dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 4 days, 4 hours ago

i just have a question. i have lost alot of weight which i great but alot of the wt is coming off my upper legs and the skin on my upper thighs is peeling off in chunks. this has been going on for about 2 months now. it is pretty gross! i went to my pc


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 5 days, 19 hours ago

there are some things i just don't understand. i have been 300+ lbs for over 15 yrs and have had insurance that covered the surgery. i was depressed because i was obese & dr's kept giving more meds that made me gain more wt & i became more depressed. i


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 1 week ago

today i am feeling totally alone. i live in a small town and my apartment complex where i live has mostly older folks that are morbidly obese. i mean i am doing very well with the weight loss but there are times that i want to tell someone about my new


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 1 week, 6 days ago

tonight i wanted something totally different and red meat of any kind makes me sick so i made chicken-kale tacos with fresh tomatoes and a tad of low fat sour cream. they were really good. does anyone else cook with kale? sometimes when i want a chocol


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 2 days ago

i am 6 1/2 months op and have lost 122 lbs already and doing great but i have a history of curvature of the spine especially in my mid back. it seems like since i have had the gastric bypass surgery the pain has gotten alot worse. i use a heating pad a


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

First of all i do want to thank everyone for their feedback. it does mean alot to me. But here is why i am writing-I have an appt to go to today and wanted something nice to wear and all my pants, skirts were way too big. (I have lost 112 lbs in not qu


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

it's been 5 1/2 months since i had gastric bypass surgery and as of today i have lost 109 lbs. my friends keep telling me that i needed to get smaller clothes so i went to wal-mart and for the first time in 25-30 yrs i can actually fit into their cloth


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 4 weeks ago

i have lost 105 lbs in 5 months since my surgery and am having skin issues mainly loose skin, peeling skin and rashes. what do you do about it? does medicare cover cosmetic surgery if skin issues are involved? i tried to talk to my primary care doc bu


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

i am 5 months post op and have lost 105 lbs. i keep hearing and reading about needing to get your protein in. i mostly eat skinless, boneless chicken, baked eggs, low fat cottage cheese, turkey, greek yogurt and flaxseed meal. today i was told by a pha


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

i am 4 months post op and doing great but i have noticed that i can no longer tolerate certain foods such as red meat, nuts, anything with wheat in it, grapes and frozen berries. is this something that is temporary or permanent which i hope? has anyone


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago

Today i turned 61. I had gastric bypass surgery on Sept 13,2018. My goal was to get off 100 lbs by my birthday. i got on the scales today at 7am and yes i had gotten the 100 lbs off. I felt like crying. I have gone from 345 to 245 and i want to get dow


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

i am 3 months post op and doing very well but i have a couple of questions. my surgeon ordered a bunch of lab work. even though i am taking a multivitamin and also B12 and calcium with D but vit D level was way low so now i am on prescription vit D 3 t


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 4 months, 2 weeks ago

i am close to 3 months post op and am doing very well having lost 93 lbs but i have been craving pizza from day 1. today i actually made a homemade pizza using califlower as a crust and veggies and low fat cheese. it was so good and i plan to make th i

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