GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 1 week, 3 days ago

Hi! I haven't posted in quite a while...life has been super busy!

I am SO close to goal weight I can taste it! 8.8lbs to go.


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

So this happened today.

I'm officially down 100lbs since my beginning of Optifast on February 17/17.

The dietitian was very impressed with my weight loss: I felt great. She also said "but you have a ways to " (felt like a fail


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Hi! I'm new to "this" forum (have always posted in Canadian Forum)...anyways, I'm almost 6 months post-op and am looking for new recipes to try!

I tend to stay between 625-700 calories/day, 30g carb or less and 90-100g protein

I don't h


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 3 months ago

So I'm seeing some before/after's on here so here's mine!

Photo on the left was the night before surgery, I was 237lbs

Photos on the right were from Wednesday (in my new bathingsuit I bought) and I'm happy to say that I'm now down 93.6l


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 5 months ago

So I'm pretty sure what I'm about to write I've seen others post and I've replied with some awesome advice. Now if I could only take it myself...

Lately I've been feeling pretty


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 5 months, 3 weeks ago

So about 6 weeks ago I got this constant, and I mean neverending gurgling coming up my esophagus/throat. No rhyme or reason, just seems to do it. All. The. Time. So annoying. Fast forward two weeks after that and what I thought was restriction, kicked


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GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 7 months ago

So it's been 7 weeks already, hard to believe! And not sure if what I'm experiencing is normal?

Started opti February 17th, 2017 for two weeks (lost 16 pounds)

Surgery March 3, 2017, since surgery I've lost an additional 27 pounds, so i


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 7 months, 3 weeks ago
So I had RNY on March 3rd. I'm on Minced food. Finally tolerating everything well. Getting about 60-65 G protein/day. But am I eating too much ? I use my fitness pal to track and today I'm a 504 calories

GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 8 months ago

yesterday was my first real food in 28 days! I was so excited. I tried a scrambled egg with 1/2 oz cheese. Tastes wonderful are half and was satisfied. About an hour later I was so very sick. I've never felt nauseated like that in my life. Took some gr


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 8 months, 1 week ago

I start Purée on Saturday and looking for some meal guidance! My hospital booklet gave only one day menu sample only and that's it :( I'm not having soups or oatmeals. Thanks in advance!


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 8 months, 1 week ago

Not sure what's going on. Everything was ok until yesterday. I started feeling nauseated at the smell of yogurt and even thinking about it turns me sour. I can't do the cottage cheese anymore either. I've had terrible cramps and just feel horrible. I c


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 8 months, 2 weeks ago

I'm home and recovering. I was discharged yesterday. The gas pain was unbearable but has alleviated somewhat now. I was up the next morning after surger at 0444hrs trying to get it moving out of my system! I made the mistake of taking too big a sip of


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 8 months, 3 weeks ago

I can't believe that in less than 24 hours I will be in surgery!!

It's been just under 10 months since I made the decision to visit my doctor and get referred; it seems like yesterday but at the same time it's seemed like forever ago. I know wh


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 9 months ago

I'm on Optifast Day 5 (of 14) and am thinking ahead to my return home (surgery March 3rd!!!)

I know you can't eat/drink together, but for the first two weeks everything is kinda liquidy anyways so can I have my oatmeal/cream of wheat/yogurt at


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 9 months ago

So today things got THAT much more real for me! I've started my first day of Optifast!!! Surgery is exactly two weeks away today at Humber River H


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 9 months, 1 week ago

I start my Optifast next Friday. Wondering what to expect so anyone who has gone through it/presently in Opti phase any feedback is appreciated </


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 9 months, 1 week ago

 Passed my "trio" today! Picked up my Optifast after my appointments. I start Opti February 17th and surgery is scheduled for March 3, 2017!


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 9 months, 2 weeks ago

I have my final appointment next week for my last step! I'm really nervous about meeting with the Dietitian; what level of detail are they looking for? I know each diet phase following divert and what I can/ and eat; but do they want us to be able to r


GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 9 months, 3 weeks ago

So I'm worried about my upcoming consult. I don't eat a lot of grains to begin with and according to the "plate" methid one must have grains or starches with each meal. I don't eat bread that often and enjoy soup and salad for lunch. I'm worried the Di


Kathy S. wrote 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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GeorgianBay_Girl posted a discussion topic 9 months, 4 weeks ago

Hi! Just looking to share my journey so far and seek support! I had my Orientation in July 2016 and met with the surgeon in December. I have Dr. Starr and he was amazing. I just met with dr. glazer yesterday and he told me to "take my pills the morning

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