roxytrim posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Does anyone know if blood donations are ok years after VSG surgery? I understand that post RnY - not so much, I assume because of the malabsorption factor. But is it the same for us? Also is blood donation harder to recover from as you age with VSG?<
roxytrim posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
So being 3+ years from WLS I have been giving this question alot of thought and am curious what you estimate after 1-2-3-5+ years what % success can be attributed to the surgery and % that can be attrbuted to your own personal grit and work.
roxytrim posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Just curious, I don't presently have low iron, did just after surgery though. I understand that the RnY often results in low iron issues down the road and have read that VSG can also result in the same low, but I don't read any posts in this regard on
roxytrim posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
So, I've been having the occasional ice cream (sorry RnY'ers), small portion, strawberry season and all...anyway I realized that I'm not really enjoying this occasional "treat". After two bites I'm all meh..., here you go DH you can finish mine.
roxytrim posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
....100 pounds went missing... Yes it's that time to look and think how has my journey been unfolding? Well, I'm at that point where I don't get the ohhs & ahhs we all get when we are shedding our obese selves when people haven't seen you for a while
roxytrim posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
So I had to get to cleaning my stove hood. I've been putting it off for months now because it is a real bear to contort my body to properly clean it. It is a pretty serious model (ventahood) and I'm a big cooker of chicken stocks so I knew it must be