Lisey posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
5 Year Surgiversary - I cannot believe that 5 years ago, yesterday, I had the DS.  It has definitely been a life-changing experience.  No regrets!!!  I cannot emphasize that enough.  N-O R-E-G-R-E-T-S. ...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Folic Acid, DS, & Pregnancy - Hi all! I am trying to conceive right now.  I had been taking one folic acid 400 units per day.  I increased that to 800 units (mcg?) about 3 weeks ago.  Last Friday, I had ...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
I want to lose a few pounds! - I'm a size 12 now and am pretty much okay with it, though I would prefer being a size 8.  I gained quite a bit this past year!  I would like to lose 15 pounds, perhaps 20, but t...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
I ran a half-marathon!! - I haven't been very active on here for quite some time now, though I do periodically peek and post :)  For those who know me, I'm happy to say that I continue to be healthy, hap...

Lisey posted a comment 7 years, 9 months ago
Had WLS 3/09. Appendicitis & bowel obstruction surgery 8/10. ...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
OT - Running a Half-Marathon! 6-month Clear PET -  That's right, folks!! I almost never post anymore, but I do still read sometimes.  I found this forum to be INVALUABLE for so many years.  All of you newbies & lurkers, this is...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Calcium, D, PTH . .. & Phosphorous?? - I had my vite labs drawn 3/26/12. As some of you might remember, I stopped taking my vites during chemo & had started them up again about 2 weeks prior to 3/26 draw. Of course,...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Doing Well :) - Sorry for the non-descript title for those who don't know me, it's been quite a few months since I've been on here aside from maybe 1 or 2 posts.  For all the regulars - sorry to h...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Lisey Update - Hi all~ Happy holidays!  I'm sorry that it's been quite awhile since my last post, but things have been stressful lately & I'm not online much. On the health front~  my 2 mon...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
OT - Responding Well to Treatment - My PET scan yesterday showed minimal to residual cancer so I only have to do 4 more months of chemo!!!  Mwahhhh!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I came across a theory on the role of angiogen...

Lisey posted a comment 8 years, 7 months ago
Ahh, thank you :)

Lisey posted a comment 8 years, 7 months ago
Thank you! My best advice is to remain active on the DS forum,...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
OT - I'm Engaged! & an update on health - Happy news all!!! I am officially engaged now.  Dating was a big challenge for me prior to surgery.  I've never been in love before, or even thought I might be.  I'm very excite...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Protein Advice - Hi guys, My Total Protein is high at 9.4, but my albumin is low at 3.0.  Obviously, this is due to the cancer . . . . just like my ferritin is high, yet my serum iron is low.  M...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Updates - I essentially fired my hematologist/oncologist.  In a nutshell, he: 1.  Insisted I had iron-deficiency anemia when I knew I had anemia of chronic disease.  He ordered 5 rounds o...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Biopsy Results = EXCELLENT NEWS!! - Yes, that's right folks.  Lisey (psst, Lisa) is on Cloud Fucking Nine right now. Why, might you ask?  Yes, I do have cancer, BUT! I have the best kind there is to have, not what...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Update - Hi all~ I'm sorry I haven't posted, I understand that there's been a couple threads asking about me (awww, warm fuzzies!).  I actually haven't been on OH, just so much going on ...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
I think I "got" my answer Fri afternoon - I saw the NP Friday morning & she scheduled the biopsy for me while I was there.  I left at 8:45.  She came back right before I left to tell me that she wanted to talk to Anis (my ...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Small Update - Got Biopsy Scheduled -  . . . and that's about the bulk of my message!  Whew! There was no need for me to have been worried about it being ordered.  She suggested it before I did and agreed with me th...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Found "lumps" in my neck :( - Hey all~ I found them Monday night and have been debating posting.  I have my 3rd iron infusion on Fri and I will see a NP after that b/c my dr's schedule is full.  I found them...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
"Bacterial Genes May Determine Your Weight&qu - I don't know if I'm supposed to do this, but there was this article in  Time Scientific Discoveries magazine that I think most all of us would find interesting.  Here we are . . . ...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Is drinking barium for a CT scan equate to particu - I get to do this tonight & tomorrow for an abdominal & chest CT scan tomorrow.  I read the possible side effects - nasusea, cramping, etc. Should I expect to not get a lot of sl...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Hematology Update - The internist I saw last Friday had forgotten that he had ordered the 24 hr urine, which included some metabolites that would be elvated with cancer.  Apparently there were 4 thing...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
I'm sick guys - long, but not rambling, just compr - Holy crap, but this is long . . . I guess I'm posting b/c you guys are part of my "family" and certainly are the best group that I know personally who understands anything abou...

Lisey posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Upset stomach from "buttered" movie thea - I've been having a lot less fat in my diet lately.  Not that it's been a conscious decision, just a byproduct of what I've been eating lately and I do just generally eat what I wan...
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