PaulaS posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago

Has anyone recently been successful with a revision from VSG to RNY and who has Tricare? I have terrible GERD and am hopeful for positive feedback!

I had an appointment with a civilian doctor today and that seems to be his recommendation, b


PaulaS posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago

My doctor prescribed Alendronate 70mg (generic for Fosamax) for bone loss.   I have not called my WLS doctor to see if it would be a problem, but does anyone else take this??


PaulaS posted a discussion topic 11 years, 11 months ago
Protandim - Has anyone taken Protandim or used their Anti Aging Cream?     Wondering if it is as good as I hear....

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PaulaS posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Woohoo!! 100# gone!!!! - Yeah - I weighed this morning and was 148# meaning that is 100# GONE!!!    And, this year, too! I originally set my goal at 150#, but am going to continue on like I have been to s...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
Tricare and plastics - I don't think I will be eligible for plastics under Tricare, but wondered if anyone who has Tricare has had plastics done at a MTF and paid for them.    If so, how much did they ru...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 12 years, 8 months ago
Ad on left of screen - Does anyone else have a very anoying, LARGE, ad on the left of the screen when looking at OH?   It is so large, it blocks the topics and it moves up and down. Is there any way t...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
Plastic Surgery forum - How do you get in to the PS forum?   I find it under forums, but there are no topics, etc.

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Automatic Yogurt Maker - Anyone have one?    Is the yogurt better than store bought?  I just got an email ad from Williams Sonoma for an automatic yogurt maker.   I have never seen this or heard of this....

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
French yogurt? - I just saw an ad for Yoplait French yogurt.   What is this?   I love Greek yogurt, but not the Yoplait brand, but never heard of French yogurt.  I googled it and could not find inf...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
Snacking - Do any of your Dr.'s "not allow" snacking?    Mine is ok with it, and with my tiny tummy I could not get in all my protein without it.    All my snacks are protein as are my meals....

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
String cheese - I eat 2 pieces of low fat string cheese almost every morning.    I usually get Sargento or Frigo brands and like them. Last time I got Kraft.   Name brand, should be good, right??...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
Clarisonic Facial Cleansing System - Does anyone have one?   If so, does it work like it claims? There have been previous posts about facial breakouts and blackheads following WLS due to hormonal changes, etc.   I ...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
New food find at Sam's Club - I saw Old World Kitchen Carmelized Onion & Swiss Chicken Burgers in the refrigerated case at Sams and thought I'd try them.   Pretty good!   They are pre-cooked, so good for some...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
What to eat ? - I am not hungry today, but have had 431 calories, 6 carbs and 66 grams of protein.   Sometimes, when I am low on calories and ok on protein, I'll eat a protein bar.   But, that...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
Update on Ulysses??? Ashley1197??? - Does anyone have updates on Ulysses or Ashley?   There are others with problems, too, but these two names pop into my head today.    Hoping all is well!      Feel free to updat...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
Hurt my ankle - what do I do about exercise? - This morning I hurt my ankle and can barely walk.   Normally we walk 2 miles every morning, followed by bicycle for 3 miles.  Often we ride again in the evening.  I can barely ...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
Whatever happened to... - the man who had VSG then developed a leak and was in ICU?   I am horrible with names, but I do remember his father was a Dr. and had bariactric surgery before him.   I haven't ...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
Funny NSF - This morning I put on jeans for the first time in a few weeks.     They were a little snug.    Now, the last time I wore them they were really loose, so I'm wondering what in the w...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
Hot Wings - Picked up some Paula Deen's "Hot" Hot Wing Sauce to Dr. up the chicken on the grill.   Only 5 calories per teaspoon.    I LOVE hot food, but boy, that was HOT!   Where's my wat...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
Hot foods - I miss hot foods being hot when I finish eating.    Any ideas on how to keep the food warm, short of microwaving it over and over?

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years, 2 months ago
Shakes vs. Dense Protein - When were you able to get all your protein in by eating and not relying on protein shakes?   I have only been on Stage 4 (regular food) diet  since last Thursday, so it is early ...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years, 2 months ago
Premier Protein Shakes at Sams, too? - I saw some Premier protein drinks at Sams Club.   Are they the same brand everyone loves from Costco?     For some reason, I got the idea the ones at Costco were "their" brand and ...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years, 2 months ago
Non-chewable vitamins and calcium - When were you able to swallow pills whole rather than chewing them?    I hate chewing these, and run out of vitamins tomorrow.   I have my 30 day post-op follow appointment Thursda...

PaulaS posted a discussion topic 13 years, 2 months ago
First "real" meal post-op - What did you eat??? I expect to be off mushies and on to regular foods this Thursday!     Any suggestions ????      
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VSG
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04/06/2011
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Feb 23, 2011
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