Trianni posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
WLS/Mental Illness Article Questions - I am finally in the process of writing my article on having weight loss surgery when you have a  mental illness. To complete my research (which includes interviews with WLS profess...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 9 years ago
Weight Loss Surgery/Mental Illness - I am in the process of writing a magazine article that addresses the issue of having weight loss surgery when you have a mental illness. After my own experience, and after havin...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 9 years, 2 months ago
WLS and Mental Illness -  I am bipolar and that has made for some pretty interesting challenges post-surgery. No one prepared me for the unique experiences that those with mental illness have in the day...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
Reactive Hypoglycemia - I've had a problem over the past two or three months with my blood sugar suddenly dropping. When it would happen I would try to raise it with a planned protein snack and when th...

Trianni wrote a blog post 9 years, 5 months ago
Fearful - I go to support groups and browse the postings in the RNY forum and I find myself so jealous. All these people who have enjoyed the fabled "honeymoon" period after surgery, who ...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
Rough Night - Went out to dinner with family and friends tonight to an all you can eat buffet. I didn't eat a lot and I didn't eat anything I haven't eaten safely before. But I developed THE ...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
Progress! - I've posted so many negative messages on here that I thought it was time I started focusing on positives for a change! I learned this month that I can finally fit in a jacket I ...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 9 years, 6 months ago
Grazing - I've gone from eating a little every two hours to grazing constantly, and I've gotten away from eating the things I'm supposed to be eating. Not getting nearly enough protein. I...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
Doing Better But Still Struggling - I've really been struggling to get back on program with mixed results. Overall I'm doing better but my weight loss has stalled at 221 or 222, depending upon whose scale I use, a...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
Troubles - I haven't been on OH in months but decided tonight that I desperately needed to come back. I've had one problem after another since having my surgery in April. First was all the...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Discouraged - Discouraged. I'm 3-1/2 months out and still can't eat anything but dairy, chili and soups. If I try to eat anything else I throw it back up. I am getting zero satisfaction out of a...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Parmesan Chips - As requested, this is the recipe I copied from someone a few weeks ago. I'm sorry but I didn't write her name down, but I thank her for sharing it with us! Parmesan Chips Pre...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Progress At Last? - I was finally able to eat chili again this week. Yay! I had some in the freezer so I thawed it out and ate on it for three days. No problems! Today I decided to be brave and try...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Bored - My weight continues to come off, helped no less by my not being able to eat many foods. I still can't eat meat or fish and have to get my protein mainly from dairy and eggs. That's...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Lessons Learned - My two and a half day trip to Birmingham was quite educational. I took my own food hoping that I could get by with it, continue to eat healthy, and not pay the prices the hotel cha...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
First Post-WLS Trip Tomorrow - Traveling tomorrow for the first time since having surgery nearly two months ago. I'll be attending a United Methodist Women's conference where food is sure to be plentiful. Will h...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
NSV Number 2! - This morning I tried on a pair of jeans I'd put back ages ago. Last summer, when I last tried them on, there was about 3 or 4 inches between the button and button hole. This mornin...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
First Ah-Hah Moment! - Paid a visit to Divas, the local plus size consignment shop. Went straight to the rack I always shop from. While I was looking through the clothes there the owner walked up behind ...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Going Vegetarian - After another night of vomiting, I've decided that I think I'm going to adopt a version of a vegetarian diet where I can incorporate eggs and dairy. I've finally accepted that I ju...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Over It! - Throwing up again. Tonight I decided to try a strip of shaved ham, not even a quarter of a slice, instead of cheese to see if I could tolerate it again. I can't and I am SOOOOOO ov...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Updates and Plateaus - Just spent the past two weeks plateauing for the first time. I didn't gain, thank heavens, but my weight loss slowed waaaaaay down. After averaging 5 lbs a week for several weeks, ...

Trianni wrote a blog post 10 years, 1 month ago
Improvement! - Over a month has passed since my last blog entry and things have improved for me overall. I no longer regret having the surgery but it is still a struggle to embrace all the change...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Don't Ask Don't Tell? - I thought my family had worked past their doubts and animosity toward my having this surgery and were finally on my side. Then yesterday when I was sharing my latest weight loss su...

Trianni posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Going Backwards - Had to call the surgeon's nurse Friday morning for advice on my "going backwards" in my recovery. They put me on ulcer medication with the thought that I was suffering from an irri...

Trianni posted a comment 10 years, 1 month ago
Thank you for the insight into your hunger. I had RNY and was told...
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Maryville, TN
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60.5
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RNY
Surgery
04/02/2012
Surgery Date
Sep 10, 2002
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