Shellbatronic accomplished a goal 6 years, 10 months ago
fit in an airplane seat w/o feeling squeezed in

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
One Year already! -  I am amazed that I am one year out from surgery! Seriously, it went by so fast and it seems like just yesterday I was so scared and unsure if it was the right thing to do. Now, on...

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
6 months already? (w pics!) - I cannot believe I had surgery 6 months ago. The whole last year seems like a total blur! I feel so amazing right now, I know I really lucked out by not having any complications, a...

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
5 months later -  Today is 5 months since my surgery, and I couldn't be happier. Down almost 70 pounds now, gained a ton of muscle since really starting to exercise in earnest a month or so ago, an...

Shellbatronic added a goal 8 years, 4 months ago
Run 3 miles

Shellbatronic accomplished a goal 8 years, 4 months ago
Run 1 mile without stopping

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Target NSV - Ok yall, I'm just bursting and had to share. I am a little over 2 months out, have hit a couple of stalls but my nutritionist keeps assuring me that it's normal. Plus, I've been do...

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
6 weeks later, new pants! - I'm about 6 weeks out from surgery, and in the past week have been stuck at one weight and it was starting to get me a little down. Like a good little soldier, though, I keep going...

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Rut-busting foods? - Hi yall! I'm really curious what kinda of foods have gotten you out of a post-surgery snack or meal rut. I have gotten so tired of protein shakes over the past 5 weeks that I'm gon...

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Possibly weird dumping question - (Not dumping right now myself, but came up in conversation and I just don't know the answer). If you eat something and have done the no drinking before-or-during thing, and then...

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Eating out, small victory but still happy! - The guys in my office wanted to go out for lunch today, and they tend to give me a really hard time about not coming with them. So, I decided that I would go. Unfortunately, they w...

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Food Police - I'm so frustrated! I am two weeks out and on pureed/soft foods. Today the guys in my office wanted to go get Mexican for lunch and I went. I did everything right, I didn't drink be...

Shellbatronic wrote a blog post 8 years, 8 months ago
No wonder babies cry... -  Turns out baby food is disgusting.  I honestly thought I was being crafty, I found some organic packs of baby food, low in sugar and with enticing names like "pasta and lentil bol...

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Am I bending the rules? - I'm about one week out from surgery, and have moved onto strained cream soups and puddings, things like that. Tonight my boyfriend ordered Indian takeaway for dinner, and I had 2 o...

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
It's done! - Writing this from the comfort of my hospital bed, where I've been for a while now. As of around 10 this morning, my surgery is over! I can't believe it. My surgeon was and is amaz...

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Less than 24 hours, I am a bundle of nerves. - I have surgery tomorrow morning at 10:30! I cant believe it's almost here. The last few days have been an emotional roller coaster. I had a meltdown on Tuesday, just crying crying...

Shellbatronic posted a comment 8 years, 9 months ago
Thanks! I'm nervous still, unfortunately I haven't done as well on...

Shellbatronic wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Waiting 'til Friday... - Had my Pre-op Testing appointment today.  I was scared that my blood pressure would be too high and the would delay the surgery or something (ironic considering my blood pressure i...

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Liquid Diet madness setting in - I started the pre-surgery liquid diet last Thursday, and I'm 5 pounds down but already starting to lose it a little mentally.  I don't have much of a sweet tooth, so these vanilla ...

Shellbatronic posted a comment 8 years, 9 months ago
Wow, you looking amazing, and so happy! Congratulations!!

Shellbatronic posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Surgery scheduled, pre-op diet jitters - This has been such a whirlwind, I got my insurance approval last week and here I am now with a surgery date- July 1!  That means I have to start the pre-op diet in, like, 2 days.  ...

Shellbatronic added a goal 8 years, 9 months ago
fit in an airplane seat w/o feeling squeezed in

Shellbatronic added a goal 8 years, 9 months ago
Run 1 mile without stopping

Shellbatronic wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
1-2-3 go - I started this whole journey not really thinking I would get to the end of it.  I thought it would be like my attempts at oil painting, or that one month I was really into Eminem. ...
About Me
NC
Location
29.8
BMI
RNY
Surgery
07/01/2011
Surgery Date
Jun 02, 2011
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