maggiet posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Howdy 4.5 years out - Hi, I haven't been back for years but am finally checking in. I lost about 100lbs 4-ish years ago and did well until about 8 months ago when work turned to $&*^! Regained about 30l...

maggiet posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Plastic Surgeon Durham NC? - Anybody have a good or bad experience with a plastic surgeon in the Durham/Chapel Hill/Raleigh area? I'm almost 3 eyars out and want to have a tummy tuck. Thanks and happy h...

maggiet accomplished a goal 7 years, 5 months ago
6. No longer be plagued by my comorbidities.

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maggiet posted a comment 7 years, 5 months ago
Me and my wonderful husband 18 months after surgery. Have lost...

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maggiet posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
18 months post op and binging - I am having so much trouble never feeling full and then over the holidays I've eaten like a pig. I've gained back about 10 pounds. Each day I start out with my regular diet and ...

maggiet posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Period stopped? - So, I'm thinking this is menopause (I'm at the right age)  but just wanted to check in with you women folk. I've lost 110 pounds. Did any of you have your period stop because of we...

maggiet wrote a blog post 8 years ago
1 year - Not a lot to say - lost more than I thoght I would, no diabetes, removed one psych med, cholesterol way low, only one knee hurting, feeling healthy. Am struggling to eat within the...

maggiet posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
6 months post op - Wow! Yesterday was my 6 month anniversary. My cholesterol went from 267 to 189. My diabetes numbers went down a whoel point and I am NOWHERE near diabetic. I can move, my kneees do...

maggiet wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
6 months post op - Oh my! I am down 90 pounds, just got my cholesterol checked - went from 267 to 189! Got my diabetes checked - went down one whole point so I am NOWHERE near diabetic! I'm swimming ...

maggiet posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
strange twitchy question- viatmin deficiency? - I know this is strange but who else can I ask? For the past week(s) I've been getting those muscle spasms - not painful, not frequent- in my leg. I figure I need to increase my pot...

maggiet accomplished a goal 8 years, 6 months ago
be able to climb steps and not have aching knees.

maggiet posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Is it possible to get TOO MUCH protein? - I've seen such a range of protein suggestions on this list. I did a quickie search of ASMBS and didn't find it. My surgeon said about 65 grams a day but lots of folks go over 100. ...

maggiet posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Help - I had surgery on June 3rd, struggled through my liquid diet phase, became very excited when I hit the soft foods phase. Suddenly EVERYTHING tatses like dead fish. When I ihtnk of e...

maggiet posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
roller coaster - I don't know if I was on a roller coaster or a balloon ride. I've been so high on this surgery for so long. Everything went well physically, left the hostpital in one day, recovery...

maggiet posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
3 meals at work? Help - I'm at 3.5 weeks and I go back to work tomorrow for the first time. I have 3 meals to eat so I'm taking a protein & fiber drink for one meal, yogurt (4 oz) for another and 3 cracke...

maggiet posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
nobody notices - OK, so I've lost 34 lbs since I started this on May 11, 2011. But nobody has noticed a difference. They can't tell. That is disheartening, doncha think? And since the surgery 2 wee...

maggiet accomplished a goal 8 years, 12 months ago
survive the presurgical liquid diet

maggiet posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
3 days post op - Wow! I feel great and it is only three days post op. I don't know that I ever had any real pain. They kept me on the norphine in the hospital so if there was pain I didn't feel it....

maggiet wrote a blog post 9 years ago
Tomorrow is the big day - One of my goals was tro make it through the clear liquid only pre surgical diet and I'm made it until 3;30pm with no problems so far. I've read some posts, went out to get a medici...

maggiet posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Confused about Carbs - OK, so I'm confused. Should we try to stay below 30 carbs per meal or below 30 carbs for the whole day? Maggie

maggiet wrote a blog post 9 years ago
4 days - Only 4 days until surgery day. Woo Hoo!!!!! I'd be counting the hours but they didn't give me the surgery time yet.   I can't wait. I am so thankful for all the wisdom, information...

maggiet posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
walking post op? - I also put this on my state forum but I tihnk I should have put it here to get more responses. So I'm reading a lot of posts from folks who are in the first week or three post op....

maggiet posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
how much walk walk walk just post op? - So I'm reading a lot of posts from folks who are in the first week or three post op. The advice from others is always sip sip sip walk walk walk. I got the sip part but was wonderi...
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Durham, NC
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32.3
BMI
RNY
Surgery
06/03/2011
Surgery Date
May 11, 2011
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