613Nan posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago

I often hear of people losing 100 lbs by 6 months.  At the rate I am going I don't think there is any possible way for me.  I am about 6 weeks out and am only at about 28 lbs down in my weight.  I am frustrated when I read that and think what am I doin


613Nan posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago

I have seen people posting in several places that they use zucchini noodles for pasta style dishes.  Where are you able to buy these?  

Thanks in advance for your response.

Nan


613Nan posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago

Hello folks

Well I had my surgery on Wednesday Jan 6 and came home yesterday.  I feel amazing and can't believe I just had major abdominal surgery this week.  I am not going to lie, the first 24 hours I was really wondering if I had made a mist


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613Nan posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago

Well I have almost finished my last day of Optifast and heading to Toronto for my pre op and surgery tomorrow.  Just a bit excited.

I will let you know how I make out but feeling very positive.

 

 


613Nan posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago

I am not a great broth person but I discovered a product called "Better than Bouillon"  three flavours a wonderful roast chicken stock (15 calories), beef (10 calories) and a veggie base (10 calories).

I bought these in Waterto


613Nan posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago

Hi folks

Do you know if the vagus nerve is cut during surgery.  I am having my surgery at TEGH with Dr. Aarts.  Just wondering if this was routine or not.  I have read about both ways with or without severing the vagus nerve.

Thanks in


613Nan posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago

I received a phone call today from Dr. Aart's office asking me if I want to move my surgery up to January 6th instead of January 19th. Of course I do!!!! Good bye turkey dinner but very happy to have my surgery moved forward.

I'll be on the los


613Nan posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago

Hi everyone.  Happy weekend.  

I had my surgical consult with Dr. Aart today (Toronto East General) and my gastric bypass booked for January 19.  I am very excited and can't believe how quickly this process has gone.

Dr. Aart seem lovel


613Nan posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago

Hi folks

I went to my pre surgical orientation today in Kingston and I will have my surgery at the Toronto East General with Dr. Aarts.  I meet with the surgeon on Dec 4 and will get a surgical date that day.  OMG, I am excited and scared.


613Nan posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago

I will be having my surgery at Toronto East.  Just wondering if anyone knows whether or not they do surgery between Christmas and New Years?

Thanks in advance

Nan


613Nan posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago

Well I have my presurgical class booked in Kingston for Nov 25.  I will be having my surgery at Toronto East.  Any words of advice?

Its great to share with people who understand your excitement, nervousness and the whole situation.  Thanks for


613Nan wrote Its getting real. 5 years, 11 months ago

I now have my presurgical meeting booked for next week in Kingston.  Surgery will be in Toronto East General.

Any advice?  I guess its just really nice to tell people who realize how excitin...


613Nan has a new goal: Get a surgery date 6 years ago
continue attending appointments to finish all the pre surgery work up.

613Nan posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago

Hi everyone.  I have not had surgery yet but have a question about the condition of your skin after surgery.  I'm not talking about the loose skin which eventually happens all over.  Given that there is hair loss after surgery, I'm wondering if you end


613Nan posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago

 The letter arrived today.  I am very excited that I have moved on in the process.  I have my appointment with the NP on August 19.  

I pos


613Nan posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago

Hello everyone.  I am hoping to qualify for WLS and am just beginning the journey.  I have completed the questionnaire and attended the orientation program yesterday.  In the session they mentioned that they prefer to operate on people under 60 but tha

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