dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 2 weeks ago

i am 11 months post op & am having to take an antibiotic for an issue unrelated to the weight loss surgery. i have never had trouble taking antibiotics before in my life but this time i got the runs like super bad. my pharmacist said it was something t


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 weeks ago

i know this is a stupid question but where i live at the temperature has dropped below 80 and its raining and i am cold and i have lost 153 lbs in 11 months, exercise, eat the right foods, take my vitamins etc. when i was at my highest weight 345 i was


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

it is the 4th of July and i was craving something BBQ & also healthy. i love BBQ but BBQ sauce is like eating pure sugar so what i made was this. i took dried pinto beans, cooked them on the stove until done, added fresh chopped up onion, chopped up ca


dreamer1234 posted a comment 1 month, 3 weeks ago
hang in there. i am 61, had gastric bypass surgery 9 months ago...

dreamer1234 posted a comment 1 month, 3 weeks ago
i had to do 2 weeks of blood thinner shots but it really was no big...

dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 4 weeks ago

does anyone ever question things? so here i am excited to finally see the plastic surgeon but was exhausted from lack of sleep, i had a long wait, & when i looked around i saw slim folks compared to the "fat" me even though i have lost 148 lbs in 9 mon


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

there are many web sites out there for people who have had weight loss surgery. obesityhelp.com i love! but a word of caution. i got on another one, the group was closed and supposed to have a moderator and to make a long story short i wound up being "


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

i am 9 months post op, have lost 145 lbs as of today. have an initial consult with the plastic surgeon on tuesday which i am somewhat apprehensive about. the situation has gotten so severe that something needs to be done. i have alot of loose skin on u


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

the first one is this-how do you determine your final weight? i mean should i ask my surgeon or what? how much weight should i be losing in a year? the 2nd question is this? do others recommend going to a weight loss therapist and what have their exper


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

i have lost 140 lbs in 9 months which is great & i feel good about myself, that is not what is going on. see for the past 12 yrs i have been in a wheelchair do to a car wreck & others have done my shopping for me so i have ate what they bought for me.


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

here i am 8 1/2 months post op having lost 138 lbs , doing great& lost 8 pants sizes but then it was like great if i can do it so can others and so i wanted to just line people up in my surgeons office and say here Dr. D fix them, you fixed me but toda


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

i have been having some discussions w/some of my obese friends who are on limited incomes & who tell me that the reason they can't loose weight is that it is more expensive to eat healthy & that the unhealthy foods are more cheap. i mean i don't know w


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 months ago

i just have a question or 2. i live in an apartment complex where most of the people are very obese & yes they like to have cookouts & BBQ's and today was one of those days i wanted to go but was dreading. even though it was a covered dish & the landlo


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 months ago

i get sick when i eat red meat & i know i need to get my protein in but does anyone have any great ideas as to what to do with ground turkey? i am trying to get creative so today i took the stuff, seasoned it w/pepper, lite salt & garlic powder and put


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

after spending all morning on the phone i actually found a therapist who specializes in weight loss surgery. i plan to see her in about a week. i live in the midwest and i have found that therapists who specialize in this type of stuff are few and far


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

has anyone else had this problem before? i mean i should be happy, i mean i have lost 135 lbs in 8 months and have gone from a 6xl to a large but i feel sad and totally alone. i live in a small town and the support group that is closest to me only meet


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

i have a question about insurance-i have both medicare & medicaid and am having alot loose skin, rashes, skin breakdown. i was told that medicare will cover plastic surgery if it is medically necessary. has anyone else had this type of insurance and wi


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

i watch alot of u-tube and recently i have been watching this well show staring this obese lady who calls herself "pink fairy" all she does is shop and eat the wrong stuff, stuff that if i ate i would gain a ton of weight. i mean i don't know whether t


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago

i have a question for you all who have been post-op for several yrs. i am 8 months post op and my taste buds have changed. i used to eat alot of pizza, bbq, fried foods, full fat ice cream and yes red meat but now red meat makes me sick. so does sugar.


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago

today was one of the days i just wanted to cry. before the surgery i was on 19 meds, a c-pap, oxygen 24/7, at one time i had to go to the nursing home for a month because i could not move. so yesterday i had labs from both my surgeon and pcp. i talked


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

i like to cook different things so last night i had jumbo shrimp, fresh onion, green peppers and mushrooms. i put them in a pan and put unsweetened pineapple juice on it and baked it until veggies are tender. has anyone made stuffed green peppers after


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 4 months ago

i am 7 months post-op and have lost 131 lbs but i have a real problem with gas. i eat chicken or turkey and green veggies such as cucumbers and green peppers and kale. this afternoon i tried a fresh pear cut in half with alittle stevia and cinnamon an


dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 4 months ago

i am 7 months post op and doing well but have complained alot about loose skin, skin breakdown etc. sorry. my pcp was of no help and i live in a small community with limited medical resources. but 3 days ago i went to see an ob-gyn nurse practioner who


dreamer1234 posted a comment 4 months ago
congratulations and good luck. i had gastric surgery on sept 13 of...

dreamer1234 posted a discussion topic 4 months, 1 week 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

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