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Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-10-2014, 02:50 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,249
Posted By AllisonB
My 2 year RNY anniversary was August 20. Boom!

My 2 year RNY anniversary was August 20. Boom!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-24-2014, 07:49 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,251
Posted By AllisonB
I was an insulin-dependent Type 2 diabetic and my...

I was an insulin-dependent Type 2 diabetic and my diabetes is now resolved. I took 6 prescription meds daily for diabetes, high blood pressure, and high cholesterol. Today, I take only vitamins. I've...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-21-2014, 03:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,282
Posted By AllisonB
I attend my hospitals free monthly support group,...

I attend my hospitals free monthly support group, it's run by the program administrator, a nutritionist, and a nurse. Why don't you want to go to a hospital-based program?
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 01-06-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,712
Posted By AllisonB
WLS fixes our stomach, it doesn't fix our head....

WLS fixes our stomach, it doesn't fix our head. I'm working from home today (it's like 50 below zero outside!) and find myself wandering into the kitchen for no reason. I'm not hungry, it's an old...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 01-06-2014, 08:19 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,926
Posted By AllisonB
Hi Everybody! I haven't been on this site much,...

Hi Everybody! I haven't been on this site much, but I've been busy, busy, busy. This is the first January in more years than I care to think about that "losing weight" hasn't been my NY Resolution....
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-16-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,099
Posted By AllisonB
Heather, I'm so sad for all of you. I know what...

Heather, I'm so sad for all of you. I know what Molly means to you and I'm so sorry for your loss.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 09-16-2013, 08:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,879
Posted By AllisonB
Thinking of you, Heather {{hugs}}. You have been...

Thinking of you, Heather {{hugs}}. You have been such a cheerleader and supporter here, please let us know what we can do for you.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-20-2013, 06:13 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,789
Posted By AllisonB
LOL, Heather. That is misleading - I don't run, I...

LOL, Heather. That is misleading - I don't run, I walk (too much skin flops to run!) - and one of those outings was a bike ride. I need to find an app that let's me tell it I'm walking or riding. But...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-20-2013, 05:29 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,789
Posted By AllisonB
Today is my 1-year "surgiversary". I'm...

Today is my 1-year "surgiversary". I'm verklempt.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 07-14-2013, 06:36 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,471
Posted By AllisonB
I'm doing this in Cincinnati (the closest it gets...

I'm doing this in Cincinnati (the closest it gets to me, in Dayton)!!!! But our date is expected to be next April.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 07-10-2013, 06:31 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,696
Posted By AllisonB
I'm hanging in there. I'm at 150, which was my...

I'm hanging in there. I'm at 150, which was my surgeon's goal; 10 lbs. to go until my goal!

Nothing exciting or new with me.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-29-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,077
Posted By AllisonB
islegirl, another poster here, Nady, is an...

islegirl, another poster here, Nady, is an experienced water faster. You might speak with her.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-28-2013, 06:26 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,176
Posted By AllisonB
I try to get in at least 1 protein shake a day,...

I try to get in at least 1 protein shake a day, but need to up that to 2 and even 3 if needed, going forward. I made one for dinner last night with 1 heaping scoop of Unjury chocolate, a tsp of FF SF...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-27-2013, 05:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,176
Posted By AllisonB
No iron or B12 ordered :dunno: But, hemoglobin...

No iron or B12 ordered :dunno: But, hemoglobin A1C is 5.2!!!!!

CBC:
platelet count - 269
WBC - 7
RBC - 4.4
hemoglobin - 13.3
hematocrit - 39.1
MCV - 88.8
MCH - 30.3
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-26-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,176
Posted By AllisonB
Ok, my labs came back in anticipation of my visit...

Ok, my labs came back in anticipation of my visit with my PCP tomorrow (she's my diabetes specialist, too) and then my surgeon next week. These are some of the results, comments encouraged and...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-23-2013, 06:50 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,176
Posted By AllisonB
My stall has finally broken (thank you , baby...

My stall has finally broken (thank you , baby jesus). I have stopped buying protein bars. I found some that I really, really, really like, and while I wasn't eating any more than usual (1 every other...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-23-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,176
Posted By AllisonB
Yay! :jumpjoy:

Yay! :jumpjoy:
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-22-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,176
Posted By AllisonB
Yes!

Yes!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-22-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,176
Posted By AllisonB
Is that University of Texas at Arlington? Is that...

Is that University of Texas at Arlington? Is that close to you? I'll be taking some week-long classes there early next year.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-15-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,182
Posted By AllisonB
I am hovering at 155, for weeks now. I've tried...

I am hovering at 155, for weeks now. I've tried mixing things up, but need to just wait it out. I have not been good at my vitamins (and then wonder why I'm stalling...) so I ordered the "31 Day...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-13-2013, 08:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,393
Posted By AllisonB
Thank you for sharing that, Jesse. I'm so very...

Thank you for sharing that, Jesse. I'm so very happy for you, and hope you have a great trip!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-09-2013, 03:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,176
Posted By AllisonB
Heather and anyone else - what is your opinion on...

Heather and anyone else - what is your opinion on the ingredients this protein powder? The numbers look good to me, but not sure on the protein sources. The GNC guy made me a sample in the store and...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-08-2013, 08:18 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,182
Posted By AllisonB
My hubby would gladly live in jean shorts and old...

My hubby would gladly live in jean shorts and old concert t-shirts! He also has a job where he can wear that to work everyday, so he's doesn't get the clothes thing, either :laugh:

Have a great...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-07-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,176
Posted By AllisonB
Yay! This post is useless without pics! :)

Yay! This post is useless without pics! :)
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-07-2013, 06:03 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,182
Posted By AllisonB
My pugs will do anything for treats. They would...

My pugs will do anything for treats. They would be great search and rescue dogs if the rescue-ee had a milkbone or piece of cheese in their pocket!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-07-2013, 06:02 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,182
Posted By AllisonB
Molly is putting me to shame both in her...

Molly is putting me to shame both in her scholastic achievements (I have procrastinated and now have **14**, yes, !14! essays to write this weekend in advance of a Monday deadline) and her exercise...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 06-07-2013, 05:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,182
Posted By AllisonB
That's great, Dawn! My hospital has 2 WLS support...

That's great, Dawn! My hospital has 2 WLS support group meetings a month, one in the evening and one on a Saturday morning. Our group welcomes spouses and other support people. My sister and niece...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-27-2013, 07:31 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,733
Posted By AllisonB
At yesterday's WLS Support Group meeting at the...

At yesterday's WLS Support Group meeting at the hospital, I got a "100 Pound Pin". I'm so happy!

Has anyone heard from Chrissy? I was wondering how she's doing.
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 05-21-2013, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,032
Posted By AllisonB
I take Biotech brand dry vitamin D2, it's a...

I take Biotech brand dry vitamin D2, it's a powder in a clear capsule. My doctor prescribes it and I get it filled at the Kroger pharmacy (the only pharmacy near me that carries it - and I'm a city...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-21-2013, 07:59 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,733
Posted By AllisonB
LOL, I sometimes have what I affectionately call...

LOL, I sometimes have what I affectionately call my "back muffin" - a tube of skin that pops over the back of my jeans. I was covering it up with a sweater or something, then one day, I decided "who...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-20-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,269
Posted By AllisonB
I intensely dislike anyting seafood related (ok,...

I intensely dislike anyting seafood related (ok, I absolutely hate everything about it - smell, taste, texture). But my husband loves it. I get him a frozen Gorton's fish that is a but pricey, but...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-20-2013, 10:08 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,733
Posted By AllisonB
Yay Chewie! Yay Awlass! Yay everybody else, too!

Yay Chewie! Yay Awlass! Yay everybody else, too!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-15-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,269
Posted By AllisonB
I can't even explain how delicious they both are....

I can't even explain how delicious they both are. I can't ever buy another - it's too hard to only eat a bite here and there. Dee.Lish.Us.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-15-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,269
Posted By AllisonB
I picked these up in a newstand at the airport...

I picked these up in a newstand at the airport yesterday. They were pricey - $5 each, but large. Too many calories to eat the whole thing at one sitting. Sugar alcohols (but didn't give me the...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-13-2013, 06:28 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,733
Posted By AllisonB
I know what you mean, I felt like a "normie" :) ....

I know what you mean, I felt like a "normie" :) . The one and only time I asked for an extender, the flight attendant was a total *B* and announced it to the entire plane. So I took it with me! That...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-13-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,733
Posted By AllisonB
I flew for the second time since my surgery - and...

I flew for the second time since my surgery - and the first time since any significant weight loss. My hips didn't touch the arm rests. The tray came down all the way -with much room to spare. I...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-11-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,269
Posted By AllisonB
I made the LC pizza that uses eggs and shredded...

I made the LC pizza that uses eggs and shredded cheese for the crust, and topped with with some Hunt's low-sugar spaghetti sauce, pepperoni, ground beef, mushrooms, and some green pepper. In my...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-10-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,269
Posted By AllisonB
I'm 5'6" as well - I've never been gaunt in all...

I'm 5'6" as well - I've never been gaunt in all my life :) I'd like to see 140!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-09-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,733
Posted By AllisonB
I did this for lunch just the other day. My...

I did this for lunch just the other day. My Kroger has a great salad bar, I got turkey, cheese, a couple little tomatoes, a spoon of peas, and squirted a little but of Ranch dressing on it. Yumm!
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-09-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 8,733
Posted By AllisonB
thanks! He did many of those early out, the 3...

thanks! He did many of those early out, the 3 he's ordering for my next appt. are for ones that he had to adjust dosages on for me a while back (he gave me a script for Dry D3, for example. It was up...
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