jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 5 months ago
Alberta Health Insurance Plan paid for part of my - I had the DS done in Mexico in August. Best decision I ever made. It cost me $13,500 plus travel costs. I was willing to suck this up because getting this surgery was so importa...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 7 months ago
I did Yoga! - I am just over three months post-op. It has been great watching the number on the scale go down, but even more exciting have been the non-surgical victories. I did yoga on T...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Depressed...any suggestions for how to stay on tra - I'm close to three months post-op and up until a week or two ago I was doing really well with my eating and vitamins. A couple of weeks ago I started getting depressed. I though...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 9 months ago
Trouble swallowing capsules - I'm about two months post-op and it has been smooth sailing. The one struggle I am having right now is swallowing capsules, which is a problem since many of the vitamins are in cap...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
With carbs comes hunger? -  I am four weeks postop today. First three weeks I had very little hunger. I tended to get a hedache telling me I was hungry before my tummy told me. Since I've been on soft food t...

jennyrenny added a goal 9 years, 10 months ago
lose 100 pounds

jennyrenny added a goal 9 years, 10 months ago
Lose 25% of my body weight

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Just got back from Surgery in Mexico and Feeling G - I just got back from getting the DS with Drs. Aceves and  Ungson in Mexicali. I had an amazing experience--hospital was immaculate, four to five doctors visits a day. I could go on...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
6 days post op with a headache -  I am 7 days postop from my DS. I have had an amazing recovery. At this point I don't even feel like I had surgery. Almost no pain in my abdomen. However, I started getting a he...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 10 months ago
Right now I'm being filmed for a documentary on we - A Chinese television station has come to do a report on medical tourism. Right now the are filming me "hanging out" I just finished an interview. Of course I didn't bring a stitch ...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Hi ho, hi ho, it's off to surgery I go - Well, here goes nothing. I am flying out to San Diego today for my surgery tomorrow with Drs. Aceves and Ungson. I as nervous as ever, but also excited to finally be here at this p...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
I left my doubts behind in the MRI machine - I have been sure about my decision to have a DS for quite some time; however, if I did have any doubts I left them behind on the walls of the MRI machine. I felt like a pig in a bl...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Holy Vitamins Batman! - I am being switched in 9 days (gulp) and I just got my vitamin regimen from Vitalady. Wow, soooo many pills. It really hammers home how much I am changing my body. It's a bit scary...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Will I always be this hungry? - I am currently doing the pre-op fast for my DS that is on August 11. I'm very hungry, which is to be expected. I can stand this for a couple of weeks because it is worth it to have...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Please talk me off the ledge -  I am scheduled to have a DS in late July. I've done a tonne of research and am confident this is the right procedure for me. The problem is that I am terrified of the actual su...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Follow up care in Calgary for DS in Mexico - I have decided to have WLS and for a variety of reasons think that a Duodenal Switch is the best way to go. I was wondering if there is anyone in the Calgary area who as had this o...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Failed Lapband...should I go VSG or DS -  I had a lapband done in February 2009. I had it removed in February 2012. It was a total flop. I was always soooo hungry and although the band reduced the amount I could eat in a ...

jennyrenny posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Can't get surgery in Calgary - I began the Weight Management Program in Calgary a couple of months ago and at last week's meeting we were told that they are getting way fewer surgeries this year then they though...
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08/11/2012
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