Cicerogirl, The PhD Version

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Complete OT rant about carpet and increasing price - I spent over $6500 last Nov/Dec to have my whole house recarpeted.  The heavily sculpted light berber (which felt like walking on some kind of foot massager with NO padding underne...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Need a kick in the rear... well, 2 actually.... - I have been sick (to varying degrees) since Sunday.  I am no longer throwing everything up (it's either a "bug" or stress... I'm almost 4 years out, not a new post-op!), but had to...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
different kinds of nausea 3.5+ yrs post-op - I have vomited VERY rarely (like once a year!) since my RNY except when I had the pancreatitis from the stuck gallstone, but everything I have eaten since yesterday morning has com...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
question about PPO insurance deductibles and out o - I have a BC/BS PPO.  I have a $300 in-network deductible (which I met in January) and a $2500 out of network deductible (none of which I have used).  I also have a $3000 our-of-poc...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Suggestion if you are pre-op or early post-op - Someone suggested this to me before I had surgery, and I am SO glad they did.  Since there seems to be a bunch of new folks on here lately, I wanted to pass it along... Save a c...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
OT: My puppy is 8 months old... and look at thisT - My Chow puppy, Khan -- who is starting to look VERY adult and starting to show his serious guarding instincts (I feel much safer with him around) -- is now 8 months old and has the...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Horrid day yesterday (food and otherwise) need som - Yesterday (the "anniversary" of a pretty vicious assault a few years ago) was a horrid day -- not just "I feel like shit" horrid, but "I don't know why I don't just open up a vein"...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Concern over the number of posts asking how soon c - First of all, those of you who don't know me need to know that my personal approach to post-op eating is one of "all things in moderation".  I will be 4 years out in August.  I was...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
I want a cookie. - Between the job change and the upcoming "anniversary" of my assault (next week) and normal life stuff, I am VERY stressed out.  After hearing about my therapist retiring in a few m...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
possible link between brand of protein powder and - Ok, this may be completely coincidental and anecdotal, BUT... FWIW... I lost half of my hair in 2008 after my open RNY.  MOST -- but not ALL -- of it had grown back and reached ...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
OT: emotional smackdown - In two weeks, it will be the "anniversary" of a very violent sexual assault I suffered several years ago, so right now is a very stressful time for me.  I still see my therapist ev...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Belly pain is back AGAIN - I ahve had almost 5 weeks without ANY of the mysterious severe belly pain (which was definitely appreciated while I was struggling with the knee injury for a couple of weeks)... bu...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Poll for those who started with a BMI over 50 and - Someone asked about how possible it is to go from a BMI over 50 to a "normal" BMI (under 25) with a RNY.  SO... for those of you who started at a BMI of over 50, and are done losin...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Remember my friend who eats crap and wanted a revi - ... and the first surgeon turned her down because after looking at her food logs he believes her eating habits are the problem not the RNY?  As predicted, she went to see another s...

Cicerogirl, The PhD Version posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
It's official... my job ends Thursday... - ... and we leave for vacation on Friday.  Technically, my job ends on April 1, but the vacation was already planned, so Thursday is my last day in the office.  I have an interview ...
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