Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Possibly the strangest NSV... - Well, it finally happened. I got on the bus this morning, sat in the two seater at the front... And someone sat next to me... Voluntarily! That hasn't happened to me in a LONG ...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Hi Everyone! - It's been a while since I've posted here, as the first little while after the surgery had me concentrating so much on my eating, I was kind of burnt out on thinking about much o...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Honey, I'm home! - Hey everybody!  I'm home, and feeling pretty good, although tired.  Thanks to everyone for all your kind words and well wishes!   I do have a question, though.  I got my...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
IT'S TIME!!!! - As we speak, I'm about to head off to the hospital!  Woot!  I'm looking forward to see you all soon on the bench!  Woot!

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Update: I totally get it, now - Hey, everyone! Only 4 more sleeps until surgery! Woot! I'm totally pumped for this! With the Opti, I'm down to (as of this morning) 353 lbs, and when I was weighed in the day ...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Books - I know there are some books that have been recommended for big the surgery, cooking after, etc... Can anyone give me an idea? Thanks!

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Liquid diet stage - Hey, everyone. With surgery just over a week away, I'm starting to prep for post surgery foods. Are there any restrictions in regards to acid? I've found some awesome ga...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Honesty time.. - So, midway through day 3 of Opti, I totally cheated. I honestly can't wait to get back to work, so I can stop cooking for the kids.  I was making cheese quesadillas for the litt...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Day one Opti! (OMG pictures!) - Well, I'm almost done my first Opti shake...scratch that, just downed the last mouthful.  Started with a vanilla, added coffee and sugar free Cinnamon Dolce syrup...not bad!  On...

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Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Opti question - This came to me as I was checking out the boards...how do people end up with excess Opti?  Are they so filling that you just can't eat/drink 4?  Or are they so godawful that the...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
HOLY CRAP!!! - So I met with Dr. Urbach today...and I have a surgery date...OF AUGUST 13!!! I start Opti on freaking Tuesday! I'm blown away! So fast! I'm excited! I'm terrified! I'm a glass ca...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Having a hard time... (Very personal epic post/ran - I haven't even seen the surgeon yet, (appointment on Friday) and I'm already dreading it. After my last appointment, I was feeling pretty damn good about things. The dietician ...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Having a hard time... (Very personal epic post/ran - I haven't even seen the surgeon yet, (appointment on Friday) and I'm already dreading it. After my last appointment, I was feeling pretty damn good about things. The dietician ...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Instant Coffee - Hi everybody! As I see the surgeon on Friday, when I have to order my Opti, I was wondering...as a general non-coffee drinker (don't keep it at home), I was wondering what insta...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
I haz a surgery date! - I got the call today! I have an appointment on July 12 with Dr. Urbach at TWH! I'm so excited I could plotz! For the TWH vets out there, (assuming there's no extra tests to go ...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Thank god I haven't had surgery yet..and a questio - Because this last week has been a fail of epic proportions. Last Wednesday, I had my appointment with the dietician, and was very upbeat. Then I get home and learn that my mom ...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
End run before surgeon! - Hi everybody! (No, I'm not Dr. Nick) My last of the 6 Pre appointments (Orientation, Social Worker, Nurse Practitioner, Nutrition Class, Psych Assessment, Dietician) is coming ...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Is it possible...? - Question for those who've gone through the whole process... I've started making radical changes to my diet...less carb, more protein, regular meals, snacks, drinking water inste...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Woo Hoo! - Well folks, after fretting about seeing the psychologist, I'm actually coming out of the meeting feeling really good about things.  The meeting was totally comfortable, and her ...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Anyone at TWH this afternoon? - I have my psych assessment this afternoon at 1...if anyone is going to be around, I'll be wearing a blue, green, and white striped shirt.  Feel free to say, "Hi!".

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Stupid question... - I know I shouldnt ask, that I should go into this with no preconceived notions or answers, but my psychologist appt. is on Tuesday, and I'm freaking out, afraid that this will be w...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Progress! Woot! - Hooray! Got my appt. with the psychologist moved up from July 10 to June 4! My dietician appt. is still in July, but I'm hoping to get lucky again. Question for those who ha...

Darksyde posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Conundrum - The following question goes on the assumption that I will be accepted to the program, and surgery is forthcoming... So, I have my last 2 appointments ( Psych and Nutritionist) c...
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