leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago

Just some ramblings really.

In my job, there are a ton of goodies brought in every day and a ton of marketing lunches and breakfasts this time of year.  So hard.  Today, at The Keg, I orde


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago

Hello everyone

 

Well, I have been swimming a few days a week and my sons come with me.  It is a lot of fun to go with them.  I am up past midnight - wh


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Am I the only one having a hard time with this?  I have stopped all alcohol, pop, caffine, have started taking vit D ... I am writing down my meals but I am still eating a lot.  I am hungry.  I still have sugar and carbs.  I still have pasta.  I still


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

I am learning a lot about myself through this process.  My 8 year old decided last week that he was going to be a vegetarian.  I am hoping it is a phase and he will not stay a vegetarian as I don't know anything about it - B


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

I am at a work conference.  Two big victories for me.  First, I didn't cave to the pressure to have drinks with dinner - I often will do things just to fit in, and I do love red wine, but again, like last night, I just order


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago

Hello everyone:

 

I have a panic disorder and I am really worried about the surgery day - has anyone ever had a panic attack in the operating room waiti


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

I saw the social worker this week.  Every other appointment, I have been on a high after.  Since this appointment, I have been in a funk.  I did all the homework.  I have been to more counselling in the past then I would lik


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

I had my nutrition class and doctors appointment yesterday.  I have my social worker visit on next week on September 27th - then, I don't have any appointments until November 14th - dietician, and December 20th - follow up d


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

I am so happy. I went this morning for my nurse's appointment and Janet w amazing. She made me feel so understood. I got lucky with all my next Apts. It helped that all my tests a homework were done. I have my nutrition class Sept 20, dr shaban apt Sep


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago

Hello everyone:  My nurse's appointment is on Thursday in Windsor.  I will bring my completed homework.  What should I expect during this appointment?  Has anyone gone through Windsor?  I have heard that you do leave with yo


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

Hello everyone:

I know that my inability to stop eating on my own is what has gotten me here (some of that anyway) ... but I have started writing down what I am eating, when, how much and


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

Hello everyone. I have had 5 bins of "skinny clothes" in my storage closet for 7 years. Well, I have had the urge to clean and get rid of clutter and anything weighing me down. I actually rented a dumpster bin to be delivered Monday. My surgery is so f


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago

I caught a glimpse of myself unexpectedly and was just horrified at myself; everything is bloated - my nose even ... and, my 8 year old son overheard me on the phone telling my mom about the program and surgery and now he is


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

Hello everyone

I am sitting at the lab waiting for all th initial blood tests and ekg. I have my abdomina u sound book for Friday morning. Lots of tests eh? I am having a pity party that I am so large and will be this large for a long time stil


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

I am th orientation on Monday and my nurse apt is September 15. Super excited. 


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

Super excited and nervous. Hubby is with me. 


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago

Hello everyone

I have my orientation next Monday.  I don't know what my problem is but I am going through almost every drive thru that I can ... eating horribly .... maybe I am nervous ...


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago

Hello everyone.  I am so excited!  I received my orientation letter and the session is July 25th.  Any idea when the appointments are booked after the orientation has been attended?


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago

Hello everyone

Does anyone have any tips for me? How can I make the process run smoothly. I am a control freak and this is so out of my control. I called and left a message that I would like to be on any cancellation list as my schedule is very


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago

my GP did my referral last week to Windsor.  I feel such limbo now.  I am a yo-yo dieter.  do I try to lose weight on my own while I wait?  what if I lost enough weight to bring my BMI down to where they won't do the surgery .... so confused - I don't


leeann73 posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago

Hello

I am meeting with my family doctor today to ask for a referral.  I am afraid he will say no.  I have been thinking about this for a very long time and keep putting it off thinking one day I could do this on my own - how many thousands of

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