jdsparkee wrote a blog post 6 years, 2 months ago
Stent Free, Almost Stone Free, Stall Free! - I had my ureter stents removed today and couldn't be happier... well, there are still a 1 MM and 2 MM stone fragments in my left kidney but the urologist thinks they'll pass withou...

jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
You Don't Need to Lose Any More Weight - Say's Who - In 2 days I'll be 4 months out from my RNY.  I've had people tell me lately that "you look great, but you don't need to lose any more weight".  I really appreciate them noticing my...

jdsparkee wrote a blog post 6 years, 2 months ago
Stones and Stalls - May 2014 - Well this month hasn't been the best all the way around.  As I've posted before, I have kidney stones that have really taken a toll on my health.  Two ER visits (5/12 & 5/21) with ...

jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Kidney Stones... Wish I'd known! - A few months ago I posted about blood in my urine.  Neither my PCP or bariatric surgeon knew what was going on... even after a few urine tests.  Well, on Monday I found out!  I had...

jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Rocking the Jeans - NSV - Prior to my surgery I found the cutest pair of jeans at Gordman's.  They have wings on the butt pockets along with bling.  The were on the clearance rack and I had a coupon so they...

jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Quest Bars - Buy 3 Get 1 FREE @ GNC - I'm not sure how long this sale will be going on, but I have been wanting to try several Quest Bar varieties so I took advantage of it.    PS: No membership is needed for the buy...

jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Brown Urine - Abnormal Urine Test - I started urinating "brown" urine this morning... (honestly, it's medium brown... not dark yellow or orange)  I increased my fluids and it continued and even got bloody looking.  M...

jdsparkee posted a comment 6 years, 4 months ago
I'm excited for you! I didn't get nervous until I was in the hospital...

jdsparkee posted a comment 6 years, 4 months ago
Oh, and my mom told me "I look so beautiful" today. And that I am...

jdsparkee wrote a blog post 6 years, 4 months ago
6-1/2 Weeks Post Op Progress & Pics - This is an amazing journey.  It's definitely been difficult but so worth it.  I just posted some 6 week post op pictures and it's amazing to see the difference side by side.  To su...

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jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
6 Weeks Out and Feeling Good Again! - What a ride this has been so far!  I thought I knew everything about this surgery and how I would feel afterward but you NEVER know how it really is until you experience it.... Bac...

jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
5 Weeks Out & Had My 1st Bad Day! - Last Tuesday was 5 weeks exactly and I had my first problem... while eating my lunch meat (on my lunch hour) I must have inadvertently not chewed as well as I should have.  I immed...

jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Lets Get This Idaho Board Active! - Good Morning!  I know we have several Idaho alumni and pre-op's from my doctor visits and the few support groups I've been to.  How is your journey going?  As for me, I'm 3-1/2 wee...

jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
If I am only eating 500-600 calories a day... Why - Let me apologize in advance for the nature of this post.  I am just confused by this... I am 3-1/2 weeks out from a RNY and am pretty regular but am surprised by the amount of wast...

jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
20 Lbs In 16 Days! - I had my two week (16 days) post op appt and am down 20 lbs!  My main motivator for surgery was getting rid of my sleep apnea and high blood pressure.  Of course I knew weight loss...

jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
When you say weight stall, are you still losing in - I am curious about this as I have ready many posts about "stalls" and weight coming off like a stair step - loss, stall, loss, stall.  Those of you posting about a stall.. is it on...

jdsparkee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Pre-approval timeframe - BCBS & Surgery date 1 - I started this journey in July 2013 by attending a seminar on bariatric surgery. I am 225 lb with high blood pressure and obstructive sleep apnea, pre diabetes and high choleste...
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