Simplyb posted a discussion topic 1 day, 12 hours ago

i am on day 4 of Opti.

day 1 and 2 - I only managed 1 pouch

day 3 - i made it through two pouches but I warmed it in tea and am now told that could denature the proteins and is not the right way to use it.

day 4 - the smell has

Simplyb wrote on HonestOmnivore's support wall 2 days, 6 hours ago
In the home run stretch, good luck!

Simplyb wrote Opti problem solved - I like it warm with chai tea - awesome! 2 days, 6 hours ago

day 3


I found a great way that I can enjoy Vanilla Opti!

so happy I am mixing half a package with warm water and then brewing herbal chai style tea and whisking it together.<...

Simplyb posted a discussion topic 3 days, 3 hours ago

Does anybody work strenuous 12 hour shifts that rotate between days and nights?

How do you work in the eating and lifting and pushing and pulling of your job?

I work on busy units - and days like today include no bre

Simplyb wrote Optifast Day 1 - *yuck* 4 days, 11 hours ago

Ok, it is back to kindergarten and someone has just dared me to eat the glue - anybody else have this same flashback.

I tried the vanilla, 6 ice cubes, 300 ml of cold water whipped to death ...

Simplyb posted a discussion topic 5 days, 1 hour ago

Own pillow instead of those plastic things and bleached to death pillow cases? (Also good for pot hole rides home).

Own blanket, feels soft and not bleached?

Heating Pad to help pass gas, has anyone tried this?

Charger and iPad

Simplyb wrote Tomorrow is Optifast Day 1 5 days, 2 hours ago

So here we go, 6 boxes of Optifast sit on my dining room table. 4 Vanilla, 2 chocolate.

Beside it sit decaf coffee, lemons and a few extract flavours to try including: Maple, French Vanilla ...

Simplyb wrote Determination 1 week, 1 day ago

So my job entails floating to different areas based on need.

Today it meant going to an area I had not worked for a couple of years. Most of it by choice because I do not like working with m...

Simplyb wrote Happy St Paddy's Day 1 week, 2 days ago

Last celebration before Optifast and Surgery.

I will never miss green beer yuck, but I will miss my Bailey's Irish Cream - one last toast!



Simplyb posted a comment 1 week, 2 days ago
Humber River Hospital, it was a meeting to discuss risks and the...

Simplyb posted a discussion topic 1 week, 2 days ago

Not sure, how to navigate this site.

Is there a beginner area on how to post, make signatures, connect with other newbies at the same stage in the process?

My surgery has just been booked for April 12, I start opti next week and am terr

Simplyb wrote Surgery Date Set! 1 week, 3 days ago

So here we go, I met the surgeon in December, Social Work and Dietician in February, and I got a call two days ago to pick up my Optifast and to book my surgery for April 12th.

A little nerv...

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