Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Let it end soon!!! - I cannot wait until the rest of the world gets on the "OMG I totally overindulged over the holidays and now I am going to be healthier/lose weight, etc." bandwagon of the New Year ...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Vets?? Kelly, Lora? - I was watching the documentary Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead last night and it really made me wonder how much nutrients we are actually absorbing after RNY.  The premise of the show wa...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
weird craving phases - I posted this as a response to a previous question, but it got me wondering if anyone else has gone through this, because it's kind of strange. . . . I am almost two years out and...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
True?? Vets?? - Is regain after WLS inevitable?  Is it true that "your body finds the weight it wants and there's not a lot you can do about it?"  Is it possible to stay at goal if you really stay...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
portion bags - I just bought Target Brand "portion" bags.  They are vertical baggies that measure 1/4 cup, 1/2 cup, 3/4 cup, and 1 cup servings.  It makes it even easier to keep portion control i...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
GOAL REACHED!!! - I finally did it!  I didn't think it was going to happen, but it did!  I finally reached my goal of 125.  My goal started out at 150, then I changed it to 135, then 125 and I did i...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Need Support and Wisdom Stat! - I'm one pound away from my goal.  I feel great and I look pretty great at this point too.   I haven't been this small since elementary school.  I NEVER brag about my weight loss an...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
Protein Snack - I was grocery shopping yesterday and saw some interesting high protein snacks in the area where they sell things like Lunchables and hot dogs.  One was called "Rev" and it was basi...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
My 600 lb Life - Just some observations. . . and wanted to see what others think about this show.  I know the people on this show are on the extreme side of obesity, and I can't imagine how hard li...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
New Bras! - I know there has been posts on this subject before, but I wanted to share my experience anyway.  I took the advice of many of you and went to Victoria's Secret to get some new bras...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
ticker help! - What happened to my ticker?  I can't even find it on my profile anymore.  It has disappeared and I have no idea where to add it now.  Can anyone help??  I thought it used to be und...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
OMG!!! - I am not in the 120s!!!  I don't think I was this weight since maybe 4th or 5th grade!  I started doing Couch to 5K - anyone have any experience with this?  I'm liking it so far!  ...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
MissCalla - I'm glad you are back on here!  I love your enthusiasm and positivity!!  I've miss you!

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
top 10 mistakes! - I saw this on an old thread and found it very helpful.......most of this information is stuff we all know, but I like the way it is listed here: 1st Mistake: Not Taking Vitamins, ...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
struggling! - I am really struggling right now with a lot of different things.  I am SCARED TO DEATH  of regain.  I am now 13 months out and am about 6 pounds away from a goal I thought could...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Progress! - I bought buffalo chicken dip at the store yesterday.  This was a bad choice and I knew it when I bought it.  It is way too high in fat and not enough protein.  I am stressed wit...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
what a difference a year makes! - I went to NY City last year for a girls' trip last October.  I was at my heaviest at about 260.  I had the hardest time keeping up and my feet hurt so bad from walking that I ha...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
NSV for the ladies - Huge NSV for me!  I went to visit my inlaws over the holidays in North Carolina.  I always break away for a while and go shopping, which I LOVE.  This time, I was able to shop i...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
dumb question - I thought that when we have RNY surgery, we won't have trouble with reflux or stomach acid anymore??  I have had quite a bit of stomach pain recently, not excruciating, but abou...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
low BP - I have been borderline for blood pressure for quite a few years (because of my weight, I'm sure) and had high blood pressure with both of my pregnancies.  Since my surgery, my b...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Gallbladder out and recovering well - I had my gallbladder removed on Thursday night. I feel totally fine today. I could sleep normally (position) last night and don't need pain meds anymore.

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
It's not a baby. . . but??? - Every time I eat, and sometimes not even after I eat, I get this weird sensation in my left mid-abdomen that something is moving.  It kinda feels like it did when I was pregnant...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Labs - Poet Kelly?? - These are the lab results I just got at my 9 month check up: total iron = 66 ferritin = 63 b12 = 836 D = 38 calcium = 9.5 My doctor said everything looke...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Premier Protein "snack" sized shakes??? - I just went to Sam's yesterday to get some more Premier Protein shakes.  They are now sold in "snack" size!  It's 8 oz. instead of 11, 100 calories and 18 grams of protein (inst...

Ocalasam posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Gallbladder - what to expect - I am having my gallbladder removed on Oct. 17th.  What should I expect as far as recovery, pain, etc.  Will anything be different about how I feel or the way I eat after I have ...
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