Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Two years and three months out and gaining - The last time I logged in OH I weighted 183. I was happy with that number. Yet a year later I'm up to 208 as of today. That scares me tremendously. I knew the pitfalls to look o...

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Six Things I Love to Do at Six Months Out - 1.     Walking into any clothing store and being able to buy something that is not plus size. 2.     Dance, Dance and Dance (at least 3 times a week) 3.     Seeing reactions from...

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Joanne M. uploaded a photo 10 years, 3 months ago

Joanne M. uploaded a photo 10 years, 3 months ago

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Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
What is wrong with me? - Never in my 42 years of life have I lost over 100 pounds.  I should be happy and celebrate but I find myself thinking this is just "to good to be true".  Here are my issues in a nu...

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Quest Bars - Has anyone tried them?  And if so, what are you favorite flavors and where do you buy them? Thanks. Joanne

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
My favorite quote - “Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn't mean the circus has left town.” This quote is so perfect.  I feel amazing but from time to time I need to be reminded...

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 4 months ago
Caloric Intake at 5 Months - So, I did the quick math today and I've already had 890 calories and I still have dinner and 1 shake to do.  Am I eating way too much?

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 4 months ago
Protein Bars vs. Protein Shakes - Ok, so I'm almost 5 months out and I'm going through the "I hate my protein shakes" phase.  I tried a protein bar the other day and it was 200 cals but only 3g of sugar and 20g of ...

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Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 6 months ago
Am I getting enough protein? - I'm 12 weeks out today and feel amazing.  I go for my 3 month appt next week.  In the back of my mind, I feel like I'm not getting enough protein at 3 months.  I have 3 meals a...

Joanne M. wrote a blog post 10 years, 6 months ago
9 weeks after RNY, 9 things that have happened to - 1. sit in an airplane seat and not ask for a seat belt extension 2. wear wide shoes vs. double wide shoes 3. get looks from men that totally surprise me 4. walk with another per...

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 6 months ago
9 weeks after RNY - these 9 things happened.... - 1. sit in an airplane seat and not ask for a seat belt extension 2. wear wide shoes vs. double wide shoes 3. get looks from men that totally surprise me 4. walk with another per...

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 6 months ago
Day 6 of the dreaded "D" word - Ok, I went on my first business trip last Wednesday.  Of course, I stayed with healthy choices but the first day there, I get the runs.  I'm back home now and I'm still struggeling...

Joanne M. posted a comment 10 years, 7 months ago
Handsome!

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
Bariatric Advantage Chews vs. Lozenges - So, I got home tonight and was so happy to see a box with 240 BA chews.  Why was I so excited?  I couldn't take the chocolate lozenges anymore.  The chalky consistency was so annoy...

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
Antibiotics after RNY - I have the worst sore throat, headache and just started with the body aches and am going to see by PCP in 30 minutes.  Just curious if anyone ever had problems taking antibiotics a...

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
5 weeks out - anniversary dinner - So, I have not eaten out at all and kind of looking forward to and and maybe dreading it.  Anniversary dinner tonight.  I've checked out the kiddie menu and they have a Grilled Sho...

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
Seasonal Allergies - I'm almost 5 weeks out.  With Spring in the air, I start to get those pesky allergies.  I crushed a zyrtec and ate it with breakfast.  Now I am barely able to keep my eyes open.  B...

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 7 months ago
Head Hunger - So I'm 4 weeks out tomorrow and things are going well but tonight I keep thinking about foo d.  I've had my 3 meals and shouldn't feel hungry but making my daughter's lunch put  me...

Joanne M. posted a comment 10 years, 8 months ago
You should be proud of yourself. I am proud of you! This is...

Joanne M. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 8 months ago
Dry Hands - Hi everyone - I'm 2 weeks out and noticed that I have a strange rash or dry skin on the back of my hands.  I'm doing all my liquids, vits, protein.  It doesn't itch but I'm just...
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VA
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RNY
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03/16/2011
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Surgeon
Oct 13, 2010
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