Rachael Richardson

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Tummy Tuck and Breast Lift with Silicone After Gas - Hi everyone I just had on 10-17 the full abdominal plasty, breast lift and silicone implants (375 cc in ea).  They call this the "mommy make over' After two kids then being 250 lbs...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
I feel blessed - Surgery weight on June 20th was 250 lbs.  I know weigh 144 pounds, wear a size 4 or 6 and feel great!!  This surgery was so worth it..it changed my life mentally and physically.  I...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
I need clothes! Northern VA Thrift Stores or Clot - I do not have a lot that fits me that I can wear to work.  I have bought a few items and now they are also to big!  This is a good think..I am thrilled.  No complaints.  I just wan...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Wow I Need New Clothes..I love it!! - I am so grateful I had the opportunity to have this surgery!  I have lost 50 lbs since June 20th yipee!!!! hang in there newly post op folks I was where you are a few months ago an...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
Bread Is it Ok Ever?? Stretch Your Pouch? - I may have missed this post somewhere...but when can you have bread after RNY?  I know I can not eat bread like I used to..stuffing myself and eating it with tons of butter.  I ...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 9 months ago
weight loss slow almost three month post op? what - As far as I know I am doing everything right....I had surgery 6-20 and was loosing at a fast pace.  Lost 30 lbs and a lot of inches.  My clothes are getting looser and I feel good....

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Anyone Starting Solids This Week? What are you E - I was give the ok to stop mushy diet and begin solids tomorrow...anyone else started solids yet?  I was told not to introduce to many new foods at once. I am scared because I do no...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
One Month Anniversary Today! What A Month It Was. - Accidently posted this on the Main Forum.  June 20th I had my surgery and I feel good!  I have to admit everyday has not been easy, however, it does get better and the rewards ar...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Mushy Diet Stage How Long Were You On This Stage?? - I am post op had surgery June 20th and have been on mushy foods for about two weeks.  Is 4 weeks the normal ammount of time? Thanks everyone for your support!!

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Mushy Diet Anyne Just Chewed Their Food Versus Foo - This may sound strange, however, has anyone just chewed for example a piece of chicken in their mouth until it is a pureed or soft food consistency versus putting it in a food proc...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Ouch Sudden Post Op Pain! Called Surgeon & I P - I know this may sounds strange.  I am two and half weeks post op and was healing pretty well. Then a few days ago I started to have deep and very sharp pain on the left side of my ...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Ouch!! two week post op, Pain in Left Side of Stom - For the past week I have had random very sharp pain in my left side of my stomach about five inches from my major incision area.  When I walk or stand it relieves the pain.  I do n...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Mushy Diet! 4th of July Receipe's Anyone?? - Attending a 4th of July party and I wanted to bring something I can eat!  Any recipie ideas will be appreciated!! thank you...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
one week post op ouch! hurts drinking anything..an - Surgery  was on June 20 and I am on full liquid diet. When I drink or try to eat clear soups or broth i get a gassy painful feeling in my stomach it feels like the liquid is tra...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Hi June Surgery Dates!!Are you all on Liquid Pre O - As ordered by my surgeon on Monday I started the Opti Fast Pre-op diet before Surgery on the 20th.  It gives me diarrhea and I feel tired and exhausted.  Is everyone doing Liqu...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
OPTI FAST PRE-OP DIET & HUNGRY HELP! - At surgeons reques  I started the one week Opti Fast liquid protein diet.  Surgery is next Monday.  It is 1:28 PM, and I had one shake, one soup and a bar.  At work feelng lighthea...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Anyone from Northern VA having surgery this month? - My RNY surgery is Jun 20 at INOVA Fair Oaks..?.any one have their surgery there?  Or have Dr. Halmi?

Rachael Richardson wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
Band Removed Oct. 2010 - Band removed October 2010. No matter what  I did, what I ate.. could not tolerate restriction.  Decided to get the Rouen Y Bypass.  Surgery June 20th.   This has to work...I can no...

Rachael Richardson posted a discussion topic 8 years, 11 months ago
Surgery June 20th!! Any Former Band Patients? Enc - Any encouragement, wisdom or advice is appreciated!  Thank you so much  Anyone else feel nervous and scared at that same time?!
About Me
Alexandria , VA
Location
26.5
BMI
RNY
Surgery
06/20/2011
Surgery Date
Surgeon
Jul 27, 2007
Member Since

Friends 43

Latest Blog 18
Third Surgery Port Replacement March 12th
Post Op Appointment Feb. 4th & Port Replacement Surgery March 1
Post Op From Port Removal Surgery & Open Incission Healed Prope
Second Surgeon Visit After Port Removal Surgery
Surgeon Visit Today To Change Dressing on Wound
I lost at Total of 23 Pounds!
Port Removal Surgery

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