pizzicato66 has achieved her goal: learn to believe in my ability to succeed 3 months, 3 weeks ago
I'm having trouble trusting in myself that I can lose weight and get my life under control

pizzicato66 has a new goal: Losing my regain and getting on track 6 months, 3 weeks ago
I regained all my initial loss (multiple times) and just had a revision. Time to do it again!

pizzicato66 wrote Revision to RNY Complete! Day 28 Post-Op 6 months, 3 weeks ago

Well, after almost 3 years, a pandemic, a covid postponal and cancellation, band removal surgery and my RNY (and a total of 7 weeks' pre-op fasts over the 3 surgeries), I'm HERE!  4 weeks gone sinc...

pizzicato66 posted a comment 9 months ago
Is there a recipe for the sauce, or is it storebought?

pizzicato66 wrote The band is out! Healing before my RNY 9 months, 1 week ago

Well, it turned out that I had a lot of scar tissue when they removed my band (not surprising after 14 years), so I was only able to have the removal.  

On the bright side, they sent me home...

pizzicato66 wrote One week to go - fingers crossed! 10 months ago

I'm rescheduled for the 15th - hooray!!  

United Healthcare accepted my paperwork from my previous approval in a week, no less, and I was able to schedule right away (which is great,...

pizzicato66 posted a comment 10 months ago
Thank you for sharing, but I do get weary of all the blame being...

pizzicato66 posted a comment 11 months ago
I feel fine! At the time, I was sure it was just a case of the sniffles...

pizzicato66 wrote .... and now cancelled.... 11 months, 1 week ago

Welp, it turned out that my pre-op covid test was positive, so what I thought was the sniffles was a breakthrough omicron case.  Even though I was already recovered, my test was positive, so surger...

pizzicato66 wrote Postponed .... 11 months, 3 weeks ago

Ah, life. You do know how to make things interesting!

I was plugging away at my pre-op diet and isolating to stay healthy before surgery, but my niece returned from a work conference in Miam...

pizzicato66 posted a comment 12 months ago
I'm removing a lap band and getting a gastric bypass. From what I...

pizzicato66 posted a comment 12 months ago
Thank you so much! Such a sweet compliment. :-) I had my pre-op...

pizzicato66 wrote Revision from LGB to RNY - I begin again! 1 year ago

So, here I am again.  14 years after my first bariatric surgery, 40 years since my mom put me on my first diet as a teenager.


I realized 2 years ago (pre-pandemic) that I wasn't abl...

pizzicato66 posted a comment 1 year ago
Congratulations! you give me hope as I quickly approach my revision...

pizzicato66 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 10 months ago

Hi Everyone,

I'm hoping to connect with some of you that had a revision from Band to RNY (the majority of the posts that match are several years old).

I was banded in 2007 and have yoyo'ed and am now at my pre-surgi

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