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Posted on Wed, Jul 23, 2008 16:56

Well I went to the doctor today got great news . Since the last visit. I had lost 12.5 pounds since my surgury. Have 2 Incisions that Qite havent healed,but are a mere minor wounds. compared to what they were 3 weeks ago. Eating normal food now. just have to take eating my foods slow.(I have gone from Mach 6 eating to an Amish buggy) It feeels Great!!


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Posted on Sun, Oct 05, 2008 03:48

Quoting: Originally posted by butterbll Well went to the doctor yesterday/I had great news had lost over 20 pounds in about six weeks since my last checkup.YEAH!! I am now finally under 400 pounds down to 380.

Very well done, glad you are keeping us updated. Keep up the good work.


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Posted on Fri, Oct 03, 2008 12:49

That's awesome Butter! What is your actual goal? I don't remember if you posted it. Kris


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Posted on Thu, Oct 02, 2008 19:23

Well went to the doctor yesterday/I had great news had lost over 20 pounds in about six weeks since my last checkup.YEAH!! I am now finally under 400 pounds down to 380.


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Posted on Fri, Aug 15, 2008 08:12

Well doing Ok on most fronts. the open ozing wounds have healed over .But last week went for a band fill the doctor could not find the fill port . After 16 tries by him and 4 from another doctor they had to stop.Doctor wanted to have me get X-rays .I got them done. I think the X-ray tech did not how to take x-rays. The doctor has seen the xrays.He could not where the top of the fill port was. so more time in a hospital under a scope to have a port fill done. I will find out on Monday when he wants to do it.


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Posted on Sun, Aug 10, 2008 20:14

Hey Butterbll! Was just wondering how you were making out. Hoping you are healthy and happy with your weight loss. Keep us posted! Kirsten


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Posted on Mon, Aug 04, 2008 19:06

Quoting: Originally posted by butterbll Well today is Friday and the hole has closed over and almost gone. So it is closed over now I get to go to the FRIO River this weekend.Ice Cold Spring water ,Big Cypress trees and a rock bottom. With the temps in the high 90's this weekend I think that is the place to hang out.Hey I get to show of the slimmer me. allthough I am not a size 32 yet. I am down to a size 56 down from a size 60.Who knows I might meet some one and sweep her of her feet.

It sounds wonderful. Can I come too? We'll make it a party. ;)


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Posted on Mon, Aug 04, 2008 09:22

Glad to hear things are healing up better and that you had a good time over the weekend. It is so cool feeling and seeing the weight come off. I bought all kinds of clothes I liked and arranged them in my closet by size with big dividers between them. It was soooooo cool when I'd get to go "shopping" in the next size down. Enjoy this time. Document your weight loss through pictures. It's a very dramatic change and sometimes fun to go back and see the changes. Enjoy! Kirsten P. S. I'm sure somebody is definately going to be swept off her feet soon. You're a nice guy and a cutie patootie as Rosie used to say! Best of luck!


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Posted on Fri, Aug 01, 2008 12:44

Well today is Friday and the hole has closed over and almost gone. So it is closed over now I get to go to the FRIO River this weekend.Ice Cold Spring water ,Big Cypress trees and a rock bottom. With the temps in the high 90's this weekend I think that is the place to hang out.Hey I get to show of the slimmer me. allthough I am not a size 32 yet. I am down to a size 56 down from a size 60.Who knows I might meet some one and sweep her of her feet.


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Posted on Wed, Jul 30, 2008 15:59

Doctor did not seem worried today when I saw him today. he was more worried about the fill port site than the hole on the other side.


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Posted on Tue, Jul 29, 2008 10:38

That can happen. It does seem like a small amount, given the scope of the surgery and the possibilities for infection. I would just keep a steady eye on it. If it becomes reddened or exudes more drainage, you develop a fever, pain tenderness or swelling at the site, you should call again right away.--True


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Posted on Tue, Jul 29, 2008 06:54

Hi Butterbll! don't want to scare you but I am worried about the way you described that drainage. Not a nurse, but I cared for my severely disabled husband for years. When he had an infection one time, the drainage was as you described. Feel like I am adopting you as my "little" in the GB buddy system - LOL Want you to stay nice and healthy as you go through this process of healing! Take care, Kirsten


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Posted on Mon, Jul 28, 2008 16:32

Sunday night had a set back on healing. One of the wounds had closed over, but developed a blood blister like bubble over the site. I had taken a shower and was drying off, Well it popped and all sorts of goo came out.About two soda bottle caps worth. It was not pus , but looked like chicken soup broth. called the doctor. Well on monday called the doctor,He was out,so talked to the surgical nurse she did not seem too worried. I have a appt. for a Wensday for a band fill/ check up any way.No fever, but just kind of freaked me out.


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Posted on Mon, Jul 28, 2008 01:46

Hey you! Good to see you keeping up with your updates. Like to see that you are doing well. And yeah, the change IS kinda drastic, ain't it?? (lol!) Keep us posted. Love to hear form you...True


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Posted on Fri, Jul 25, 2008 19:16

Congrats!! Keep up the good work!!


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Posted on Thu, Jul 24, 2008 05:51

You must be feeling great. Good effort and I hope it continues to improve for you. Soon you wont know yourself, dont forget to post a new pic, to go along with the new you.


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Posted on Wed, Jul 23, 2008 18:51

Heya Butter. Glad to hear you are doing well after all of the horror stories I have heard. Keep up the good work hon!


In your rocking-chair, by your window dreaming, shall you long, alone. In your rocking-chair, by your window, shall you dream such happiness as you may never feel. –Theodore Dreiser

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Posted on Wed, Jul 23, 2008 18:44

HI, GREAT FOR YOU BUTTERBLL I,M SO HAPPY FOR YOU AND YOU KEEP STRIDING FOR YOUR GOAL YOU ARE GOING TO BE ONE HOT TAMALE LIKE YOUR NOT NOW!I GO FOR MY 3RD FILL FRIDAY SO I WISH YOU THE BEST AND HOPE YOUR WOUNDS HEAL QUICKLY .... HUGS AND KISSES WENDY :O)

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