Derek C. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago

After 4 more episodes of excess bleeding my wifes - colonoscopy and endoscopy were moved up a week based on emergency status and done here in North Bay .  Results include Ulcerative  Colitis and a partially healed ulcer within the pouch.  The colitis i


Derek C. posted a discussion topic 3 years, 4 months ago

for the newbies here - quick update - my wife and I both had WLS within 3 months of each other in 2011.  Since then ive lost approx. 165 lbs gained back 35 and steadied out - wife obsessed with scale went as low as 85 lbs spent 7 months in an eating di


Derek C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

Well I didn't get escorted out of TWH after my  4 year follow up - came out with a few new ideas - and thoughts - but overall - a very long day and drive for me for really minimal support .  

Since i was never contacted before hand nor had any


Derek C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

Hi all - quick background - 4 yrs out - superstar the first couple of years - struggling now , Wife also 4 yrs out , she has had big time struggles - developed and eating disorder - hospitalized - forced to eat too much during treatment and now struggl


Derek C. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
TWH - Tuesday - We are at TWH Tuesday Morning for three year follow ups if anyone is there and wants to say hi 

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
HAPPY HOLIDAYS - Wishing everyone Happy Holidays - Hoping you all GET SOME over the holidays - i know that the cure for sunburn next time i go to Cuba or the Domenican is Viagara as it will keep...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Sleep Apnea - This is what they are telling people at the Sudbury Evaluation Clinic - the info comes from the pool of Surgeons in Toronto     Sudbury bariatric clinic called to inform...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Silly Question - After my Upper and Lower GI last Thursday the Dr gave me a prescription for Pantaprazole to help out my small ulcer that they found i my stomach.  Since ive been taking them , m...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Update - Upper and Lower GI - Well had a fun filled day at TWH yesterday (NOT!!)  had an upper and lower GI done - they found out i had an ulcer in development in my pouch - go figure after my life the past ...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Horny @ Work ---- Have you ever .... - Ever have one of those days when you just have the itch that's dying to be scratched at work - Well roomies im having one of those today - anyways just wanting to know if you al...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
TWH Thursday - Im at TWH all day Thursday if anyone is around and wants to swap stories 

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
8 KM Race completed ! - First off CONGRATS!!!! to Kelly for doing her Marathon Yesterday - she has been an inspiration for me as well- Yesterday i ran our local hospitals 8km run run - funny thing is i...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Two Year Follow Up At TWH - I  had follow up appointments at TWH Wednesday  , I'm two years out , needless to say I cannot post happy things about my visit , my weight has climbed from the lowest of 181 to...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
TWH Wednesday ?? - Anyone at TWH Wednesday -My wife has experienced all my WLS Stories LOL 

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
2 yr surgiversary!! - 2 years ago today i was given the tool of wls , now with the best of intentions ,i tried my best to utilize this tool to its very best .  145 lbs later , over 200 km of road run...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Wish in one hand !!! - There are days where i wish that this fourm would go back to the ways of the past, with lots of banter,chat ,pics etc .  I guess im just having one of those days .....

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Negativity - This was taken from another board - id thought id share it - not sure if it has been here before or not - pretty much self explanatory Thus begins the FAQ for sarcastic peop...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Update- Start of Week Three - My wife is into week three at the Credit Valley Eating Disorder Day Patient program and really she is struggling .  While the staff are trying to accommodate building meals base...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Im Back - Almost 2 years out !! - Kinda long - i n - Hello everyone - ive been lurking but not posting too often - really too much on my plate to really get into this board and the seasoned vets do such a good job here , my two ce...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Need Some Southern Ontario Vets Help - Have any of you heard of the Credit Valley Hospital in Mississauga  Eating Disorders Program and more importantly have you heard of any of us WLS people that have had to attend ...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
TWH Friday - My wife has appointments this friday at TWH anyone gonna be around to help me pass the time, im hoping so or its endless loops of CP24 again

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
UUGH A Plateau - Well after successfully completing a 5 km race on Oct 14th - the new goal was set to go to 10 KM , thus a new training plan via Adidas MiiCoach and the whole nine yards , now he...

Derek C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Update - Hi all - been a long time since I've posted so i had a few minutes so I thought i would update Lets see where to being - i really have level led off in my weight - hovering bet...

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Derek C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Well Year 1 has come to an end - Today is day 365 of my weight loss journey - tomorrow is my 1 yr anniversary of my surgery or my re-birthday day as i call it ..looking back it has been a whirlwind year to say the...
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