Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
First Plastic Surgery Scheduled (Abdominoplasty) N - I'm getting ready to have my first plastic surgery (phase 1 of 3) in 41 days. We are planning to do the full tummy tuck with lipo. I'm sure there will be plenty of muscle repair ...

Heidi L. wrote a blog post 4 years, 9 months ago
The Journey Continues - Every day continues to be a struggle just trying to maintain my weight.  It seems the slightest bit of carbohydrates send my weight rocketing.  I have some good news though.  My in...

Heidi L. wrote a blog post 5 years ago
4 Year Surgiversary - Who would have thought that four years could have gone by so quicky.  My weight is still a daily battle, but I am not in a state of deep despair and depression like before surgery....

Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Plastic Surgeon Referral for the Bay Area - I just moved to California and was wondering if any of you have recommendations for plastic surgeons here.

Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Good weight for optimal appearance LBL? - Any recommendations on a good weight to get down to before having a cir. LBL done? I'm 5'4.4". I suspect there is at least 15 pounds of excess skin and fat around my midsection f...

Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Fairbanks WLS Support Groups? - Hi, It looks like there are two support groups right now in Fairbanks. One is for Dr. Todd's patients and the other is for Dr. Ellner's patients. Is there a group for other WL...

Heidi L. wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
Back to Reality - After a year and a half of taking my RNY for granted I have started gaining weight back.  That has got to be one of the scariest events in a post-op's life.  As suggested by my ...

Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
gall stones? - Have any of you guys had gall stones after surgery? I woke up this morning in SEVERE pain just under my rib cage on my left side. Didn't know what to do so just sat on the toil...

Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
1 Year Post-Op Appt Coming Up - testing... - I was wondering besides the basic blood work are there other tests that should be done such as a bone density test?

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Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
How do you deal with crushes? - I've been obese my whole life. Up to this point I've always thought I was to ugly to have a guy, besides my husband of 12 years, think I was pretty. My mother informed me on Su...

Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Binge Eating Disorder - I think I just figured out what I've been doing for YEARS! http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/binge-eating-disorder/DS00608 The feelings are coming back to keep eating. I ca...

Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Back on Pre-Op Liquid Diet - 11 Months Out - I've been unable to lose for about 4 months now, besides water weight. It has been a stressful summer with all 6 kids at home. Today was the first day of school. So now I only ha...

Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Anemic - Went into the doctors today and could barely open my eyes I'm so tired! It was to get my back adjusted and both the doc and nurse asked if I was normally this pale. *L* They did ...

Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
THANK YOU! - Thanks for all that replied about revving up your motabolism. I think I posted on Tuesday. Started tracking my food on OH Nutrition Log and making sure to get my strength tra...

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Heidi L. uploaded a photo 8 years, 4 months ago

Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Revving Up Your Metabolism? - Ideas would be great. I'm at 8.5 months and have lost 2# in the past 3 months..... BMI is at 29.6. About 25-30# until I reach my surgeon's "goal". I know I am not eating corr...

Heidi L. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Liquid Suggestions - So far I'm almost 8 months out. Drinking water will never be easy. I've been relying on warm liquids such as sugar-free hot chocolate, coffee w/sugar-free syrups, and sugar-free ...
About Me
San Jose, CA
Location
26.9
BMI
RNY
Surgery
09/21/2010
Surgery Date
Surgeon
Apr 06, 2010
Member Since

Before & After
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First Day of Pre-Op Liquid Diet 2010
261lbs
103 Pound Weightloss after RNY and revision to DS 2015
158lbs

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