Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
Update - So I met with Dr. Klein and then got a second opinion from Dr. Huynh.  The risks apparently outweigh the benefits in my case and surgery is not an option.  I'm really disappointed ...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 9 months ago
Ok everyone... - ...cross your fingers, wish me luck.  I have my appointment with Dr. Klein tomorrow.  Hopefully I can sleep tonight.  I will keep everyone posted.

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Friend on the bench - I don't know if you remember me posting awhile back about a friend of mine.  She was reconsidering surgery because of lack of support.  Well, she had her surgery yesterday in Ottaw...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
What do you think? - So after my disappointing news here in Ottawa, I email misgroup (thanks Dawn) explaining my circumstances and outlining the reasons why Dr. Yelle doesn't want to do my surgery.  Tw...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 10 months ago
Thanks and clarification - Hi all!  First off I'd like to thank everyone for your support.  You truly are a great bunch and it made me feel better to have so much support and good wishes.  I am not giving up...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
I'm going to stop posting for awhile - I'm completely devastated.  I went to see the surgeon yesterday and he doesn't want to do the surgery.  This is due to the fact that I've had surgery twice on my stomach before and...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 12 years, 11 months ago
Ottawa's new meal planner for after bariatric surg - As I posted earlier I have both the 'old' and 'new' versions of the guide we are given in Ottawa to follow.  To quote from the new guide: "Stage 2: For the first few days to abo...

Lisa3756 posted a comment 12 years, 12 months ago
LOVE the top!!

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
OT - Again - Grumpy - So for some reason I seem to be in a grumpy mood today, so I thought I'd post this in case anyone else needs a laugh.  I can't remember if it was posted here before or not but it's...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
OT - CT scans in Ottawa - If anyone needs a CT scan in Ottawa I would recommend checking into having it done in Wincester Hospital.  It's only about an hour away and the wait times are between 2-4 weeks ver...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
I'm a magnet - And not a good one!  I swear the closer I get to surgery the farther away it gets!  I spent part of yesterday working on getting my last test scheduled (in another hospital, in ano...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
Article on RNY - http://www.lenoxhillhospital.org/press_releases.aspx?id=2106 Any thoughts?

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
Sugars -  What's the difference between sugar and sugar alcohol?  I bought a Jello dessert that has 0g sugar and 5g sugar alcohol.  Does it affect your blood sugars like regular sugar does ...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
Update on Wendy E. -  I was speaking with her sister today.  She was in a lot of pain and had a lot of nausea yesterday but is doing much better today!  They are keeping her another night and she shoul...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
I don't get it... - I try very hard not to be judgemental, especially with people who obviously struggle with their weight.  I'm there myself and hate being judged.  Having said that I just had to sha...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years ago
Scope - So...I had my scope on Friday.  For those of you who read some of my previous posts you'll know how scared/worried I was based on a really bad experience last time I had a scope.  ...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
NSV question - What was your favourite/most emotional nsv?

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
Cheers! Whey Protein Coolers - Bulk Barn has PVL Whey protein coolers.  They are 80cals, 0 sugar and 20g protein in 600mls of water.  They come in Cran'Raspberry, Peach punch and Lemon Ice Tea flavours.  They're...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
WLS and travel - There is a slight possibility that I might have the opportunity to travel to Singapore for work in September.  It is looking like my surgery could be in August.  I'm wondering what...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
Federal government employees - I work for the feds.  If I have no more sick leave left (I've had a couple of surgeries over the last couple of years and am just now getting back from a negative number of days) w...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
OT - Size small - I went for an appointment last night to look at new masks for my CPAP.  One of the ones I wanted to try are the nasal ones (the ones that sit just in your nostrils).  The woman who...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
Another frozen treat! - Made these the other day and they're delish!!  You could substitute strawberries for any berries. 1c strawberries 4oz lite cream cheese 1/2 c skim or 1% milk 1/8 c splenda (o...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
OT - Excerpt from the book "Diary of a Mad Fa - by Stephanie McAfee Has anyone read this book?  I'm only a few pages in and so far it's really funny. ... why doesn’t this gym have a separate area for fat girls? Girls...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
East Ottawa coffee? - Try as I might I have not been able to make it to the last few meetings here in Ottawa. So I was just wondering if anyone would be interested in meeting for coffee at the Tim Horto...

Lisa3756 posted a discussion topic 13 years, 1 month ago
TMI question - Sex - Fun Friday topic? - I don't know if anyone will want to respond or not, but has WLS affected your sex life, either for the better or worse?
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