losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Easy/convenient foods 7 months post-op? - Hello!  As I'm settling into my routine and am getting a little tired of the convenient foods I've been relying on since surgery, I'm looking for new ideas.  The catch - I live ...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
6 months out - my progress - I am 6 months post op, having had gastric bypass surgery on 10/31/12.  So far I've lost almost 77 lbs and have gone from a size 26 to an 18 (and I fit into a size 16 pair of cap...

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losing-lisa posted a comment 6 years, 8 months ago
Thank you so much for writing this! I have been one of those people...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
4-1/2 months out and feeling discouraged... - I am 4-1/2 months post-op and feeling stressed about how this is all going.  I've lost about 62 lbs since surgery, which I guess is okay.  My plan calls for me to have 93+ grams...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
I suck at WLS and ate a donut -   Okay, I need to vent/confess/have someone verbally kick my ass, so here it is: I have terrible impulse control. Someone brought donuts to work today. I ignored the issue w...

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losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Shaky and exhausted - 3 months post-op - Tomorrow I will be 13 weeks post-op.  I'm feeling a little weird the past few days and I'm not sure what to attribute it to.  My right hand has been shaking like crazy, making i...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
11 weeks post-op: progress so far - Hey guys!! Today I am 11 weeks post op, and thought I'd check in. My weight loss isn't going as fast as I thought it would (but YouTube videos seem to have given me an unrealisti...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Nobody said anything about giving up certain fruit - Last night I was at my first bariatric support group meeting as a post-op, and we played "bariatric bingo" as part of the meeting.  This gave them the opportunity to talk about ...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
"Crushes" are the worst!! - I feel like such a silly middle schooler! I have had this huge "crush" on a guy I know for over a year, but have never said anything, because he's very fit & active and I have bee...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Three weeks post-op! (But oooouch!) - Today I am three weeks post-op.  I'm still finding it hard to get all my protein and liquids in, but I'm trying my best.  I haven't had nausea or vomiting, which I'm very please...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 6 years, 12 months ago
Liquid Tylenol - panicking! - I'm two weeks (and one day!) post-op today and had to come back to work, since I'm out of available PTO.  I'm feeling quite a bit of pain, so I just took some of the liquid Tyle...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
I'm the black sheep of the one-week post-ops - I feel like the black sheep of the one-week post-ops. I'm seeing all these "I feel great!" "It only hurts if I sneeze!" and other similarly positive posts, and while its great for ...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Can't depend on anybody - especially my mom!! - Tomorrow's my surgery!  (Hooray!)  I haven't been nervous too much, I feel like I'm very prepared, ready for anything that could happen, and I'm ready to get this done with.  I'...

losing-lisa wrote a blog post 7 years ago
It's all happening!! - It's all happening!  (This is one of my favorite lines from the movie "Almost Famous.")  My RNY surgery is on Wednesday, October 31.  I only have two full work days left before ...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
"Surgery nesting" - have I done enough? - I've been occupying myself with what I refer to as my "surgery nesting".  (Hey, if pregnant ladies can "nest" before having a baby, I can "nest" before having RNY surgery, dangit!)...

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
My surgeon made me cry today at my pre-op appt - Today was my pre-op appointment with my surgeon.  I did not lose any weight during my 4 month dietary pre-op requirement.  (My nut. told me that as long as I didn't GAIN any weight...

losing-lisa accomplished a goal 7 years, 1 month ago
To get my surgery approved :)

losing-lisa posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Guess I'll come out of hiding now! - I've been lurking around OH for about six months now (with the occasional reply to other people's posts), not wanting to start posting too early and get overly excited about how ev...

losing-lisa added a goal 7 years, 6 months ago
To get my surgery approved :)

losing-lisa added a goal 7 years, 6 months ago
Shop at non-plus size clothing stores

losing-lisa added a goal 7 years, 6 months ago
Achieve and maintain a healthy weight

losing-lisa added a goal 7 years, 6 months ago
Fit comfortably in any seat I choose (lawnchair, movie theater, airplane etc.)
About Me
Stevens Point, WI
Location
31.5
BMI
RNY
Surgery
10/31/2012
Surgery Date
May 17, 2012
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