Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Still struggling - I am 15 weeks post-op and down 60 lbs.  I have been in the hospital 5 times since the surgery.  I have been diagnosed with ulcers, fistulas, lost 7 pints of blood and suffered a...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Been gone for a while........ - Hello everyone...I haven't been around in a while so thought I would update everyone.  On Tuesday, October 16th at 10:04 a.m. I suffered a cardiac arrest while at work.  I am so...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Shrimp salad......does anyone have a recipe? - I was at the grocery store this morning and found a 4 oz package of baby shrimp for salad so I bought it.  But I have never made shrimp salad before...does anyone have a recipe?  I...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
I did an oops!!! - I just took some medicine....I thought I had picked up my stool softener but accidentally had naproxene.....I took a pill before I realized my mistake.....what is going to happen? ...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Went for an endoscopy on Friday....just getting ho - Hey guys and gals I went to have another endoscopy on Friday morning and he ended up admitting me.   I had a long boring weekend in the hospital with not 1 visitor.  The doctor thr...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Another procedure tomorrow - I am 6 weeks out and have had constant stomach pains and vomiting.  I have been hospitalized 2 times since surgery and almost died one of those times by losing 7 pints of blood.  I...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Finally an answer!!!! - As most of you know I have had one complication after another since surgery.  I had an upper GI done today and the Radiologist was fantastic and told me everything right then and t...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Sick all weekend - Well after being nauseous and sick all weekend with dry heaves and throwing up I have yet another dr appt at 145.  I am 6 weeks out today and I just want to get past this....I am s...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Question about strictures - I had an endoscopy done this morning and he dilated my opening and I have felt better this afternoon.  But I am curious because I can't connect the feeling better with the strictur...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Can't quench my thirst - It seems no matter how much I drink or what I drink I just can't seem to quench my thirst....I drink water with crystal light...a lot .... any other ideas? Also, had an appt wi...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Nausea - So I called my doctor's office this afternoon and spoke to the nurse about my contant nauseous feeling and how I am not eating much.  She said she would speak with the dr and call ...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Help!! Frustrated - I am 4 weeks post-op.  I am having problems getting enough protein as well as food and water in.  I went to the doctor today and I had gained 3 lbs!!!  I barely eat so how did I ga...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Is this what I have to live with?!?! - I am 4 weeks post-op today.  I have been in the hospital twice since surgery with a major GI bleed and found out I have an ulcer.  I am trying to eat but that isn't going well.  A ...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
What has happened! - I had surgery on 8/13 came home on Wednesday 8/15.  That Sunday I passed out and was readmitted to the hopital with very low potassium.  I came home on Wednesday 8/22.  That Thursd...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Finally home from the hospital - Just wanted to update all of you....I was readmitted to the hospital on Sunday night after I passed out.  I just got home tonight.  I had very low potassium with altered EKG....aft...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Not even a week and feeling defeated - Hello everyone...had surgery last Monday and came home Wednesday.  I know I haven't done everything I was suppose to.  I have not walked as much as I should have because I feel so ...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Home from the hospital! - I had surgery on Monday and home today...I feel like I have been run over by a truck.  I have run a low grade fever for 2 days....was surprised when they sent me home.  The dischar...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
i'm the daughter of Beth - My mom wanted me to get on here and update you on her surgery. Everything went smoothly during surgery she is in her room recovering. She's in pain but is managing it pretty well t...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
TOMORROW!!!! - Hey guys and gals!!!   This time tomorrow morning I will be in surgery.  I have to be at the hospital at 5:30 with surgery scheduled for 7:15.  I am getting so emotional tonight.  ...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
2nd day of pre-op diet - Well I guess today was better than yesteday.  I was able to eat a baked potato for dinner...but as soon as I got home tonight I threw out all of the cabbage soup.  I have been gett...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
1st day of diet - Wow, what a day!  As most of you know I am on the cabbage soup diet....I tried and just cant stomach it.  I called the nurse at my doctor's office and she told me she undestood and...

Beth B. added a goal 8 years, 3 months ago
run/walk in a 5k.

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Start my diet on Monday - For some reason my doctor has decided to put me on a cabbage soup diet with a lot of fruits and vegetables with it.  I have spent so much $$$ trying to get everythin I will need to...

Beth B. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
1st protein shake - I had my first protein shake this morning, it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be.  But I have had an upset stomach since then.....is this normal? Beth

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