My journey started 16 months ago, and I am finally here! Had RNY with Dr. Hong at St. Joeâ€™s in Hamilton on Wednesday, Oct. 3rd. I am home and doing well - no complications from what I can tell and I am meeting all of my nutritional goals. Recovery ha
I got the call Iâ€™ve been waiting for today - my surgery will be Wednesday, October 3rd! It feels surreal but will get more real on Monday when I start Opti. Itâ€™s been a 15-month wait since I started this process and itâ€™s hard to believe that it i
Just wondering if your bloodwork needs to be perfect in order to be approved for surgery? Or will levels that are a bit low or a bit high delay your progress at all? My hemoglobin is a bit low and my TSH is a bit high (I no longer have a thyroid (remov
Hey everyone - is anyone out there taking thyroid meds post surgery - and how do you space them out with all of the vitamins you have to take? The Synthroid (thyroid medication) I take has to be taken either 4 hours before or 4 hours after vitamins.
Hi everyone - been lurking for a while and decided to finally register today. I have a question that I would love your opinion on. I was originally told by my doctor that he would put me in the system for bariatric surgery for St. Joes in Hamilton, but