Cinn posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
It takes 45 minutes every poop - Seriously. Is this the case with anyone else? If I think I'm done, I have to run right back in there. Is this normal? Six years out from RNY.

Cinn posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
I lost 125 lbs, and six years later..... - I am STILL the fattest person in the room. Our company holiday party pics came back. I'm a moose. I will NEVER be normal or small.

Cinn posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Hi from Commerce/Waterford - Not much happening in Michigan. I have no support groups close by. You'd think that being one of the fattest states, we'd have more support!Who is everyone's surgeon? Where did /wi...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
6 years out - strange cramping pains - I'm six years out. For a good six months now, I get a very strange cramping once in a while when going to the  room. It doesn't happen all the time, but when it does, it's when I ...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
Probable scar tissue? - Had a LBL a year ago June. All healed now but on my right side, below my belly button halfway between it and my hip, is a hard ball or bump inside. It does not hurt. I'm assuming i...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Itching on the INSIDE! - I had a LBL almost 7 months ago. Once in a while I get this itching on the INSIDE and it makes me crazy. I can't scratch it. Anyone else get this?

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Six Months Out LBL - I'm doing very well as I heal slowly and had minor complications. I'm not 100% thrilled with my results. Surgeon said my skin has lost all elasticity so my tummy is not flat. I s...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Almost 5 months post LBL - I haven't posted because I needed a break. I wanted to get back to life and not 95% focus on the surgery. I don't heal well from surgery and my head gets a bit crazy so I needed sp...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
3 Months Post LBL Check Up - Went for my check up. My belly is still swollen. It's round and squishy like there's a water balloon in it. The doctors shook his head and said it really feels like a fluid sac. So...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
STILL swollen 8 weeks out - Two months out from my LBL and my belly is still swollen up like crazy. Had an aspiration attempt to drain it but there was no fluid. Surgeon just said we'll wait six weeks and see...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Have you lost more weight since plastics? - My surgeon took off 17 lbs. of skin, but I'm down a total of 26 lbs. I'm 8 weeks out. I'm guessing it's just surgery metabolism--I'm not 100% healed yet. I just hope the scale doe...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Permanent Thong Feeling - I wonder if I'll ever get used to this feeling of permanently wearing a thong. I keep feeling like my underwear is falling down, but it's not. It's jut my incision line. Some days ...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
tight feeling-how long? - I feel like I have a string around me tied tight. I spoke to a woman at a grad party recently who said I'll feel like this for the rest of my life. Is that true?

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Thank you for all the support!! - I want to thank all of you who have been through the process during the same time as I have been (LBL for me). Your encouragement, support, experience-sharing and bonding have help...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
six weeks out - Had a 2nd surgery at about 4 weeks out from LBL. At that time PS inserted a bigger tube in the mons area. Painful! He removed it last Thursday and it was full of blood clots. So gr...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
How long with the Binder - I want to burn this thing I hate it so much. How long do you or did you have to wear it? If I have to go back to work with this thing I might go insane.

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Ma ma ma myyyy seroma - Yep. I have a massive seroma. I look six months pregnant. Off to the hospital tomorrow for an ultrasound and the probably surgery to drain/remove the seroma. I knew I couldn't get ...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
When did swell hell begin? - I'm about 3 weeks out and I look pregnant. Well, like a skinny girl would look pregnant but still! LOL I'm concerned because my remaining drain busted. I was still putting out a l...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
OH Magazine online? - Where can we see the magazine online? I know it went digital. I could probably find it if I look around but I'm too lazy. ;)

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
4-5 weeks with a [email protected]#$%^ drain - I'm 3 weeks out and still have one drain in. It's putting out up to 40 cc a day of fluid. The surgeon accused me of not wearing my binder tight enough. I AM! It's almost cutting...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Replying to messages problem - Has anyone else had this problem? When I try to reply to a personal message, the box to type in is grey and I cannot type. Could it be a setting or something?

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Two week post op doc appt. - I went for my two week appt. We were very scared. My incision is coming apart on my backside at my tail bone. Fortunately I just need to do bacitracin and gauze. It's seeping an...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Incision leak and belly button ? - First, I had a little set back. My incision at the top of my butt crack, by my tail bone, started leaking. I remember the surgeon talking about it with his students while markin...

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Who's body was that? - The one I just washed in the shower? Where were the big folds between the belly and mons? And between the mons and thigh area? Who's flat butt was that?

Cinn posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
3:30 AM Can't sleep - So I thought I'd get online. In the afternoon is my 1 week post LBL follow up appointment. I'm as anxious as ever to get some drains yanked. Tired of being hooked into the Matri...
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