kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Anemia? - Hello, I am 11 months post-op and I am having problems with fatigue and light-headedness. I am having bloodwork and a check up done next week ( on month early- it was supposed to ...

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kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Has my weight loss stopped? - I had my RNY on November 25 (almost 9 months ago) and have lost 80 pounds; down from 260 pounds pre-surgery. This last month or so my weight loss has slowed down a lot. It seems li...

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march 2014

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kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Almost-9-months post-op update - Hello all,  It's been quite an eventful trip! I had surgery last November 25 and here's a summary of my 9 month successes; 80 pounds lost (from 260 before opti), no loss of hair, ...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Not thrilled 2.5 weeks out - So. My surgery went well and I was very pleased by the care I received in hospital. However, since I've been home it has definitely been a struggle. First off, I had a very sore...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Refried beans? - Home made or canned??? If canned what brand do you like?

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
First bad experience with nausea - I'm not sure whether it was this morning's scrambled eggs or this afternoon's Wendy's chili but one of them caused me a lot of discomfort today. I am 11 days out and had my firs...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Back/shoulder pain after laparoscopic surgeries- a - Here is a great explanation of the dufferent types of pain that are related to the CO2 used during our surgeries; http://hubpages.com/hub/Getting-Gas-Pain-Relief-after-Surge...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Back pain since surgery... anyone else???? - Hi all,  I had surgey one week ago yesterday and have done well in the front! No problems with my pouch so far (knock on wood!) and my incisions are looking good. However, I...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Liberte greek yogurt - I bought a 6 pack of fat free greek yogurt with fruit at bottom of cup  (blood orange!!!!) When I got home I realized that it's not sugar free. Can I eat it? Probably not... sil...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
And on a positive note, - I am no longer shuffling like a 112 year old man!!!!!

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
And dry, scaly skin... - Yep, my skin is feeling like a dried out fish carcass (yech, i know!!!). I'm getting a lot of water in but it doesn't seem to be helping.

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Crushed pills - I cannot do crushed Tylenol or back meds any more. No matter what I mix it with the bitterness is overwhelming. I am going to cut them in half and swallow those halves with wate...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Sore back after surgery - I had surgery on Monday and have had a very sore mid back since Tuesday AM. I think perhaps it has something to do with constipation and gas. My son got me a heat pad and I am t...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
T minus 14 hours - till my surgery!

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Head cold and surgery? - I'm coming down with a nasty head cold and have surgery in one week. I also have a raspy cough that's been around since my last cold. Are these anything to worry about with rega...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Abrupt halt... - to my pre-surgery pedi as I had to yank my toes out of the foot soak in order to run home with my first ever case of Opti-trots! ):  

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Liking Opti! - So, I guess that I am lucky because so far I am enjoying Opti. I have flavouring extracts, 2 syrups, Mio and  decaf coffee crystals to switch it up and I always mix with ice. Di...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
time off during Opti??? - I start Opti a week from tomorrow (Nov 4) and have a field trip booked for my Grade 6 class on my 4th day. Will I make it through the day????  Thanks

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Last week of eating as I know it.... EEEEEEKS!!!!! - Freaking out a bit as I near the beginning of Optifast and the end of eating as I know it.... not really worried but more anxious in a very generalized way.You know that feeling...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Got my date! - November 25 with Dr. Yelle and start Opti on November 4! Yay!  

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Support after surgery - Hi all, I'm arranging for my support people for after surgery and need some advice. I have a 22 year old son in town and as far as the plan goes for now, he will be the one ...

kayakgirl posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Anyone getting surgery dates in Ottawa? - Hi all, I saw the surgeon on October 1 and, given what other Ottawa patients had told me, I thought that I would have received THE CALL by now but I'm still waiting. Has any...
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