julanie posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

So originally had a lapband starting at 314. After starving myself for almost a year my dr office figured out i had an error on my chart and i had a large band requiring more saline. Once i had real restriction i lost down to 250. Never went lower.


julanie posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago

I am way out past my surgery, so we decided to have one more baby.  We already had 2, both pregnancies were totally normal, i didnt even have gestational diabetes even though i was very overweight.

Last year i had Three miscarriages in a row.  


julanie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Diverticulitis? Can you get a DS? - I had DS a few months ago, cured my diabetes.  My older brother just found out he is a type 2.  No shock, both of our parent are, all of our grandparents, etc. and we all be chu...

julanie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
whats the difference? - does anyone know what the difference in Whey protein isolate and whey protein concentrate is?  I've been enjoying some shakes by Chike, and the first ingredient is the isolate, ...

julanie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Nectresse? Any thoughts? - I have tried all the sweeteners in the past, and only like splenda.  I do not like truvia or any of those, I've tried them all, only splenda has worked for me so far.  Has a...

julanie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Help! How do I transfer surgeons? - I just found out that it is possible that my surgeon will no longer be accepting my insurance as of 4/1/2013.  There is only one other surgeon in the area that does DS according...

julanie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Question on Vitamins and not taking them - Now, I'm good and I always take them.  Crazy about it actually. But about a month ago I picked up a nasty flu like virus from one of my children.  For 3 days I ran a high fever ...

julanie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 12 months ago
question on shakes/heavy cream - IS there a problem with me using just whipping cream for my shakes?  I started doing 1/2 whipping cream and half water because I saw some people posting that they could tole...

julanie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
NSV kind of anyway - I finally wore a smaller size of pants and shirt to work on Monday.  Nice at first, was told they could finally see the difference.  I did comment that I missed my baggy clothes...

julanie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Revision weightloss question, does anyone know? - I had heard that if you are a revision surgery that you lose slower when you are revised to a DS.  Never really thought about it, but me and a co-worker had surgery about 10 day...

julanie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Got my first set of labs back! Question on Iron . - All normal except Iron and Zinc.  wonderful levels on everything, especially the ADEK.  And all the other "stuff".  Wasn't surprised to find out my iron was low, I was told the ...

julanie posted a comment 7 years, 3 months ago
I got pregnant right after lap band, I had only lost 50 of the 100 I...

julanie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Post op Blood Test - OK, just had my blood drawn for my first check of my minerals etc. and they took 12 vials of blood?!??!  did I mention it was 12 vials?  Because it was 12 vials.  Is that normal...

julanie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Help I'm sick - So, it's that time of year, I have a sore throat and congestion, etc.  Having trouble sleeping since I'm all stuffy.  Does anyone have any kind of sensitivity to cold medica...

julanie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
when can you swallow pills? - I'm out of my chewable/liquid tylenol and have a headache. I have pre-op supplies at my desk, is it OK to swallow a tylenol whole?  I'm on the pureed part of my post op, 4 weeks ou...
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Arlington, TX
Location
49.1
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DS
Surgery
09/17/2012
Surgery Date
Sep 18, 2008
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