nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

I went to my one year appt. and the doctor was thrilled that i had lost 140 lbs and said i should lose another 20 lbs and stay there but i was confused that would only take me to 190 - 200 and i'm only 5'3'' tall. He said the amount i lost was massive


nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

Well last night i spend a few hours in the ER with what i thought was a heart attack from hell.After blood work ,c-scan, xray, and meds. They found i have severe pancreatitis something that happens after having RYN surgery. Now i'm on clear liquids for


nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
HINT if your making candies for Xmas presents - DON'T absentmindedly stick the spoon in your mouth because although it tastes good for a few minutes but the aftermath is horrible. Yuck

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Happy day - I was folding laundry when I looked at the jeans and thought oh god I must have mixed up my laundry with someone else's when I realized lol those are my pants! Such a great feeling...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Almost to the 100 lb lost mark!!!!! - I am only about 10 lbs away from making it to the 100 lb weight loss mark. I wasn't sure I'd make it at times but here I am almost there !i had my surgery April 2 2014 and I've had...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
5 months out and need help - I will never regret having this surgery it has given me back my life. I am now able to move without being in pain 24/7.Now i only feel pain when weather changes occur, which believ...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Vitamin yucky - I am having problems with my vitamins I can take my multi vitamins and calcium but the dry vitamin d,b50,biotin and iron are causing me troubles.i feel sick  tired etc. any suggest...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago
Here I come eBay! - This is the first time I've gone through my wardrobe and tried things on and pulled everything that didn't fit.OMG I pulled sizes 30,28,26 and 24  it has gone so fast I had surgery...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
TSH levels are on the rise - I'm concerned about my TSH levels before surgery it was 1.5 ,my specialist likes to keep it as close to 1 as possible. we'll we did it last week and its at 3.55 i'm so concerned th...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
feel sick to my stomach all the time - I cant get protein shakes down and certain drinks. i am not sure what to do. ive tired several kinds but they all end up with me feeling sick.i can get food down without feeling si...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
not recieving as much guidance as i need from doct - The doctor gave me a book that walks you through a few things to eat for each phase and my protein which is 64 grams but never gave me the carbs,fats, or calories. Since i am about...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
need to get a little off my chest please - 2 days before my surgery my sister past out and hit her head on the granite counter top we went to the ER and they did xray and gave her tylenol and a low muscle relaxer. two days...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
constapation is terrible help me please!!! - I am day 6 post op and have had to take milk of mag. twice last night tummy hurt terribly for being stopped up so i took MOM went to bed hoping to be woke up . Nope got up this mor...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Dont over do it to soon after surgery!!!!!lesson l - Well the dumb*** that i am is i decided lets not follow dr diet after all what harm could potatoe be this early after all its smooth!! Well let me clue you in on it ! It does matte...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
two days post op - not sure what i should be eating and how much i know that liquids are hard to get down.They said the surgery was a little hard they fixed a hiatal hernia that was bigger than they ...

nhowe61 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
surgery tomorrow yickes - I'm a little nervous about surgery tomorrow but i am also excited.I have over 200 pounds i would like to lose to be at 130 i'm not sure if that is realistic or not . I will have so...

nhowe61 wrote a blog post 5 years, 3 months ago
losing my mind on pre-op diet!!! - Today is saturday and my surgery is 9 am wednesday and if i smell one more food item waffing through my house i may lose it lol. This is the hardest diet ever i cant wait to be on ...

nhowe61 posted a comment 5 years, 3 months ago
as of right now i have lost 12lbs in 5 days so i guess ok but it is hard...

nhowe61 posted a comment 5 years, 3 months ago
So glad to hear your doing good,let's chat soon

nhowe61 wrote a blog post 5 years, 4 months ago
one more day til .....pre-op trial - One more day and i start my journey to a healthy me. My two week diet is a very strict liquid diet i'm not concerned about being able to do it just excited.I know i will have momen...

nhowe61 wrote a blog post 5 years, 4 months ago
3/19 pre op diet starts - A little apprehensive about the upcoming two week diet making sure i eat the right amounts and drinking enough water. I am super excited though about starting a new way of living.I...

nhowe61 posted a comment 5 years, 4 months ago
Congrats on holding firm in what you want and need I know your...

nhowe61 wrote a blog post 5 years, 4 months ago
surgery date set !!!! - My surgery date is april 2 i can't believe there doing it so soon so wednesday i start the pre op diet i cant wait !!Any suggestions on how to make the drink appealing?

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nhowe61 wrote a blog post 5 years, 4 months ago
getting closer everyday to finally getting the sur - I went today and picked up my cpap machine now all i have to do is use it for one week and then send the memory card in to the doctor to prove compliance. Then friday the pysc eval...
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