foolishgrrl_1 posted a comment 7 years, 2 months ago
Great to hear from you, congrats!

foolishgrrl_1 wrote a blog post 7 years, 3 months ago
Stupid Stalls... - I think I discovered a few things: 1- I totally have the self control to live a low carb lifestyle.  I can do this.  I've been able to keep my cals at 500 and carbs at the ...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
My Inspiratin Dress NSV - I bought an inspiration dress, something girly and summery in a size 14. I tried it on just to get an idea of how much I have to go, and it fit nicely.  WHAT??!?!!?!?????!!!!  I...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
New Protein! FYI - Tripact Vanilla, it's an all natural protein with probiotics and digestive enzymes, and it has a more natural vanilla taste rather than the artificial vanilla protein taste.  Mi...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a comment 7 years, 4 months ago
Much appreciated!

foolishgrrl_1 wrote a blog post 7 years, 4 months ago
What is this pain?!?!?!! - My drain site is killing me!! I don't know if I just over did it today (I stood and sat up a lot... cleaned some cupboards and dishes).  Soooo, I took some pain meds, propped my...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Drain Site Area - Hey all, I'm 8 days out from surgery (last Monday) and I had my drain tube removed last Wed. morning. The drain was removed and closed up by the nurse, and she used steri-st...

foolishgrrl_1 wrote a blog post 7 years, 4 months ago
Week 1 - The first week after surgery has been as/better than expected.  It hurt.  It still hurts, but not as bad.  I've noticed that each day the pain is less, and even moreso if I move...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Fluids 1 week out - How much/fast are/were you able to drink your fluids at 1 week out?  Example, my unjury chicken soup I can drink a 12 oz mug inside 20-30 minutes without adverse effects.  Howev...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Post op - I was sleeved on Monday, out and about today feeling well. Still pain, but I'm moving through it. The visiting family and partner were hungry and wanted to go to dinner. I went ...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
PPI - What brand of PPI do you take, any that didn't work well?

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Vomiting blood - Did anybody have this issue post op? Surgery was at noon, nausea ensued. Vomited  a tablespoon or two of blood, and have about 10 times since.  The nurse didn't seem too concern...

foolishgrrl_1 wrote a blog post 7 years, 4 months ago
Sh!ts getting real! - I've been going through the normal emotions (or so I think), excited, scared, doubting.. but I keep reminding myself that this is the hardest step.  Once I am on the other side ...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Wellbutrin SR, Flu before Surgery Questions - Monday is the big day!  I'm sick with the flu this week, hopefully that won't affect my surgery date.  However, I forgot to ask my PCP about how my Wellbutrin SR will be affecte...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
I'm having a hard time getting on track... - My surgery is scheduled for March 11.  The only thing left for me to do is get my chest xray and EKG.  My surgeon only requires a 1 day liquid diet, but I have been trying to su...

foolishgrrl_1 wrote a blog post 7 years, 5 months ago
Update thus far... - So, on December 13 (i think), I got a call from my surgeon's office letting me know I was approved!  Wow.  I had to force them to submit my info back in November and hadn't hear...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
DC/MD Support - I can't find any support groups locally, without having to drive to Baltimore. Does anybody know of anything around this area or would you like to start one?   Please advise, th...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a comment 7 years, 6 months ago
You are doing inredible!!

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
How did you... - Get your SO on board, prepared, and/or excited for your surgery and lifestyle change?   Now that I've got my surgery date (March 11), I feel like its a taboo subject.  It's ...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Completely unexpected... - It been awhile since I've posted... After my initial consultation, I flew through the requirements only to be shut down by the surgeon because I was having back pain.  I hav...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a comment 7 years, 10 months ago
Great to hear you are finally getting through all the bullsh!t you...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Torani Syrup ...How much do you use? - I finally found and purchased some SF Syrups, YAY!  I was so excited to get home and try the Pumpkin Pie in my yogurt tonight, and Idk if my tasters are off, but I couldn't really ...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a comment 7 years, 10 months ago
Holy Sh*t and congrats on recovering and weight loss!

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Ramekins - Do you use these to cook in often post-surgery and if so, what size do you find works best?  I'm finding anything from 4-9 ounce.  I'm trying to get the items together that I will ...

foolishgrrl_1 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Herniated disk and doctor refused to write letter - Well, I've been having horrible back pain, had an MRI, and I just found out I have arthritis in my lower back and a couple disk issues.  When I brought up my letter again, the doct...
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