semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
need protein pudding recipe - I need a pudding recipe that I can add unflavored protein to. How much protein powder do I add and do I add more milk? I am currently back to a pureed stage due to an ulcer. Nee...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Happy Dance - I am about 6 1/2 months out from surgery. I am down 100 lbs from my surgery weight and 119 lbs from my highest weight. I am so happy with the decision to have this surgery. No, ...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Not afraid of the camera anymore -     This is from 2 week prior to surgery. The bottom picture is from today. 

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semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Losing hair....need ideas for new haircut - I am currently losing handfuls of hair. I knew that this could happen and had my hair cut in a layered style awhile ago. My hair is usually very thick and I have a lot of it. I ...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Head playing tricks - I have been craving sweets lately. My kids still eat the candy, cakes, cookies, etc that I used to eat all the time. My head keeps telling me that one bite will be okay. I know ...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
I don't like to eat - It seems that since I had surgery in May, that nothing tastes the same any more. I some times even dread the thought of eating because there is no taste. Can someone give me som...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Just a check-in - I haven't been on here for awhile. I am just checking in. My family just moved and we are trying to get settled in. I want to wish you all a good night. I need to get reconnecte...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
What is this? - Ate dinner over 2 hours ago. Waited 45 minutes to drink any water. Almost immediately felt nauseous. Still feel awful.Feel like I am going to vomit but haven't as of yet. Can anyon...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
10 days post op - Saw surgeon for post op today. I am down 29 pounds from when I started my 6 months of weight management that my insurance required. I was also able to move to pureed foods today. T...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Eating dreams - As a recovering addict I am used to having using dreams. I've been clean over eight and a half years and still have using dreams about 1 every six months. Well last night was somet...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
converting recipes - Is there an easy way to convert recipes into ones that are food friendly for us?

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Shower about did me in - I took the first shower since surgery and it about did me in. It took all the strength I had. Had a bad stinging pain in my left side. I kniw this too will pass.

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
First full day home - Today is my first full day home. I feel like I have no energy at all. All I want to do is sleep. I think it is because I didn't sleep much in the hospital. I am forcing myself to a...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Going home - I am headed home from the hospital today. Can't wait. I have a long ride ahead but it should be ok. I will take pain meds shortly before I leave.

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
First post-op day - Feeling ok. Finally able to drink some liquids. Pain killers make me very sleepy.

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Surgery Monday - I can't believe that this is really happening. I keep thinking that I am dreaming. The hospital called to day to do the pre-register questions and to give me the time to be at t...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Last meals - I am supposed to start in two weeks pre op liquid diet next week. There were certain meals I wanted to have one last time before surgery. I am finding that these meals don't taste ...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Got my date - Surgery scheduled for May 6th at 8am.

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Happy dance...approved! - My insurance requests 45 days to respond for approval. They received the request on March 28 and approved it on April 1! Looking at surgery sometime during the first two weeks of M...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Insurance - My paperwork is being sent to the insurance today. Dr office said that surgery should be the end of May beginning of June. Now I have to play the waiting game. I am excited and ...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Hello again - I haven't posted for awhile. I was supposed to have RNY on 10/15/12. My insurance changed their requirements effective 10/1. I got really discouraged and started thinking that m...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Extremely frustrated!!!!! -  I have  been sharing about my employer giving me a hard time. I turned the paperwork in to my boss yesterday that my primary care doctor gave me. She took it really well. I was su...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Update - work wanting me to postpone -  I went to my primary care today to talk about work wanting me to postpone my surgery. She said absolutely positively not. She even wrote a letter to my employer stating that delay...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Work wants me to postpone - I was originally scheduled for surgery on July 24th. I had to have an angiogram that delayed everything else, so I postponed my surgery for October 16th.  Now my boss is asking me ...
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