Jump to content
×
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!

Recommended Posts

Hello everyone. It has been a while since I have been on here. Just wanted to check in an let everyone know what's going on. First things first, we found out we are going to be first time grandparents. We are very excited. Next, I blew the engine on my brand new 2018 Jeep Compass. I am fighting with FCA about trying to get rid of it. My dad was sent home with Hospice (he lives in Texas and I live in Michigan). Then on Friday (7 Sept 2018) one of the guys I work with rushed me to the emergency room. Turns out I had a blocked bowel. Scar tissue had formed and blocked the bowel. Luckily they caught it in time and the bowel did not die. They had to fillet me like a fish and I have about 30 staples holding my guts in. I am very sore and on a liquid diet. I guess it is a known complication but not a common one. Who would have thought that I would have a complication almost 2 years after my RNY. Very happy to be on the mend.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
1 hour ago, Redmaxx said:

Hello everyone. It has been a while since I have been on here. Just wanted to check in an let everyone know what's going on. First things first, we found out we are going to be first time grandparents. We are very excited. Next, I blew the engine on my brand new 2018 Jeep Compass. I am fighting with FCA about trying to get rid of it. My dad was sent home with Hospice (he lives in Texas and I live in Michigan). Then on Friday (7 Sept 2018) one of the guys I work with rushed me to the emergency room. Turns out I had a blocked bowel. Scar tissue had formed and blocked the bowel. Luckily they caught it in time and the bowel did not die. They had to fillet me like a fish and I have about 30 staples holding my guts in. I am very sore and on a liquid diet. I guess it is a known complication but not a common one. Who would have thought that I would have a complication almost 2 years after my RNY. Very happy to be on the mend.

Did the jeep have one of the Tigershark engines? FCA knows those engines can be hit or miss, ESP if there is an oil blockage for the hydraulic lifters/timing.

Sucks about everything man, but glad you are getting through it!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oh my goodness! Feel better. I hope things are turned around now and keep going that way. :)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Intensity of l8fe when you least want or need it! Makes my AM nauesa seem a minor blip. praying for the grace to endure for YOU!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Appropriate of nothing necessarily but FRUSTR8 LOST 6,5 POUNDS IN JUST ONE WEEK. FIREWORKS PLEASE⛅🎉⛅!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Sorry to hear about all the crap things going on for you right now. Great to know your in good spirits though. Congrats on the grand baby and hope your healing goes the best it can.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
On 09/20/2018 at 18:27, Frustr8 said:

Appropriate of nothing necessarily but FRUSTR8 LOST 6,5 POUNDS IN JUST ONE WEEK. FIREWORKS PLEASE⛅🎉⛅!
Frustr8-I logged in to check on you! I’m so glad you are doing well! Yeah!!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
yeah I am going to live, when I spent the entire OSU TCU Game throwing up . PRECIOUS POuCH gets temperamental , I though6 for awhile,her favorite saying was Going Up! so,I have gone back to Clear Liquids, than a lady pouch can have a diet,,how sad that sorrows'. but we are looking for more weight loss I "
would.that on flesh that wouldn't

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well yesterday (1 Oct 2018) was my first day back to work. I was very tired last night when I got home and a little sore. I am supposed to take it easy at work for the next 4 weeks and I know that I over did it yesterday. Overall I am doing great (still don't have a huge appetite) and I go back for my 2 year post bariatric surgery check up on the 24th. I am still grateful to my surgeon for giving me this tool to help me lose the weight. The only regret I have is that I didn't do it sooner.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Just over a month since the emergency surgery. The incision is still a little sore but overall I am doing great. I got sick early this morning, I was freezing (my bed was wet from all the sweating) and I ended up in the bathroom 3 times. I finally got what ever it was out of me and I was able to get about 30 minutes sleep before I had to get ready for work. I will definitely be going to bed early tonight.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

UPDATE: Today I am finally feeling better, but I still really don't have an appetite to speak of. I see my surgeon for my two year check up and if things don't get better I will talk to him.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

×