Nova B. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 9 months ago

I'm almost 3 years post RNY and have been in CO for 2 years.  I would love to find a support group or maybe start one?  

I see there were some groups locally in the past, but none seem to be active any longer.  

Anyone interested?


Nova B. posted a comment 3 years, 12 months ago
Vanilla can be mixed with all kinds of things to change the flavor. But...

Nova B. wrote Here's to 2016 4 years, 11 months ago

Its the end of 2015 and my weight has been about the same all year. My body size has changed significantly but the weight stayed within about 10 pounds all year.  I had found my groove working out ...


Nova B. wrote a blog post 5 years, 10 months ago
9-Months Post-op (retrospective) - Today marks 9 months since RNY surgery.  I'm down 104 pounds and feel fantastic.  I am convinced that this surgery has saved my life.  Having said that, I feel the need to record ...

Nova B. wrote a blog post 5 years, 12 months ago
7 months out and feeling frustrated - Don't get me wrong, I am so happy I had surgery.  I have lost 99 pounds, am wearing a size 16 and Larges and feel better than I have my entire adult life.  I am happy with my loss ...

Nova B. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Hair Loss - Im 6 months out and feeling great!  BUT, now my hair is falling out in clumps!  I  have very long straight hair and im finding it everywhere.  Im seriously considering cutting it s...

Nova B. wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
NSV? - Got pulled over for speeding today.  The cop asked me my weight.  I must have looked confused because he explained that my driver license said I weighed 275 and there was no way I ...

Nova B. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Moving to Denver...Who in CO loves their surgeon? - I'm 4 months Post-op and down 70 pounds.  We are being transferred to Colorado in a month and I need a new Bariatric surgeon for my follow ups.  My current Doctor cant give me a na...

Nova B. wrote a blog post 6 years, 3 months ago
More Changes! - Im 3.5 months post surgery and have lost 70 pounds.  Health-wise I feel great!  I sleep better, I move better.  My eating is still a learning process but Im doing good.  Its the re...

Nova B. wrote a blog post 6 years, 4 months ago
3 Months out - I'm just over 3 months out from surgery and have lost 60 pounds so far.  I feel pretty good.  My eating has been pretty good but I find my cravings have gotten worse.  After 3 mont...

Nova B. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Pain under left side ribs 11 weeks after RNY? - Started a week or so ago, first felt on a flight.  Thought maybe it had something to do with my new tummy and the air pressure?  Felt it again on the flight home.  Have had a coupl...

Nova B. wrote a blog post 6 years, 5 months ago
NSV! - My arm fit properly in the blood pressure machine at the YMCA!

Nova B. posted a comment 6 years, 5 months ago
To run the local 5k this December!

Nova B. posted a comment 6 years, 5 months ago
No rice. Just the fish. I can do smoked salmon, canned tuna and...

Nova B. wrote a blog post 6 years, 5 months ago
1st (of many) Goal - As of today I weigh less than my 6"7" husband.  :)

Nova B. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
MFP and Supplements - For those who use My Fitness Pal, do you count any calories from your supplements?  I purchased all "chew" type supplements before surgery to take for the first 90 days.  This has ...

Nova B. wrote a blog post 6 years, 6 months ago
6 weeks post op! - Wow, time has flown by.  So far I am down 40 pounds.  Im still struggling to get all my water in and tend to stay with the softer foods and protein drinks.  Also I tend to forget t...

Nova B. wrote a blog post 6 years, 6 months ago
Foamies, slimies and all around nastiness...(sorry - Friday night I took my kids for sushi for dinner.  I love sushi, especially sashimi, and since I was tolerating food well I figured I could try a couple ounces of Ahi and Salmon.  ...

Nova B. posted a comment 6 years, 6 months ago
Thank you!

Nova B. wrote a blog post 6 years, 6 months ago
1 month done! - Surgery was one month ago today.  I'm feeling great and am starting to eat more real food.  I'm staying sugar and gluten free and sticking to fresh home-made food as much as I can....

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Nova B. wrote a blog post 6 years, 6 months ago
Cooking...but not eating... - I am a foodie.  I love everything there is about food.  I love researching recipes, planning meals, shopping for groceries and cooking for family and friends.  This weekend I have ...

Nova B. wrote a blog post 6 years, 6 months ago
Post-op follow-up with Dr. - Yesterday was my first follow-up with my surgeons office.  Best news from my visit was my blood pressure was down to 110/70!  Whoo hoo!  Before this process my blood pressure was h...

Nova B. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Milk Issues - Anyone have problems with Milk products right after surgery but able to later eat them? I cant do anything milk based without having massive gas pains.  :(
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Northglenn, CO
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36.1
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RNY
Surgery
04/15/2014
Surgery Date
Surgeon
Nov 19, 2003
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