pathchic posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Dinner with friends, and rethinking thin... - Last night I went to dinner with friends, one who is morbidly obese, one who is obese, and one who is skinny as a rail.  They all three cleaned their huge plates of food and had de...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
NSV - One year ago today I joined a gym, and for the first time in my life actually used the membership.  I get my a** handed to me three times a week by my personal trainer. Yesterday,...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Fat shaming... - OK, this has been bugging the heck out of me for a couple of days so I want to confess. I was at a meeting with a group of colleages, all of who have known me before and after RNY...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
Tips on hypoglycemia - Looking for advice- about 10 months post op I stared having issues with hypoglycemia, though it took me a bit to figure it out.  If I push a meal back more than 3 hours I crash - s...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
What goes around comes around - I've been meaning to check in with you guys... But this summer has been hell.  Anyway, I hit my surgiversary earlier this month, and hit my goal weight a couple of months ago.  Now...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
My protein powder passed its drug screen - Heading onto another business trip- TSA briefly confiscated my protein powder for drug testing.  It was kind of cool, I felt like a bad-ass. 

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Top 10 list... - I am cheering myself up by thinking through my top 10 favorite things about my life post RNY 1. Not waking myself up snoring 2. Wearing skirts and not ending up with a rash on my...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Oh... so THAT's the secret - Two similar experiences from the last week - First, the custodial lady who cleans my office came by to say hello, and finds me adding some protien powder to my coffee, and exclaim...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Cuts both ways - A close friend of mine has a child with an eating disorder.  A really, really severe case.  The child is now hospitalized for malnutrition, depression and anxiety.  The situation i...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Playing to your strengths, while still working on - I was "coaching" a junior colleague the other day on how to improve professionally.  His problem is that the things he isn't particularly strong in he ignores, and devotes all his ...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Cha-Cha-Cha-Changes - I am returning from an OH (and general social media) hiatus - hope all are doing well, and hello to those I haven't met - I am a little over 8 months out, and I am now about 5 pou...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Dumping on fruits? - Just had a curious thought... I eat a lot of fruit, which obviously contains significant amounts of sugar.  Of course fruit has lots of other stuff in it that might slow the sugar ...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Salt and lemons - more than for hurting a papercut - Met with my NUT for 6 mo check in.  She describes herself as a bit "out there" - and generally I would agree, but she is sweet, super supportive, excellent with the WLS population ...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Learning to brave the restaurants - OK, so I had a fancy dinner meeting/celebration at a swanky restaurant - Like 8 courses fancy.  In my last life I would have been estatic... but now I freaked... wondering what the...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Inspiration strikes... - You know what would be awesome? A WLS themed online clothing exchange.  Think of it, you could turn in your size 20s, and "check out" the 18s.  You won't be wearing them for long, ...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
My big sisters closet - You know what would be awesome? A WLS themed online clothing exchange.  Think of it, you could turn in your size 20s, and "check out" the 18s.  You won't be wearing them for long, ...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Ok, that was a first for me... - I was interviewing a young lady for a job, and found out she is an Excercise Science major, and her last job was at a bariatric center in another state.  She was telling me about h...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Maintaining hydration - 7 months out - I have found that I must drink significantly more fluids than the recommend 64oz to stay hydrated... Like almost double.   It is manageable once I got used to it, at least on regu...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
The story behind the comments -   I was talking in my office with a coworker and friend - usual work stuff.  But as she turned to leave, she turned back around and said "You're done right?"  I was confused at fi...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Totally worth it - My husband was opening up some mail, and one of the items was the insurance statement of how much my surgery and related care cost and how much they covered.  He misread it and tho...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
6 month appetite - After a 2 week social media hiatus I am rejoining the community.  I had a lot of shit to do... During the last couple of weeks I reached my 6 month post surgery date, turned 42, a...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
Moving target - I had an epiphany this morning while stuck in traffic... I spend valuable mental energy and time thinking about "when am I going to reach goal?".  Hmmm... if I continue losi...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Stall has passed! - Considering as much bitching as I have done on this forum about my weight loss stall, figured it was only fair to let everyone know I have started losing again :)  Not super fas...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Having my cake and eating it too? - My birthday is next Saturday.  I am having a day at the spa, and my family is making me a nice healthy dinner.   Interestingly, the issue of whether or not to have a birthda...

pathchic posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Mentally preparing for a big reveal... - I have big issues with my weight loss being the center of attention, that is no secret.   So here is my latest internal drama... I have a meeting I am going to in about a mo...
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RNY
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08/07/2013
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Aug 26, 2013
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