I Had the Roux N Y surgery done yesterday at The Ottawa Hospital and now home resting! Everything went very well and Dr. Kosalavari and the med team, nursing team and staff were awesome. I was in very good hands and the care they all gave was amazing.
4 days until surgery! Wow ~ the time is getting nearer! I am liking the Optifast and I am drinking lots of water. Anybody at this stage who has had surgery go through any mixed emotions? I am nervous, excited, determined and maybe it's not too late to
Merry Christmas Everyone and wishing everyone all the best in the new year!
Tomorrow I start optifast and I definitely enjoyed the last few days! Christmas turkey and all! Definitely looking forward to next two weeks and then surgery on Jan 10
The day is here to meet the surgeon. The process started in February 2017 and I will be meeting Dr. Amy Neville tomorrow. Quite the journey so far! Any Ottawa people get together as a support group still? Any advice on questions for the surgeon? Thanks
I decided to join a gym again ~ a grand opening for a GoodLife was held today and I am on a 30 day free trial membership. I'm 280 lbs and I have my first nurse appt coming up this month at the TOH. My emotions are up and down wi
I love these forums on this site and I'm learning lots. I am reading "weight loss surgery for dummies" right now as well and I definitely need to start a food journal. Fitness Pal isn't cutting it for me right now. I wonder if any
Nurse Appt on August 24, 2017 at TOH WMC...what happens at that appointment? When they called me they mentioned it would be a 45 minute appointment approximately. ðŸ˜€ Do they go over the questionnaire that we filled out? Will they have the appointment
I'm wondering if anybody can recommend any books that I can read to help me along with the journey. I with the TOH program. Don't get me wrong, I love all these posts on here and info on the internet but you can never learn too muc
This site is amazing and glad there's support in all areas of the journey! I have my orientation next Thursday and I am looking forward to it. I am wondering how relationships before and after surgery affect some of you. I wonder
Anyone have some info on The Ottawa Hospital wait times? Anybody have a good or bad experience with them? Just curious, not sure what to expect or how the process works. Thank you and if anyone wants to get together for coffee or k
I am early in my journey and I have started to let some people know about the weight loss surgery. How do you deal with their comments?...don't get me wrong I have some support but when some are negative, and think they know what's
Hello ~ Just wondering if anyone has had surgery in Ottawa and how long was the process? I was referred by my Doctor on Feb 28 and I've had first blood work done on March 17. I am on CPAP so I already have done that test and what other tests are neede