betony63 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago

 Hi everyone,

I haven't posted here in awhile but I lurk regularly :)

Just wanted to share that this morning my scale read 196.5 - down from my starting weight of 290 pounds. I'm determined to hit 100 pounds lost by my first surgi-ver


betony63 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago

I went for my 6 month checkup last week. I dutifully brought in my food record and the NUT said I was eating too much and she was surprised I was still losing weight. Now, I know I'm not the world's fastest loser but I'm right where the post-op planner


betony63 posted a discussion topic 6 years ago

 I've tried really hard to stay away from sugar but tonight I guess I wasn't thinking and had half a cup of fresh cherries for a snack. Oh. My. God. Almost immediately, I got the worst nausea and cramps. It was horrible for about 45 minutes but it's be


betony63 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago

I'm having a lot of difficulty seeing the changes in my size but today I (tried to) put on a belt that I hadn't worn since just before surgery, Now this belt used to fasten on the first or second hole from the end. Today when I put it on, it went all t


betony63 posted a comment 6 years, 2 months ago
Yes, you really ARE :) Best of luck and know you're in good hands...

betony63 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
See you on the bench! - Surgery day is finally here. Well, it will be in a couple more hours. Thanks to you all for being here and I'll see you on the other side!

betony63 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Opti-pudding - Optifast mixed with half the usual amount of water. Kind of a weird texture but at least it feels like solid food 

betony63 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Day 1 of opti ... ooooooh my - It's gonna be a loooong two weeks. Day 1 and I'm wiped. Headachey, dizzy.  please tell me it gets better 

betony63 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Got my date! - I'll be joining you lovely people on the bench (or beach) January 22.  I don't usually have much to say on here but I read the posts every night. Thanks to all of you for everythi...

betony63 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Was anyone at Sept. 22 post-op diet class in Guelp - If so, have you gotten your surgeon's appointment yet? I heard that someone from the Sept. 15 class has already had her appointment. Wondering if I should call the clinic?

betony63 posted a comment 6 years, 8 months ago
"naked mole rat" - love this! :)

betony63 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
How would you reply? - In 2002, I got a lapband. I researched it, read as much as I could on boards like these and had the procedure with a reputable surgeon who was an expert in laproscopic surgery. In ...

betony63 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
And so it begins... - So glad I called Guelph! Turns out they got my referral on Dec. 6 but had been waiting to get some info from my GP. Not sure why my GP didn't mention that when I was there yesterda...

betony63 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Guelph's process - Hello everyone, I'm right at the beginning of my journey - asked my GP for a referral on Dec. 4. Since I live in Kitchener, I'm assuming I'll eventually have surgery through...
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