Welcome guest, you have 1 message! Register

Search:

Type: Posts; User: EllisM80

Page 1 of 15 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.06 seconds.

  1. Replies
    5
    Views
    479

    Re: Surgery 12/17/19

    Hope everything went well today. Walk the gas out, sip, sip, sip and follow up with your bariatric team. Good luck in your recovery.
  2. Thread: New member

    by EllisM80
    Replies
    2
    Views
    268

    Re: New member

    It will be the best decision ever! Good luck!
  3. Re: It's been FOREVER and I need a refresher. AND has anyone ever had a hysterectomy after wls?

    Thank y'all! 2020 is the beginning of the rest of my life and it's going to be great! Just climbing these mountains that got in my way... ;)
  4. It's been FOREVER and I need a refresher. AND has anyone ever had a hysterectomy after wls?

    Hey y'all! It's been FOREVER! The last time I posted, I was having teeth removed and struggling with anemia. I found out that I had a fibroid tumor the size of a softball and I had some decisions to...
  5. Replies
    19
    Views
    7,788

    Re: Goodness, I'm losing A LOT of hair!

    I started losing it in month 2, lots between month 3 and 7. It slowed down a good bit after that and I feel like my normal shower hair loss is back now. I already had a thinning spot where I normally...
  6. Replies
    18
    Views
    11,721

    Re: Update on me...

    I was taking 65mg tablets four times a day. Still haven't started iron infusions yet. Turned out that the hold up has been because they needed a referral from my primary care doctor but nobody cared...
  7. Replies
    18
    Views
    11,721

    Re: Update on me...

    I'm afraid to take the iron supplements because of my problem with iron poisoning. I take extra vitamin c daily anyways. The red tape is ridiculous especially with something like this...
  8. Replies
    18
    Views
    11,721

    Re: Update on me...

    The infusions haven't started yet because my insurance loves to put my approvals on the back shelf til last minute. My doctors office is fighting with them to get it done. Had my iron checked again...
  9. Thread: Kids

    by EllisM80
    Replies
    4
    Views
    2,427

    Kids

    Y'all, I am really struggling with how to deal with 2 of my girls. I have very carefully tried to warn them about the dangers of overeating, not exercising, etc. I haven't done it like my grandfather...
  10. Replies
    12
    Views
    4,141

    Re: Am I the only one

    Anemia is the devil. It is something that I've suffered with for years. It was a pre-surgery problem but has definitely been horrible since my surgery in October. I don't pass out but I still have...
  11. Thread: Pain Question

    by EllisM80
    Replies
    5
    Views
    2,491

    Re: Pain Question

    I had pain in that area and when I had my first post-op appointment, they ended up having to drain a pocket of fluid that had formed under that incision. It felt better immediately. I'd call the...
  12. Thread: Newbie

    by EllisM80
    Replies
    6
    Views
    3,023

    Re: Newbie

    Yay! You will enjoy this journey!
  13. Replies
    18
    Views
    11,721

    Re: Update on me...

    Cyndi, I've never heard of the patches! I'm gonna have to check on that!

    Lisa, thank you! It's just a speed trap connected to a speed bump. I'll get over it and I'll be so happy for the surgery to...
  14. Replies
    18
    Views
    11,721

    Update on me...

    After dealing with the HORRIBLE dry socket, I ended up going back to the dentist 3 weeks later and getting 3 more pulled on the other side. I didn't have any problems with that side. I have still...
  15. Replies
    7
    Views
    1,367

    Re: 3 month Post-Visit .. with Doctor

    Wow how much I've missed giggling at your posts. You are doing so well and I'm so proud of you! I'm about to make my update. Get ahold of me sometime. I'm glad you are doing so well!
  16. Replies
    5
    Views
    2,101

    I recommend liquid antibiotics!

    Y'all, if you need to take antibiotics, I recommend you ask for liquid! Don't go through what I've gone through the last two weeks! Recap... I had two teeth removed and was prescribed Clindamycin to...
  17. Replies
    23
    Views
    3,675

    Re: Head hunger and grazing...

    I wish I could answer that but I don't have the answer myself.
  18. Re: It's been awhile. Here's why and I have a question...

    Thank y'all for your responses. The heartburn had only happened because of my teeth being pulled. I ended up dealing with dry socket and an abscessed gum. Its still pretty dang sore but my heartburn...
  19. It's been awhile. Here's why and I have a question...

    Ok, so I am physically, mentally and emotionally struggling. Everything that has happened over the last few months seems to have JUST dropped on my shoulders which we all know is not true. It...
  20. Thread: Acid Relux ?

    by EllisM80
    Replies
    6
    Views
    1,992

    Re: Acid Relux ?

    I took an antacid for 30 days. I ended up getting heartburn really bad on day 31. He had me take Omeprazole for one more week and then I was fine. At 3 months post-op, I had a MS relapse, was on...
  21. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,541

    Re: New From Las Vegas

    You're welcome!
  22. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,067

    Re: OMG So Embarrassed

    There is no silver lining. You either need it or you don't. If you are adding weight instead of taking it off, then you need it. You won't regret having the surgery but you most likely will regret it...
  23. Replies
    8
    Views
    423

    Re: Bye bye gallbladder

    A gastroenterologist always removes the gallbladder so it surprises me that your surgeon didn't check it. Did he know about the pain at the time of your surgery? Had mine removed in 2006 and haven't...
  24. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,541

    Re: New From Las Vegas

    Oh wow! That's quick! That's awesome! I'll pray for your clearances to go through without a hitch! So exciting!
  25. Replies
    9
    Views
    626

    Re: Talk to me about the 3-week stall...

    Steroids in any dose or delivery of said steroids are the devil! I despise them. As soon as my neurologist says she's ready for me to have them (hopefully within the next month because I'm over...
Results 1 to 25 of 373
Page 1 of 15 1 2 3 4