Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 5 months ago
Dayum, these things are SHARP!! - Just now my leg was itchy so of course I scratched it.  Ow, it hurt!!  Couldn't figure out why until I felt my leg...and found a bony, sharp shin bone there!  I looked and, yes, bo...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 5 months ago
Been there, done that...certainly won't ever again - OK, last night I went slightly insane.  I was eating my dinner and a thought floated by regarding all the folks who say that they don't know when they are full and don't know when ...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 5 months ago
Found a wonderful use for SF syrup - I had to take some Milk of Magnesia tonight.  I hate the taste of that stuff--even the "cherry flavored" which I don'thave in the house in any case. So there I was, wrinkling my...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 5 months ago
OMG Heaven in my mouth! - I went to Trader Joe's today to get things tht fit in with my new "allowed foods" list.  One of the things I bought was a package of Chicken-Apple sausages.  One link is 2 ounces. ...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Back to work food ideas? - I am going back to work tomorrow and need some food ideas to replace the boring ones I keep thinking of.  I am four weeks out and have been OK'd for chicken, turkey, fish, some...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
OT - Help with signature please!! - I updated the figures in my signature yesterday and now have a quirky problem.  It only shows on threads I create myself, but not when I answer on other threads.  What happened and...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Life is cheap. Ain't it great? - I love the fact that since my surgery on Sept. 23 the amount I spend on food has plummeted.  Because I eat such small amounts food goes a looooooong way.  When the surgeon told...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Tasty goodies -- Upland California - If any of you live near Upland, California and you want lucious treats, you should know about a marvelous place called The Thinnery. This bakery has been around for over 30 ye...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Barely nade it home!! - I think I am going to have to come up with  an "emergency kit" to keep on me when I'm out for any length of time! I went out about 4:30 to get my hair done--was going to wait un...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Watched pots never boil & clocks don't tick - I am watching the clock, waiting for 3 hours to pass.  I eat every three hours (lots of water & SF Popsicles in between).  I just got home from Red Lobster where I had a yummy 1.5 ...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
A day of decisions - help please - Tomorrow (well, today now) is going to be a day of decisions foodwise.  I will be eating out twice--not something that happens too often. Dinner is pretty easy. Another friend a...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Softy pouch in Vegas next week - Another thread led me to post this for advice.  I was offered two free nights in Vegas next week and, not being a fool, I accepted.     But this leads me to my request for advice. ...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Some beans more equal than other? - I have been wondering about something.  On the short list of soft foods I am now allowed appears "vegetarian refried beans." Are there not beans in refried beans?  Of course the...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
OT but how to update this? - OK, this is driving me crazy.  I just noticed that my thingie on the left still says "hoping to have surgery"  and I simply can't figure out how to get rid of that and put the date...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Constipation - I know you guys will be able to give advise on this.  Well, I hope so anyway. What is a good way to deal with constipation?  I know I shouldn't strain for fear of messing up my ...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Sense of smell change?!? - I know that the surgery can change our sense of taste.  But sense of smell?  I have noticed,that since the first of my dogs came home on Tuesday  (the second came today) that the s...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
RED LOBSTER rocks! - This is not an ad for for Red Lobster, truly.   But I had such a wonderful experience there today that I just had to tell people who understand.  I had my one week post-op meet...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
OK, a bit worried here!!! - The good new is that in a few hours (9am PT) I am due at my surgeon's office for my one week check-up. The bad news is that I have sprung a small leak.  I took a shower before ...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 6 months ago
Groupon, how do I hate thee? Let me count the way - Normally I don't mind all that much when a site is supported by ads.  But there is one on this site that drives me bonkers! Groupon.   Aargh!!!! It bombed me again just now!  So...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
Hi-Yo tomorrow! - Tomorrow is the big day !  I registered at the hospital this morning and had my pre-op meeting with my surgeon.  To my relief, since my surgery isn't until 3:30pm, Dr. Suh said I c...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
Pudding question - I am a bit confused about pudding.  We are told to avoid or cut way down on carbs at least at first, yet even sugar-free pudding is almost 75% carbs.  And my favorite type, tapioca...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
Why? You don't need it. - OK,  got this again this evening.  "You're having gastric bypass?!?  Why?  You don't need it.  You don't look all that heavy to me." This drives me crazy.  I am not as heavy as ...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
I am hoping for gas! Stinky gas! - So I was just thinking about what everyone has been saying about lots of loud stinky gas after RNY surgery.  It suddenly struck me that having this stinky gas will actually help me...

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
When can you start driving? - The reason I ask is that I live alone and I don't want to keep asking friends to drive me about.

Susan_U posted a discussion topic 12 years, 7 months ago
Last tests -- worried!!!! - I went for my last tests today before surgery.  Kaiser gets your results to you fast, and I just got home and looked at mine.  In the blood tests everything was just as it should b...
About Me
Ontario, CA
Location
40.2
BMI
RNY
Surgery
09/23/2011
Surgery Date
Apr 18, 2011
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