Jiliana2 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago

I thought I would just say hi and let people know that I will be at the Ottawa clinic on Monday, January 11 with my husband as he attends the orientation session he was invited to. 

I will be around and happy to chat a bit if anyone has questio


Jiliana2 posted a comment 6 years, 3 months ago
The way I read this, it's a sort of call out... wondering where to turn...

Jiliana2 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago

Is anyone here going to be at OWMC this morning? I happen to have an appointment there at 10:30 and figured I'd offer to say hi or meet up with anyone who is going through the process. If you'd like to chat or ask any questions about my experiences the


Jiliana2 wrote a blog post 6 years, 6 months ago
Why VSG was Right For Me - I'm going to preface this by saying, "Remember, I'm in Canada, and things here are done very differently in Canada than in the USA. The process is NOT the same." Now that we have ...

Jiliana2 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Changes in hearing after WLS? Unconscious muscle m - I had my surgery in February of this year. Since the middle of the summer (after I'd lost around 50-60 lbs) I have been noticing changes in my hearing in one ear. Essentially, I a...

Jiliana2 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
No longer Obese! - We've had a really rough week. My MIL passed away on Monday afternoon at the young age of 67 after a short battle with cancer and the family is reeling. Hubby and I, along with my ...

Jiliana2 wrote a blog post 6 years, 8 months ago
A Medic Alert Bracelet? Pros and Cons - I see a few people on the forums discussing whether or not to get a Medic Alert Bracelet for post-op. There are lots of pros and cons regarding this. I find that Diminishing Dawn ...

Jiliana2 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
FYI: Popeye's Supplements Sale - I just wanted to let everyone know that Friday and Saturday, October 24 and 25, Popeye's Canada is having their Customer Appreciation Days sale.  Peek at their flyer here.  My hu...

Jiliana2 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
NSV at my GPs! - Yesterday I had an appointment with my GP. She popped her head out past the door of the waiting room and because I was looking out the window, she called my name. She told me she ...

Jiliana2 wrote a blog post 6 years, 9 months ago
Modifying Info in My Fitness Pal - This information was useful for me and I know I see other people struggling to modify their daily goals in My Fitness Pal. This is probably the most used food tracker for us WLS pa...

Jiliana2 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
How are your kids affected by your WLS? - long - I have a five-year old daughter. She was four when I had my surgery in February. Since I started the pre-op liquid diet back in January, I've lost more than 100 lbs. My face has c...

Jiliana2 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Will I fit? Travelling by plane tomorrow - I'm nervous today. I had my sleeve done in February and I'm down 90 lbs. All FANTASTIC! I can cross my legs. I've gone from a size 2X or 3X to a 14 or 16. I've had to adjust the s...

Jiliana2 posted a comment 7 years, 1 month ago
In my city, on the May long weekend (close to my birthday as it so...

Jiliana2 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Exercising NSVs; two for the price of one! - I've always been a gym-goer, even at my heaviest. It never helped me in the least, as I never lost a pound, but I went, nonetheless. I've been doing that for more than a decade on ...

Jiliana2 wrote a blog post 7 years, 3 months ago
Surgery Day and My Stay at Ottawa's WMC - My surgery was February 3, 2014. I had a VSG with Dr. Yelle and I had no complications. I was 43 years old with no co-morbidities but my BMI was 50 when I started the Opti. My sur...

Jiliana2 wrote a blog post 7 years, 3 months ago
What Happens at a PATTS? - A PATTS is an appointment at your hospital for pre-admission testing and filling out necessary forms and the like. I went through Ottawa's Weight Management Clinic at the Civic Hos...
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