shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Blood sugar reaction to fruit post surgery - Hi everyone, Happy Friday!! OK, I have noticed that when I eat fruit (fresh or canned/no sugar) my blood sugar goes up tremendously for the next test. (I test 4 times a day befo...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Question for Type 2's who use insulin and who had - Did you find yoru weight loss to be at a slower rate than others? Mine is 28 pounds in 9 weeks. Just curious... Shannon

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
3 pics, pre surgery, one month out and today, two - I have to say I am seeing a difference! Clothes I could not get on and button/zip are either fitting great or are getting too big! Thanks to great friends, I have lots of clothes t...

shannon0731 wrote a blog post 12 years, 10 months ago
Two months out - so two months ago today I had my surgery. How am I different?  No more blood pressure meds. A1C at 6.5 from 8.1. And 28 pound slighter!  I am wearing clothes that I could not even ...

shannon0731 uploaded a photo 12 years, 10 months ago

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Slight scale dissapointment, but HUGE NSV!! - I know one is not supposed to set weight loss goals within a specific time frame, but I had it in my head I wanted to be down 30 pounds on my 2 month anniversary. Well, I am down 2...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
a Protien observation - Now that I am almost 2 months out and can have pretty much all protein except beef and pork, I have noticed something. It is really hard to get down some of these meats!! I have do...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
westloss surgery recipes?? - I remember seeing (I think is someone's signature) a website for cooking after WLS. something like bariatric foodies?? Maybe?? Should have jotted it down, but didn't. anyone know w...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
Getting off insulin following RNY - OK, I am very extremely happy that I have gone from 45+ units a day of Novalog to around 6. I am thrilled I have gone from 20 units of lantus to 10. and I am ecstatic for the 6.5 A...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
Increase in Cholesterol--WTH??? - Had my appointment  with Doctor today and got results of Blood work done 8/5--1month post op. Good news is A1C came down from 8.1 to 6.5.  Protein was a little low, but I was j...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
Food choices almost 8 weeks out - OK, this Saturday I am going to watch a baseball game in my company's suite. food choices are Hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken tenders and of course, cookies, popcorn, beer, water and...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
Nausea and milk??? - I have been doing protein shakes since day 5 (with milk since day 10).  Lately when I have a shake with milk, I am getting a little queasy. I am using regular skim milk. Anyone els...

shannon0731 posted a comment 12 years, 11 months ago
I hope you find out what is going on with those legs soon!! At my...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
6 weeks out, my evaluation - I posted a blog about this. Thought maybe some could read it and either get something from it while others could offer me more help and advice. can never have too much of that!

shannon0731 wrote a blog post 12 years, 11 months ago
6 Weeks out--my evaluation - I just had to complete a self evaluation for my job, so I thought why not do a self evaluation of me since surgery. My strengths in living my life since surgery:  I did not ever...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
Anything besides Milk of Magnesia can be used for - That is some nasty S@#T!!  any advice would be appreciated!! Shannon

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
Oh Happy Day!! - Great weekend!!  I have added  FOUR more articles of clothing to my wardrobe that I could not wear pre surgery!!   YIPPEE!!  And, yesterday, granted 3 days early, I tried and was a...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
One month out! - I celebrated 1 month yesterday. I put two pics up, one before surgery and one today wearing the same dress. I think I see a little difference. Only 16 pounds, but I am okay with th...

shannon0731 uploaded a photo 12 years, 11 months ago

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
Water - I have been told to get in 64 oz a day. Currently, I am getting it in, but not all in just plain water. Normally, it is 8 oz skim milk, 16 oz hot herbal decaf tea, 16 oz water with...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
Calories? - Does anyone count calories? do we need to? so far, I have just been counting my protein grams and my fluid intake. And of course, I am following my eating plan--no sugar, low fat. ...

shannon0731 wrote a blog post 12 years, 11 months ago
One month out! - Wow, it has been a month already!! Down 16 pounds, off blood pressure med, cholesterol med and most of my insulin!! I feel great and am looking better every day!! Got a few outfits...

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
off topic--my messages - I did not see a "tech" board. It says I have one unread message, but when I check, there is nothing? How do I get that to go away? Thanks!

shannon0731 added a goal 12 years, 11 months ago
my first goal is to get below 200 pounds.

shannon0731 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 12 months ago
Nausea--now?? - OK, I have been nausea free since having the surgery almost a month ago. This morning had the same protein drink I have every other morning (I alternate between two) and wham, naus...
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RNY
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07/05/2011
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Apr 03, 2011
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