Tara W. wrote 4 Months out 4 years, 12 months ago

Well Here we are!!  Just over 4 months out from surgery.  It's been and very easy and natural transition for me, which I am very thankful for.  I think a lot of it was Red Deer clinic and the thing...


Tara W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago

I'm on the losers bench!  

Surgery went really well and I've recovered really well. But I've hit that dreaded three week stall.  How long did yours last??


Tara W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 4 months ago

Well I finally made my way to the losers bench!  everything is going pretty great,  I mean it's not all sunshine and roses, it's major surgery after all, but all things said and done I'm feeling pretty good and there was no complications.  I had my Sur


Tara W. wrote a blog post 5 years, 4 months ago
Surgery! - Well I finally got my VSG surgery on July 16th with Dr.Menezes at the Red Deer Hospital.   Everything went according to plan.        The day of surgery I went to the hospital with...

Tara W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago

My Nurse called last week and gave the good news!  Surgery is booked for July 16th!  Let the count down begin!   Anyone else with a date close to that?


Tara W. wrote a blog post 5 years, 6 months ago
Surgery Date!! - Well I finally got the call.   My nurse Colleen called me last Friday.  I was super excited to get the call, thinking.. OMG this is it!!!   She was super cool, "oh hi this is Colle...

Tara W. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago

Got the call Friday!  Got my surgery date for July 16th in red deer with Dr.Menezes.  Wowsers!!


Tara W. wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
Surgeon appoint booked - Well I went in today to see the dietitian,  she's super happy with me. I'm down 11lbs since my last appointment so that's awesome. She told me that they had just got their appointm...

Tara W. wrote a blog post 6 years ago
First Appointment Done! - Well I had my initial appointment at the clinic today!   It was an excellent experience, the Nurse who I was dealing with was great and was soooo understanding.   It was really a m...

Tara W. wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
Initial assessment Tomorrow - Well tomorrow is my First Nurse appointment at the Red Deer clinic!  I'm really excited and anxious about it.  I've been having a lot of dreams about it.  All very far fetched haha...

Tara W. posted a comment 6 years, 1 month ago
I think I'd rather hear fat then obese for sure! Hahaha. Obese just...

Tara W. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
This is such an amazing place! - I'm a lerker.  Hahaha.  I've just had my first orientation with my clinic and I'm super looking forward to taking this journey.   But what I've found truly amazing is this forum!  ...

Tara W. wrote a blog post 6 years, 1 month ago
Orientation! - Well today was orientation day at the clinic for me!   They went over all the different stuff they do there.  I've done a lot of research so there wasn't anything hugely surprising...

Tara W. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Alberta forum is dead compared to the Ontario one - What's the deal?  The Alberta forum is like a creepy ghost town. And the Ontario one is like the popular club all the kids are going to ;).  Are their doctors referring them to the...

Tara W. added a goal 6 years, 2 months ago
finally make it to One-derland!!!!!!!!

Tara W. added a goal 6 years, 2 months ago
Cross my legs

Tara W. added a goal 6 years, 2 months ago
Buy clothes at a regular store...not a plus size store.

Tara W. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Protein powder! Whatcha using? - Hey everyone, I'm just starting with the clinic but I have a protein shake for breakfast everyday, and have for years.  I'm wondering what you guys are using and liking. Cause if ...

Tara W. wrote a blog post 6 years, 3 months ago
Red Deer Clinic - Well today I went for my enrolment appointment with the Evolution Study at the Red Deer clinic.  It was super easy,  the lady running it was very nice and kind.  We did a weigh in,...

Tara W. posted a comment 6 years, 3 months ago
Yeah you would be a little out of the 100km range for the Study...

Tara W. wrote a blog post 6 years, 3 months ago
Evolution Study - Well after talking to several different people, i have learned that there was a Study going on that if joined could accelerate the process of getting into the clinic.   So I did so...

Tara W. added a goal 6 years, 3 months ago
weigh less than my husband
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