whithark posted a discussion topic 1 week, 2 days ago

I am in the process of revising to either bypass or sleeve. I was leaning towards sleeve, but the more I read the more I am hearing stories of people revising from sleeve to bypass.

Are you happy with your decision to have bypass? Do you have


whithark posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I met my surgeon this week and gearing up for a revision. I have the band, it's been pretty much useless since I had my twins 7 years ago. I still get occasional stuck episodes, sliming, etc., even though it's empty.

I will have an upper GI d


whithark posted a discussion topic 1 month, 4 weeks ago

Let me preface by saying, I know how to gain weight, ha ha. Don't we all! So please no comments about it being a ridiculous question since I'm on this site (I saw another poster get ridiculed for a similar question). I have an appointment in a coupl


whithark posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

I am meeting a new surgeon next month to discuss my band removal and revision options. I am mostly interested in the sleeve. I've never had reflux issues so I am not too concerned about that.

I'm wondering those who revised to the sleeve from


whithark posted a discussion topic 1 year, 6 months ago

I've been considering revising from the Band to Sleeve for years. I'm currently pregnant and baby is due in July, really hoping to do my revision next year. Aside from getting stuck and sliming occasionally, I don't have any major medical issues. Th


whithark posted a discussion topic 3 years ago

Hi All,

I haven't posted here in years, I hope everyone is well! After I had my twins 4 years ago I was never able to get my band to a good restriction. Actually it wasn't that effective before either (shocker right?). My band has been empty


whithark posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Testing for revision? - I currently have the Band and am starting to look into a revision. For your revision, did you have to re-do the psyche evaluation, sleep test, etc.?  Thanks!

whithark posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
I'm ready to call it quits - Well, I was hoping to never write this post, but I'm ready to break up with my band.  It's been virtually useless since I had my twin boys 2 years ago.  They emptied it while I ...

whithark posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Insurance approval for tummy tuck? - Hi there, Haven't posted in a while, but I had a question I thought someone here might have had the same experience.  I am currently training for the Boston Marathon, and la...

whithark posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
NSV-ran my half marathon! - I ran my first half marathon this past Sunday!  Finished in 2 hours 34 minutes.  No walking, no stopping.  If anyone ever told me a couple years ago I'd be able to do that, I would...

whithark posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
NSV! - I ran an 8K (4.97 miles) this past Saturday in 53 minutes and 19 seconds!  Running a 10K in 2 weeks!   I'm actually considering a half-marathon in October.  I never would have been...

whithark posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
NSV! - Ran a 5K yesterday in my best time yet...32 minutes 30 seconds.  That means I ran a 10 minute 29 second mile!  I'm pretty excited about that.  From someone who used to fake being s...

whithark posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Medically necessary...what were your reasons? - I was banded almost 2 years ago and have been researching options should I ever want to revise.  Currently I have no issues with my band, other than I'm 8 months out from having my...

whithark posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
How to get back on track? - My twin boys are 7 months.  My band was completely emptied during pregnancy, I gained 65 lbs (one baby was 8 lbs the other 7 lbs 15 ozs) .  I've gone for a couple fills since pregn...

whithark posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Tiniest bit of scratchy throat? - My band was emptied when I was pregnant with my twins, and I had my first fill post-baby a month ago.  It didn't really give me any restriction, as they are not being agressive wit...

whithark posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Breast feeding - Hi All, I have only posted on this forum a couple times.  I just delivered my twin boys 4 weeks ago-they were 7 lbs 1 oz and 7 lbs 15 ozs!   Nice and healthy big boys.  We've be...

whithark posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
My twins are here! - I haven't posted here in a while, I've been sort of off the grid since getting pregnant with my twins.  My band was emptied at about 10 weeks pregnant.  I gained 62 lbs. during the...

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whithark posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
First fill post-baby? - Hi All, I posted this on the Pregnancy after WLS board but I thought I might get some responses here as well. I am expecting my twin boys in the next 6 weeks or so (yeah!) an...

whithark posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Fills post-baby? - I haven't posted here in forever.  I am expecting twins in the next 6 weeks or so.  I was completely unfilled pretty early in my pregnancy because my surgeon just didn't want to ta...

whithark posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
I miss this board! - I haven't been on here in a long time. I'm currently 21 weeks pregnant with my twin boys.  Once they found out it was twins they removed all my fluid.  I keep gaining and gaining a...

whithark uploaded a photo 7 years, 11 months ago

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Bristol, RI
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08/03/2010
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May 26, 2010
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