Kabeebabee wrote 1 week, 5 days ago
Sending you good vibes and a ton of support on this step of your journey ????

OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 3 weeks, 3 days ago

i am so excited!! My surgery is one month from today! I start Opti on August 4th. The wait has been challenging at times but worth it.


OrangeBlossom17 posted a comment 1 month ago
All I can say is WOW!

OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

Good afternoon,

This morning I met with Dr. Mamazza, I was a little worried about meeting him as I had read many negative reviews about his bedside manner. I really liked him, he had a great sense of humour. He has approved me for RNY but he wa


OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 1 week ago

Good Morning OH Friends,

I called my Centre today and asked to be added to the Pre-op class 2 that I knew was happening this coming Tuesday. I had been expecting to hear from them but I hadn't as of this morning so I took the initiative to cal


OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Good afternoon Ontario OH friends,

This morning I had my assesment with the psychologist at TOH. It was a long appointment, 3 hours, but it went well and I have been approved to move on to the next stage.

Thanks to everyone for their s


OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 4 weeks ago

I am dreading our upcoming holiday to visit my in-laws because it requires flying. I am not afraid of the plane in the air I am stressed about asking for a seatbelt extender. Last time I flew I discreetly asked for an extender and the flight attendant


OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 2 months ago

It turns out I didn't need to stress myself out. The appointments with the social worker and dietician went well and they both approved me to move forward with the surgery. The next big appointment is with the psychologist in a couple of weeks. Thanks


OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

I have my appointment with the Dietitian and the Behaviorist tomorrow morning. Last night my DH asked what my reaction is going to be if they don't approve me. I looked at him in horror and panic, great way to start the negative self talk! Now I can


OrangeBlossom17 posted a comment 2 months, 1 week ago
You look absolutely amazing. You are such an inspiration to me.

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OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 4 months ago

When I had my appointment with the nurse practitioner a couple of weeks ago she stated that the clinic's goal weight for me 2 years post surgery would be 230lbs, current weight is 295lbs. A 65 pound loss is not my goal, I want to reach a goal weight o


OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 4 months, 2 weeks ago

Today I had my appointment with the nurse practitioner. I am one step closer to surgery which I still have mixed feelings about. The nurse gave me a few guidelines of changes that I need to make before surgery, tracking food, reduce caffeine, cut out


OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 7 months, 1 week ago


I attended WLS information session at the hospital this week. After the session I made the decision to have the surgery. I am so thankful to this forum and all of the information posted. It has really helped me with my decision and I know it will


OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 7 months, 2 weeks ago

Hello Everyone

I have just found this website and forum and am a complete newbie to the idea of posting.  I was referred by my doctor for surgery in October 2016 and I will be attending an information session next week.  I am still on the fence


OrangeBlossom17 posted a discussion topic 7 months, 2 weeks ago

Hello Everyone

I have just found this website and forum and am a complete newbie to the idea of posting.  I was referred by my doctor for surgery in October 2016 and I will be attending an information session next week.  I am still on the fence

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