N. K posted a discussion topic 3 years, 5 months ago

So after having the band removed two and a half years ago I did not have a revision. I am now at my highest weight of 380 lbs at 5'11". I had to have an osteotomy and arthroscopic surgery done on my leg last year. Most of the time I am in pain but push


N. K posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Lap Band Removed - OMG!!!! The pain. It hurt way worst then getting the dumb thing put in. The percocet they gave me doesn't help at all but I did try some motrin 600 today and surprisingly that s...

N. K wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
Band Removal Surgery Tomorrow - I am having my band removed tomorrow at Potomac Hospital in VA and I am so happy about it. It has been 6 and a half long years of absolutely no benefit with a foreign object in ...

N. K posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Surgery Tomorrow - I am having my lap band removed tomorrow while excited my family have me nervous. Ughhh. Well while I am excited to have it removed I am wanting to have the DS done by either Dr...

N. K posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Dr. Ranjan Sudan - Have anyone had the DS by him and how would you rate him? I am having the lapband removed on the 30th by my original surgeon Dr. Halmi, but when I mentioned the DS to one of his...

N. K posted a comment 6 years ago
I am praying for you!

N. K wrote a blog post 6 years ago
Band Removal - Hey guys it's been a while and I have been really getting into a funk. I am weighing in at 350lbs and very unhappy about it. Oh yeah and I am ending a relationship and unhappy a...

N. K posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Okay so............. - I went to Dr. Elariny's office in VA to check out the process for a revision from lap-band to a Duodenal Switch and everything was going well until they had me see the accountin...

N. K posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Dr. Elariny - Okay so I go for my initial consult with Dr. Elariny next week to discuss revising from lap-band to DS. I am a little nervous, happy, and down all at the same time. Nervous beca...

N. K wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
It's a new year and I am growing. - I have been looking into blogging, but I thought why not start on my OH page. I am 340lbs again after getting down to a low of 285lbs and having to get an unfill and gain everyt...

N. K wrote a blog post 7 years, 2 months ago
Back at square one. - I went to the surgeons office last week only to find out I have gotten back up to my presurgery weight. They gave me a fill that put me over one notch from the cc when they unfille...

N. K posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
John Hopkins Bariatric Center - Help - Hey guys I am really looking to get rid of this band and I am researching the necessary steps to getting a revision to DS. I wanted to know if any of you had your surgery done by D...

N. K wrote a blog post 7 years, 6 months ago
Uggghhh - Today I feel really fat. All of my jeans that I used to feel comfortable in are now too tight I mean tooooo tight. I gave away my bigger size jeans when I first got down to 306lbs ...

N. K posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Hoping to Make the Switch! - Well after 5 unsuccessful years of having the lapband I am ready to make the switch. I was convinced that once I was able to get back on board with doctor visits with my original s...

N. K wrote a blog post 7 years, 6 months ago
UNFORTUNATELY - Well unfortunately like many other bandsters on here the band just isn't working for me. The band has caused me to have severe acid reflux for years since I had it and I wasn't abl...

N. K wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
Feeling Good! - Okay so I started the HCG Complete Diet June 10, 2011 weighing in at 310lbs. A little over a month later I am down to 263lbs. I have lost more weight than I have from the lapband a...

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N. K wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
Almost 4 years later. - It is almost four years later and I must say I am still Morbidly Obese due to my own fault. I have not had a fill since 2008 and I have a bouncing baby boy that will be two years o...
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