Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 3 months, 2 weeks ago

So June 7, 2018 had my RNY. My IBS-C did not seem to improve at all. My gastroenterologist, GP, and the WMC in Ottawa all recommended Lax-a-day every day. Of course, my body depends on this to run regularly but the gas is horrific. I have little to no


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 5 months, 1 week ago

I know that BMI is not the be all and end all indicator of anything. However, I am happy to say that at this time last year I had a BMI of 46, now it is 33. How amazing is that! I am almost out of the obese area. Lol


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Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 9 months ago

Went into TOH for my 3 month check up with the dietician/nutritionist. I am down to 215.5lbs, I feel like a new person; the NSVs are so much more important than the scale.

The original dietician I met with was Tori but apparently she has sin


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 9 months, 4 weeks ago

I got up yesterday and went searching for jeans because it was only 10'. I would grab a pair and as I started to put them on I would realize they were too big... This continued through 4 pairs! When I came to the final pair, I looked at the tag and th


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Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 10 months, 1 week ago

Hello all!

Just checking in! Today I am 2 months and 4 days post-op. I am down 23 inches, down 49 lbs since HW, 23.2 lbs since SW.

We had a family emergency over the last two weeks and I am forever grateful for having done this surger


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 10 months, 3 weeks ago

I am 7.5 weeks out ... I weighed myself and did measurements

Since surgery, June 7, I have lost 19.6lbs.

I have gone from a tight size 24-26 to my 18!!

Just wanted to share!!!


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

Hey Ottawa Peeps!

Are we still on for Monday, July 17 - 7pm @ Starbucks Merivale Mall?

I did happen to mention it to another patient while at post op yesterday. Hope that is okay?

Exciting to meet everyone IRL

Jackie


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

So yesterday I was 5 weeks to the day post op. I did my requisite post-op 2 hour class re: nutrition, physical activity and lifestyle. Then I met with my RN.

I am down 14 lbs since surgery, and my eating and stage progression has been easy


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 11 months, 2 weeks ago

I received my Fitness Tracker yesterday, so am interested to see how that works. The usual on deck for the day... laundry, cleaning rabbit hutch, vacuuming, walking dogs, and being totally obsessed Supervet on NetFlix LOL

breakfast: 1/2 c cho


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Not sure if this is dumping or not but HOLY!

I have been doing well, REALLY, REALLY well. Anyhow, I ate my scrambled egg and 1/2 Skyr for breakfast, liquids only for snack, lentil soup for lunch, then 1/2c Jello chocolate pudding (the


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Not sure if this is dumping or not but HOLY!

I have been doing well, REALLY, REALLY well. Anyhow, I ate my scrambled egg and 1/2 Skyr for breakfast, liquids only for snack, lentil soup for lunch, then 1/2c Jello chocolate pudding (th


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Hey guys!

Been away for a few days. It has been crazy busy with school wrapping up and three kids going through finals, plus DH went back to work from his staycation after my RNY.

Things are going along amazingly well. I'm not necessa


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Today I am 4 days post-op. Things are moving along amazingly well. I am off to church but only for 1/3 of the time. I may stop in and see my parents after church then I am spending my afternoon chatting with friends and just loving the small summer


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Basically feeling no pain... i am taking the tylenol but that is it. I will be heading off to bed soon but this is my intake for the day;

5oz lactose-free 1% milk

3oz Liberte lactose-free greek yogurt 0%

1/4 of a Premier Protei


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Hello everyone!!! Wednesday was my RNY at 1pm. Arrived home around 4pm yesterday. Took 3 doses of morphine since yesterday at 8am. Was still taking liquid tylenol and crushed tramadol up until 9pm yesterday. I took my tylenol this morning, my celeb


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Tomorrow I am going in for my new birthday! This has been a long road! 2 years fighting for the referral, but then everything fell into place. I did my orientation in December 2016, three 3hr classes, meeting with Nutritionist, Behaviourist, Psychiat


Kathy S. wrote 1 year 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!

Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

I gave a call in to the nurse at my Weight Management Clinic here in Ottawa. I called originally because I have been having BM issues even though I am doing the 2tsp metamucil powder daily. ANYHOW... as I was speaking with the gentleman nurse I confi


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

So, as most of you know I found this forum not long ago... Almost two weeks ago when I started Optifast. You have all been wonderful do I have a question about support groups run by the various Ontario WLS programs.

I attended my first meeting


Jackie S. posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

For anyone who has gone through the OptiFAST before RNY, can you take sacrament? A little small (1"square) piece of consecrated bread?

Did not even think about it before now, but the sacrament is being brought to me as I was unable t

About Me
Ottawa, XX
Location
32.7
BMI
RNY
Surgery
06/07/2017
Surgery Date
May 17, 2017
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Before & After
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Morning of surgery
252lbs
Today I am 7months 4 days post op and finally broke 200!

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