Sher Bear Mama posted a comment 9 years, 1 month ago
Holy cow, Steve! You look like a different man! Congratulations! ...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Starting new foods-sequence? -  Just curious...i haven't been given ANY advice on what sequence to start foods in by my doctor or by his NUT.  The only info they have is from the RNY or Sleeve.  So, I've been ta...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
11 days post op Vites? - I'd love some feed back about when you first started taking your vites after surgery.  I orderd the presorted vitamines from Vitalady so they're all laid out for me to take--breakf...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
I can see clearly now, the rain has gone - Just an update: Turned the corner yesterday afternoon.  I spent the evening walking around the house with my hubby by my side and then sipping juice in bed while we chatted and wat...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Thank you... - I'm still doing pretty crappy--and I KNOW I should have expected this.  But I want to just send a quick THANK YOU so much for the kind, warm, and reassuring comments to my posting ...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Home but not well - I can't promis that I'll be back on OH any time soon but I feel I MUST check in with the vets.  I had my DS on the 5th. All went well.  I ended up feeling fine at the hospital--no ...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
All switched up and feeling fine - Had my surgery yesterday at 10. Recovery room was hell and the pain was unbearable. But today I'm up and about and feel totally normal. I'm sleepy but 8 have almost no pain and no ...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
It's Time to get Switched! -  So, tomorrow at 8:15 I check into the hospital for my D.S.  Please swing some critters, say some prayers, do some yoga or just go for a good ol' walk with your dog for me.  In any...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Vitamin and Protein Starter??? - Hi all.  Here is a 2 part question: 1)  I would love to get a good list of vitamins I should start off with to have in my organizer.  I went to vitalady's site and she has p...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Vets I need your help-PLEASE - OK, so my surgery is scheduled for Dec. 5th. I've been on the board pretty consistently since May or so and most of the vets know my story (with fighting Kaiser for the DS and with...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Surgery Countdown what do I need beforehand! - Hi everyone, My surgery is about 3 weeks away and I'm thinking that I need to start getting my house ready for the next chapter--the dark side. I know this question has been ...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
How did you prepare/pass the time waiting for surg - This is how I did it. Lets give Smokinstella a list or idea of how others have done it as well. I started this journey in May of this year. I went to the doc, got my referral, ...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
I got my surgery date!!!!! - The big day is December 5th. I asked for either the week of Thanksgiving up to the first week in December. So, I got what I asked for.  I'm so excited but seriously, ever since I g...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Finished my Kaiser program and ready for surgery! - Friday was the last day of the Kaiser weight loss program I was forced to take for 12 weeks. I got out of the first 3 and started week 4.  In the 8 weeks I was there I lost 25 poun...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
DS and Irritable Bowel - Hi all. I suffer GREATLY at times from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Today, is one of those really bad days.  I'm in a great deal of pain in my abdomen--it'll pass next time I go...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
"Sausage Skin" to tackle most common for - I thought you all might find this interesting: http://in.news.yahoo.com/now-sausage-skin-tackle-most-common-form-diabetes-104950823.html Now, a 'sausage skin' to tackle most ...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Protein shakes that don't cause tummy aches - So I'm trying to lose 25 pounds before surgery.  I'm eating really healthfully--low carb, higher protein, drinking LOTS of water, etc.  But I'm also incorporating protein shakes in...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Advice for Kaiser Patients Who Want the DS (Sher u - I wanted to let everyone know that the DMHC did not rule in my favor.  I’ll be getting the paperwork in a few days so I won’t know the exact wording until then.  Howeve...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Advice for Kaiser Patients Who Want the DS - I wanted to let everyone know that the DMHC did not rule in my favor.  I’ll be getting the paperwork in a few days so I won’t know the exact wording until then.  Howeve...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
I HATE weighing in - So, today, I am attending a class from the Kaiser "NO" Options program that I'm desperately trying to get out of.  The very first thing they do is weigh us in. We stand in a line l...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
You say tomato I say doo-o-deen-um - This is just for fun and since I'm a post-op newbie, I thought I'd ask around how members here pronounce the word "duodenum".  I have heard it pronounced several different ways: ...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Kaiser "No Options" Program - So, while waiting to get my classes waived by the DMHC, I have to take Kaiser's Options program.  It's 12 weeks (for those of you who don't already know).  Day 1 went exactly a...

Sher Bear Mama posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Why fight the system--so upset right now - I have been fighting with Kaiser to wave their Options program (should be called No Options program) and have thus far been unsuccessful. I have had a formal Independent Medical Re...

Sher Bear Mama posted a comment 10 years, 1 month ago
Awe, thanks!

Sher Bear Mama posted a comment 10 years, 1 month ago
Wow! You look awsome! Congratulations on your success.
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