Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 7 months ago

Last week I asked what was one line of advice those who were farther out would give newbies. Now I want to ask that the other way. Newbies what's some advice you would give those who may have forgotten what it was like exactly when making the decisio


Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 8 months ago

For me its keep a spreadsheet of your blood work results (ask the lab to send you a copy of them ..they will)

Its good for trending and just having all that data. It helps me see a change and ask the doctor questions. I try not to use it to se


Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 8 months ago

For the past 3 years I have maintained my weight loss. I am up about 10lbs from my lowest. My size has maintained but I am not as boney. I am a size 8 womens down from a 29. I have worn the same seasonal clothes over the last 3 years. I do worry ab


Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 8 months ago

I just got back my blood work for my 4 year surgiversary. We tend to do the appointments in April or May vice June so its not quite my 4 years yet. After looking at my blood tests and having tired the patches and now Tespo here is what I have learned


Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 2 years, 10 months ago

So I am going to try the new Teslo vitamins.  I will be sure to report back in what I think.  I do a mix of opurity vitamins and patches. I use the patches for travel or backpacking.  My blood work has remained good on both options.  I have noticed sin


Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

I started using the patches 3 months ago at my 2 year surgiversary.  I have had good test through out the past and keep a running list of all my levels.  Today I got my newest results using the patches.  Most items are good I need to go back to taking


Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago

I remember before I had surgery and for quite awhile after walking up hill would cause my heart to feel like it was going to explode! I have since become an avid hiker and walk up mountains fairly often.  Yesterday I did my version of the "someday I'll


Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Stats - about 300 (stopped weighing myself) - Now 148 size 26 (tight) to a size 6.  I have had a tummy tuck and BA.  I remember loving before and afters when I was new to the board so I am posting them here.  I am 5'7" and was 36 when I had surgery. I


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Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

So I purchased my multivitamin patches.  I wanted to share my experience thus far.

I order a 6 month supply the order came quickly and it was actually incorrect.  I sent an email via the the "contact Us" email and received a reply the next busi


Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
blood results - some thoughts...opinons welcome! - My d3 is still going down but not as badly so I am adding more...I am sure this is from the fact that even though I am still hiking I'm not in the sun as often and when I am I am p...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
No More Mammal Meat? - SOOO I recently had my LBL and BA and it turned out great! While recovering though I had a nasty episode of anaphylaxis. I had been off all meds for more than 48 hours at the time ...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Nauesea after plastics question - I have my BA and TT scheduled for Tuesday and I was reading over some instructions.  They list lorna doone or shortbread cookies for after surgery to help absorb acid.  Is this rea...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
BA, expanded TT - I am scheduled for surgery next tuesday the 26th. I am getting the girls filled back in and a Tummy tuck that will actually go around the hips to just above my butt cheeks so that ...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago
TT and Breast Aug - august 26th - I am set to have a TT and Breast Augmentation at the end of august. I am taking 2 weeks off work. I have a sedentary job.  My sister is a nurse for a plastic surgeon and I will be ...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Tummy tuck and breast augmentation scheduled - I have a breast augmentation and tummy tuck scheduled for 8/26!   I have a sedentary job and will be off for 2 weeks.  I dont need a lift..YAY!  I'm excited and also a little scare...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
1 year lab results...thoughts? - After my 9 month lab results I increased vitamin A, added copper and magnesium due to downward trends.  I also changed the calcium I was taking. (not does or type just from chewabl...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
1 year Surgiversary Before/after - SOOO 1 year ago today. Stats Weight  297 - 148 Size 26/3sl - 8/M Waist 40 - 28    

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About Me
Culpeper, VA
Location
22.7
BMI
RNY
Surgery
06/04/2013
Surgery Date
Surgeon
Jan 31, 2012
Member Since

Before & After
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320lbs
155lbs

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