Mal posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago

Hello all!  I had my RNY in April of 2010 and I recently was admitted to the hospital for 4 days due to doing the WRONG thing and not following a big rule: don't take NSAIDS!  I took them for back pain prior to my lumbar surgery in January.  After my s


Mal posted a discussion topic 3 years, 9 months ago

Hi all!  I am a 'veteran' wls patient from 2010 and recently had some pretty extensive back surgery that was even more complicated than my orthopedic surgeon had initially thought.  I'm about 8 weeks postop, and feeling so tired and run down, that I su


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Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Having another EGD/Upper Endoscopy next week - This will be the third EGD I've had to correct the stricture that has developed since my repair surgery in May.  This time--I'm going to MY Gastroenterologist at the hospital th...

Mal posted a comment 6 years, 4 months ago
Miss my big boy Simba too! I love you big boy!

Mal posted a comment 6 years, 4 months ago
Boy do I miss my babies! I love you Raven and Nala!

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
2nd EGD to dialate stricture - Please pray that it worked this time.  Sure doesn't feel like it :(  I'm hoping its just swollen in there since I had the procedure done yesterday.  I tried eating too soon and ...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Haven't been around in a while, been in the hospit - Hi everyone.  Just wanted to post an update on me.  On May 10th, I had a bad accident and perferated my bowel, right where they did my RNY 3 years ago.  I had sepsis and almost ...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Hi everyone a quick update on me a little long - Hi everybody I hope all my friends and soon to be friends with upcoming surgery dates are doing great like me life is finally urge starting to shape up for the last three months af...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Hello all!! Update on me! (kinda long) - Hello everyone I hope this horrible cold weather isn't hitting you as hard as it is here in mass!!  BRRR feels like xmas out instead of april 12th! urgh!  Since losing 185 lbs, ...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Getting out of the hospital on Monday :) - Well the future is bright!  I am getting out of the in-patient psychiatric facility I signed myself into on Friday after being cleared medically at the same hospital.  I am on s...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Update--should be getting out of the hospital eith - Hi all- First thank you for all of your words of encouragement during this difficult ordeal.  I am healing nicely and walking a lot after my appendix surgery on tuesday nigh...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Hi everyone. I haven't been on in a while--got aw - Hey everyone just a quick update.  The last week has been particularly horrific to me.  I escaped nantucket and got on a boat back home from my abuser my exfiance we were togeth...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Hi everyone! I'm back from a bad situation on Nan - I've posted on this forum from time to time but now will likely become a regular.  This past weekend I escaped a horrible abuse situation (mental torture really) by a very bad c...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Back on dry land and a horrible abusive situation - Hi everyone.  Well, I had quite a journey of escape over the past weekend to get off of Nantucket island and away once and for all from my EX fiance.  What I thought was my soul...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Urgh I'm dying with a sinus and ear infection! Fe - What started out as a chronic allergy issue (I have a nose that never stops running) and many trials of the different otc decongestants and allergy meds like allegra-d and zyrte...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Update on the girls from their little surgery yest - Well, I'm happy to report that today the girls are doing GREAT!  I was worried because last night they were so out of it from all the anesthesia and drugs they were on that most...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
OT-Our kitties are in surgery this morning getting - Our girls are having their spay surgery right now.  We dropped them off this morning at 7:30 to the vets office as they were waiting for the surgeon to get into the airport (her...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Happy Sunday all! (and day after the Blizzard of ' - Hi all!  Got up early today and walked over to the grocery store for some last minute forgotten ingredients for my home made pulled-pork recipe I'm making today.  The huge hunk ...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
We're all winners! - Hello everyone! It's been a while since I posted.  Life got busy (as it does for many of us) with work, doctor appointments, and moving I'm usually too pooped out to check a...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Suffering with horrific back/hip pain! - Since my pt session on Sunday, I've been suffering with horrible back/hip pain that also goes down the outer side of my right leg, similar to sciatica.  Yesterday, I met my new ...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
My new PCP. Has anyone here ever had an iron infu - I saw my new PCP yesterday.  He is wonderful!  It feels so good to have a doctor that is willing to listen, take time to understand your health issues, and prescribe appropriate...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
My new haircut and color!!! Pics inside! - Hi everyone!  I wanted to post a few pics of my new haircut and color.  My fiance and I cut each other's hair and he did a FANTASTIC job!!!  After I colored it, he said I looked...

Mal posted a comment 6 years, 10 months ago
Congratulations on your upcoming knee surgery Jason! How great...

Mal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
OT-Update on me and Happy Friday!!! - AHHHHH TGIF!!!  After a grueling, busy, productive work week, I'm happy its Friday!  We've been off from work for 3 weeks (the store we work as a merchandising team is too busy ...
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