rdale66 wrote Less Meds is a good thing 6 days, 23 hours ago

I went and saw my family doctor today and it was a good visit.  Showed him my blood pressure readings since the surgery and he has taken me off my High Blood Pressure mes.  Whohoo!


rdale66 posted a discussion topic 2 weeks, 4 days ago

I am struggling with getting enough protein. I only have 4 days of my liquid diet left and then I move to pureed food.

I find it hard to drink a protein shake for snacks for two reasons.

  1. After two weeks of Optifast it is hard to

rdale66 wrote 1 week after surgery 3 weeks ago

Well it has been 1 week since my surgery and things are going well.  The first week of full liquids has not been bad but I and starting to want some food with more texture and something to actually...


rdale66 posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

Well it is finally here. Surgery Day!

Lost 16lbs on Opti for 14 days. WoooHoo!

Excited/nervous. Looking forward to kicking this overweight life in the butt and using my new tool to live a better life.

Leaving for the hospita


rdale66 wrote Surgery Day is here! 1 month ago

Well it is finally here.  Surgery Day!

Lost 16lbs on Opti for 14 days.  WoooHoo!

Excited/nervous.  Looking forward to kicking this overweight life in the butt and using my new tool to...


rdale66 posted a discussion topic 1 month ago

I'm on my second week of OPTI and am feeling drained with a lack of energy. Four shakes a day and over 2L of water. I've had the odd bowl of SF jello for snacks. Lost 14.5 lbs. Get winded extremely easy, especially going up stairs. Does this pass?


Kathy S. wrote 1 month, 1 week ago
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!

rdale66 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Surgery is two weeks away and starting Optifast tomorrow. Hoping its not too stressful not having any food for two weeks.

I don't want to avoid family around meal times but am wondering how other people found this stage.

Randy


rdale66 wrote Pre-Admin appt April 4th. Optifast starts April 11th. 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Surgery is almost here.  Excited and nervous at the same time.

Two weeks of Optifast to begin on April 11th.


rdale66 has a new goal: Stop taking high cholesterol meds 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Loss of weight and eating healthy with exercise.

rdale66 has a new goal: Stop taking high blood pressure meds 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Loss of weight and eating healthy with exercise.
About Me
Oshawa, XX
Location
31.8
BMI
RNY
Surgery
04/25/2017
Surgery Date
Apr 03, 2017
Member Since

Before & After
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Before OptiFast
263lbs

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