gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
What do I need to do? (9 mos out, struggling) - I am 9 months (almost) out from surgery.  I had lost 85 pounds, but have been playing with the same 6 pounds since September. Granted, I am not doing all the things I should be ...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
what vitamin deficiencies might cause these sympto - Shakiness, as in almost weak. Easy bruising.

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
dumping question - Does dumping always involve some kind of stomach upset such as diarhea or vomitting? Can it just be a queasy feeling without any physical happening? I think I'm dumping right...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
"bad" weekend, but, easily back on track - So, I went camping with some friends this past weekend.  I ate terribly.  Ok, well, not as terribly as I would have pre-surgery, but,  for post-op, it was bad.  I am not a dumper. ...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 12 months ago
timelines....complications... - Is there ever a time when we, as post-ops, are "out of the woods" or safe from complications?  Like, the farther out from surgery we get, the less likely anything is going to happe...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
half way, a tennis class, and some other stuff - Before I had surgery, and when I met with the psychologist, she asked me what I expected to lose with this surgery.  I responded saying that I'd be happy to lose 100 pounds.  I jus...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Mental Health stigma?? - I posted earlier about having an appointment with a psychiatrist tomorrow for a meds evaluation.  I've been clinically depressed for many many years, and every time I go off my med...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
paxil? other antidepressants - So, I've been clinically depressed for many years.  I did not expect surgery to change this fact.  But, many months prior to surgery, I had decided I was "better" and weaned off my...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
constipation HELP! - Sorry! I did the search feature and mostly what I found was how to combat it for the long term.  It hasn't happened to me in weeks...but what I need right now is immediate relief. ...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Failure? Define it please? (in light of Nik's pos - So, after reading Nik's rant post, I have this to ask:  what is failure?  How do we define that in the WLS world?  What is struggling?  When do we need to see our surgeon to make h...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Carbs, help - I have not counted carbs, because, for the most part I don't eat them.  Except fruit.  I don't know that much about carbs in forms other than bready type stuff.  So...how many carb...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
dizzy, lightheaded... - Since last Thursday, I have had a couple of episodes of dizziness/lightheadedness.  I'm getting all my fluids in, taking all my vits, and getting about 80g of protein a day. Wha...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
being told you look good... - Sometimes, it's not the LOOKS part of it they are commenting on...I think for me, I have more energy in my step and I look happier, thus GOOD.  I've seen a lot recently where peopl...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Nik! Ninja HELP! - I bought a Ninja.  I bought it because it makes ice cream.  However, the directions do not tell you how to accomplish that.  Can you help???

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Poll: The hardest thing vs. the easiest thing - When they told me I would not be able to drink with meals, and no carbonation, I thought that would be the HARDEST thing for me to get used to.  Not so.  Mainly because if I drink ...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
chewing gum - Do you chew it?  Is it allowed by your plan?  Just curious!

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
98% caffeine free??? - The crystal light peach tea is 98% caffeine free.  Do I get to count that toward my fluid intake since it's not 100% caffeine free??? (please say yes, please say yes!)

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
bariatric cookbooks - Anyone have one?  Which one?  Which do you recommend? I can't wait for Nik's shake book to come out!

gochristy1971 posted a comment 9 years, 1 month ago
OMG, Friday??? Ok, I will put you in my thoughts and prayers. Let...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
Poll: "Weird" things since surgery - I used to be able to drink water at room temperature...bottled water that is.  Now, water must be on ice for me to enjoy it!  I'm freezing all the dang time though!!! What "weir...

gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
seeds...strawberry, sesame, whatever other kind... - I saw on a post I think yesterday, where someone said that seeds, such as strawberry seeds, can get stuck in our staple lines??? I find this hard to believe.  The staple line is...

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gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
once the stall is broken.... - Wow!  I had been stalled...losing *maybe* a pound a week for several (3) weeks.  Then, I upped my protein and I have lost a pound a day for 4 days! If you are on a stall...DO NO...

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gochristy1971 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
where to buy b12 sublingual - I did a search and the most recent was 2007...I was just wondering if Trader Joe's still carries it?  I don't want to order online if I don't have to. Where do you get your b12 ...
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