Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Problems with PANTOPRAZOLE (Protonix) - My surgeon put me on PANTOPRAZOLE after my RNY. I'm three weeks out and feel great except for the nausea. I looked this morning and nausea is a side effect for some. I haven't take...

Newstart2014 wrote a blog post 5 years, 3 months ago
6 days POST-OP !! - Wow!  The last 6 days have been nuts! Surgery was on Tuesday the 5th and it went great! No complications so far. The worst part has been the bloating and not being able to get the ...

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Pre-op weight numbers - How much did you loose on the pre-op liquid diet? Mine is for 10 days and I'm on day 2. I'm telling myself I've already lost a bunch lol. 

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Thank you gift? - Has anyone given thank you gifts to the nurses in the hospital and WLS team either the day of surgery or soon after? If so, what did you gift? Any recommendations?

Newstart2014 wrote a blog post 5 years, 4 months ago
Pre-op Appointment Completed - It's done! Pre-op is done. EKG, blood work, chest X-ray, upper GI, class with dietitian and last visit with nurse!  Whew !!! What a day !!!  Liquid diet starts on Saturday....Augus...

Newstart2014 wrote a blog post 5 years, 4 months ago
Surgery Approved !! - It's been quite a crazy ride.  Was supposed to be approved for surgery back in February but because of conflicting information given to me by my insurance company, I had to complet...

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Wings? - Still Pre-op and I would like to get started on trying to tighten up my arm wings.   What excercise program do you recommend?  Thanks !

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Pre-op; ready to lose this feeling - I'm sitting at the baseball field waiting for my 8 year olds game to start. Instead of getting excited about the game I'm assuming everyone is looking at the "big girl" sitting on ...

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Panty Roll !! - I'm preop working on getting approved for RNY and came up with another plus/goal for having surgery.  NO MORE PANTY ROLL !!!!!  One of these days when I sit my granny panties won't...

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Braved the water! - Still pre-op, three months of supervised diet left and  at my highest, 305, I took my son to the YMCA to swim. I put on my water aerobic swim suit (several years since it's seen da...

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
6 Month Supervised Diet - For anyone who was required to do the 6 month supervised diet, did the months have to be consecutive? The way that I am reading the letter, it can be any 6 months over a 2 month pe...

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Good Shoes? - Does anyone have shoe recommedations for supporting 300 lbs? I need a good pair of every day dress shoes and a good pair of workout/walking shoes.

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Shoes Recommendations - Does anyone have shoe recommedations for supporting 300 lbs?  I need a good pair of every day dress shoes and a good pair of workout/walking shoes. 

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Protein Shakes Causing Loose BM's - I haven't had surgery yet.  I'm waiting on insurance to approve my RNY.  On my own, I've starting drinking 3 Atkins Shakes a day (breakfast, lunch afternoon snack), and then eating...

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Shrinking Liver - Hello All!   I'm waiting on insurance to approve my RNY.  I'm not required by insurance or my doctor to be on a diet of any kind prior to surgery.  Once I've been given the go ahea...

Newstart2014 wrote a blog post 5 years, 9 months ago
Now off to the insurance co. for approval. - Got the word yesterday that the results of my thyroid test came back normal.  Now it's time for the inurance to give its approval.  Back in November when I choose my insurance with...

Newstart2014 added a goal 5 years, 9 months ago
To feel confident and start dating again

Newstart2014 added a goal 5 years, 9 months ago
Cross my legs and be able to sit comfortably

Newstart2014 added a goal 5 years, 9 months ago
feel comfortable at the beach with family and friends

Newstart2014 added a goal 5 years, 9 months ago
Go on a bike ride with my son

Newstart2014 wrote a blog post 5 years, 9 months ago
One step closer - Met with the surgeon today. Waiting on insurance approval and then it's time to schedule my RNY. So ready !!!

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
1st Metting with Surgeon - This coming Friday I will meet for my surgeon for the first time? I will weigh in, meet with the nutritionist, etc. I'm having the surgery done through the hickory surgical team ...

Newstart2014 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
1st one on one with surgeon - This coming Friday I will meet for my surgeon for the first time? I will weigh in, meet with the nutritionist, etc. I'm having the surgery done through the hickory surgical team at...

Newstart2014 wrote a blog post 5 years, 9 months ago
First meeting with surgeon - 5 days till my first one on one with my surgeon. I'm so excited to start this journey.  
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