Hi guys, it's been a while!
Talking to my dietician 1 week post op, it sounds like I'm alot more sensitive to sugars than most. I couldn't tolerate the liquid Tylenol at the hospital as I had dumping. 3 months post op, I struggle with anything
Hi guys o was just wondering how most of you progressed through your diet stages post op. Did you stay at the speed they suggested or did you move faster? In Ottawa it is 3 days clear fluid then full fluid until day 7. Then pureed for a week. Soft for
Had my surgery yesterday. Hard to believe it is all over.
Things went super smooth, i was supposed to arrive at 11 and go in at 2 but they brought me into the OR at 12 which was great. I was in my room by 5pm and was up pacing the halls by 9. I
So I have been fast tracked for surgery and only have to do just over 2 weeks of optifast. Initially I had asked to do 4 weeks as I wanted to lose as much weight as possible. But since my BMI is just under 50 they said I should be fine with less than 3
So I met the surgeon today and got my optifast. I was told it was a 6-8 week wait for surgery. Then I got a call that if the surgeon agrees and I can have surgery on 2.5 weeks as they have an opening. So I started optifast tonight. I'm so excited and s
What are some must have items and some "nice to have" items.
I have stocked up on premier protein premade shakes, and have tested them to make sure I like them. I also have small plates and bowls to help with portion control. What are some othe
Hi I was just wondering how much everyone else saved up for surgery. I plan on being off a few weeks on ei, i only work part time so I will only get a portion of my no normal paycheque and have will have the usual one week of no pay. I have also inclu
Hi so I'm finally getting my referral put into the surgeon after a lengthy wait to get my sleep results back. (FYI: don't go through Kingston general hospital as they take months to get results back if you don't have an issue uggghhh).
Hi guys, so I had my sleep test done about 5 weeks ago. It was horrendous. It was hot, no ambiant noise, I could hear every door open and the techs keyboard, and the monitor/leads fell off every time I flinched. I think the longest I slept was for 1 h
Hi, so I recently had a sleep study complete in Ottawa at elisabeth bruyere and it was horrible. I felt like I was wrapped in a spider web of wires as they were everywhere, and the leads on my head fell off Everytime I moved so the tech had to run in t