Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago

Hi everyone, I'm back and needing support.  Last December my husband got really sick, in ICU and I was asked all those very difficult question.  Do you want ventilator, will we do CPR and on and on.  He went on to recover which is great but I stopped w


Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Lemon Meringue Pie - Hello: I am very proud of myself today, I made a sugar free Lemon Meringue pie and it tastes pretty darn good.  I used the recipe from the Equal website but used Splenda.  Even th...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Collingwood Bariatric Support Meeting - October 26 @ 7:00 p.m. If you live in or close to Collingwood, there will be the second general meeting of the Bariatric Group at the Tim Horton's on the Parkway and Hume street ...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Needing a few hugs, a whiney post - Morning everyone: I thought if I wrote all this down I would feel better and you guys are my virtual friends so here goes.  My husband had his RNY in February, he's down 60 pounds...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
2 years, now Acarbose - Hi all: I had an apt with Dr. glazer yesterday and my 2 year check ups.  Nothing had changed for me, my weight was the same and my waist measurement the same as last year. Dr. Gl...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Dumping Experts please help - Hey Fellow Dumpers: can you dump on unsalted soda biscuits with cheez whiz.  I had 4 cheez whiz and cracker sandwiches. Might this have been the problem.  I also took 2 Gas X. M...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
OMG I think I broke my butt - Good morning all: Last Monday night I had a middle of the night low blood sugar and of course I passed out.  My husband helped me and I got all re-organized but when I woke up in ...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
fitbit flex-Aquafit?? - Kelly had a wonderful idea, I'm trying to figure out how many steps are in an Aquafit class.  She suggested I post the question and somewhere might know the answer.  I usually go t...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Spouse Stress Over -     Thanks for your support, my husband has come through his RNY surgery with flying colours so far, he says his pain is a 2-3, he's chewing on ice cubes and feeling great so far...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Spouse Stress - Here we are at Humber, my husband is having his "high risk" bariatric surgery at 1::00.  This will be a long afternoon for me and a tougher one for him but all to a good end. Thin...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Debra G. where r u? - Looking for you my friend, just to see your smile and catch up. Laurie

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
ambulance - Need some help here with my reactive glycemia,  I eneded up in hospital by ambulance with sugar of 1.6. I ended up lying there X 5 hours before they got two 5.9 readings.  A...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
I jogged!!! - Hi Everyone: I've been walking and walking for the last 18 months and wishing I could jog a little.  I can run in the pool but that's it.  I just didn't want to be that ...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
I did the 6Km walk - Hey everyone: I did my 6 km walk for cancer yesterday and was able to finish it.  Remember when our parents said "they had to walk to school uphill both ways" well this was ...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
6K colour walk for Cancer - Morning all: This is an exciting morning for me, I'm walking from Dunedin to Glen Huron, 2 small hamlets, in our area.  The walk is 6 km.  Now 16 months ago I could hardly w...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Let's Talk Harvest Crunch - I've been looking for something to crunch on, I've finally got off Worthers Candies, licorice and popcorn but find I need something to munch on, (mindlessly) I picked up Har...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Cassava Chips? - Hey all: anybody into these, are they worth it, protein looks low but carbs are not bad, is there a good way to eat these? Thanks and apreciate all opinions Laurie

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Diverticulitis Info - Hey everybody: anbody have any issues with this, did you see your family doc or the bariatric guys and what was the treatment? Thanks   Laurie

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Are we ever truly happy?? - So I reached my goal this week, I was a light weight so down 76 pounds and now weighing 157, I am 5'4" and 56 years old.  My life is better in so many ways, fewer meds, better e...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
I made it!!! - Morning all: I thought I would never get here but today I made goal. AAHHHHH, just gonna revel in this for a couple of days and then maybe make a new goal???.  Weari...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
I really didn't know - I have started hanging up t-shirts so they don't get wrinkly and I was running out of hangars and closet space so I went to change over my closet and get my summer clothes I bou...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Finally the scale moved - After almost a 3 month stall I have finally lost a pound and broke the 160 mark.  I actually went up to 165 at one point, this was the most stubborn pound yet but I have a big s...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Fitbit--any and all comments appreciated - Hey all: I use my fitbit and my fitness pal.  I didn't realize that I should be putting my exercise into my fitness pal and it will sync with fitbit. So if this is c...

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Looking for a crunchy snack for evenings with few - Dry oatmeal crisp is too expensive for my calorie wallet, pistachios have too many calories and fat, any ideas?? 

Laurie C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago
Barrie Support Group Meeting--need info please - Hi:   If I am attending what do I bring, what is the address and what time.   Thanks   Laurie
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