clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Yet another protein shake question... - Not sure how to word this to make sense, but here goes...   Can I just keep a large cup filled with protein shakes at my desk and sip on it all day like I would water, or do I ha...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Too few calories? - I know we're not supposed to worry about calories because of the malabsorption (tho Dr. K. did voice a concern about the extra 1200 or so a week I get from going out for drinks ...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Venting - OK, so it looks like I have another freakin' hernia!  I haven't lifted anything heavier than my chihuahua since my LAST hernia surgery in April and somehow managed to give mysel...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Vitamin D Injection - My last round of bloodwork showed my vitamin D 25-OH level is at 4 ng/ml, which is apparently severely deficient.  I will be driving to Glendale next week for an injection. ...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
High B6 Level - I just got my bloodwork results and it's showing that my B6 is 52.6 when the range is 2.1-21.7.   Is this anything I need to be concerned about?

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Stomach Flu - Have had some sort of stomach thing since Saturday.  The only thing I can keep down with any consistency since Monday are my protein shakes.  I've been trying to sip on them all...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Enery drinks with sucralose - Questions:   Are energy drinks ok?  The one I like is non-carbonated and has as much caffiene in one can as 2 cups of coffee (Google is my friend).   Is sucralos...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Potassium Levels - My last round of bloodwork showed my potassium at 3.6, with normal being 3.5-5.3.    When I went in for my hernia surgery, pre-op (on a Friday) showed it at 2.9 (too low...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Stupid question... - I thought about it too much and now I've gotten myself all confused.    Do protein shakes count towards my daily fluid intake or do I still need to get my 96 ounces of ...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Sun issues? - I've noticed this summer that whenever I spend time out in the sun and get any amount of color, the next day and for a couple of weeks after, I have what look like little pin-pr...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
How do I tell... - if my hernia surgery was "successful"?  The bump is back, though in a different place and not as big, yet.  And I'm having pain around my belly button.   I see Dr. K. on...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Hernia surgery - Went well. So excited, I have my belly button back! I don't look 6 months pregnant anymore! PLUS Dr. K did my surgery, so happy about that! Still have some pain but I expecte...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
So excited! - Never thought I'd be excited about a surgery but yay!  Hernia repair on Monday!!  My bloodwork and EKG came back "acceptable" according to my PCP, so unless they find something ...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
OTC Anti-Nausea Med? - Does anybody know of a good OTC anti-nausea medication?  I can call Dr. K and get a prescription but I really want to go get something ASAP.  (Hernia is starting to cause nausea...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
What can I expect for hernia repair surgery? - How long will I be down? Is it really outpatient if laproscopic? Will I really be back to work in a week? Can I drive myself home from the hospital?   Help m...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Probiotic and nausea - Hi,  just started taking a probiotic last week, can't remember the brand.  I've been having trouble keeping solid foods with alot of fat (bacon, other fried stuff) down since Fr...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Labwork while sick? - I'm coming down with something...sneezing, coughing, runny nose, plugged up ears, headache.    Was planning on getting my first round of labwork done tomorrow morning, ...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Wow! - 70 pounds down from my highest weight, which was the day after I got out of the hospital. Holy cow!!! Yay me! That is all.

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Hernia - I have a hernia (it's huge, in my opinion).  My friend has been bugging me to go to yoga class with him.  Can I do that or am I supposed to be avoiding anything that puts strain...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Hunger PAIN - The last few nights, I've had really bad insomnia.  I've been waking up around 2:00 and haven't been able to get back to sleep.  During these awake times, my stomach has been gr...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Donating blood - Will I ever be able to donate blood again?  I'm 1 pint from 2 gallons.  I'm a total wuss about blood so this has always been my personal challenge...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Tylenol PM - I've always had issues with insomnia, but it's been worse this week (and no dog to keep me company  ) so I've been taking Tylenol PM the last couple of nights.   Is it s...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
one night .... - i lost my sweet little Schnauzer this morning. i have had sevetal glasses of wine tonight in an effort to deal. how bad is this going to be on my liver, anybody know?

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Antibiotics - Hi all...   Taking antibiotics for a double sinus infection and an ear infection (yay me!) and it seems they're really messing up my stomach...wicked heartburn and nause...

clutterbunny posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
A not-so-good NSV - So. I found out tonight that I apparently have a new-found confidence that has my best friend concerned because i get along well with her new boyfriend. I've never had ANYONE ...
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