geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
How do I get out of this stall? - I am a little over 7 months out and have lost consistantly since before Christmas.  Now I haven't really budged a pound.  I even have been a lot more active and exercising more.  I...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
DS'ers able to donate blood? - Are there any  concerns with donating blood after having surgery?  I am three months out, lost 60 lbs.  Love my DS, but wondering if I can continue to donate blood?  What about jus...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
What is your favorite part of your body? -  I am only 1month post op.  Lost 29 lbs, and loving it.  I know I have a long way to go, but I am seeing many  changes already.  I love that my fingers are smaller, my wedding ring...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Waffle recipe, is it DS friendly? -  I found this waffle recipe from Alton Brown, on Good eats, Food network.  I was just wondering if it would work for a DS 5 .5 ounces of Old Fasion oatmeal  (approx 1 1/2 cups p...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Out 2 weeks and eating? - I had the surgery 2 weeks ago.  I am suppose to be on "soft foods", which I normally am eating cottage cheese, oatmeal, cheese, but I am noticing I have an aversion to canned meat,...

geutenmorgan posted a comment 8 years, 4 months ago
I just had the DS a week ago. I couldn't have asked for a better...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
I am on a hunt for a dessert... - I have had the DS for 1 1/2 weeks out.  I am on mushy foods and I really want a cookie or cake dessert... any thing out there to help this craving.  I have eaten applesauce, SF Jel...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
HOME and DRINKING! -  Wow!  My surgery went very well.  I don't think I could of asked for a better experience.  Yes the first 24 hours after was YUCKY!!! but I expected that and just pushed through.  ...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Relationship question? - For the DSers who were in a committed relationship before surgery... has the surgery changed your relationship with your significant other?  Do they feel threatened by the fact you...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
optifast? - When I thought I was getting the RNY from a different surgen, He was recommending a liquid diet for a month so I purchased a month supply of Optifast chocolate, strawberry, and van...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
I am needing advice - My parents 50th anniversary celebration is coming up July 14th.  My parents have requested all 7 children and family be together.  Of course that includes me driving 15 hours acros...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
It has finally happened!!! - Believe it or not I finally have been approved and have a true surgery date.. JUNE 29th.  So glad to have a date, but extremely frustrated that it has taken since March 15th  to ge...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Pain Question? - I have had 3 c- sections.  Is the pain and body manuvering anything like after having a c- section? How long is one in pain after the DS?  I am just trying to get my head around wh...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
OMGoodness Really!!! - I am finally approved to have my DS surgery. I have been waiting since March 15th and today Anthem/ Drs office, finally got their act together and gave me an approval number.  It h...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
?? about the DS surgery?? - Is there anyway to ensure that I get the full DS surgery instead of the sleeve/ 2 part surgery to a DS?  What are the main reasons why people get the 2 part?  Is it just a matter o...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Forest Lawn Hospital in Dallas TX? - Dr. Stewart's office is recommending that I use the Forest Lawn Hospital in Dallas TX.  My only concern is that it is an out of network with my insurance, but... they say they woul...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Seriously about to pull my hair out! - I am so frustrated!!  I should have a surgery date by now and it still hasn't happened. I already had a Pre D from my insurance for the RNY, but upon learning about the DS, decided...

geutenmorgan wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
Frustrated - Today I should have already had my surgery... today I was hoping that I would be recovering... today was suppose to start my new life.... well today is just a regularly ordinary da...

geutenmorgan wrote a blog post 8 years, 7 months ago
tired of being fat - Today I realized how tired I am of being overweight.  I am sick of feeling tired, out of breath and unmotivated.  My back and feet hurt all the time.  I have a hard time getting up...

geutenmorgan posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
One Step closer... - I got my endoscopy done today.  It was such not a big deal.  No pain, no problems, just an IV, go to sleep, wake up, felt drunk all day, slept it off, on with the next loop to jump...
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