The_girl_next_door

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
What a year! - On October 3 of 2012, I dragged my husband with me to an informational meeting about gastric bypass surgery. That evening changed my life! I have been through the 6 months of insu...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Finally lost that "baby weight" - I weighed myself this morning and I have finally made it to 90 lbs lost since the beginning of this process. (28 preop and 62 postop). I was very excited, but really didn't tell a...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Lost - I had gastric bypass on 4/25/13 and I have seen terrific results! My hw: 277, sw: 249, and currently 193. I fit in normal sized clothes and can shop anywhere i would like. I can e...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Chewable calcium citrate - Is there any chewable calcium citrate that I can buy at walmart or costco? Every brand that I have looked at lists the first ingredient as calcium carbonate. I am confused becaus...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
HAPPY FRIDAY!!! - It is only 8 am and it's already a great day! As my son went out the door for his last day of 5th grade, I got the best hug of my life! His little lanky arms went the entire way ...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Month #1 - So far so good! I lost 28 pounds preop and 29 more pounds the first month! I have to say this weight loss is just moving along quickly. It is all just amazing to me! That all ...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Blood thinning shots - So I went in on my day of surgery, and somewhere in all that information, I hear that I am having to give myself 2 injections a day for two weeks after surgery. WHAT?!?!? I am ver...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
I MADE IT!!! - We'll I have made it to the other side! I had my surgery on Thursday, came home from the hospital yesterday, and each day is getting easier. That being said, it has not been an ea...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Buyer's remorse - I have been reading on this forum everyday for the last 8 months and often hear of people questioning their dicisions. Has anyone NOT experienced buyer's remorse??? And why do you...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Daughters - I have never been one to fuss over food or weight in our home. Now since I have begun the 6 months process, i have found that one of my two girls is very sensitive about her weight...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Steps? - My bathroom is on the second floor. Will I have issues with climbing stairs after surgery?

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
28 DAYS!!! - Only 28 days until surgery! Exactly 4 weeks from today and I will be on that coveted losers bench!!! Six months of preparation seems so long, yet has gone by so fast. Everything i...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
36 DAYS!!! - I am so excited! Only 36 days until surgery! I was informed of my date this morning. I am so ready. I am not afraid. I have been preparing for atleast 6 months now. I am still so...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Christmas in March!!! - I work for a family business. And I am one of the few that work there who are not family. So when grandma passed away last week, I had to cover alot of shifts. From Wednesday until...

The_girl_next_door posted a comment 6 years ago
You look amazing! What a journey! And I Love the RED!

The_girl_next_door wrote a blog post 6 years ago
FINALLY!!! - FINALLY!!! It is the end of the beginning!  Today I finished the first part of the crazy journey.  Every doctor appointment, test, sleep study, and class are officially complete...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Throw away the scale? - On March 12 I have my final class and Dr. appointment before everything gets submitted to insurance. During the past 6 months, I have been following everyone's ups and downs within...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
It's like being 9 months pregnant!!! - At first I enjoyed this entire experience. My goal was even to embrace it. Now, I am preop, with about 5 weeks left until my last class, then everything can be sent for approval an...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Yoga - I would like to try yoga, but in my familyroom. Any suggestions on favorite dvd's?

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Friends - So, tonight I finally told my close friend about my having wls sometime in the next 2 months. I was so nervous about the feedback. To my amazement, I received tons of love and supp...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Therapist - Has any one had a good experience with a therapist in the area of pittsburgh or north of pittsburgh? I think I would really benefit from the experience but I have no idea how to f...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Therapist - Has any one had a good experience with a therapist in the area of pittsburgh or north of pittsburgh? I think I would really benefit from the experience but I have no idea how to f...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Therapist - Has any one had a good experience with a therapist in the area of pittsburgh or north of pittsburgh? I think I would really benefit from the experience but I have no idea how to...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Really??? - I have spent the evening browsing through everyone's before and after pics. Now, my highest weight is 277, and current pre-op weight is 240. I had no idea that I look as I do!!! I ...

The_girl_next_door posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Friends! - Ok I am preop. I am expected to have surgery i March or April. I have followed all of the rules, except on Friday nights when all of our neighbors gather and have a few drinks. Ton...
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