EricaQ wrote a blog post 7 years, 7 months ago
2 year 4 month check up after revision - I had another thyroid ultrasound to look at the one from 6 months ago.  It all looks normal, no changes so no concerns.  I was worried the band gave me throat problems.  But now my...

EricaQ wrote a blog post 7 years, 7 months ago
July 12th 2013 1 1/2 years after revision - My 1 1/2 year revision check up has me at 224 lbs..  My iron is low so I'm supposed to take Iron tableets three times a day.  That's hard to remember  But I also told him I felt a ...

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EricaQ wrote a blog post 9 years ago
One year band revision to RNY check-up - I had a 9 month check up, but for some reason forgot to write my numbers down on here.  I did have my blood taken again for this appointment to make sure my Vitamin D had increased...

EricaQ lost 1 lb since Mar 03 9 years, 5 months ago

EricaQ wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
6 month band to RNY revision check-up - I went to see Dr. Steinberg on Monday, March 12th.  Here's my numbers on that day:                                         Drs. office         My Information Pre-op weight ...

EricaQ lost 1 lb since Feb 03 9 years, 6 months ago

EricaQ lost 9 lbs since Dec 30 9 years, 7 months ago

EricaQ wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
60 pounds - I hit 60 pounds lost today (4 1/2 months).

EricaQ lost 10 lbs since Nov 26 9 years, 8 months ago

EricaQ wrote a blog post 9 years, 9 months ago
3 month visit - I went to see Dr. Steinberg today.  His scales say I'm down 23% from 290 to 252 (38 lb. lose), but my scales say I'm down 296 (from the actual day of surgery) to 251 (45 lb. loss)....

EricaQ lost 7 lbs since Nov 06 9 years, 9 months ago

EricaQ lost 14 lbs since Oct 05 9 years, 10 months ago

EricaQ lost 20 lbs since Sep 11 9 years, 11 months ago

EricaQ wrote a blog post 9 years, 11 months ago
First RNY post-op visit - Friday, Sept. 23 Dr. Steinberg's scale shows I've lost 10 lbs. since my last drs. visit with them.  My scales say 19 lbs. at this point, but my weight and % will be off of his ...

EricaQ wrote a blog post 9 years, 12 months ago
Revision surgery day and the first 10 days - I had my revision (lapband to RNY) surgery on Tuesday, Sept. 13th with Dr. Steinberg at Dekalb Medical Center. IT was an absolutely beautiful day outside.  77 degrees and sunny - n...

EricaQ posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Gum - I'm only a week out from lapband revision to RNY and was wondering if I can chew gum with the RNY.  I've heard so many things because of the sugar alcohols even in sugar free.  Has...

EricaQ posted a comment 10 years ago
I didn't have a cath for my lapband surgery and I was so miserable...

EricaQ posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
RNY Revision Complete - I had lapband surgery in March of '07 and had it revised to RNY  this past Tuesday, Sept. 13th.  I gained all of my weight back and more so I decided to have the revision.  This su...

EricaQ wrote a blog post 10 years ago
Day before surgery - I took 12 Neomycin within 8 hours and 3 TBS. of milk of magnesia - all laxatives. I learned my lesson last time so this time I had soft, wet flushable wipes to use and didn't have ...

EricaQ wrote a blog post 10 years ago
1st day of clear liquids - I started my clear liquid diet today and it's been harder than I thought it would be this time.  I weighed myself at home today and it said 296 pounds - wow!!!  Then I measured my ...

EricaQ wrote a blog post 10 years ago
Night before clear liquid diet for surgery - 1So tonight was the last night for surgery stuff forever....I'm breaking up with a lot of food I like. :(  Not sure I'm enjoying this, but thinner will definitely feel a lot better...

EricaQ posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Lapband to RNY revision - Hi all!!!  I had lapband surgery in March of '07.  I'm now scheduled to have my band taken out and revised to gastric bypass on Sept. 13th, '11.  Basically because I've learned...

EricaQ wrote a blog post 10 years ago
Revision Surgery Scheduled - I was released by my primary care and the pulmonologist on Wed., Aug. 10th.  On Wed., Aug. 17th I went to Dr. Steinberg's office for my final pre-op. meeting.  I signed all of the ...
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RNY
Surgery
09/13/2011
Surgery Date
Dec 28, 2006
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Before & After
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Before 1st surgery - lapband (later weighed 299 revised to RNY)
278lbs
11-12-16 (after revision to RNY in 2011)
208lbs

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