Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Five year wows -  I was thinking about Maddie's post how she's still having wows at two years out, and how at five years, I'm still having major wows, and quite frequently.   I think this surgery j...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Ordering K labs -  I'm calling my surgeon today to have a lab slip sent to me for my five year labs.    They've never ordered my K's for me.     I'm going to insist that they do, or write them in my...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Is low carbing different for you as a post-op? - A pre-op DS'er posted a very valid question in my earlier thread about losing regain by low carbing it.   She asked, "If I could lose weight as a pre-op going low-carb, isn't that ...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Regaining? This is such a hopeful testimonial -  I hate to quote without permission, especially from other forums, but this post was so helpful (and hopeful) that I hope that the OP does not mind too much that I've used this.   ...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Yowza this was good-S/F ricotta cheesecake -  In true Julie fashion, I took the best of several recipes and made it into a wonderful little cheesecake, that gives us some protein power as well.   It was very simple to make.  ...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
I never knew you grew balls when you had the DS... -  ......but I did!      This probably is so way OT,and as usual, too long,  but I'll make it on-topic by stating I would have NEVER had the guts to do this at 282 pounds. In Febr...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Spam Fries - who's going to be the first to try 'e -  Maybe me...but I have a terribly busy weekend.   If you beat me to the punch, do let me know how they turn out! Note that frying temp is in celsius chubbyhubby.net/blog/

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
The potato chip diet -  Okay - I'm coming out of the closet.   I think I eat my weight in potato chips every week.    Seriously.   Not any kind of potato chip - either good kettles or waves - but I digre...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Wisconsin DS'ers - I'll be in Oconomowoc next week -  I am traveling to Oconomowoc to take a world music drumming course at the Olympia Resort next week.    I will be there from Sunday June 26 to Friday afternoon, July 1.    Although...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Paying it forward.....or not? -  I am the music director of a church, and have been there since pre-DS.    This morning, a younger lady from the congregation approached me immediately after the service, while I w...

Julie R. posted a comment 10 years, 1 month ago
You are SO pretty!

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Going back home six years and 146 pounds later - This is just a rambling, pondering, kind of AW post on how even an old-timer like me can still have her mind blown on occasion, so if you're bored by my yammering, just move on to ...

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Julie R. posted a comment 10 years, 1 month ago
You REALLY wear your weight loss well! You must have great skin...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Are you better at setting boundaries now? - Elizabeth brought up a good point in another post, about setting boundaries.    The ability to do that has been a very difficult issue for most of my life.    I used to let people ...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
A weird thing going on-shoulder/chest pain after e -  This has been going on with me for a couple of weeks now.   Whenever I eat, especially if it is something on the dense side, like protein, I develop pain in my left shoulder and u...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Angel update - KatieD - Hi all: We can now welcome a new DS'er into the fold.   Our own west Michigan Katie D called me in person last night to tell me that she was switched!   Her surgery was at 1...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
AW'ing just because I can at almost 5 years out. -  I bought a new mirror for my bedroom.     I have not had a full-length mirror in a house I've lived in for four years, and it's so nice to finally have one.   I used to have to st...

Julie R. uploaded a photo 10 years, 2 months ago

Julie R. posted a comment 10 years, 2 months ago
You are gorgeous!

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
PSA - Pea Protein Powder -  I'm not sure if I would have the guts to try it, although reviewers have said they are able to cover up the "pea" flavor with S/F syrups, but for those struggling to get in suffic...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Way OT ? to medical types about hychondriac stepda - One of my almost 20-year-old twin stepdaughters, may be a hypochondriac.   Her mom was too, and she seems to derive a sense of satisfaction from alarming everyone with her newest m...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
A new kind of hangover - Back in my wild and carefree days, I'd go out, whoop it up, have a few too many drinks, and wake up with a hangover.  We've all been there, right?   Nowadays, my drinking days ...

Julie R. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
OT Mother of Groom Dress - I think this is it! -  For those that were so helpful with advice on a Mother of the Groom Dress - I think this is the one I'm going to order! http://shop.nordstrom.com/s/calvin-klein-stretch-sati...
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