karin602 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 9 months ago

Had my repeat endoscopy yesterday. My ulcer is healed but still feel discomfort. Nurse at gastroenterologist office said that is normal as area was so irritated. Anyway on generic prilosec 80 mg. I go back to the gastroenterologist in two months. He is


karin602 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 11 months ago

Got the word back from the lab. Everything is fine no the and can return to work. Chose not to go in today to put myself back together. I knew I hadn't done any pot but labs can screw up and I tend to be an emotional worrier. No sleep and couldn't even


karin602 posted a discussion topic 3 years, 11 months ago

My company does random drug and alcohol testing. So today was my turn. Alcohol was negative as I don't drink. Don't do any illegal drugs either, never have ever. So shocked when tested positive for thc  marijuana! Had to go to get more testing done and


karin602 posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

So I have a duodenal ulcer. Gastro put me on 40 mg. Nexium. I am having terrible side effects, lightheadedness, diarrhea, headache, nasty gas. Stopped taking it and called his office. The nurse said to try prolosec 20 mg morning and 20 in evening. Just


karin602 posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

I have been in pain for nearly six months. Had ultra sound and ct scan that showed nothing wrong. My surgeon at yearly checkup said time for an endoscopy which I had this morning. Diagnosis duodenal ulcer and now on nexium. Follow up endoscopy in two m


karin602 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

I have been divorced for many years. Part of our problems stemmed from my insecurities with my weight. His attitude and behaviors didn't do anything to help my self esteem either. So for a long time now I never even thought about dating. I finally deci


karin602 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago

So last Sept I had a big house fire. Have good insurance and went with a supposedly good company. House has been leveled and ready for building. Lots of stalling from the builder with plenty of promises. So got email last Thursday company is no longer


karin602 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Coco lites can really get me through that need for something sweet and crunchy and only 16 calories. My sinful treat is a teaspoon of sf jelly topped off with a teaspoon of fat free cool whip. Less than 50 calories and reminiscent of strawberry shortca


karin602 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Any in the easton General area? 


karin602 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

With the warmer weather and the plaquenil really doing its job I am really feeling much better. Biggest problem is my boss. She sees I am doing much better now and expects me "to keep moving forward." Throws up to me how grateful I should be for cowork


karin602 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

So today I went into work and one dear person presented me with a chocolate bunny and bag of reeses miniatures. The reeses have been calling to me all day. I thought about eating just one knowing it would probably lead to more. Even did a calorie count


karin602 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
clothes - I am looking at the positive side of things after having a major house fire back in September. I don't have any of my big clothes to get rid of and get to shop for clothes that fit...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Puny? - Saw my rheumatologist today. It's been six months and 23 lbs. Now at goal and normal bmi. He called me puny now! Thankfully I don't have to undress for this appointment as that is ...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
goal weight - How do you determine a goal weight? I am now at what is considered to be a normal bmi on the chart. At just over 5 2 I am at 134 and wear size small usually on top and 8 jeans. Ski...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years ago
goal weight - How do you determine a goal weight? I am now at what is considered to be a normal bmi on the chart. At just over 5 2 I am at 134 and wear size small usually on top and 8 jeans. Ski...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
update - So on September 24th I had a major house fire. I wrote earlier about the challenges of staying in a hotel and still eating right. Well I made it through that part and am staying in...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
whatever normal means - Today when I got in the scale I am now in the normal bmi range. A little over 14 months from surgery and still losing and would like to lose about five to ten buffer pounds. But af...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
still challenged - Thought I had posted but tablet is not doing a good job in hotel room. A week ago Wednesday night had major house fire. Has caused a lot of family drama since becuz fire came from ...

karin602 posted a comment 5 years, 4 months ago
Haven't tried click yet but anything with coffee has to be great

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
new realization - I would look at others tickets and think of those who had one pound to goal. I thought just one pound wouldn't make a difference on the journey. Now I am 15 pounds from goal and ha...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
boss problems! - So my boss and coworkers had a lengthy discussion today. All of them are convinced I am not eating enough. I am just about 11 months out. I showed them the plan I have from my surg...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
feeling awful - I hate being sick. Tried to deny it this morning but ended up giving in at 1:30. Temp is now 102 with Tylenol. Ache all over. This needs to go away!

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
when do you stop feeling fat? - Okay I am now down 118pounds and can wear size 18. No longer in obese bmi category but feel as fat as I did before. Yes I know I am in a smaller size but in my head I am still feel...

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
no longer! - As of this morning my bin shows overweight no longer obese! Yay! Now onto normal.

karin602 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
biopsy update - I had my kidney biopsy this morning. Tissue now goes to John's Hopkins to see how much the probable lupus has done to them. Worse is not being able to shower for 48 hours. Doc numb...
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