Focal posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago

Hello Everyone,

Its been awhile since I posted, but I have been experiencing chronic back pain since I have lost the majority of my weight.

They have checked for any bone issues or disk issues but nothing seems to add up to why I am get


Focal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago

Just wondering if anyone has experienced a long stall?  I started to stall (I have gone through lots which lasted a week or two over the last 6 months) but this one has hit week 6 now.  I am still loosing inches but the evil scale has been bouncing bet


Focal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago

Just wondering how long it took to reach your goal weight that was set by your surgeon and how much weight did you have to loose to get there?

I know everyone looses at a different pace and the amount of weight that needs to be dropped varies e


Focal posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago

Just wondering if any one is adding any additional supplementing to the already long list we seem to already have?

Just wondering what if any people are using ie l-Glutamine, creatine hcl etc to help with muscle recovery.  I know some of these


Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Getting the redness to go away from your scares? - Does anyone have some options to get the redness of the scare to go down after surgery?  I am 4 weeks post op now and would like to start to try and reduce the visability of the sc...

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Dealing with Gout post op? - Anyone out there have to deal with Gout?  I just had my surgery two weeks ago and has triggered high uric acid levels in my body which has caused Gout (never had this horrendous co...

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Walden farms products? - Anyone tried/use walden farm zero calorie foods?

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
How to deal with bad breath while on Opti? - Just wondering what things can be done to control bad breath while on Opti.  I have had horrible breath since I started on the Opti diet and I can only brush my teeth so many times...

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Started Opti and tired... - Just wondering how many people experienced fatigue when on the Opti diet.  I am on day three and feel very tired.  Seems like any thing I do tires me out pretty fast over the last ...

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Start opti on Monday - I start my three weeks do opti on Monday.  I was wondering if you can still take your vitamins while on it.  I didn't see anything either way in the paperwork.

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Suggestions for what to have post op after surgery - Well my date is fast approaching and I would like to know what everyone would suggest stocking up on after surgery. So far I am stocked up with my vitamins, calcium citrate chews/...

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Unjury order shipping times? - Just wondering from those who have ordered from Unjury.  How long is the typical shipping time you have seen?  My latest order has been stuck in customs for 5 days now.  

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
How long after surgery for resistance training/bod - How long after surgery before you can do resistance training/body building?  My concern is the muscle loss that can be associated with the rapid weight loss    

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Building muscle after RNY? - Hello, I was just wondering how many people are successful at building muscle after RNY.  After we loose the weight I would like to not only gain back what may be lost over the fi...

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Is there a DIN for Optifast? - I was just wondering if there is a DIN or Natural number for optifast.  Being that they say it is prescribed I am wondering if I can get it covered by my benefits at work.

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Got my date! - I got my surgery date yesterday.  Going in October 23 with Dr Klien at HRRH. Hopefully the time will fly by to get this done!

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
How long after have been cleared before surgery? - Just wondering how long most have been before you get your date after you have been cleared by the nutritionist, dietician, social worker and internist?  I have been cleared by all...

Focal posted a discussion topic 7 years, 12 months ago
What to expect at your first surgeon appointment? - I just got my appointment to meet my surgeon at HRRH.  I am surpised to have an appointment already as I just had the orientation a couple weeks ago.  I will be seeing Dr Klien ...

Focal posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Anything that you should prepare for the Orientati - I have my orientation on Thursday at HRRH.  Just wondering if there is anything you should be prepared with for it other than the mountain of paperwork that needs to be filled o...

Focal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Got my orientation date! - Just got my orientation date book got Jan 9th!

Focal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Preparing your skin for weight loss? - Does anyone have any tips that can help with the loose skin after WLS?  Is there anything you can do before the surgery and after to help it bounce back. I know weight train...

Focal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
RNY vs VSG - I was wondering how many people have received VSG vs RNY covered under OHIP.  I know they prefer the RNY procedure but the VSG looks like it has some reduced risks and no dumpin...

Focal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Wait time after your referal? - Hello,   I was just wondering how long it took for everyone in Ontario after they have had there confirmation of there referral?  I have confirmation from my family doct...
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