glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Diet Sodas - Does anybody drink diet sodas? I was wondering if they stretch your pouch?  

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
What causes kidney stones in WLS/other people? - What causes kidney stones? Is it calcium, caffeine, coffee, tea, etc. I have read many different things. Does anyone here know? Can you prevent them after getting once? I have r...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Weight gain - I have gained weight and I cannot get it off. I am trying everything. But I will not let these 25+ lbs. defeat me. I WILL LOSE THEM! I am almost 4 years out with bipolar disorde...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
PB2???? - WHERE DO YOU GET IT AND HOW MUCH DOES IT COST? HOW MUCH PROTEIN AND SUGAR DOES IT HAVE? THANKS

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Up again - Back up to 145. HUH! I keep going back and forth from 143 to 145 lbs. I just wish I could break this cycle and get under 140. I refuse to accept this is my permanent weight. I w...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
YO YO DIETING - I thought I was through dieting. I did not view my surgery as a means to an end but a tool to learn how to eat and live more healthy.  However, my body has let me down. I know s...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Prenatal vitamins - Do they meet RNY needs?

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Peanut Butter - Is pb a good snack or meal?

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
How can I lose 4 yrs. out? - I am journaling (logging food and fluid and protein intake), exercising (just started recently), but I am stuck! I cannot lose the 25+ lbs. I want to lose. I did this and only r...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Exercise - I am glad I am finally able to walk outside for exercise but then I have gained 3 lbs. I know it is muscle but I do not want to get any bigger. I want to get smaller. I am strug...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Happy - I have lost three pounds!  Down to 142 lbs. Had to share!!!!!!! I hope I am over my stall and can reach my mini goal of 138 lbs.

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Weight gain - Went to doctor for annual check up and had gained 32 lbs. in past year. I knew I had gone up two pant sizes but this in unreal. I guess I will really buckle down. I will not be ...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Handfuls of hair - I am losing handfuls of hair every time I brush through my hair. What am I lacking? My last labs came back fine.

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Vitamins - Do prenatal or one a day vitamins with iron meet the needs of RNY patients? 

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
What gives? - I have tried cutting back on fats and calories, upping my protein, drinking more, exercising more, recording what I eat (accountability) and I still go down a few and back up a ...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Wendy's chili & McDonald's salads - I am about 4 years out and wondering if a small chili and grilled chicken salad is too much for meals?

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Slider foods - What are all the slider foods you can think of and how do they get absorbed? Do they give anyone a feeling of satisfaction after eating? If so, how long? What are better alterna...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Vitamins/meds. - How long does it take for vitamins and meds. to absorb? Don't they flush thru after drinking with or right after? How do you handle meds. and vitamin intake

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Happy Easter! - Hope everyone has a wonderful Easter an does not eat too much! Take care and God bless!

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Frozen meals - Do any of you use frozen meals (like Lean Cuisine or Smart Ones) for lunch or supper? Of course, the protein, fat, carbs. and sodium content need to be considered.. Wanted some ...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
New mini goal - I have decided to readjust my thinking to a much needed change. I am swinging back and forth between 147-150 lbs. so I have set a new mini goal of 143 lbs. I want to see how lon...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Too much? - I just ate entire box of green giant veg. medley 8 oz. (1 cup frozen about 1/2 prepared 2 servings per container 140 cal. total 4 g of protein). I was craving them badly. I feel...

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Taking bipolar meds. and not losing - Post-op and after reaching goal I was diagnosed with Bipolar disorder. The meds I am on are prozac 20 mg once a day, depakote 250 mg three times a day, clonazepam 3 times a day....

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Low blood sugar and low blood pressure - Has anyone else had problems with these? What did you do? Thanks

glad2balive posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Coffee/hot tea - Do coffee and other hot beverages swell the pouch? I feel full after a few sips but enjoy and need to drink them. Any suggestions?
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