kyena posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Hi forum,

At almost 6 months post-RNY, I thought I had escaped the horror that is hair thinning/hair loss.

Alas, every morning in the shower I see more little clumps of strands than ever before. I know hair loss is a side-effect of surg


kyena posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

Hi forum!

Is anyone using Syntrax Nectar? Where do you buy it (in Ottawa or website that ships to Canada)?


kyena posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

Hi Forum!

I am 3 months out from RNY on February 16/2017.

Down 52lbs since starting this journey, and 65lbs from my HW.

Working out 2x/week with a personal trainer, and 2x/week on my own. Currently starting week 3 of t


kyena posted a discussion topic 6 months ago

Hi Forum!

I am 3 months out from RNY on February 16/2017.

Down 52lbs since starting this journey, and 65lbs from my HW.

Working out 2x/week with a personal trainer, and 2x/week on my own. Currently starting week 3 of t


kyena posted a discussion topic 7 months ago

Hi forum,

I've been noticing so many obvious and less obvious NSVs recently that I wanted to share...

Obvious NSVs:

  • Smaller clothes - I can fit more into a suitcase!
  • No seatbelt extender on a plane - also, less

kyena posted a discussion topic 7 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi forum,

It's been a while... 6 weeks and a bit!

My RNY recovery has been amazing - I have no pain, been able to tolerate everything, no dumping, no complaints about that!

I recently did my first blood test for RNY follow up -


kyena posted a discussion topic 8 months, 3 weeks ago

I'm only 29 but was diagnosed with high blood pressure 3 years ago. It was discovered during an eye exam (went in for blurry vision) where some irregularities showed signs of di


kyena posted a discussion topic 9 months ago

Good afternoon forum,

 

I am post-op RNY, day 3. Out of the hospita


kyena posted a discussion topic 9 months ago

Hi forum!

I'm heading in to my last night in hospital then hopefully discharged tomorrow.


Stargazer Lily wrote 9 months ago
Sending well wishes!!

kyena posted a discussion topic 9 months ago

Hey forum family, 

I'm laying comfortably in my hospital bed having gone through a perfec


kyena posted a discussion topic 9 months ago

It's going down! Reporting to hospital at 10:45AM. Not nervous, just kinda of in disbelief... It's really happening?


Cecily C. wrote 9 months ago
Best of luck on your approaching surgery!

Kathy S. wrote 9 months, 1 week ago
Hello Kyena, Congratulations on your upcoming surgery! Here are some links to information you may find helpful: http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/photographing-your-weight-loss-surgery-journey http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/weight-loss-surgery-hosptial-stay-what-to-pack http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/four-on-the-floor-self-care-after-weight-loss-surgery We can't wait to hear from you post-op!

kyena posted a discussion topic 9 months, 1 week ago

Good morning!

My surgery is scheduled for Feb. 16th! One week away!


kyena posted a discussion topic 9 months, 3 weeks ago

-Opti is NOT that bad, way better than some other pre-mixed meal replacements or protein shakes. I was worried about the gross metallic taste and Opti does not have that!!


kyena posted a discussion topic 9 months, 3 weeks ago

My surgery is Feb. 16th!

 

They had a cancellation and booked me in.


kyena posted a discussion topic 9 months, 3 weeks ago

My surgery is Feb. 16th!

 

They had a cancelation and booked me in.

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kyena posted a discussion topic 9 months, 4 weeks ago

Hi all!

 

So, after meeting my surgeon and signing all consent forms, the surgeon


kyena posted a discussion topic 10 months ago

Feeling very nervous about it - I keep thinking he will say 'YOU SHALL NOT PASS!' (LOtR reference...). 


kyena posted a discussion topic 10 months, 1 week ago

Hi forum!

In preparation for upcoming RNY, I am starting to take Biotin to help with the hair loss.

do you have any other recommendations for treatments or shampoos/conditioners that worked for you post-RNY?


kyena posted a discussion topic 10 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi forum,

What happens after RNY for those taking medication (pills) for things like high blood pressure, depression, diabetes, etc.

 

Does the liquid diet prevent taking pills? When will you know if you need to even take pills


kyena posted a discussion topic 11 months ago

Pre-surg. 2 class scheduled for Jan. 10, and meeting the surgeon Jan. 17.

In January 2017 is will be 2 years since my first info session at the Civic WMC. I had to take time off from the process (almost a full year) to deal with depression (rec


kyena posted a discussion topic 11 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi forum! (Sorry for the double posting)...

 

Long time lurker, first time poster.

 

I have been going through the process of getting surgery in Ontario, Canada. 

A bit about me:

 

29 F, non smoke

About Me
31.5
BMI
RNY
Surgery
02/16/2017
Surgery Date
Dec 05, 2016
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