Char8420 wrote Strictures and dilation? 2 weeks, 1 day ago

 Had lots and lots of trouble at about week four with eating post surgery. Got incredible back pain and nausea and vomiting every time I tried to eat solids. Had an endoscopy with dilation two week...

Char8420 posted a comment 1 month, 2 weeks ago
It actually was my 1 week visit to surgeons nurse but my fam dr did...

Char8420 wrote Worried about weight loss post surgery 1 month, 3 weeks ago

So it has been 16 days since my surgery and I am down 22 lbs. when I went for my 1 week check, I asked if they weigh me and they replied no-it dosen't matter. I am a little concerned that so much l...

Char8420 posted a comment 2 months, 1 week ago
Ok thanks for the suggestions and will try! Am up everyhour walking...

Char8420 wrote Got through surgery!! but need suggestions 2 months, 1 week ago

So had my surgery in Hamilton on Nov 8 and went home Nov 10. Had severe back pain from OR table (have history of back pain but so much worse). Am doing ok but having trouble with gas--can't seem to...

Char8420 posted a comment 2 months, 1 week ago
Thanks-I just ordered the powder off amazon. Do you need...

Char8420 wrote Calcium citrate 2 months, 2 weeks ago

so I bought some calcium citrate pills and wow-are they ever big!!!! Any suggestions besides cutting them in half? What does everyone else take?


Char8420 wrote Optifast-anyone want my extra vanilla packets? 2 months, 2 weeks ago

I cannot stand the vanilla optifast-thank goodness I only have to be on it for 1 week-surgery date Nov 8!!!!! Anyone interested in my vanilla packets?

Char8420 posted a comment 5 months, 1 week ago
Very true! Just excited I guess

Char8420 wrote Next step? 5 months, 1 week ago

 So just saw the dietician today and had a one on one. She said I am to go to the next step in the process which would mean to meet with the surgeon. She didn't have a timeframe but when I asked th...

Char8420 posted a comment 6 months, 2 weeks ago
Thanks for the comment. I guess I will just wait till I see the surgeon...

Char8420 wrote Change of surgery? 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Went to see social worker and internist – they suggested that I get the gastric bypass as opposed to a bariatric sleeve. Does anybody have any situations like this?  Kind of had it in my head about...

Char8420 posted a comment 8 months, 1 week ago
I guess one appt at a time...seeing social work in June and...

Char8420 wrote Diff hospital-diff process! 8 months, 2 weeks ago

kind of confusing how some appts are in different order at other hospitals. I am going to Hamilton-had orientation and pre dietician seeing nurse next week. Not sure who will be next. W...

Char8420 posted a discussion topic 9 months ago

just wondering how long to surgery in Hamilton? Had orientation class in Feb/17 and seeing dietician May/17. Who is next to see?

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