msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago

Hi Everyone, I haven't posted in awhile because, well, things have been crazy busy and I've been out living the new life that the surgery has given me. Yesterday was my 6 month Surgiversary and it's amazing how much weight I've lost and how much health


msmuggins wrote a blog post 6 years, 9 months ago
Syntrax Nectar is saving the day... - So, I'm now 9 days post op and have been home from the hospital for nearly a week.  The one thing that is a constant struggle at this phase is getting in the amount of protein sugg...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Swimming - how long after surgery? - Just curious, how long did you wait after surgery before going into a chlorinated pool?

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Update and a SV! - So my surgery took place this past Monday, and I got back from the hospital on Thursday afternoon. Not going to lie, the hospital time was awful.  Major thumbs up though for my sur...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Should I worry... (Maybe TMI) - ...that I'm not having gas pain?  I've been burping but not much is coming out the other end since the diarrhea stopped after surgery (they kept me an extra day because I had loose...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
I'm officially on the bench! - Wow, that was a wild few days.  I had my surgery on Monday morning, and I just got home from the hospital. I'm surprisingly not in much pain.  But I did feel like a Mack truck hit ...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Fitbit Flex and Aria Sale @ Chapters.ca - Hi!  I just wanted to let everyone know that there is an amazing sale on Fitbit Flex fitness trackers and Aria scales on at Chapters.ca.  $30 off the Aria scale and $20 off the Fle...

msmuggins wrote a blog post 6 years, 10 months ago
Product Review: Fitbit Aria Wifi Scale - I'm a HUGE gadget fan -- nothing makes me happier than a new gadget.  So of course, once I began using a Fitbit Flex, the next thing I wanted was the wifi scale to go with it, the ...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Opti has its upsides... - Day 4 of Opti and I'm not lovin' it in terms of having to choke it down.  There is an inescapable taste that can't be covered up with SF syrups, coffee, or anything.  Whatever it t...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
"It was the best of times, it was the worst o - Today is my first day of 21 days of Opti (I'm sure there is an OH spoof on the "12 days of Christmas" just asking to be written). Observations thus far: 1) Opti isn't as bad as I...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
Learning to ask for help... - Throughout the process of moving toward surgery, I've learned so much about myself.  And never anything more valuable than what I learned today, not only about myself but about the...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Protein Bar Recommendations? - Hi Everyone, I'm looking for recommendations for protein bars.  I have a lot of options when it comes to protein shakes, but I've never really tried any protein bars, so I'd love t...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Black Friday Sale - Fitshop.ca - Just thought I'd let everyone know that Fitshop.ca is having a Black Friday sale starting November 17 to 23.  15% off everything and some brands an additional 5% off. I buy protein...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Shoppers' Optimum Vitamin BOGO Promotion - Hi Everyone, I just received an email from Shoppers Drug Mart with an Optimum members' promotion for buy-one-get-one-free on vitamins and natural health products.  I think you have...

msmuggins posted a comment 6 years, 11 months ago
I've been vacillating back and forth on getting a bracelet. I think I...

msmuggins wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
PRODUCT REVIEW: Two More Celebrate Supplements - I tried two more Celebrate products today.  I'm still pre-op, but I'm trying to plan my supplement schedule in advance so I bought some samples to see what options I have.  From a ...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Purée All The Things! - A question for all the vets out there. What's the weirdest thing you puréed during the puréed food stage?   I just made some amazing turkey chilli and I thought, geez, I should ma...

msmuggins wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
Product Review: Syntrax Nectar Whey Protein Isola - About a month ago I ordered a variety pack of Syntrax Nectar samples -- 12 in total -- from Netrition.com.  This was a cost effective way to see which of these flavours I liked eno...

msmuggins wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
Product Review: Celebrate ENS + Protein Shake - As part of preparing for RNY (scheduled for Jan 5, 2015 - or as I've begun to say, T-minus 65 days), I've started to collect products for the post-surgery period.   Based on other ...

msmuggins wrote a blog post 6 years, 11 months ago
Starting my new life - I'm still in the pre-op phase, but I'm so amazed at how far I've come in my head if not my body since the process to WLS started for me about a year ago.  I really fought against i...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 12 months ago
Aria or Withings? - Reposting from Ontario forum.  Does anyone out there use an Aria or Withings digital scale with wifi?  I'm a huge "gadgets" person, and I've recently started using a Fitbit Flex ba...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 12 months ago
Fitbit Aria or Withings scale? - Does anyone out there use an Aria or Withings digital scale with wifi?  I'm a huge "gadgets" person, and I've recently started using a Fitbit Flex band (I love it!).  I had been us...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 6 years, 12 months ago
Celebrate Vitamins - awful point of sale tech - So, because I find it comforting to be totally prepared far in advance, I've started ordering small amounts of post-op vitamins and protein shakes.  I'm ordering samples where poss...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
First Session with Personal Trainer - I had such a great day today!  I met with my personal trainer for our first session.  I had a great first impression and she seems very enthusiastic about working together as a tea...

msmuggins posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Celebrate 4 in 1 Shakes? - Has anyone tried Celebrate's 4 in 1 Shakes?  They contain a multi, calcium, protein and fibre in a shake.  Of course that leaves you taking Iron + C on its own (but they also carry...
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