Gabygee posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Mississauga get-together yesterday - It was delightful to see Liz and Shawn and Karen and Marny and Tobi and Wendy last night at the Mississauga Cawfee gathering. Our progress (especially you Marny - can't beli...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
3 great articles on benefits of WLS - There are three really important articles in JAMA (the Journal of the American Medical Association) on the risks and long-term benefits of bariatric surgery. Now be aware, t...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
Great to meet you-all at yesterday's Mississauga C - It was wonderful to touch base again with all the vets (you all look AMAYYYYYZING!) and so great to meet the newbies as well!   It really gave me a sense of how nerv...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
So sad, so true - "Fat Phobia" in health - And the worst is, many of us fat people actually had the same defeatist attitude to ourselves! I know I did. The best part of this WLS journey has been losing the feelin...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Have you heard of the Dubai Diet? We'd all be very - Dubai diet: Slim down, get paid in gold under anti-obesity drive   http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/life/health/dubai-diet-slim-down-get-paid-in-gold-under...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Interesting - Is it possible to be addicted to car - We obese people could have told this scientist from our anecdotal knowledge that  - yes, it certainly IS possible to be addicted to carbs! But they've gone and proven it sci...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Hamilton doc wants NATIONAL coverage for obesity t - Hey you Hamilton peeps - look who's in the news!   Hamilton Spectator Hamilton doctor wants national coverage for obesity treatment http://www.thespec.com/news-s...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Touching reminder of how we used to feel - PHOTO-ESSAY This young woman is so brave. She unflinchingly photographed herself when she was large and then through the years of loneliness and self-doubt, until she wa...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Well DUH! "Is Food Truly Addictive?" - s - What I've been saying for YEARS   Biological Psychiatry published a paper where they studied whether addiction to food can be compared to other addictions - and guess wh...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Reminder - Mississauga Cawfee - April 17 - MarnyB posted this a couple of days ago, but because not everyone checks the board every day, I thought a reminder wouldn't hurt - Hi all!  There will be a south Mississaug...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
North Mississauga Coffee group? - Hi there - I was hoping to check out the North Mississauga Coffee group - does anybody have any info to share?

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Enlightening CBC item - Food industry engineers cr - I think most of us knew this already, but now there's science to back up our clams that our food addictions were not "just in our heads" Those rat-bastards actually plot to ...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Uh-oh. Could this endanger Ontario's funding of WL - A study apparently shows that health-care costs for the obese are NOT reduced by systematic programmes of WLS. Windsor Star Weight-loss surgery fails to cut obesity cost...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Oh poor guy - this article really shows how lucky - I cannot imagine how hard this must be  - to lose all that weight (from 890 lbs to 334) and not be able to move! http://www.nytimes.com/2013/02/06/world/europe/paul-mason-is...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Bad advertising - Special K's negative body-image - One of our own Ontario bariatric surgeons has posted an interesting blogspot on Special K's negative new ad, ostensibly promoting self-image improvement - when what it really do...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
5 day pouch test link - Hi everybody -   I am 19 months post-op, and despite Christmas am maintaining at 135 pounds. I do feel, however, that I am sliding back into old habits in the evenin...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Happy new year to all my OH friends - I just wanted to thank you all for being you. The last 18 months have been the best in a very long time for me, and it wouldn't have been possible to be so successful at my ...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Any news on Smiley Sandy's hospital stay? - She had severe cramping, went to Emerg in Belleville, last I heard she was staying overnight and had undergone an enema.   Has anyone heard if she's OK?

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Hawaii was GORGEOUS - and now I'm back in grey dar - Had a wonderful time. Went ziplining and snorkelling (four times) and up in a helicopter and rock climbing .... it was fabulous. Maui was a wee bit bit disappointing bec...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
G&M article - Mom's bariatric surgery helps he - Mom's weight-loss surgery good for baby Andre Picard, Globe and Mail http://www.theglobeandmail.com/life/health-and-fitness/health/moms-weight-loss-surgery-good-for-...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Posting about our emotional baggage - There has been a wonderful thread going on today (thanks Karen!)  about the Ontario Forum, and I read every post with great pleasure. I just wanted to voice an opinion about som...

Gabygee posted a comment 7 years, 1 month ago
You are so brave to be so honest. It does the rest of us good to read...

Gabygee posted a comment 7 years, 1 month ago
The very fact that we had the chutzpa to get the surgery and follow The...

Gabygee posted a comment 7 years, 1 month ago
I am an enthusiastic subscriber to the "Slippery Slope"...

Gabygee posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Lack of followup cited by U.K. study of WLS patien - This is an eye-opener ... they're saying that 2/3 of WLS patients are not getting appropriate aftercare, and revert to their old habits. Now, it's a British newspaper article - ...
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