tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
How do I add my surgery date to top right of my gr - I am trying to add my RNY date to the top right hand corner of my gray bar, that shows my profile pic, but I can't seem to figure it out. Any help is appreciated.

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
My Saga Continues... - My CT scan showed a leak from the gallbladder surgery. My RNY was perfect, no leaks. Now surgeon has ordered a hipa scan. After this, he determines options. He mentioned possib...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
CT Scan Today - Today I have a CT scan to see why I am still draining from my drain hole incision site. It's been 7 weeks since my surgery. US surgeon thinks it could be a leak that they have to...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Rude Surgeon - I had the worst experience with a Kaiser bariatric surgeon. I'm still fighting drainage from drain holde and my PCP referred me to surgeon. When he walked in the room he said "I se...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Low Potassium. Liquid or Pill? - My potassium level is 3.3. I used to take pils pre surgery but my PCP just prescribed liquid. Is there any problem with taking potassium in pill form, as I am just 6 weeks post op?...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
What is Going On?? - I've been in a stall for over 2 weeks now. Not only am I not losing, but appear to be gaining. I lost 24 lbs withing first 3 weeks, now I am 6 weeks out and I have gained back 3 lb...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Soft Chew Vitamin Question - Do the soft chew vitamins make a person more constipated? I found a multi and a calcium citrate that I like and I really haven't changed anything else and I seem to be getting mor...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Stalled - I am just under 5 weeks out. At 4 weeks I gained 2 lbs so put the scale away and told myself I was only going to weigh 1/week. Today was weigh in. Lost 1/2lb off the 2lb gain. Grr....

tdbull wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
1 Month Update - It's been 1 month since my surgery.  My infection is almost healed - I will see my local PCP tomorrow.  I think that this has slowed my progress.  I get very tired, and usually ...

tdbull wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
The Week of Revision Surgery - I checked into the Hospital Angeles in TJ, MX at 7am on August 13, 2013.  Dr Juan Antonio Lopez Corvala, the same surgeon who had done my 2 lap band surgeries, was doing a lap b...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Decent tasting mult vitamin soft chew? - I bought the GNC soft chew multi which are a grape flavor but they still have a yucky vitamin aftertaste. I am really liking the soft chews tho. Does anyone have a great tasting mu...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Time to Break the Daily Weigh-Ins - I've been weighing myself daily and steadily losing a pound a day. Today I have GAINED 2 lbs. yikes. Not good when I'm only coming up on 4 weeks post surgery. I have always been a ...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Watermelon - I ate 2 bites of watermelon with my cottage cheese dinner tonight. I know it has a high sugar content so made sure to eat tiny bites. I have to say that this was the best flavor I'...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Gel caps - I just opened my D3 from Vitacost and they are a dry powder in a gel capsule. Can we absorb this or did I just waste my money?

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Protein Bars - When did you all start eating protein bars, and what kind do you recommend? I am in Phase 4 solid softs so likely not ready yet. Just wonder when I can try some. Getting very tir...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Canned Fruit - I am going into Phase 4 foods which include soft canned fruit. I found a can of fruit cocktail lite packed in pear juice concentrate with 7 g of sugar. Can I rinse the fruit with w...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
Nerve Pain in Feet - Since swelling from surgery has gone down, I am experiencing nerve pain in both my feet. It feels like they are burnt, or have pins poking them. It isn't constant but very uncomfor...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
Chili - Is chili in Phase 3 Puréed week?

tdbull posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
.8 LBs-really? - So I've been fighting this incision site infection, swelling, etc. I thought I'd get on the scale just to see where I was at. I'm 12 days out and have lost .8 lbs. so disappointing...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
What Week did You Start Vitamin? - My surgeons dietician says start my vitamins on week4. This feels late mis there any reason why I couldn't start during week3? All are chewable so thought I could purée with my fo...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Vegetarian Based Protein? - I travel a lot on business and found this Six Star Instant Protein Smoothie powder. It has 15g dairy free protein, 0 sugar, 2g fat. I just made a smoothie with it, added 1 Dannon...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Day 9 - Need Vet and Newbie Experiences - Most of you know I spent 7 days in hospital for my revision surgery. Had an IV for 5 of those days. Still treating infection at drain incision site at home. Here are my concerns...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
1 NSV and 1 NSNV - NSV - I got discharged from the hospital and at home resting comfortably. We'll continue to treat infection at home. NSNV - I did a little Al Roker at the grocery store. Thank G...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
WOW-This was a whopper of a surgery - I posted this on the Revision board also. I had my revision surgery and gallbladder removed all with 1 laparoscopic surgery. WOW. 3 hours in OR. This is a much different surgery th...

tdbull posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
WOW: Revision is a Major a surgery - I had my revision surgery and gallbladder removed all with 1 laparoscopic surgery. WOW. 3 hours in OR. This is a much different surgery than lap band. I've been in hospital 7 days....
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