Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Anyone have any experience with Creon - I also posted this on the RNY board - Does anyone here have any experience with Creon?  My doc has me on it to increase absorption of protein?  I'm wondering how long people are...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Anyone with Experience on Creon - I've been fighting protein deficiency on and off for 6 months despite adequate protein intake (currently 100-120 gr per day).  My doc put me on Creon to aid in protein digestion, a...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Labs aren't where they should be - I've been missing for about a month because I got somewhat over committed, and you can imagine the rest of the story...a little stress, a lot of not writing down everything I ate f...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Inspirational Thought -   Dare To Believe. . . .   Know that. . . You can't be all things to all people. You can't do all things at once. You can't do all thi...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Sleep Apnea Update - I got a copy of my sleep study results this past week - the doc said to up my pressure from 9 to 11.  When I got a copy of the indepth results from the sleep center I was a little ...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Motivational Quote - If beating yourself up was a good way to change behavior, you'd be perfect by now.  It's a very ineffective way to change behavior - Dr Russ Harris So what have you done right t...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Medical Billing - Appologies upfront to those who work in medical billing........ So with all my ongoing issues, my sleep apnea is out of control as well.  The sleep doc sent me for another sleep...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Another Update - Well the Ultrasound and HIDA scan didn't show anything, but something's just not right.  My 10 hour stomach ache and nausea is finally abating, and I'm looking forward to a day of ...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Update from HIDA scan - Last week, I had an abdominal ultrasound and HIDA scan because of the recurring stomach pain I have, and most of it is on my right side..  My liver enzymes jumped again, and I have...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
HIDA Scan Tomorrow - My doc has been very proactive about all the stomach pains-including occasional classic gallbladder symptoms that I've been having since last fall.  I've had several ultrasounds et...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Question for Nik - I have to have some portable snacks like protein bars with me because of hypoglycemia issues - particulary when I exercise.    But the commercial protein bars are too sweet, and fu...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Good Appointment with my Nutritionist - I had a helpful meeting with my nutritionist this morning.   I am very happy to report that my protein is now where it should be!!!   According to her scale, I'm now within 7 lbs...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Awesome Support Group Last Night - Everyone Last night's support group was awesome!  The director of the Center of Excellence spoke openly and candidly on what it takes to be successful in the long term.  He includ...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Torn Pec Muscle - My trainer had my doing some tricep dips, and I tore my pec muscle.  I heard it pop - he thought I was having a heart attack, but I assured him, it was "only" a muscle.  It is not ...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Obesity Help Swimsuit Edition - I thought I'd share my recent swim suit with you all.  It has lots of coverage to cover the butt, tummy and back rolls, but I LIKE IT. [IMG]http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v39...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Lifting Stuff - I  wanted to share this, as I think everyone can relate I was dragging 40 lb bags of manure and mulch around the garden for the past week.  I really can't lift that much, even...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Thank you Poet Kelly - Kelly I ordered a new Medic Alert bracelet and they actually called me and asked if I shouldn't be more specific about NG tubes.  I recalled a post of yours from some months back,...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Century Apple - Liz Could you please post the way to put the century apple in your signature.  I'd like to add it to mine. Many Thanks

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Question for the Lab Experts - Today I received a notice from my health insurance that I may have chronic liver disease.  That's strange, as both my surgeon's office and my PCP routinely track my labs.  I review...

Eliza55 wrote a blog post 7 years, 6 months ago
8 months out - I am now 132 lbs, down 107 from my consult weight.  It's been a crazy few months. I have found that I really need to watch myself when I exercise hard.  I've had two episodes wh...

Eliza55 accomplished a goal 7 years, 6 months ago
weigh 135 lbs

Eliza55 accomplished a goal 7 years, 6 months ago
lose 100 pounds

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
NSVs - I went to the store to buy a couple of things, and had some great NSVs I tried on some pants....and they were too big in the hip and thigh (that's a first!) The store was out o...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Just when I think I've made progress - I must admit, I have finally gotten tired of dealing with my picky pouch.  I've had an entire week of nothing but bad stomach aches, and I'm once again at the point where I can't t...

Eliza55 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Reflections at 6 months out - It's been a little over six months since my surgery, and I thought I'd post some of my reflections.  (I'll post my labs next week when I get them so Gina can give me some advice)...
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