Sweetish posted a discussion topic 3 years, 11 months ago

I had RNY Dec. 15 Months ago.  I am stuck at 100 lb weight loss.

I have been here for 3 months.  I go to the gym at least four days a week and do a minimum of 60 minutes on the treadmill with an incline 3.8mph and sometimes, if I feel good enou


Sweetish posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

I am a little bit over one year out from having RNY.  I was told that this is the "maintenance stage".

Is one year maintenance stage?  Someone had said that you may never lose anymore weight!

I am discouraged now as I have around 30 mor


Sweetish posted a discussion topic 4 years, 1 month ago

Hello Everyone,

I am happy to say...finally, that I am 100 pounds lighter!  I had surgery in December of 2014.

I started at 290 lbs, 268, the day of surgery and currently weight 168!  

 

I am a bit discouraged though and


Sweetish posted a comment 4 years, 5 months ago
Congratulations!!! That is my goal weight. You must be so proud...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

So, I struggle with constipation allllllll the time.  I am sorry, but it is the truth.  I tried adding a bunch of greens to my diet, trying to aid in the process the natural way, but that isn't working.

I take Benefiber 2x's a day and still not


Sweetish posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

I had RNY in Dec. of 2014.  I am down 90 lbs.  Prior to my surgery, I had a bad habit of snacking after the kids went to sleep.  I am finding that this habit is trying to sneak it's way back into my life.

Late night snacking has to be the harde


Sweetish posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

Just curious...I am 7 months out from having RNY and I have a question about crackers and cheese.

I have read a lot of posts on how RNY patients didn't eat anything off the "plan" until they met goal.

So, does that mean they didn't eat


Sweetish posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago

I had RNY December 12, 2014.  For the last three weeks I have been feeling tired a lot.  I was wondering if my body is lacking something.  I take all of my required supplements, but I am wondering if I should have lab work done so soon?

I was t


Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Question About Triggers - So, today, where I live, the weather is very cold outside.  Icy sidewalks, streets, etc. My Mom is 73 and I worry about her.  I live about an hour and a half away from her so I ca...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Question about swallowing - I had my surgery 2 1/2 weeks ago (RNY).  I came home and even in the hospital after they came in with jello and water, I seemed to have no trouble swallowing. My question is...is ...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
2 Weeks Out-Normal Weight Loss? - I have a question...I am two weeks post op for RNY.  My weight loss is 15 lbs.  Can anyone tell me if this is the normal amount of weight loss for RNY patients?  I have no idea and...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Surgery 5 Days Ago - I just wanted to let everyone know that my surgery was complete (with no complications) on  December 12th.  I got home yesterday and other than feeling woozy and kind of light hea...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Approved, but no approval letter - I am curious, I have read a lot on here to always get an Approval or Authorization Letter from your insurance company prior to having surgery. I called my insurance company and th...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
Insurance Approved WLS Excited and Scared - You all are so very helpful on here.  I am very thankful that you all are here for support and advice.  My insurance coordinator from my surgeon's office submitted my paperwork to ...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Would like your thoughts on spouse - I (hopefully) will be having weight loss surgery soon.  My surgeon's office has just submitted my paper work for approval. I was wondering if any of you have been with a spouse or...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 3 months ago
Question on Pre-Op Medical Tests - I have completed the 6 months of required doctor/nutritionist visits, along with the psych. eval for RNY.  My question is, when do you do all of your pre-op medical testing?  Like ...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Bacteria test prior to surgery - Does anyone know what the name is of the bacteria the surgeon tests for prior to surgery?  Supposedly, people that have a certain type of bacteria in their gut are more susceptable...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Regence Life and Health Ins. - Does anyone have Regence Life and Health Ins.?  It is an Independent Licensee of BC/BS. If so, were they hard to work with?  Is there anyone that has been approved?  If so, can yo...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Choosing surgery date? - I am pre-op and I have read a lot on here that people are "given" their surgery date.  I am just wondering, can you choose your surgery date?  For instance, if my ins. approves the...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Coffee - I am pre-op.  Can anyone tell me why a lot of people mention that they can't have any coffee the two weeks before surgery?  Is it because you're not allowed to drink it after surge...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Crackers, Chicken Pot Pie So Soon After Surgery? - I am pre-op, but I was wondering...are crackers, canned soup and chicken pot pie normal to eat three months after surgery?  A friend of mine had surgery three months ago and he sai...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Applying Early For Approval - I have BC/BS.  I completed 3 months of the required 6 month diet/exercise program that was supervised by my PCP and NUT TWO YEARS ago for ins. purposes.  My insurance rep. that wor...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Need Your Opinion - I am just getting started in my journey to hopefully have WLS this year.  I contacted my insurance and asked them for a copy of the bariatric portion of my policy, specifically the...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Getting Started - I was wondering if someone can help me on here.  I am new to OH and just have begun researching WLS.  I have been to the "insurance" message board and posted there, but haven't ...

Sweetish posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Surgeon Recommendation - I am new to OH and was wondering if anyone can recommend a surgeon for RNY here in Colorado.  Please let me know. I don't know how to go about choosing the right one.
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