Felicity Q. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 8 months ago

Hi all,

I was recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia about a month ago. It took a lot of complaining to my PCP about pain then I finally specifically asked if it could be fibro. My PCP referred me to a Rheumatologist who prescribed me 75mg Lyrica


Felicity Q. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

Highest Ever: 380

Last Week: 287.0

This Week: 294.0

Next Goal: Weigh less than my husband.

Small gain this week, but I think it's a combinati


Felicity Q. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

Howdy y'all!

Happy Monday. Today is my first day back at work and maaaaaaannnnn would I rather be sleeping!

Highest Ever:


Felicity Q. wrote Hello, "Twoterville"! 4 years, 2 months ago

 

Today marks day #14 post-op from my lap-band removal and Duodenal Switch surgery.  The last two weeks haven't been a cake walk but every day is a small improvement from the day before.

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Felicity Q. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

First weekly weigh-in post-op!

Highest Ever: 380

Last Week: 304 (Ballooned up to 324 last Wednesday after getting home from surgery! Holy water weight, Batman!)

This Week:


Felicity Q. wrote 7 Days Post-Op 4 years, 2 months ago

Today is a small milestone after my surgery on 9/28. One week down! 

Last week at this time, I was sitting in pre-op (for 6 hours total) getting poked for an IV repeatedly. They finally got ...


Karen R. wrote 4 years, 2 months ago
I think of you frequently, I am sending you well wishes as you recover. Take care of yourself and post when you are up to it!

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Felicity Q. wrote a blog post 4 years, 2 months ago
Home Safely - Here's a little jumbled status update... I am not thinking too clearly and teetering on falling asleep, so apologies in advance if this makes no sense!I was released from the hospi...

Felicity Q. wrote a blog post 4 years, 2 months ago
Out of Surgery OK - Short post because I'm highly drugged! Im OK and in my recovery room!

Felicity Q. wrote a blog post 4 years, 2 months ago
In Pre-Op! - Made it to the hospital ok, in the lovely and fashionable gown, and 3 unsuccessful IV attempts later, I am sitting comfy and waiting for them to bring my husband to me. Unsure what...

Felicity Q. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

I am cheating and posting this technically Sunday at 11:51pm my time... 

Highest Ever: 380

Last Week: 311.9

This Week: 304!


Felicity Q. wrote a blog post 4 years, 2 months ago
Surgery is Tomorrow! - Right now, I am laying in bed in my Dallas hotel room, it's 11:00pm, and I report to the hospital for surgery in 9 hours! I made it through the week-long liquid diet without even b...

Felicity Q. posted a comment 4 years, 2 months ago
That's awesome Melody! It'll be nice that you can walk on the...

Felicity Q. wrote a blog post 4 years, 2 months ago
So much to do - so little time! - As I sit here writing this, it is Friday evening - I just finished my last day of work before being out for 3 weeks on disability.  The work week has been hectic!  My department is...

Felicity Q. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

I know many of us are losers over here, but everyone starts at different sizes!

I spent tonight going through my clothing storage bins, and have several bins of clothing that is too big for me, or I will never wear again.  Some of it is casual,


Felicity Q. posted a comment 4 years, 2 months ago
I'm most interested in tracking my sleep with the FitBit! ...

Felicity Q. wrote a blog post 4 years, 2 months ago
No Longer Pre-Diabetic! - s a Duodenal Switch patient, I will need to be diligent about getting lab work done, and tracking my numbers so I do not become vitamin deficient in an area.  I am pretty excited a...

Felicity Q. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

I was plugging in my recent labs into a lab work spreadsheet, and comparing my numbers from January to my pre-op blood draw from a few weeks ago.  My 3 months of self-prescribed dieting before surgery has paid off! I am no longer pre-diabetic!  My A1-C


Felicity Q. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

Highest ever: 380

Last week: 315

This week: 311.9

Next Goal:  309 before surgery. Liquid diet started today - totally 'doable'!  I will be 49.9 BMI for surgery, gosh darnit! 


Felicity Q. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

Hi!

Any DS'ers interested in being 'friends' on MyFitnessPal and would be willing to make your food journal viewable by friends?  I have spent most of my pre-surgery time getting ready for the RNY, and I would love to see what people are loggin


Felicity Q. accomplished a goal 4 years, 2 months ago
Lose 20 pounds before surgery.

Felicity Q. accomplished a goal 4 years, 2 months ago
To get my revision surgery approved

Felicity Q. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

Hello!  I have been reading these boards for a few months now, and wanted to make my first post to introduce myself!  

I received confirmation today from my Surgeon's office that my insurance has approved my 'change of heart' from my previously

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