EternalEx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Triazolam post op - Has anyone had experience with this drug after surgery? My dentist uses it for sedation and I'm wondering if/how my RNY will affect its effectiveness.

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Triazolam post-op - Has anyone had experience with this drug after surgery? My dentist uses it for sedation and I'm wondering if/how my RNY will affect its effectiveness.

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
What is the purpose of follow up visits? - First off, I do understand the need for follow up to monitor progress, for stats, etc. And I go and will continue to go because I believe in the research aspect of the program. ...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Crossfit - Anyone have any experience with Crossfit, specifically post-op? Likes? Dislikes? Is it something you have incorporated in your exercise routine?

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Follow up with surgeon - I have a 4 month follow up booked with Dr. Hagen this week - wondering if it's really necessary? This isn't at the clinic, but at his office. I have been doing extremely well an...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
For the vets - secrets to succes - Hi all, So, i'm only about 10 weeks out (feels so much longer) but i'm really thinking about long term. I am someone that does not have any problems tolerating 95% of what i have ...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Best non-meat burger? - A number of years ago, I really enjoyed the frozen Boca Burgers, but haven't seen them in stores in awhile. Anyone have a fav veggie or soy burger?

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Eating on the run - Just curious what everyone eats when out and about in the world. I always try to bring a protein bar or something, but today i was travelling longer than planned. I ended up ea...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Weider Protein - where to buy? - Does anyone use this product? I haven't been able to locate it in Muskoka or Brampton - what stores normally carry it? And does it actually dissolve really well in water - i've ...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Question about chewing - Immediately after surgery and for a few weeks we are normally advised to chew everything to a baby food consistancy (at least this is the messaging from my centre). I am wondering ...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Prevacid - Ugh, the sickly sweet taste of this is making me sick. Has anyone found a way to make this more palatable? I've tried disdolving in water and on my tongue, and both ways (probably ...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Swallowing pills - Just wondering if anyone has info on how far post-op you should be before swallowing pills whole? Mine is for thyroid and it's fairly small. I'm about 2.5 weeks out and was thinkin...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Gaviscon post-op? - Does anyone know of a reason why liquid or chewable Gaviscon would not be advisable post-op? I suffered from terrible GERD pre-surgery, and while i'm taking prevacid in the morn...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Blood pressure readings - Is anyone else having difficulty getting accurate readings on hospital/clinic equipment, specifically at HRRH? Everytime they check, i'm registering very high. Today, for exampl...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Anyone not take Optifast prior to surgery? - First of all, I will be contacting the dietician and my surgeon for their directions on this. I am just looking for personal experience from other members here. I am wonderi...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Email for dietician @ HRRH - Does anyone have an email address for Jennifer? She's a dietician at the Finch clinic. Thanks!

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
HRRH Complaints - I've read a few posts on here from people who have encountered really rude/disrespectful staff at the Bariatric Clinic at Humber. I myself have had some really poor experiences....

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Blood lab at finch site? - I seem to recall seeing one, but can't find it on google. Does anyone know if there is a lab in the pro building on finch (next to the hospital)? Trying to find out hours of operat...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
For the ladies....post-op birth control - Had appt with Dr Glazer today who advised me that I should switch bc methods after surgery since the pill is not as effective (this, despite Dr Hagan saying it was fine -aargh to i...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Post-op birth control - Figured this board might be a good place to ask... What did you use as birth control after surgery? I am fine with waiting 1-2 years before ttc (i want to be at or close to goal...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Who did you tell and when? - So far, the only people in my life that are aware of what I am doing are my boyfriend and my mom (both of whom have been incredibly supportive and loving). I've very hesitant to...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Well, that was fast! - Had orientation last Thursday (the 7th) and received a call today to see Dr. Hagen tomorrow morning for my first appointment! I was so not expecting that, figured I'd settle in ...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Lactose Intolerance & Protein Powders - After orientation yesterday, I realized that (especially in the first month) I will need to supplement with adding a protein powder to foods. So... Wondering what are some o...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
HRRH Patient Info Session - what is it all about? - So, I'm scheduled for next Thursday at HRRH for the first session. I was speaking with my mom and she expressed interest in attending. Just wondering what is covered in this ses...

EternalEx posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Life would be easy if everyone did their role! - So a wee vent here... I had left a message for my GP last week about my referral and hadn't heard anything back (I really don't trust most of his receptionists). So, curiousity ...
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