ejjy posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
hi folks - i've been out of touch for a while, mainly due to life circumstances (including going through a divorce and not having internet).  but i wanted to give an update, not because i thi...

ejjy posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
2-year check in - I expect nobody remembers me but I am just posting for the new folks on the board. I had my RNY in June of 2009.  I had it about a minute after I realized my insurance would pay...

ejjy wrote a blog post 10 years, 1 month ago
Unbelievable - I can't believe it's more than two years since I posted last.  I want to keep this blog alive just to let folks know what RNY is like years out, because at least at the time of my ...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
16 months 20-odd days - Continuing iron supplementation more aggressively.  I still don't know if it's placebo or not, but I feel 100% better.  Added vitamin C to enhance absorption. So I am now supple...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
post-parathyroidectomy #2 - Well, severe depression has dogged me daily since the surgery.  My test results are all normal for thyroid function, parathyroid function, etc (and in fact my calcium is now mainta...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 3 months ago
post-parathyroidectomy - well, the surgery went very well, smoothly, etc. but i've had a really terrible time since.  not really sure what's going on.  i fully expected to feel either significantly better,...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
parathyroidectomy - it's a challenge to write it, let alone pronounce it, but that's what i had done yesterday, finally got that bad boy out.  Doctor said when she removed it, they saw an immediate dr...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
another recipe: brocolli-mushroom-eggs-mozzarella- -   the brocolli / mushroom / thyme / egg / mozzerella skillet i did like this: 1 bunch brocolli - like maybe 3 heads - used just the crowns, cut into bite-sized pieces maybe 6-...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
how did i get so far behind? -  WELL it looks like i haven't posted in a while.  I haven't been by OH as often since my old computer died. My weight is still hanging around 165.  I have picked up my activity ...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 8 months ago
rescheduled - overextended + brain fart = missed appointment.  so i had to call and rescheduled the dexa bone scan, which is now going to happen this coming wednesday.  after that - referral to ...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 8 months ago
so apparently - apparently i can spell "subclinical hyperparathyroidism" but not "verdict" (see previous post). dexa bone scan scheduled for this coming Monday.  That's a simple procedure that ...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 8 months ago
9 months today - I weighed in at Endocrinologist #2, looks like i've lost a pound in the last month: 162.4 - I'll take it. Virdict is: subclinical hyperparathyroidism.  Recommendation is: I can ...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 9 months ago
finally - a month late, i get my period.  last time it was 2 weeks late.  i was kinda hoping this month would skip too.  menopause can't get here fast enough IMO.  and how i feel today is ex...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 9 months ago
crap - i'm snacking.  late at night, after husband goes to bed, while i'm still up.  eating crap.  carbs.  ugh.  i must stop this nonsense. stress-wise things are looking up a bit.  i ...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 9 months ago
8 months and some days - I haven't weighed since I saw the doctor a few weeks ago, but I actually *feel* a lot better.  I have a sense that my body is back on track.  It's hard to describe, but it's palpab...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 9 months ago
more job stuff - ok.... well, it hurts, a lot, to get a peremptory email from the company owner letting me know i didn't need to come back with no explanation, no response to my inquiries, and neve...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 9 months ago
aaaaaand she gets laid off again - fired, laid off, i'm not sure.  information has not been provided.  i am simply invited not to return.  no clear idea what went wrong.  probably my fault, but not sure what i did, ...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 9 months ago
another update - Endocrinologist #2 has increased my thyroid meds (levothyroxine) from 75 to 100mcg, which surprised me a little, makes me curious about my labs, but i'll find out in a few weeks. ...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 9 months ago
feedback from peeps here - Feedback from folks here at OH is that I may have a kind of "reactive" hyper-calcium and should increase my calcium and D supps considerably and I may actually see my calcium serum...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 10 months ago
7 months and roughly 3 weeks - Ok!  Today I went and got my 2nd opinion from another endocrinologist regarding the following: 1) rx metformin for insulin resistance 2) possible hyperparathyroid/high calcium ...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 10 months ago
7 months 9 days - SO... i got the job!  and it's really cool!  it's a two month contract, with potential to extend indefinitely and possibly even regular employment.  the thing i really am happy abo...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 10 months ago
what a difference a day makes - so, my ex-employer never showed up at the appeal hearing.  that means he has 10 days to continue to screw with me, and if he doesn't come up with an excellent reason for missing th...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 10 months ago
7 months 4 days - i have an appeal hearing to attend today for my unemployment benefits, since my ex-exployer is fighting my claim.  i am a trifle nervous.  so far that is killing my appetite, but i...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 10 months ago
1 day shy of 7 months - so i started pilates this week.  i find it very hard, not so much being physically difficult, but because it's not very stimulating, it's very yoga-like and meditative which is exa...

ejjy wrote a blog post 11 years, 10 months ago
not quite 7 months - just shy 2 days of 7 months. i saw my new nutritionist this week, she's very nice.  she thinks i need to up my calories and suggested adding in some protein and vegetables.  oh,...
About Me
Watertown, MA
Location
30.4
BMI
RNY
Surgery
06/16/2009
Surgery Date
Apr 03, 2009
Member Since

Friends 39

Latest Blog 99

×