Tristabelle posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

Four weeks ago I experienced some of the worst pain of my life. I was diagnosed with a perforated ulcer at our local emergency room and was flown to a larger hospital for emergency surgery. I spent a week in the hospital with an NG tube and an eight in


Tristabelle posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
EGD w/ possible dilation scheduled for tomorrow - After a barium test last Wednesday I am scheduled to go in tomorrow for an EGD with a possible dilation. The barium test showed a lot of narrowing between my pouch and lower int...

Tristabelle posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Anyone have any ideas what this could be? - Let me first state that I've put in a call to my surgeon and I'm waiting for them to call me back but that was an hour ago and I'm impatient.  I had RNY in June of 2011 and mayb...

Tristabelle posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
One year later with pictures -  I can't believe it's been a year already! Before my surgery I would come here almost daily just to look at before and after pictures and I never imagined that would be me. And now...

Tristabelle uploaded a photo 7 years, 4 months ago

Tristabelle uploaded a photo 7 years, 4 months ago

Tristabelle posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
3 month pics - I thought it was time I stop back by and share some of my success. I know when I was researching having gastric bypass done it was all of the before and after shots posted here tha...

Tristabelle posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Tell me again that it's get easier -  I read it here all of the time that it's going to get easier but right now I really miss my old friend food. I miss eating dinner as a family and going out for ice cream on the we...

Tristabelle posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Todays my big day! - I go in at 11:30 for surgery and I'm so excited!!! I can't believe it's finally here. I'm a little nervous too but I just try to have faith that God will see me through this and he...

Tristabelle posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Will it happen for everyone? - I'm talking about butt pain. Does everyone end up with tailbone pain?  I've seen it mentioned a few times here and I just can't figure it out.  Before I was heavy (12 years ago) I ...

Tristabelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 5 months ago
Hungry Shmungry -  Well I've survived a week of this horrible diet. I saw my surgeon on Thursday and he was very tough with me. He was disappointed that I've only lost 10lbs so far, told me that if ...

Tristabelle posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Buying clothing (preop) - With garage sales season here I was just wondering about clothing shopping preop.  I'm a planner and a shopper  so I was wondering did any of you buy a variety of clothing sizes be...

Tristabelle posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
I got my date - Yet another got my date post but I'm so excited to be having surgery June 30th! I didn't allow myself to believe this is really going to happen for fear of major let down but now t...

Tristabelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
I have my date! - June 30th! It's really really real and it's slowly starting to hit me. I haven't allowed myself to really be excited about it for fear of being let down. In fact, last week as I wa...

Tristabelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 6 months ago
A little peace at last -  Sunday at the park  with the family I couldn't help but think how much better life has been since I started exercising and trying to be more active. I let my weight hold me back f...

Tristabelle wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Excited? Scared? both - I've made it through a big hoop. I've been approved by my dr, surgeon, dietician, and psychiatrist for the surgery and everything was submitted on Friday to my insurance company fo...
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RNY
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06/30/2011
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Feb 03, 2011
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