Allen Y. wrote a blog post 7 years, 8 months ago
OUCH!!! - Had a torsoplasty. Essentially I hated the way I looked in clothes, Never-mind any other way. I felt like I looked more like a pregnant woman than a man. Well I still have a little...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Difficulty getting to this message area - Does anyone else have issues getting to the plastic surgery messages? The only way I get here is to manually add a,messageboard/ to the Plastic surgery url?       ...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Approved by Insurance - To my total surprise I was approved on first try for some plastic work. I am waiting to hear from the doctor what the copay will be.  First I got an email from the surgeons ...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Budget Skin removal advice for DFW area? -   I am over a year out, down 230 lbs and would like to see if I can find a surgeon or plastic surgeon willing to remove excess skin. I am NOT at all concerned with a plastic...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Plastic Surgery Forum - Ok it appears there is a PS Forum, but it seems to be in name only, no post or exchanges that I can access. I am over a year out, down 230 lbs and would like to see if I can...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Best laid plans (not really on topic/but kind of a - Today the wife and I went to Six Flags over Texas. I was so surprised that I had so very much energy to move around the park. I could have stayed much longer than my dear wife b...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
MY SURGEON'S OFFICE SHAREd this today - http://www.helpguide.org/mental/stress_relief_meditation_yoga_relaxation.htm

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Too much extra skin - Well I am a little over a year out, down a little over 200 lbs and I have extra skin all over the place. Thing is when I ride my bike outside I think I am getting eat up with mi...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Map My Ride - If any of you keep fit by riding a bike or at least try to, there is a app for your smart phone called MAPMYRIDE. If any of you want to be fitness buddies on that I am all ears....

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
My surgeon's office shared this today - Looks interesting to me:   http://skinnymom.com/2013/04/26/7-high-protein-low-carb-dinner-recipes/?_szp=358629

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
14 months out and still making progress - I weighed in at Tops tonight. I am 14 months out and still able to have small losses. I have a ways yet to go for goal. I am in a new decade weight wise. I notice too looser clo...

Allen Y. posted a comment 8 years, 6 months ago
Any business puts $$$ in front of everything else. Certainly there had...

Allen Y. wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
empty skin - Wife told me to look into skin removal surgery. I am now down 215 lbs. Would love to be rid of the empty skin I carry.  

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Revision questions - I had a VBG in 2001 and had a revision to RN in 2012. I am doing ok both weight loss wise and with food toleration. My labs are ok too. I had a fistula a month out from the RNy ...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
18 month revisit to a tv show I was on (Supersize - 18 months ago I was on a british tv show called Supersize vs Superskinny. They recently did a revisit for Geoff Milton. There is no new footage (of me) but I think there is a li...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Has this ever happened to you? - I was sitting at my computer surfing away. It was about 9 PM. The last thing I ate was a pear at 7 PM. I am a year out from RNY. I last exercised at around 6 Pm. Was just sippin...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Milestones and anniversarys - March 23 will be the once year mark since my revision to RNY from VBG. March 16th will be my 50th birthday. I took this week off work even though I am broke to recoup from the s...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Almost a year out - I have dropped 200 pounds but have not dropped anything in a little over a month. I have been drinking allot of diet redbull and I have decided to swear off that and not drink a...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
JC Penny NSV - Ok I realize that JC Penny's now carries bigger sizes now than ever in the past but it was still nice to stroll into the store, pick something off the shelf and have it fit on t...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
TGIF NSV*2 - Today I was going to have breakfast at the local diner. I thought to myself, Mark is likely there and he normally rides his bike. So I thinks, why don't I ride my bike, today mi...

Allen Y. posted a comment 8 years, 11 months ago
Great post. I think the majority of us newly WLS or long term are...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
POST OP SUPPORT - For those of you that are 1 month to years out, what kind of post op support does your surgeon offer? I did not really try to take advantage of much of what my doctor had until ...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Wife has big time buyers remorse - My wife just had her WLS this Monday and she spends 1/3 of her time saying she regrets it and wishes she could eat "XYZ" right now. I tell her in a few weeks she can eat some of...

Allen Y. posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
retaining water - I have an enlarged prostate. I have seen the urologist and take pills for that but they do not resolve the issue. I am retaining water and having other problems. I was hoping as I ...
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1/1/2002 on way to Lubbock for WLS (BEFORE)
587lbs
October 14, 2002
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