AnImperfectAngel posted a discussion topic 5 months, 1 week ago

So after three long years of waiting, I finally had my surgery on May 30.

It's been wonderful, aside from the terrible gas pains on day 2.

I'm down 11 lbs. so far and have been walking for an hour everyday.

This was the best dec


Kathy S. wrote 6 months ago
Congratulations on your upcoming surgery!? Here are some links to information you may find helpful: http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/photographing-your-weigh t-loss-surgery-journey/ http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/weight-loss-surgery-hosp tial-stay-what-to-pack/ http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/four-on-the-floor-self-c are-after-weight-loss-surgery/ We can't wait to hear from you post-op!

AnImperfectAngel posted a discussion topic 6 months, 2 weeks ago

Hello all, it's been a while.

After three long years of waiting, (Canada,you know) I finally got my surgery date.

It's May 30 and I start my pre-op liquid diet the day after tomorrow.

I'm so excited!

Hope everyone is doi


AnImperfectAngel posted a discussion topic 10 months, 1 week ago

I'm still pre-op, will be getting vsg in a couple of months.

Six months ago, I had my blood work done and my vitamin D levels were very low. So my doc put me on 2x 50,000 units of vitamin D2 once a week.

Today I read online that vitamin


AnImperfectAngel posted a discussion topic 11 months, 2 weeks ago

I've never shared anything as deeply personal as this with you all before but I'm feeling like I need some support and I have come to trust and respect you guys, so here it goes...

Two years ago something devastating that happened in my immedia


AnImperfectAngel posted a comment 11 months, 3 weeks ago
Thank you.

AnImperfectAngel wrote Another Delay, blah, blah, blah 11 months, 3 weeks ago

Will this surgery ever really happen?

It's been three years of waiting, (Canada, you know) and then I was told January.

When I called for a date, I was told that it will actually be A...


AnImperfectAngel posted a discussion topic 12 months ago

Oh God!

I'm swearing off of these pages aside from my local group where I sometimes get good info.

I just got into it on one of these pages because a young woman asked how soon she can get drunk now that she's a couple of weeks out from


AnImperfectAngel posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Okay, I can't believe how slow this board has been, so I'm going to try to resurrect some life back into it with a progress report.

I'm in Victoria and will finally be getting wls in January after a long and painful wait.

I am down 32 l


AnImperfectAngel posted a comment 1 year ago
Thanks Kathy, I definitely will!

AnImperfectAngel wrote Down 32 lbs. 1 year ago

I'm so grateful to be down 32 lbs.  Five more pounds to Onderland which is my new goal. I'd like to be there before my 3 week liquid diet starts in late December. I'm so looking forward to my surge...


AnImperfectAngel wrote Down to a Size X 1 year ago

Shopping at Penningtons was great today. Since all of my size 4x pants and skirts now literally fall off of me, I tried on a 2x thinking it would be too small but to my delight I actually fit into ...


AnImperfectAngel posted a comment 1 year ago
Great job! You'll be at goal before you know it.

AnImperfectAngel posted a comment 1 year, 1 month ago
Gorgeous!

AnImperfectAngel posted a discussion topic 1 year, 1 month ago

Hello all,

I finally found out that I'll be getting surgery in January and I'm so happy!

Saw my doc today and she was thrilled with my progress.

I've lost 30 lbs. since my consult and 57 lbs. from my high weight.

I'm hop


AnImperfectAngel posted a comment 1 year, 1 month ago
Thanks Kathy!

AnImperfectAngel wrote Met with Surgeon Today 1 year, 1 month ago

This morning, I finally met with my surgeon. She was very nice and I really enjoyed meeting her.

Now for more waiting... That's been the hardest part of this entire process. Hopefully, she w...


AnImperfectAngel wrote Finally Meeting My Surgeon! 1 year, 2 months ago

I'm so happy I could cry. After waiting for 2.5 years, I will finally be meeting with my surgeon in 3 weeks.

That's the last step before getting my vsg surgery. Hopefully it will happen befo...


AnImperfectAngel wrote Down 22 lbs. 1 year, 2 months ago

I'm down 22 lbs. since March and still waiting for my surgery date.

It's been 2.5 years already and it's pretty demoralizing but I am continuing to make progress.

I'm feeling kind of ...


AnImperfectAngel posted a comment 1 year, 3 months ago
Congrats! That's fantastic. Good luck on your journey.

AnImperfectAngel posted a comment 1 year, 3 months ago
Welcome! I'm also 52 and waiting for my surgery. Hopefully it will...

AnImperfectAngel posted a comment 1 year, 3 months ago
Hi Catherine, I'm Rhiannon from Victoria, BC. Welcome! I had my...

AnImperfectAngel posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

Hello all,

So I just started my second week on Saxenda and I've seen some big changes. I'm amazed that this really works as nothing else ever has for me and I've tried everything.

My appetite is gone along with any cravings, when I do e


AnImperfectAngel posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

Hi all,

Just wondering if any of you have been on Saxenda and if so, what has your experience been like?

Thanks.


AnImperfectAngel posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

Yesterday I had my assessment at RJH. Both Carla and Dr. Van den Berg were absolutely lovely and very supportive. Finally it seems like its really going to happen and I'm so excited!

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