very, very suspiciously because .. they were p...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
NSV - Afternoon snack - So, I'm at work and time for an afternoon snack to tie me over until dinner.  I walk into the kitchen and was greeted by an ENTIRE tray of cakes and pastries that had been left ...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Why won't my signature change? - I can't figure out how to change my signature. My weight has changed by a few pounds and I want it to reflect!  Please help!    

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
NSV - getting rid of my winter clothes - For the past couple of days I've been going through my closet and dresser. All my winter clothes are in boxes for the thrift store! I will not be wearing THOSE sizes again! Prai...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Juice Plus question - Does anybody on this forum have any comments regarding the supplement Juice Plus?  https://www.juiceplus.com/nsa/content/Welcome.soa I have a dear friend who is selling it a...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Had a craving for fried food... - I went out to dinner last weekend with lots of family.  Baskets of fried pickles and fried mushrooms were ordered. I knew better--I really did--but I had two of each. THE PA...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
My 3-month post op A1C results are in! - In June, 2012 my A1C was 6.8 and I was on glucophage. I  have NOT taken the glucophage since surgery. Two weeks ago I had my 3-month post-op labs done and I just got th...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
Nothing appeals to me at the grocery store - Hubs and I really don't keep a LOT of food in the fridge so on our way home from Mass today we needed to stop at the grocery store to buy something for our Sunday dinner. We wal...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
BMI shrinkage - My BMI has gone from 40.5 to 34!  Yippy Skippy!  Can't wait for the day when my doctor says those magic words "You are no longer considered obese". 

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Timer for your water - There's a phone app available that is absolutely GREAT for helping you get your 64 oz of water in each day. It's called Timers4me and you can download it here: https://play....

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Question re Protein Shakes - Is there any reason why I should NOT have two shakes a day? I've been having one as soon as I wake up in the morning and then,  at night I review what I ate and then have anothe...

Christine Heusinger posted a comment 9 years, 4 months ago
Holy Smokes! You look fabulous!

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 4 months ago
Getting that water in... - I'm 4 weeks post-op and really, really having a hard time getting in my water. Most of the day I'm sitting at my desk in front of the computer. Today I tried a new approach...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 4 months ago
GAG... I ate dog food. - Okay, my son is in town and he brought a jar of Plantars spiced peanuts. I had the jar in my hand and I thought to myself... "I'll ONLY  have two and I'll chew them until th...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
Heading to the kitchen... Elina's green chicken so -   I bought all the ingredients today to make the soup for the first time. My store didn't have the baby boc choy so I had to buy a regular size one. Other than that I have a...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
do I SMELL like a protein product? - Is it possible that I am excreting proteins through my skin with all the protein drinks; protein chicken broth and even protein shots? The other night I over blanketed myself an...

Christine Heusinger added a goal 9 years, 5 months ago
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Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
Day 5-post op... AMAZING - I had my surgery this past Thursday. Yesterday I reached my protein goal and was just a few ounces short on my water goal. I have NOT had nausea. I have NOT had gas pains. ...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
Question about tomatoes! - I just had my sleeve this past Thursday so I am still on CLEAR liquids but I am dreaming about the time when I can add soups (my FAVORITE Winter food). How long after surger...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
Put on your Santa Hat in the hospital -   I wore a Santa Hat when taking my walks and got SO MANY cheery comments. I even had a couple of nurses THANK ME for cheering them up.  Actually, it was a great way to ...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
Surgery on Thursday - I had my surgery on Thursday and I got home last night at 5:00. I don't think I slept a minute at the hospital and I must say Thursday night was the longest night in my life. ...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
Surgery TOMORROW at 9:00 a.m. - I can't believe it! I'm not even nervous. This morning I went in to the hospital so they could take another boatload of blood and I have to be back (Wellstar Kennestone in ...

Christine Heusinger posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
I've jumped through the hoops - I've had: my chest Xray gall bladder ultrasound endoscopy blood work meeting with the psych meeting with the nut heart ECHO lun...
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