Frankie82 posted a comment 3 years, 8 months ago
I miss Diet Coke so much, however, it physically feels like...

Frankie82 posted a comment 3 years, 8 months ago
Depends on what your pre-op diet is. Mine was only Glucerna and...

Frankie82 posted a comment 3 years, 8 months ago
Chapstick and shoes that you can put on without bending over (ballet...

Frankie82 wrote Well, things are a mess :( 3 years, 8 months ago

Hindsight is a frustrating thing. After reviewing my most recent posts, it really struck me just how poorly I've been doing and that I really needed to stop and pay more attention to me.

In ...


Frankie82 wrote December Update 3 years, 10 months ago

I’m going to try and make this post a bit more positive that the previous ones, but it’s going to be a bit of work.

I bought a mini-stepper (portable stair climber that is just the pedals) s...


Frankie82 wrote a blog post 4 years ago
Keep calm and carry on? - Well, September wasn’t the best month for me. Food wise, I’ve noticed I’ve started to emotionally eat again so about mid-month I ran around the house with a garba...

Frankie82 wrote a blog post 4 years, 1 month ago
Hit a mental wall - My co-worker jinxed me two weeks ago. He said that I was mentally doing well as a WLS patient because the research he’s done has led him to believe that we all go nuts. This ...

Frankie82 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

In January, I went for my 6 month post-op blood work and had a medical emergency after the blood was drawn. I had a hypoglycemic fit and had to be taken by ambulance to the hospital from the clinic. When the paramedics picked me up, my sugars were down


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And the sexual harassment begins :( - Now that my outside has changed, I find that I have been getting more attention from men. Most of it has been good, as in clients at work offering complements, but some of it has b...

Frankie82 wrote a blog post 4 years, 3 months ago
Longest Back-pain free spell in 10 years! - I had my first flare-up with my back 3 weeks ago. I ended up missing 9 days of work and basically spent 12 days on strong pain killers and ice packs. The MRI showed that I now have...

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Frankie82 posted a comment 4 years, 6 months ago
The first and last week of the liquid diet I think were the hardest...

Frankie82 wrote a blog post 4 years, 6 months ago
The slippery slope of falling off the wagon. - Being honest with ourselves in most situations is never a fun thing, and this is no exception. I am starting to fall off the wagon. It started with a “cheat day” and ha...

Frankie82 posted a comment 4 years, 7 months ago
You are so close to goal! Congrats! Have you tried water...

Frankie82 wrote a blog post 4 years, 7 months ago
Snapped at a customer over WLS today :( - I snapped at a person who asked about my weight loss today, which is exceptionally bad as it was a customer while I was at work. I realize there may be a cultural difference (he&rs...

Frankie82 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Hypoglycemic episode: How to raise blood sugar whe - I had some fasting bloodwork done on Wednesday (for my 6th month post-op exam) and scheduled it so I’d only be 30 min off from my breakfast time. Because I have difficult vei...

Frankie82 wrote a blog post 4 years, 9 months ago
New year, new outlook :) - Well here I am 5 months out. I think I have finally rounded the corner and have fully healed and I am moving on to the positives that come from this surgery/weight loss. Admittedl...

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NSV: Crying in the Bathtub! - Because I fit in the bathtub! I bought my first place, a condo, last January and have never had a bath in my tub. It’s condo-sized and I never even tried because I knew I wo...
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