pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

I am 20 months post op (RNY).  I've reached my goal (YAY)  But I'm still losing.  I guess the solution is add more food.  But I'm not really sure how to do that because many things still upset my pouch.

I thought that the weight loss was suppos


pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 4 years ago

I know some people may roll their eyes and "wish they had my problem" when reading this post, but I'm truly concerned.  

I am 20 months post op.  I've reached my goal (YAY)  But I'm still losing.  I guess the solution is add more food.  But I'm


pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Hi all,  I have had numbness in my feet for about four months now.   I am just over 1 year post op.  I first noticed the numbness in my right leg.   It goes from about mid calf to my foot but only on the top.   A few weeks ago it spread to my left leg


pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago

I had my surgery March 13 of this year.  I'm down 75 lbs!!!!  Anyways, I need a new winter coat.  I don't know if I should buy a new / second hand?  And maybe wait till next year to buy new?  

Whether I go new or second hand I HAVE to buy one r


pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago

I tried to search this but the search isn't working.  I'm 3 mos. post op.  I'm still on chewable calcium citrate.  Can I take the pill form yet?  (It's soooo complicated to get the chewable).  

If I can take the pill format what kind is best?  


pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago

I'm having a lot of trouble finding a multivitamin.   I can't tolerate the taste of the Centrum silver chewable,  so I tried the Wal-Mart brand chewable and i got through 1.5 and they made me feel so sick.   I'm now taking a women's one -a- day and i c


pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago

I'm sure we've been over this a bazillion times.  I did a search as I'm looking for a flavourless protein.  I came across the bulk barn protein.  They have a few different options.  Not sure which would be the right one?  I like the idea of Bulk Barn b


pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago

I am not sure this is normal so I'll check here.

I'm about 13 days post op.  I've been following the food guidelines very closely.  I have finally managed to nail down all my chewable vitamin supplements so I think I'm fine there too.

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pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
prednisone pre op - I was prescribed a short course of prednisone over Christmas.   Will this affect my up coming surgery in March? 

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
What did you tell people instead of saying "W - I haven't told very many people that I'm going through this process.  I am going for Surgery on March 10, and need to set things up at work.  I do not want to tell my manager becau...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Surgery coming in March - Feeling unprepared - I'm through HRRH.  I have an appt. with Dr. Glazer on Feb. 4.  My PATTS is Feb. 19 and my surgery is Mar. 10.  I'm suddenly feeling overwhelmed, and unprepared.HELP!!! What do I do...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
How to find post-op meal ideas - I am going through my journey at HRRH.  I have my surgery booked for March 10 2015   Do you get a post op "meal plan"?   I know that there have been so many threads on eating here...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
S&*% or get off the pot? - Pardon the crude title, but that's how I'm feeling.  I keep waffling back and forth whether surgery is right for me or not.  I think of all the benefits (mainly my kids) that I wil...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
travel after surgery - I'm 36.  My surgery is November 18.  I have no  comorbidities.   My brother's wedding is the last weekend in November in Mexico.   So 11 days after my surgery.   How likely do you ...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Still looking for a support group - I'm a little disappointed in the resources HRRH has supplied.  I emailed a few people on their support group list that I could realistically get to, and NONE of them are still viab...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
I could really use some help - I am having a really hard time trying to figure out if WLS is right for me.  I read so many people on here trying to find ways to speed up the process, being so excited for thei...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
caffeine - I know we are supposed to cut out caffeine before surgery. this might be a stupid question but can you substitute tea for coffee?  Or is it all caffeine?   TIA!

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Mom is supportive But.... - So my mom is fantastic, we have a great relationship.  We're very close.  I've talked to her about the surgery and told her that I have started the process. She's apprehensi...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Got my 1st Surgeon appt. - HOLY CRAP!!!! I got my first surgeon appointment.  I'm freaking out.  I'm nervous, excited, I don't even know what!?  This is all becoming so real!  I just recently posted a...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
NEW JOB - DO I MENTION SURGERY BEFORE I SIGN? - I am on the verge of accepting a new job.  I am still pre-op.  I have only had my orientation.  So I still have all of my up coming appointments which means I'll be away from wo...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
prednisone question on orientation questionnaire - There is a question specifically about Prednisone on the orientation questionnaire.  Why are they asking about that drug specifically?  What happens if you have taken it in the ...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
I NEED TO FIND A SUPPORT GROUP - Hi All, I see posts all the time about support group meetings.  I am looking for one relatively close to me.  I am in contact with a member of one that is in Mississauga, bu...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
GOING TO APPOINTMENTS ALONE? - So I was super excited a couple of days ago I got my orientation date.  I just received the package and after going thru it briefly I saw that they recommend you bring someone t...

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
HRRH ORIENTATION - I got my orientation date!  Sep. 23 9:00 - 12:00 Anyone else going to this orientation?  

pink7sadie posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
NEED SOME ENCOURAGEMENT - As we all know, WLS is a HUGE life changing experience.  Mind, body and soul changing...  We have to rearrange our entire lives and plan for our appointments. I am pre-op.  ...
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