Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Stricture? - Good morning everyone! It's been a while, since I've been here. Things have been going well! Down 85 lbs. Have gone from a 4X to an XL in pants and a M - L in tops. I have even gon...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Finally Lost My Virginity - No it isn't what you think....lol...I'm 75 lbs down and yesterday, for the first time in my 54 years, I set my butt on a raft, with my 5 yr old granddaughter and went down a wat...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Pneumonia....again - Hi everyone! I've not been on, for awhile. Between work and grandkids, it's been insane. I became grandma again, on Wednesday morning, at 1:18 am, for the 8th time. A beauti...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Major NSV - So it's been a rough few weeks. I hit a stall and was getting totally frustrated. Thursday, I emailed the dietician at TEGH and gave her a snapshot, from MyFitnessPal, of what I...

Charlene Straus posted a comment 8 years, 1 month ago
Thank you. I feel amazing!

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
posting a pic - Here is a picture of me 53 lbs lighter.    

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Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
I'm so excited! I just can't hide it! - I'm so excited, today. It feels like Santa is coming...again! I'm waiting on my Sears delivery. I ordered an Air Walker. My knees and ankles are so bad, even though I've lost 50...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Dumping Question - I had such a nasty day Monday and I'm still not sure what happened. I had my lunch, which was 1 baked, skinless, chicken thigh and 2 tiny baby roasted potatoes, (about the size ...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
What I ate today....what did I do wrong...if anyth - I posted this, earlier, on what are you eating today. I'm hoping to make it a habit. I'm 5 weeks post op and frustrated with the scale. However, I understand that you lose and t...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Life just keeps getting better!!!! - We're coming up to 5 weeks and I'm down almost 50 lbs. Almost 1/3 of the way to goal! I cannot tell you how ecstatic I was to see the needle on the scale dip below 275. This mor...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Foamies...OMG...what's with that! - a little graph - So I am 1 week into my pureed diet. Last night I felt like blahhhh after I ate. I had to force my protein shake down. This morning, I could not finish my cereal and yogurt. At l...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
First day back in the office - Today was my first day back in the office since my 0917  surgery. It was nice to hear all the compliments. One of my co-workers said I don't look like the same person. I'm enjoy...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
NSV's that keep on coming!!!! - I figure it is time I update everyone, on my progress. As of today, I am officially down 40 lbs. Next goal, 50 lbs! I am off all Diabetes medication and was taken off one of my ...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Holy YOPA! - Picked up the new YOPA yogurt. 0% MF, 8g of protein as opposed to some of the other lf/sf yogurts that are only 3g of protein. This stuff is really good!

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Not Quite Two Weeks Post Op and Gaining Weight? - Ok, I'm confused. I'm not eating, the scale is brand new, my insides have been tossed about and snipped and snapped and my scale says I'm up 5 lbs. What the heck is with that? I...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Question for the other benchwarmers - I'm sick...sick of protein powder and shakes and I'm only on the full liquids part of the diet. 1 week to go before purees. I was great with it, the first few days, but now, I w...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
One Week On The Bench - So today is one week since my RNY surgery. I have been so lucky. I've had no complications, thus far. Yesterday, I walked 1 kilometer. The downfall? I hate not being able to hav...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
MESSAGE FOR THE OH PROGRAMMING TEAM - Please give us a "Like" button! ...that's all...just a "Like" button. 

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Thank you Dr Cyriac and Staff at Toronto East Gene - I want to take this time to thank everyone at TEGH, for the incredible care I was give, during my RNY surgery and recovery. Everyone was wonderful. A special thanks to Dr. Cyria...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow.... - Tomorrow is the day! Never thought I would get through 4 weeks of Opti and not chase the dog for a bite out of her hind quarter, or at least fight her for her kibble. However, I...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Better Move Over - Got my surgery time. Surgery is Tuesday at 8am at TEGH. Can't wait!!!!

Charlene Straus posted a comment 8 years, 2 months ago
Wow! Great job! What a big change! Doesn't look like the same...

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Hospital Stay - So we are told that the average stay is 2 days, in hospital. Is that 2 days, after surgery day or including surgery day?

Charlene Straus posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Has anyone heard from greeneyedgirl? - Anyone? Just wondering how she's doing.
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