ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
4 week post-op - Greetings I am finally 4 weeks post-op and doing just fine .... still having trouble getting exercise in, but I know that that is an old mind-set issue that I HAVE to learn to dea...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Which Protein Powders ??? - Greetings I am almost 1 month post surgery .... and am still not settled on which protein powder is best for me ! .... Protein Plus (from Superstore) seems to mix well but I need ...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
TOMORROW !!!!!!! - Greetings JUST THINK ..... tomorrow by this time I will almost be heading for the recovery room .... I forget how long they said surgery would take ... but it will be never so min...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
This Time NEXT Week !!!! - Greeting Just think .... ONE WEEK FROM TODAY I WILL BE IN SURGERY !!!!!! I can't wait !!!!!!

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
TODAY IS THE FIRST DAY OF THE REST OF MY LIFE !!!! - I FINALLY GOT HERE !!!! ..... today is the day that I FINALLY start my pre-op special diet .... and I am SOOOOOO excited !...... more excited than words can EVERY hope to explain !...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
I Passed all my Tests Yesterday !!! - Greetings One and ALL Yesterday was my pre-admission assessment at TWH and everything is CLEAR SAILING for my Surgery on Dec 2nd ...... I was SOOO impressed with the whole adventu...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
I HAVE MY DATE !!!! - A few of you already know, but I think that it is finally time to get on the roof time and shout for the world to hear.  I HAVE MY SURGERY DATE !!!!    It is Dec. 2 at 8:00 at TWH ...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Which system is best? - Greetings I have explored both the "SparkPeople" and the "My Fitness Pal" sites for tracking, information, etc ...... I would really appreciate some feedback as to which program i...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Help with ObesityHelp - Again I am completely lost in the depths of ObesityHelp   I have changed my e-mail that I want notifications, etc to go to ....... HOW DO I DO THAT !!!! TKS in advance !! Arle...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Burlington Support Group - Greetings Does anyone know when the next support meeting is for the Burlington ObesityHelp support group ?   .....   I would like VERY much to attend, but I have lost contact and ...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
After Surgery, how does Hubby eat ? - Greetings My poor husband does alot of the cooking. .... there is only him and myself in our family now (retired), so he is afraid/uncertain what he will be eating after my surger...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Burlington Support Meeting - Greetings I think that I am finally back on track and just might be able to have the Bariatric Surgery after all !!!!!! Does anyone know when the next support meeting is of the B...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
FINALLY FINISHED ALL REQUIREMENTS !! - Now I just have to wait for the call from the hospital !!!!    ..... does anyone know when the next support meeting is in Burlington !! ..... I am brave enough to go again !  

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Optifast Substitute - Due to the aspertaime content in Optifast, I will not be able to use it ...... has anyone else had to deal with this ???? ..... and what did you use instead ????

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
I'm FINALLY Back in the Forum - Finally, FINALLY I feel that it is mentally o.k. for me to read this forum. ..... I had been enjoying so VERY much in the Fall....and then to NursePracticioner at TWH told me that ...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
COST - Greetings Just couple of quick questions ..... approximately...what does all this cost ? ..... What does Opti cost ? ..... what do the protein supplements cost ?    Sort of thinki...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
O.K....One MORE Technical Question !!!!! - Greetings First, thankyou.....each and every one of you who use this forum .... you are giving me such courage and strength as I begin this journey ..... consider yourselves ALL h...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
I CAN'T SEEM TO SEND PERSONAL MESSAGES !!! - Greetings I wonder if anyone else is having this problem ?  When I go to my "Friends" list and try to send a Personal Message, I can type the "Subject" line ..... but the "M...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
THANKYOU, THANKYOU, THANKYOU - Burlington, Oakvill -  I have just returned home from my very first meeting with the Burlington-Oakville Support Group ...... my head is spinning with information ...... I am smiling from ear to ear ...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
What About Meals for the Rest of the Family ? - I have only just had my orientation meeting at Toronto Western ..... and have sooooo many questions !!   One that I did not think of before, but that was posed by my hus...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Oakville Area - I have just had my orientation meeting at Toronto Western Hospital ..... I live in Oakville and would DEARLY love to get to know (either in person or just on-line) any other per...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Are there any Hamilton Support Groups ? - My doctor has just put in my referal for Bariatric Surgery.......and now I am getting scared.      I would dearly love to meet with other people who are going to have/have had t...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Question for Before Surgery - I have only just requested my doctor to put in a referal for surgery.....so I realize that it will be likely up to a year before that happens.    In the meantime, I would like t...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Hamilton - I have just had my Doctor place a referal.....and my closest centre will be St. Joseph's Hospital.    Has anyone else had any experience with St. Joe's, either pre or post op.  ...

ArleneAnne posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
New to this whole thing....and needing support !!! - Greetings........I have only just made the decision to have surgery, so am looking for all the support and information that I can have......would love to chat/correspond with ot...
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