paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 2 months ago
Climbing Back Onto the Exercise Wagon - question - ANyone notice the scale moving up right after beginning to exercise? I think I recall that the muscles initially hold onto fluid for repair? Any comments? I have been exercising al...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 2 months ago
Finally got my 6 month labs at 7 months postop - H - So I got my results today but will not see my doctor for a week. I have always been borderline with the iron, but the results are not looking too good. Anyone else have experie...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 4 months ago
Tried PB 2 for the first time this morning . . . - YUMMMMMM! Mixed it in vanilla flavored greek yogurt and it was awesome! Just had to share.

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 4 months ago
Stomach virus after RNY??? - How do we fare with that nasty stomach bug? Same as before? I am a revision from band to RNY 9/26/11, so only about 5 months post-op and it was horrible trying to vomit with the ba...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 5 months ago
Damn the Carbs!!! - Just venting guys - but I cannot get away from the carbs!!!! I eat them and boy do they go down fabulously! If I eat dense protein I can barely eat a small portion - so why don't I...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
Donating Blood - I like to donate, especially this time of year. I am not quite 3 months postop - any issues with that? I don't recall what, if any, questions they ask regarding recent surgeries, e...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
Poet Kelly or Someone Else . . . Protein Ice-Cream - How do you make yours? Just freeze a shake? Caught my eye on a response to another post.

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
Urine Smell? - Has anyone noticed a different smell to their urine since surgery? I know about ketosis, and that can't be it as I eat carbs. My carlories are not super low either. Would it have t...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 8 months ago
7 weeks postop and now nausea??? - Has anyone experienced this? I have not had any nausea when eating drinking up until now. At the same time, I have not really had that full feeling until now. Do you think my nerve...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 8 months ago
I know, I know, I should not compare but . . . - was curious about those of you that only had about 40 pounds of excess weight to lose when you had your WLS - what was your rate of loss in the first month postop? 

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
Portions @ 3 1/2 weeks postop . . . - I am pretty sure I know the answer to this but thought I would check it out with you guys. I have been on soft/moist diet for the past two weeks. For lunch today I ate a cup of foo...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
Anyone out there a revision from Band to RNY? - I was hoping to find someone in a similar situation and the Revision Board is no where near as active as this one. I has my revision 9/26, so I am about 3 weeks post-op. I have los...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
Recipe "Banana Nut Protein Muffins" - These were yummy and kid approved! Banana Nut Protein Muffins   1 ½ cups whole wheat flour ¼ cup Splenda 2 tsp baking powder ½ tsp baking soda ½ tsp salt ½ tsp cinnamon ...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
Banana Nut Protien Muffins - Had some super ripe bananas so tried a new recipe. Just took them out of the oven and they look scrumptious! Cooling now will let you know if they taste as yummy as they look! Some...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
Sorry if TMI . . . - Is diarrhea normal newly post-op? I feel great but have had a little stomach cramping and an episode of diarrhea after some meals since I have advanced to soft/moist foods. I am no...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
Hiccups! - So is it normal to get the hiccups frequently after eating? I just started soft/moist foods yesterday.

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
1st Post-op Appt tomorrow - Good Morning All ~ Tomorrow is my first post-op appt - did your doctor expect much weightloss? I hope he is not disappointed, but I am still so bloated with fluid and my tummy i...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
I know this may be a repetitive question but . . . - how long does it take to flush out all of this extra fluid from the surgery? I look 6 months pregnant!!! Had surgery Monday and returning to work on this coming Monday and I know m...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
For the ladies . . . - I am scheduled Monday and of course started my period last night. Of the many surgeries I have had over the years, this has never happened. Should I be happy to get it over with? I...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Anyone out there scheduled for 9/26??? - One week from today and today also starts my 1 week liquid diet! Give me strength. lol

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Feeling Irritable! - I am scheduled for 9/26 and I start my preop liquid diet on Monday - I have been grumpy as hell since yesterday! I think I am just nervous and anxious and it is making me grumpy! M...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
G-tubes and Drains with RNY - Are these the exception or more like the rule? My doctor told me about the g-tube but sounded like it was a low chance. He never mentioned a drain. I have my preop visit in the mor...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Biotin - how much? - I started taking Biotin yesterday to prepare for the hairloss. I know it will happen as it has happened with every surgery and weightloss I have had. I have never tried the Biotin ...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Nausea - Hi everyone! Hope all is well since Irene came to town this past weekend. I have not posted in this forum yet, but was hoping to make this my home. . . I am revising from band to b...

paulrap posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
HELP!!!! - I am revising to RNY on 9/26 but have had an empty lapband since July 6th! I am gaining weight! Somebody slap me!!!!!
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