Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Burning, bruising. - I have a burning sensation throughout the day. The burning is in the lower part of my stomach. Slightly to the right. I also developed a bruise where that sensation is. I hate to b...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
OT::: please, please pray!!!! - Found out today my mom has breast cancer.... again. She is already a 2 time breast cancer survivor, but this time will be harder. My dad, her rock through the other 2 times passed ...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Oh yeah! Victory bars - Had an Oh Yeah! Victory Bar, chocolate chip cookie dough. Found it at the vitamin shoppe. 200 calories, 6 g fat, 28 g carbs, 20 g fiber, 8 g sugar and 21 g protein. It was very, ve...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Dumping in quest bars?? - I just ate a cookie dough quest bar and am dumping something fierce!!! It really has nothing bad in it. Is there something hidden in it to cause me to dump like this??

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Bad pains - I am having really bad pains. My stomach is gurgling something fierce and the pains are in my stomach. They come in strong then subside. I had a bowel movement, but the pain is sti...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Bloating feeling when I eat or drink - I get this feeling when I eat or drink and its just strange. I thought maybe it was an ulcer, but it happens when I drink water also. It is an uncomfortable bloating, full feeling ...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Had exploratory surgery today on infected incision - All went well. He went in, cleaned the area up and took cultures. I think I remember him saying there was no stitch in there, so he doesn't know why it keeps getting infected. This...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Doc app't for infected incision after 7 months/ lo - This is the second time since my surgery in August that my incision has been infected. Lower, left abdomen. The doctor cleaned it out and wants to explore it more. His office has t...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Incision.... - My incision on my lower abdomen, left side if red and hard. I am 7 1/2 months post op so infection has to be out of the question. This incision had an infection shortly after my su...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
"About Time" protein drink... - Has anybody tried these?? I was at my local grocery store and saw these at the end if an aisle on its own rack. You just add water or milk, shake and go. It has 31 grams of whey p...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Body image, TMI - When I was obese I was self conscience while being intimate with my husband. He didn't care, he loved me regardless. But my breast where breasts and I had an ass. Now my breasts ar...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Ulcer question, alcohol. - Do ulcers heal and go away or do they basically lay dormant until something upsets them?? I went away overnight with my husband and went to the casino. Well, I got caught up in th...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
I DID IT!!!!!! - It took me 7 months and 6 days to hit my personal goal weight of 140!!!!! I DID IT!!!!! I'm so happy!!!!!! I am now down a total of 106 pounds this is including my pre op loss.

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Fiber - I use myfitnesspal and it sets my dietary fiber goal at 13 grams a day. I see every day posts about sugar, fat or protein intake, but never about fiber intake. Most days I am over ...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
So mad at myself!!!! - Why have I been snacking so much?? I eat 3 meals a day and usually have a snack at night. But lately I am snacking between lunch and dinner and then I am snaking on 2 or 3 things ...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
NSV - This weekend we had a family function. Some family members I haven't seen since before my surgery. I got so many compliments and a lot of stares. As I waved to my Uncle, he just st...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Weight gain??!!! - I have gained 3 pounds in the last week!!!! I'm only 6.5 months out. Tell me it's a stall and not a gain!!!! I do work out 6 days a week and strength train 2-3 of those days. Cou...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Damn you Reese's!!! - The eggs are out!!! Ok they have been out for 2 weeks now, but every time I go to the store I have to see them and walk right by them!!!!!! How will I survivor this Easter holida...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Nutrition facts.... - What is polyglycitol?? Is that sugar alcohol?? Should I be staying away from this?? I found some sugar free hard candy and wanted a piece for something sweet. On the package it ...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
I couldn't believe it.... - I work in a restaurant and a man came in today and I overheard him say he just had gastric bypass. He ordered a cup of chili, which isn't bad.... But along with the chili he added ...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Cardio, no cardio?? - I am 6 months out today and have 3 pounds to go till I hit my personal goal weight. I work out 6 days a week, with some cardio everyday and strength training 3 days a week. My pers...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
My daughter :( - My 16 year old daughter weighs 269 pounds. Why did I let that happen?? Before I had my surgery, I asked her how she felt about it and she stated she didn't want to be the only fat...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Lean cuisine salad additions.... - Somebody, I can't remember who, posted on here the other day saying they tried this and loved it. Just want to say thank you for a great find for me!!!! Had the southwest style ch...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
100 pounds gone!!!! - January 31 of last year was my initial consult with my surgeon. I weighed 246.5 pounds. Today when I stepped on the scale I weighed 145 pounds!!!!!! I have officially lost 100 pou...

Pittsteelers posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
before and 5 1/2 post op pictures... hopefully - This was almost 3 years ago, but a good front shot.   This was taken just a few days ago... 98 pounds thinner.   
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08/06/2012
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Sep 20, 2012
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