Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
OT-Spinal fusion questions - Has anyone here had a spinal fusion after WLS? I'm having fusion from L3-S1 two weeks from today and I'm scared to death. Will I gain weight from being not able to work out for ...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
15 months post op - http://images.obesityhelp.com/uploads/profile/1025386/albums/127281/image.jpg http://images.obesityhelp.com/uploads/profile/1025386/albums/127281/image-2055428350.jpg

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Finally discharged from hospital...one week post-o - I was released from the hospital on Tuesday afternoon. I had emergency surgery on Thursday of last week for small bowel obstruction and 20% of dead bowel. They of course had to ...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
14 months post op and had my FIRST REAL complicati - I have lost about 157 lbs in  a little over 14 months. Everything checked out great. Exercising, but not doing a lot of running due to back and knee pain! So I'm not regretting ...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
PTH is low. What does that mean? - My calcium and vit d levels were normal but my PTH was 13 which they consider low. Dr. was confused as to why this would happen and wasn't sure if it is something to be concerne...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
13.5 months out and no weightloss in 6 weeks - I don't know what else to do. I've upped increased my protein, increased my fluid intake decreased and increased my calories, I haven't been able to increase or change exercise ...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
It feels like my skin is on fire - Usually when I have a flare-up, I just feel very exhausted and a hey all over. Today (and late last night) not only am I feeling that but my nerves feel like they are on fire. I...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Need comfort and support regarding back surgery - Well i saw a neurosurgeon on Monday for a 3rd opinion on back surgery and he concurred with the other two, i need back surgery. What has me scared is not necessarily the type of...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Bone density test results...mixed feelings - The results show that most of my bones are fine. However I have osteoporosis in my lower back and both hips. The results for the hips were -2.6 in the right hip and -2.4 in the ...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Very surprised at the PA that I saw for my one yea - I was really surprised when she said that since my last B12 and B test were done 2 months ago by my PCP, she didn't need any labs from me! I was like "Wait just a minute. What a...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Need help with information sites in PS, an - I would like some sites to visit regarding information on PS. What sites have y'all gone to? I'm just a year out but know that I'm going to have my arms, stomach and probably le...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
One year post op...before and after pic inside - Well its been one year (and two days...but who's counting, right...lol) since my surgery. I'm down a total of 151 since I started in June and 126 since my surgery and I've had n...

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Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
150lbs down...pic - http://images.obesityhelp.com/uploads/profile/1025386/albums/124416/image-3804609659.jpg  

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Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Support Groups in the Raleigh/Cary NC area -   I was wondering if anyone goes to any support groups in the Raleigh/Cary NC area and if so which ones? I'm pretty shy about meeting new people, but feel like at a year...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Support groups in Raleigh/Cary NC area? - I was wondering if anyone goes to any support groups in the Raleigh/Cary NC area and if so which ones? I'm pretty shy about meeting new people, but feel like at a year out I sho...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Update: they made me reschedule my bone density te - Wen they asked me if I had taken a calcium supplement in the last 24 hrs and I told them that I had (by habit) they refused to do the scan. I asked to speak to the technologist ...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Have bone denisty test tomorrow morning and accide - My appt is bright and earlier tomorrow morning and I totally just remembered that I took a calcium supplement (out of habit) this afternoon. Is this going to mean they have to r...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
So upset with my personal trainer - So, I saw my personal trainer that worked with me for a couple of months today. Really she just put me on a strengthening circuit and adjusted the schedule as I became more fit....

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
11 months out and losing weight faster than ever?! - I hit 11 months out yesterday and although I weigh myself everyday, I only record it once a week. So yesterday was recording day. I lost 5.5 lbs last week. Today I weigh myself ...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Can someone please tell me what's happening? - I need help. Since 6:00 am I have felt really sick. Cramping, shaking, dry heaving and diarrhea. I am also VERY weak. I'm just about 11 months out and have not felt like this be...

Missy A. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
OT: has anyone had thermal ablation done? - Finally figured out the name of the procedure the spine specialist wants to do on me, facet thermal ablation. Facet, being in the facet joint in my lower back, L4-L5. I was wond...
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08/17/2012
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