Linda A. wrote a blog post 7 years, 5 months ago
OMG, it's been a year!!!! - It's been a YEAR since I blogged on here.  WOW!!!!!   I'm fresh from a visit with Kitza at the Duke WLS (on Wednesday) - and I have lost 156 pounds and 76 percent of my excess body...

Linda A. posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
I'm in ONEDERLAND!!!!!!!!!!! - Had my one year checkup and group today.  My surgiversary is 10/19.  I've lost 134 pounds...and weigh 199!  I've recently danced as a partner to my 12-year-old grandson on Dance ...

Linda A. posted a comment 8 years, 2 months ago
Keeping him in my prayers. And you, too.

Linda A. wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Haven't been here in awhile.... - here on the blog, or here - where I am - feeling great and doing better all the time! Those of you who have seen my very infrequent posts on the DS board since my surgery know I...

Linda A. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
I FEEL GOOOOOOOOD!!!!! - WELL...my surgery was 10/19/2011.  Because of many pre-existing conditions, my recovery was VERY full of twists and turns and bumps and bruises, including infected wounds, a fistul...

Linda A. wrote a blog post 9 years ago
Nothing Could Be Finer... - Surgery at 7 am.  Leaving Greensboro for Durham at 4:30, for 5:45 check-in.  EXCITED!!!  I begin a new life tomorrow.  I am so inspired by reading the experiences of other DS thriv...

Linda A. wrote a blog post 9 years ago
Sooner! - Duke WLS called yesterday to say my surgery can happen on Tuesday, 10/19, instead of Thursday, 10/21.  I was just re-reading my blog and found that I began this journey with my fir...

Linda A. set a surgery date: Oct 19, 2010. 9 years ago
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Linda A. wrote a blog post 9 years ago
It's happening! - Yesterday I was able to cause the last of my results to be faxed to the WLS center at Duke.  I called this morning to make sure nothing else was missing.  Left a message, and soon ...

Linda A. scheduled a Duodenal Switch for Oct 21, 2010. 9 years ago
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Linda A. wrote a blog post 9 years, 4 months ago
Think Again - It didn't take long for me to discard the idea of a DS.  I lean close to vegetarianism, and would, thus, find the necessary dietary changes required of DS patients impossible to ma...

Linda A. wrote a blog post 9 years, 6 months ago
Continuing Research - I continue to check out all information on the OH boards, and have become quite interested in the DS.  The strong chance that someone with my autoimmune issues will not do well wit...

Linda A. selected a surgeon: Ranjan Sudan, M.D.. 9 years, 7 months ago
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Linda A. wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
It's 2010...and I'M BACK!!!!!!! - Well...a lot has happened since I last posted.  I came to the conclusion in 2007 that RNY was too risky for me, with my age/health issues/etc.  I think it was a good decision...but...
About Me
Greensboro, NC
Location
29.2
BMI
DS
Surgery
10/19/2010
Surgery Date
Jul 20, 2007
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