KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
OH National Conference - Agenda? - I'm planning to go to the conference next weekend.  I'll be staying with my sister, who lives in Torrance, and would like to plan my activities at both OH and with her, around the ...

KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
How does bariatric surgery do all that? A study on - Very interesting story in the LA Times:  http://www.latimes.com/science/sciencenow/la-sci-sn-obesity-surgery-gut-bacteria-20140328,0,6046412.story

KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Three years and holding! - Yesterday was my three-year surgiversary.  And holy smokes, what a three year adventure it's been!  Before and after pix are on my profile.   So first, weight.  Today I'...

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KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Romancing The Food - Keith's post about the ritual of eating these days sparked a thought, I wonder if others still do this.  Pre-op, when I was out and about, I devoted a good deal of my energy to ...

KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
PBS Program on Calorie Restriction - I have always been really interested in what's going on in the research world around diet, health, and longevity.  So when I saw this program coming on PBS, I couldn't resist.  ...

KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Looking for a recipe - Ricotta pie with spinach &a - Someone posted a link to a blog with a recipe that looked so great to me - a ricotta pie with a layer of tomatoes, over a crust made with spinach and cheese.  Very low-carb.  (I al...

KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Costco beef tenderloin - Wow, great dinner! - I've heard that Costco's meats are pretty good, and holy crap!  I bought a pkg of beef tenderloin - spendy to be sure, but it'll make at least 7-8 meals for me.  Cut a small-ish pi...

KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
"This isn't going to be NEAR enough food!&quo - I am amazed at how completely wrong my eyes are when it comes to assessing food volume.  A few days ago I found quinoa spaghetti at Cost Plus World Market, so tonite I decided ...

KathyA999 posted a comment 9 years, 3 months ago
Miralax is fiber on steriods. I put a capful in my coffee every other...

KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
XP: Low albumin results in fluid accumulation arou - I posted this on the MB but thought I'd run by you DS-ers, you definitely have more experience with  lab values, and what physical results can occur.  So as a reward for reachi...

KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Low albumin results in fluid around the lungs?? A - So as a reward for reaching my goal weight, I landed in the hospital this weekend.  For the past couple weeks I've had a severe pain in the center of my chest, right about the brea...

KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
BON VOYAGE! - Tomorrow I'm flying off to Barcelona, where on Sunday I'll start my Mediterranean cruise, the vacation of a lifetime!  I would NEVER have done something like this at 250 lbs - not ...

KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
They didn't operate on my head, LOL.... - ...which switches into pre-sleeve mode in a hot second!  Most recent example:  I'm having a colonoscopy coming up, so had my pre-procedure appointment today and got the prep instru...

KathyA999 posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Conejo Valley (Thousand Oaks area) Support Groups? - I live in Newbury Park and would love to hear about any support groups in the area, or even in the west Valley.  Anybody?

KathyA999 selected a surgery type: GastSleeve. 10 years, 4 months ago
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About Me
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08/09/2010
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May 13, 2010
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