wings posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Urgent please help - Had computer crash.  I have lost all e-mails.  If anyone has Dr. David Greebaum's e-mail please send it too me via message or reply to this.  Thank you, Carla  

wings posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Muscle Milk UpDAte - Ok I said I would update, so here it is. I drank 4 muscle milks yesterday and I have had only slight bloating but not sure if it came from that.  I love the chocolate and va...

wings posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
I have a two part question lol. - In my quest to push protein, my hubby brought home a bottle of Muscle Milk for me to try (bless his heart).  Yes the poor fella read the label and it only had 3g sugar and WoW 2...

wings posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Hematologist visit today not good. UPDATE... - Well, he says all my iron reserves is gone, I barely have platlets, I am not making new RBC's, Ferritin only came up 2 pts with Venafeer infusion and my Hemoglobin only came up ...

wings posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Update on my labs - Spoke with Dr. Greenbaum. My labs are not as bad as the hospital said but my albumin and prealbuin are low and he feels pushing more protein will take care of it.  As for ir...

wings posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Making myself Clear - I guess ppl thought at 3 years out I am just now getting labs drawn lol.  Of course not.  I am a strict protein vitamin taking DS Diva. My labs are done every 4-6 months.  J...

wings posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Bad lab levels HELP ME PLEASE... - OK, I am 3 years out, have never had bad labs.  Started getting weak and said something to doctor and of course brushed off.  Just had my labs for Dr. Greenbaum done for my year...

wings posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Late but 3 years post op and still going - I had my DS Dec 23, 2009, I am 3 years out, down 220 pounds.  I have been stuck at 220-230 for one year.  I loose a little gain a little but I stay in the range.  I upped my...

wings posted a discussion topic 9 years, 1 month ago
HELP! Cooking Bacon????? - Has anyone come up with a way to cook bacon without all the freaking greasy mess? I love bacon and I like it crispy but not burnt.  I stoped eating it for a while because I got ...

wings posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
how low can you go? - How low does the ferritn level have to be to convince Hemotologist or PCP that you need iron infusion.  My ferritn is 16, Ouch.  I have to laugh cause they don't seem the sligh...

wings posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
2 year surgiversary Happy New Years my DS family. - ok first, I want to wish everyone a very Good New Year for 2012. Second, sorry I am a little late but here we go.  December 23 2011 marked my 2 year surgiversary.  I have lost ...

wings posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Living in Fear of Wt gain. - OK, I have lost 185 pounds and I am 22 months Post DS.  I have purchased 3 pairs of jeans size 12.  I hide the reciepts and my hubby says WTH, well I try them on everyday just ...

wings posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Bad sneeze pulled a muscle - Hey guys I am 7 weeks post-op severe ventral hernia repair with abd muscle repair, panniculectomy/anchor cut TT.   I have been doing very well especially with incision healing but ...

wings posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Suddenly I am hungry WTH! - I am 6 wks post-op hernia repair and plastics.  I have only tolerated a few bites here and there with no appetite.  I have litterally lived on double scoop protein shakes (200 gram...

wings posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Lane Bryant kicking me out lol!! - Hubby and I were out shopping this holiday weekend and we stopped in Lane Bryant.  The sales lady comes over and asked me if I needed help.  I told her I was just looking and s...

wings posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Malabsorption further out post-op - I am 20  months post DS.  I have lost 185 pounds which includes 14+ skin removal from panniculectomy/anchor cut TT. So  I am 5.5 wks post plastics now.  One of the nurses in th...

wings posted a comment 10 years, 1 month ago
Grammo you are gonna be in shock when you have that extra skin...

wings posted a comment 10 years, 1 month ago
Thanks Lee I am proud of myself but still need to finish to my goal...

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wings posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
OK what am I doing wrong? - I admit I took a good time yesterday and played too long and got myself all swollen and in pain.  When I got this morning at 6:30 AM all swelling was gone.  Ok, I went and help...

wings posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
4.5 weeks post-op still swelling Ouch! - Been out shopping and goofing off for first time today from 12 noon to 8 PM.  I tried on jeans and stuff in sizes I would never had dreamed I could ever wear again in my life time....

wings posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
decision has been made on Dr. Kelly vs. Dr. Almanz - After much research and reading 100's of post.  We have talked to many doctors also and check out their website, spoke with some of their patients etc.  My son and I agreed o...

wings posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Thank you all for input, we decided on Dr. Kelly i - After much research and reading 100's of post.  We have talked to many doctors also and check out their website, spoke with some of their patients etc.  My son and I agreed on ...

wings posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Please give me the good and bad on Hosp Jerusalem - OK please tell me the good, bad & ugly about Hospital Jerusalem and Dr. Almonza (not sure I spelled that right). My son thinks this is were he wants to go.  I want to know it a...

wings posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Need input on good VSG surgeon, best price etc. - Hi all I am a DS happy camper and my son wants to get the sleeve.  I am a nurse and I totally believe in the sleeve especially for a 22 year young man weighing in at 375-450 pound...
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