Forum abbrevations

Discussion in 'Main Forum' started by southernlady, Jan 7, 2014.

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    southernlady

    southernlady Administrator Staff Member

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    Surgery related:
    AL ---------- Alimentary Limb
    BPD ------------- Biliopancreatic Diversion (old surgery on which DS based, but different)
    BPD/DS---------Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch. Make sure this IS a DS.
    BPL ------------ Biliopancreatic Limb
    CC -----------Common Channel
    CW ------------Current Weight
    DS ------------Duodenal Switch
    ERNY ------------ Extended RNY
    EWL ------------- Excess Weight Loss
    GW ------------Goal Weight
    HW ------------Heaviest Weight
    LB ------------Lap Band
    LDS -----------see SADI
    LoopDS--------see SADI
    NUT -----------Nutritionist
    PB ------------Productive Burp
    RNY ------------Roux-en-y (gastric bypass)
    SADI -----------Single Anastomosis Duodeno-Ileal Bypass with Sleeve Gastrectomy
    SBL-------------Small Bowel Length
    SIPS -----------Stomach Intestinal Pylorus-sparing surgery
    SW ------------Surgery Weight
    VBG-------------Vertical Band Gastrectomy (added from below)
    VSG ------------Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy
    WLS ------------Weight Loss Surgery

    Medical:
    BCP -----------Birth Control Pills
    BI ------------Breast Implants
    BL ------------Belt Lipectomy
    BT ------------Butt Tuck
    CBL ------------ Circumferential Body Lift
    FBL ------------Full Body Lift
    LBL ------------Lower Body Lift
    LW ------------Lightweight (35-40 BMI)
    MO ------------Morbidly Obese
    OF ------------Over Fifty (BMI over 50)
    PCOS ------------Poly-Cystic Ovarian Syndrome
    PPI -------------Proton Pump Inhibitor
    PCP ------------Primary Care Physician
    NSAID ---------Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug
    NSV ------------Non Scale Victory (ie can fit in an airline seat, fit old pair of jeans)
    SMO ----------Super Morbidly Obese (Over 50 BMI)
    SSMO ---------Super Super Morbidly Obese (Over 60 BMI)
    SV ------------Scale Victory (reached a weight goal)
    TPN----------Total parenteral nutrition
    TL ------------Thigh Lift
    TT ------------Tummy Tuck

    Food/Medicine related:
    FF ------------Fat Free
    MOM ------------Milk of Magnesia
    SF ------------Sugar Free
    PDU------------Primal Defense Ultra

    Insurance related:
    IMR Independent medical review
    DMHC Dept. of managed health care (CA insurance review board)

    General abbreviations:
    AF ------------Aunt Flo aka menstruation or period
    BBL ------------ Be Back Later
    BF ------------Boyfriend
    BIL ------------Brother In Law
    BRB ------------ Be Right Back
    BTDT ------------Been There. Done That.
    BTW ------------By The Way
    DD ------------Dear/Darling/Damned Daughter
    DH ------------Dear/Darling/Damned Husband/Hubby
    DIL ------------Daughter In Law
    ds ------------Dear/Darling/Damned Son
    DW ------------Dear/Darling/Damned Wife
    F2F ------------Face to Face
    FFS ------------ For Fuck's Sake
    FIFY-------------Fixed It For You (usually when quoting a post that you "fix")
    FIL ------------Father In Law
    FMR -----------Fuck Me Running
    GF ------------Girlfriend
    GL ------------Good Luck
    GMTA ------------Great Minds Think Alike
    GTG ------------Got To Go or Get Together
    HTH ------------Hope This/That Helps
    IRL ----------- In Real Life
    IMHO ------------In My Honest Opinion
    IMNSHO --------In my NOT so humble opinion
    JK ------------Just Kidding
    KWIM ----------Know What I Mean
    LMAO ------------Laughing My A$$ Off
    LOL ------------Laughing Out Loud
    MIL ------------Mother In Law
    MUAH ------------Sound that a kiss makes
    NP ------------No problem
    OMG ------------Oh My God
    OP---------Original Poster
    OT ------------Off Topic (not related to weight loss or obesity issues)
    PITA ------------Pain In The A$$
    PMP ------------Peeing My Pants
    ROFL ------------Rolling On Floor Laughing
    ROFLMAO ------------Rolling On Floor Laughing My A$$ Off
    RT ------------Real Time
    SMTO@U ------------Sticking My Tongue Out At You
    SIL ------------Sister/Son In Law
    TBC ------------To Be Continued
    TMI ------------Too Much Information
    TTFN ------------Ta-Ta For Now
    TTYL ------------Talk To You Later
    TY ------------Thank You
    TYVM ------------Thank You Very Much
    WB ------------Welcome Back
    WTG ------------Way To Go
    YMMV ------------ Your Mileage May Vary
    YW ------------You're Welcome
     
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    Barb1

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    VBG-Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
     
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    Barb1

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    Are you going to have to add SIPS or SADI to the list? @southernlady@southernlady
     
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    southernlady

    southernlady Administrator Staff Member

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    I need to!
     
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    robs477

    robs477 Now an Angel in heaven

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    Great list Liz, but you forgot the most important one....WTF? .......:D Jus kidding...;)
     
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    southernlady

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    I think that one is self explanatory. Same for FMR and FOAD.

    I belong to a Terrier group on FB (my two are part JRT) and they use WFT for Wire Fox Terrier...my BRAIN sees the WFT as WTF!
     
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    Barbara

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    more2adore

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    OP is "original poster," Barbara. Usually the person who started whichever thread is being posted in. :)
     
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    weaura

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    Liz, what is PDU?
     
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    OldBroad

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    I think that's Primal Defense Ultra, a brand of probiotic. I take it and it seems to be doing me good.
     
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    southernlady

    southernlady Administrator Staff Member

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    Yeah, what @OldBroad@OldBroad said...
     
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    OldBroad

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    How about "NSV"?
     
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    weaura

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    NSV - non scale victory
     
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    southernlady

    southernlady Administrator Staff Member

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    That is under Medical.
     

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