groovykg posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Struggling at 14 months post op - My surgery was 2/27/13 (249?) and I have been stalled since Thanksgiving (177), which was right at 9 months post op. I am having trouble timing eating and drinking.  I end up grazi...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Buffet options 2 weeks post op? - A friend has invited me to a dinner theater this week because her husband has a sudden work obligation and I will be 15 days post op.  On reviewing the website, it seems to be a...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Which iron for new post op? - I bought Tender Iron capsules, but I'm apparently not allowed to take capsules until week 12.  I'm supposed to be crushing tablets and opening capsules into yogurt or something ...

groovykg posted a comment 6 years, 9 months ago
I'm doing a lot better now - so much so, that I've been away from...

groovykg posted a comment 6 years, 9 months ago
No, water is ok. Chicken broth taste like fish soup. It's been pretty...

groovykg wrote a blog post 6 years, 9 months ago
Day 4: Part 2 : Feeling more human - Ok, I'm starting to feel more human now.  I finally spoke with my surgeon about my pain, and she doubled my dosage of Roxicet, and that was sooo much better.  And my lusting for...

groovykg wrote a blog post 6 years, 9 months ago
Day 4 Post op: I miss food. - I am laying in bed miserably because I don't have a lot of pain relief.  I am feeling rather full from the 8 or so ounces of protein water I've had in the last 3 hours and also ...

groovykg wrote a blog post 6 years, 9 months ago
On the flipside - I'm home! Unhappily so, but here I am.  My surgery was Wednesday, Feb 27 and I was released Friday, March 1.  I have quite a bit of incisional pain and general discomfort from g...

groovykg wrote a blog post 6 years, 9 months ago
Oh, the suspense... - Tomorrow is my day!  But, a minor snafu:  I have developed a cold.  It developed over the weekend, so Monday morning I called the surgeon, who sent my to my PCP for an evaluatio...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Setting weight goals? - I was just looking at my ticker and decided that my real secret goal is actually lower, though I have tons of other goals that are just as important.   I certainly don't want to...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Tomorrow's the day, but cold may postpone - I felt a sore throat coming on Friday night, by Sunday I had a full blown cold.  I called the surgeon yesterday morning, who sent me straight to my PCP.  She was not very optimi...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
4 more days until surgery - Starting to panic!   First of all, I am hungry.  I wish I could eat. Secondly, I have developed a sore throat so I am worried this will turn into something that will cau...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Scratchy throat today, surgery on Wed. - So, fiddlesticks. I am apparently developing a cold.  Scratchy throat started last night, even worse today.  I know my immune system is not up to par with a clear liquid die...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Which strawberry shake? - I'm enjoying premier protein chocolate and vanilla, and the matrix cookies and cream.  I'm wanting to add something fruity, so I thought I'd explore strawberry, but I couldn't f...

groovykg wrote a blog post 6 years, 9 months ago
Here we go - Today is day #2 of my 7 day liquid pre-op.  As unfabulous as it is, I first must acknowledge the joy and elation I feel at only needing 1 week, as opposed to many others who hav...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
How to handle family dinners during liquid pre-op? - I have to do liquid diet for 1 week starting this Wednesday.  I have stockpiled several things in the freezer for the post-op time when I don't feel like messing with dinner, so...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
SF Non-dairy creamer on liquid pre-op? - I typically have tea in the mornings and add about 1.5 Tablespoons of sugar free powdered vanilla non-dairy creamer.  Think I can still do this during liquid pre-op?

groovykg wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
Just like Lasik - While in the car yesterday,  a commercial came on the radio for Lasik eye surgery, which I, myself, had about 10 years ago.  I started wistfully thinking about how accepting peo...

groovykg wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
Maybe not keeping it a secret -   Until this moment, I had been planning to keep my RNY a complete secret, and being vague to those who knew I was having surgery, saying I was having a procedure to help my...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Job Fair 3 days post op? - My surgery will be Wed., Feb 27.  Have just learned there is a job fair that I would very much like to attend on Sat. March 2.  Is that too soon?  Unrealistic?  It allegedly goe...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
I guess I need to commit to this. - I just got my approval last week.  I thought I'd be happier, but I'm kind of in a doubting phase at the moment.  Sometimes I'm gung - ho with the RNY and other times I'm scared ...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Attempting a liquid day? - I've been trying to do an all liquid day for quite some time, in preparation for my pre and post op time, and I just can't seem to do it.  I just got some Premier shakes yesterd...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Caffeine for newbies? - I've been told by NUT to avoid caffeine (along with carbonated drinks), but I see many people are a fan of Click.  Is this caffeine avoidance forever, or just a few months?  Wil...

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Poll- What multivitamin are you taking? - I've sampled Celebrate Bariatric and Bariatric Advantage.  I'm sure there are others out there.  How's the Vitalady one? 

groovykg posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Bariatric Foodie, I heart you! - After trying yet another protein shake sample (Jay Robb's) and not feeling the love, (with quite the assortment of canisters on my counter), I started searching "hate protein sh...
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