StephanieF. posted a comment 5 months, 1 week ago
I'm so glad more people are getting "tuned up" as I like to refer to...

StephanieF. wrote Recovery going well 5 months, 3 weeks ago

I will be three weeks post-op tomorrow from my gastric bypass revision. It still seems surreal that I had that surgery almost 16 years ago. It served me well; I lost half my body weight, I have not...

StephanieF. wrote 4 days post revision/hernia surgery 6 months, 1 week ago

I had my hiatal hernia repair and bypass revision on Wednesday; today is Sunday, and I am surprised at how good I feel for just having had major surgery. I have pain, but it's not as intense as I'v...

StephanieF. wrote One more day.... 6 months, 1 week ago

I went to the class required by Dr. Stowers in Frisco today. I appreciated that the nurse, nutritionist, PA, and surgeon were all there to talk to us, go over things with us, and take questions. It...

StephanieF. posted a comment 6 months, 1 week ago
That's great news, Anne-Marie! I appreciate the well wishes, too....

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Hey y'all! I have been scarce around here the last four years, but I've been a member since....I think 2004? Long time. :)

I had my surgery in 2006, and lost 147 pounds. After all this time, though, I've gained about 100 back. Not being carefu

StephanieF. uploaded a new photo 6 months, 2 weeks ago

StephanieF. wrote One day at a time 6 months, 2 weeks ago

I'm doing ok with this liquid diet. I wasn't as hungry today (day 3) as yesterday, so my body must be adjusting to it. 

Also got new glasses today. I like that they're clear and that I picke...

StephanieF. wrote Liquids for one week 6 months, 2 weeks ago

I'm six days out from my hiatal hernia surgery with revision. I am on full liquids until the day of, which began yesterday. I drank lots of water, protein drinks, and some coffee. Dropped three pou...

StephanieF. wrote Here I am again 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Hey friends! 

It's been too long. That's part of our journey, it seems, that the longer we are out from surgery, the more disconnected we become from the very things that gave us the informa...

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 12 months ago

Hey everyone! I am taking 30 mg of Cymbalta a day to help with fibromyalgia pain. This is new; I've only been on it about 6 weeks.

I am 11 years out from my RNY, but have been working on getting rid of regain. I am eating and drinking perfectl

StephanieF. posted a comment 5 years ago
Thanks, Kathy! I am glad to know the number of carbs to aim for. It...

StephanieF. wrote So, day 3 of my restart 5 years ago

Well, I did ok yesterday! Had four protein drinks, plus a meal of grilled chicken and veggies sauteed in spaghetti sauce. 

Lost a pound since three days ago. Maybe water loss, who knows. But...

StephanieF. posted a comment 5 years ago
Rosezan, this is such a helpful post! Thank you for the...

StephanieF. wrote RESTART: Anyone want to chat with a RNY old-timer? :) 5 years ago

How is everyone doing? I know, I haven't been here in quite some time. I get away from the bariatric surgery state of mind, living daily life as busy as it is, and then when I see the scale creep u...

StephanieF. posted a comment 6 years, 6 months ago
Congratulations on your date! I remember feeling that way, too,...

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago

Today's temptations at work were fudge, key lime pie, Nothing Bundt Cakes mini-bundt cakes, chocolate-peanut candies, and Butterfinger easter eggs. ~sigh 

StephanieF. posted a comment 6 years, 6 months ago
I'm going to try this! STOP 😃👍 Thanks for the good idea!

StephanieF. uploaded a new photo 6 years, 6 months ago

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago

Hey friends,

I am fighting the battle again, after letting some weight sneak up on me! I am going to be 10 years out in a few months, which I'm in shock over, really. TEN YEARS. Ten years, man. TEN YEARS!!! (remember that scene between Jeremy P

StephanieF. accomplished a goal 9 years ago
avoid our family's plague of diabetes and resultant heart attack death.

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Sooo...anyone else dealing with osteopenia/osteopo - That's right, at 6.5 years out I have early stage osteoporosis. It does run in my family, but I also didn't take my calcium faithfully enough (sometimes I would, then I'd go awh...

StephanieF. posted a comment 9 years, 8 months ago
An important point to remember, as well, is that there are studies...

StephanieF. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
UPDATE: Help! Severe hair loss six years out! Idea - Hey everyone! I wanted to let you all know what has gone on in my quest to figure out why my hair was falling out by the handsful. Initially I asked my general practitioner ...
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