dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago

I want to thank everyone who gave their input on my concerns.

I have listened, cut out the fruit and the carbs.  I have now made it to ONEderland...hit the scale this morning at 199 so in total 33 pounds since March 24th revisions

I hav


dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago

I want to thank everyone who gave their input on my concerns.

I have listened, cut out the fruit and the carbs.  I have now made it to ONEderland...hit the scale this morning at 199 so in total 33 pounds since March 24th revisions

I hav


dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago

Hi Everyone

I had revision to RNY on March 24th 2015 from a VBG in the early 90s.

Doctor said all went great and, I feel great!

The problem is, I have had no side effects, foods that I am trying don't seem to bother me at all, I


dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago

Does anyone have a tasty exciting recipe available for Turkey Burgers?


dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago

Hi Everyone...just wondering

I had a revision from VBG (early 90s) to RNY, on March 24th and have only lost approximately 25 pounds.  I noticed the weight is slow but I've dropped a few sizes and can fit into an XL pants/tops, even some size 16


dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago

Hi Everyone!

I had a revision to RNY on March 24th (Ontario/Canada) and have only lost 14 pounds, I'm not sure if that is normal as I remember with my VBG I had lost 14 pounds in one week, its now almost 3 weeks after the fact.

Also, I'


dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago

Hi everyone, just wanted to let you all know that Surgery (Marh 24th) went well.  I had a slight issue with my oxygen levels but nothing life threatening.

Dr Hagen is AWESOME and anyone who has the option to have him as your surgeon, be honoure


dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago

Excited! Nervous! Scared! ON TOP OF THE WORLD! I'm a blender mixed with all sorts of emotions today, and.....*drum roll* down to the last of my OPTI.  It has been a struggle but I got through it, thought I would lose alot more since the porcelain princ


dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago

Tuesday is the big day (no pun intended) and my stomach is in knots, any advice on how to keep calm ???? 


dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago

Good morning OB Famiglia!!!!!

Wanted to thank all those who forwarded the great OPTI recipe ideas, they helped a great deal!  I couldn't get 4 shakes down a day so what I was doing as per another fellow OB was take the 4th packet and divide it


dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago

Picked up my OPTI from Dr Hagen's office yesterday and glad I made that decision.  Was contemplating trying the COSTCO shakes but after thinking about it carefully I chose to go with what the DR recommended, he is after all the doctor and would know wh


dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
GOT MY DATE - I can finally stop biting my nails...LOL Ella from Dr H's office contacted me today with my scheduled "REVISION" date.   Mark your calendars, March 24th, still a couple of months ...

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Feeling discouraged...now what - Hi everyone I am waiting on revision from stapling to RNY (Dr Hagen).  I was cleared and completed all appointments in the summer of 2014.  I called his office last week to find o...

dolce1968 posted a comment 6 years, 9 months ago
lovely

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Getting anxious and discouraged all at the same ti - Had all my appointments done by September, got the okay to go ahead too for a "revision" by Dr Hagan, left many messages on their voice mail but no one called back so, I finally ca...

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
OPTIFAST question - Hi Everyone, going to see my surgeon to schedule my date tomorrow (DR Hagen) I understand it might not be until Jan 2015 which is still cool, am so excited, question is, do I need ...

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
H PYLORI - Final Surgeon Appt Sept 4 - I finally have completed all my appointments except to meet with Dr Hagen one final time on Sept 4th.  Nurse advised me that I would need two week supply of OPTI according to my we...

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Intern Appointment Tomorrow - Hi Everyone!!!! Hope all is well in OH world! I am off to see the internist tomorrow at HRRH, I've completed my orientation, saw the dietician, nurse and social worker which all ...

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Orientation session - Well after months of trying to sort out my referral and submitting a second one, I received a call today from HRRH (where i was transferred to) asking if I would like to attend the...

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Referral FOUND!!!! - I would like to start off by thanking my OH family! *hugs* If it wasn't for your advice, direction and compassion I probably would have given up again. Today I received a call fr...

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Frustrated!!! - Alright so I call back my doctors office today as I was told only to be told that they still have not received confirmation from the registry that my referral (2nd one because no o...

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Feeling lost in the shuffle... - Hi everyone Sorry to whine but I'm so lost right now that I don't know where to turn.  I recently went to see Dr Hagen due to some issues i have been having with an original stoma...

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
How long .... - I went to see Dr Hagen who sent my referral for revision to RNY for me two weeks ago (had a referral last year but didn't go to orientation because father fell ill) also had a scop...

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Met the DOC... - Okay so what a relief, I can breathe again :) I got to see Dr John Hagen today and can I tell you this man is definately awesome and so caring, I mean really caring.  He told me th...

dolce1968 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Stapling now revision? - Couldn't get into this forum for the longest time from home so now trying from work, I had stapling done back in the early 90s and gained all plus some back, I've got health issues...
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