IMSvelte posted a comment 8 years, 7 months ago
I, too, felt the surgery would not work for me... I REALLY REALLY...

IMSvelte posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Is the GOLDEN WINDOW closing? 8 months post op...S -  Hello Everyone! I've been out of touch and feel kinda isolated... If I'm to attain my goal, I need to reach out and ask for your help.... I have no idea if I've stretched my...

IMSvelte wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
My First Pureed Meal ~ 15 Days Post-Op - I could have have something yesterday, but I was feeling so nervous and overwhelmed, I just stuck with the protein shakes.  Besides, at this point my stomach seems to have surrende...

IMSvelte posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
15 Days Post-Op & My Birthday is Monday - Hello everyone!  Any suggestions for birthday/celebrations for post-ops?  I had no idea how much of it was about the cake!   Thanks!   S.

IMSvelte posted a comment 9 years, 3 months ago
Congratulations and Happy Birthday! You're an inspiration to...

IMSvelte wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
Sunday Morning, Day 11 Post Op -  I'm savoring this 3/4 cup of coffee with Splenda & French Vanilla (sugar free) Coffee Mate creamer.  I haven't quit coffee.  And, I don't intend to.  I just can't handle the withd...

IMSvelte wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
In Hospital ~ Surgery Day Arrives -  A few minutes to go until surgery... I'm nervous, but excited.  That giant poofiness under the sheet is neither fat nor my knees, but a special poofy heating blanket.  

IMSvelte wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
My First Movie Without Popcorn! - What a ride!  I was dreading go to the movies and not being able to eat popcorn.  In fact, I wondered if it could be done. It's funny, here I am at 10 days post-op and for whate...

IMSvelte posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Wound Care? -  Hi Everyone,    Thanks in advance for your help!     I seem to be healing fine (one week post-op) but wasn't advised at all about how to care for the incisions.       -- OK to ...

IMSvelte posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Estrogen and Fat -  I went off bio-identical hormones the day before surgery.  I haven't taken any since (a week ago now) my surgeon told me I bled easily during surgery and they couldn't use blood t...

IMSvelte posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
SOFTGELS/1st stool softner -- 1 week post op -- He - Can someone please help?  Surgery was one week ago today.  My stool softner is a softgel.  I don't know if I can take these yet!  My nurse practioner hasn't called me back yet. ...

IMSvelte posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Need advice on VITAMIN Regimen -- ONE WEEK POST OP -  I'm so overwhelmed!  Can someone please share their vitamin/supplement regimen and what can't be combined with what?  I'm one week out, post op.  The only thing I've taken so far ...

IMSvelte posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Stool Softner after 7 days Post-Op & SOFT GELS - Surgery one week ago, and I'm still pretty overwhelmed.  I have to prioritize my questions and thoughts here... and guess what?!?  This one wins for this moment in time:  (so much ...

IMSvelte wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
What A Difference A Day (and a shower) Makes - If someone would have told me on Friday, how good I would feel today, I simply would not have believed them.  In fact if someone would have told me PREOPERATIVELY how good I would ...

IMSvelte wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
Home From The Hospital... - Not to make a "light" of the situation (HA!)  but... what a trip the beginning of this journey has been.  I really must get to bed now though.  I will update later, in hopes that s...

IMSvelte wrote a blog post 9 years, 4 months ago
4 Days until surgery - I"m going crazy.  I just started back to work (which will be/is a blessing) as an independent contractor for a travel agency.  (I was in the business 18 years ago. Went on maternit...

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31.1
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RNY
Surgery
03/16/2011
Surgery Date
Aug 14, 2008
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