Dot T. posted a discussion topic 2 years, 7 months ago

I just want to warn everyone of the importance of getting your daily protein in and exercising both during the "honeymoon" period and beyond. 

I didn't keep my protein up or didn't exercise regularly and now I find myself, not only heavier than


Dot T. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
(Another) New Beginning tomorrow - I'm going back to the basics again tomorrow...  I totally wasted my first year after RNY & now I have regrets.  I never did lose as much as I would have liked (my fault, I never di...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Ulcer? - I need to know what ulcer pain is like. I have an appointment in one hour with my PCP but I wish I could be seeing my gastric surgeon!

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Couch to 5k -  I just started Couch to 5k app this week.  I'm looking for someone else just starting a running routine.  I'm also doing strength training on my off days because with my weight lo...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
PAGING Poet Kelly!! - OK, I'm at work, so I got to make this short...  But, my complete labs are posted on my profile if you need to look... My current question is about Vit D (what else??)...  When ...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
PURE ABSORB IRON -  anyone seen this?  I just saw a commercial.  Just wondering if anyone knows anything about it? http://www.betterlife.com/prod_home_page.asp?prod_id=41486

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Vitamin & Mineral Absorption -  Is there a diagram anywhere that shows what part of the digestive tract that certain vitamins and minerals are absorbed?  I tried to search it and thought I found one, but the lin...

Dot T. wrote a blog post 8 years ago
Labs 08-11 - Here are my labs:  I added the ranges in parenthesis behind my levels.  Also added TIBC numbers on here. Vitamin D level is low - 21  (30-100) PTH INTACT IRMA (PARATHYROID ANA...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
vitamin D - please help - OK.  I don't want to sound like a broken record, but I really am worrying about this Vitamin D thing...      My doc wants me to take Rx 50,000 iu Vit D 1x weekly.  But, becau...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Please help me with my LAB Results! - Vitamin D level is low - 21 RDW- SD stands for Standard Deviation in RDW – 50.3 (normal is 38.7 to 49.6) RDW-CV stands for Coefficient Variation of RDW – 15.3 (norm...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Iron - as Bisglycinote - Ever hear of this?  Saw it at the local vitamin store.  It says it's gentle (doesn't cause constipation), but I'm wondering if we can absorb it?

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
My Labs (x-post) - I finally got my lab results today.  The doctor hasn't "read" them, but they gave me a copy of them.  To my surprise, I'm within normal range on most everything except vitamin D ...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
My Labs (x-post) - I finally got my lab results today.  The doctor hasn't "read" them, but they gave me a copy of them.  To my surprise, I'm within normal range on most everything except vitamin D ...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
My Labs (finally)! - I finally got my lab results today.  The doctor hasn't "read" them, but they gave me a copy of them.  To my surprise, I'm within normal range on most everything except vitamin D ...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
My Labs - I finally got my lab results today.  The doctor hasn't "read" them, but they gave me a copy of them.  To my surprise, I'm within normal range on most everything except vitamin D (b...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Weight Wise - I still haven't got the results to my blood work that was done on Aug 4.  I go back to see the dietician again on Tuesday, so if I don't hear by then I will ask her for a copy.  I'...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Gastric Bypass Supplements (coupon code) - Has anyone ordered from Gastricbypasssupplements.com I guess I'm kinda late to ask because I just placed an order...  Just curious if anyone has an opinion on this website. I...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
My Update - After 2 1/2 years of not seeing my surgeon or EVER getting my bloodwork done since surgery, I finally saw my surgeon on Thursday.  A little background first:  I have reverted ...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
My Update - After 2 1/2 years of not seeing my surgeon or EVER getting my bloodwork done since surgery, I finally saw my surgeon on Thursday.  A little background first:  I have reverted b...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
My Update - I had my Weight Wise appointment on Thursday.  Dr. B wasn't too harsh on me...  I spilled everything and he told me that I have a choice.  I can either continue on the way I'm goin...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Weight Wise Support Group - I have my appointment with Dr. Broussard on Thursday, Aug 4, so I am staying in town for the support group that night too! I can hardly wait!  It was a good thing for me a coupl...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Plateau Buster Diet - I printed this off from OH a couple years ago and didn't note who it came from, so I don't know who to give credit to, but this is a "Plateau Buster Diet"  I have never used it... ...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
bloodwork for vitamin levels - Please don't flame me... I am almost 3 years out of RNY surgery and I have NEVER had my vitamin levels checked.  I have an appointment to see my surgeon on Aug 4 to have my bloo...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Weight Wise ReStart - Anyone know what I can expect on the ReStart program at WW?  I went to a support group last night and they mentioned the first phase of the program is shakes and bars...  I'm just ...

Dot T. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
NERVOUS!! - I made an appointment to see Dr. Broussard on Aug 4.  I am a bad WLS patient!  I had surgery almost 3 years ago and have never had my vitamin levels checked!  On that Aug 4 app...
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