Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
OK, so I thought I was special! -  Good evening folks, I went for my 1 month post op nutrition class and realized that I was not experiencing some of the same issues as others.I have been following the rules and e...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Daily calories... - Good morning everyone, Tomorrow will be my 3 week postop date. How many calories should I be eating every day at this stage? Thanks! Carol

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Help me wish GardeningGal a smooth journey..... -  Good Labour Day morning, Nancy, I wish you a successful day tomorrow, a speedy and uneventful surgery. I'm just 2weeks ahead of you and am noticing changes already! You will exc...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Carol's surgery, Tuesday August 21- need advice - - Hello folks, I had an uneventful surgery last Tuesday and was discharged Thursday, filled with excitement and all the tools I thought I needed for this journey. I had my surgery ...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
1 sleep left!....... VERY excited! - Hello folks, I received a call from a lady at Dr. Klein's office. She wanted to "confirm for tomorrow". I asked, "What's going on tomorrow?" and I was met with silence! I didn't k...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Internet in HRRH - Hello folks, I have noticed that some of our OH family are on OH while in the hospital. I am wondering whether people access this on their phones, tablets or is there wi-fi at HRR...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
First days home - Good evening folks, On August 21 I expect to have an RNY. I am 59 years old and live alone, except for Reilly my cat. How important is it for me to have someone with me for the fi...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Pre-made Optifast - Good morning folks! I am on day 5 of Optifast and am going to a Blue Jays game today. (I bought the tickets before I found out my surgery date!!!) I am worried about being around ...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Lenght of surgery... - Good afternoon folks, I have been asked lots of questions about my upcoming RNY, most of which I can answer but, I don't know how long the surgery is!!  Can someone help me wht t...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Wind taken out of my sails..... - Hello folks, Like everyone here, I have battled with my weight for most of my adult life. I gave the idea of WLS a great deal of thought and research and finally applied. I have a...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Planning, planning, planning..... for post op succ - Hello folks, I live by myself so I am planning for my needs for once I am home. Please let me know what I should be organizing; 1. How much time will I need help or someone sta...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Planning, planning, planning..... for post op succ - Good morning folks! I called you all floks until I did my 175% zoom! As I mentioned yesterday, I am booked for August 21 at HRRH (I would put all that info in my signature if I ...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
My bumpy road to acceptance! Sorry, its long..... - Hello folks! Well yesterday was quite a nail biter adventure for me. I took my friend Dee with me as I knew I would need a drive home. My day at HRHH started with a 2nd visit wit...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Pre-Opti daily meal sugestions request - Happy Canada Day! First, I would like to say how very blessed I feel to live in this wonderful country. I love to travel to places less travelled,  like the mountains in Kenya, bu...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Conflict with medications post-op sorry its long) - Good Morning folks, I met with the RN, RD and SW this week. I told them that I take fairly high doses of antidepressants, which I have tried (doctor supervised) to lower the dose ...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Parking at HRRH. - I have discovered a valuable cost saving perk tool for parking at HRRH. For $45, I have purchased a 15 in and out parking ticket that is good for a year. That's 3 dollars per parki...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
First support group meeting for me - Well folks. I was invited to a vibrant and active support group this evening and I met people at different places in their WLS journies. It was such a good experience for me to hea...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Post surgical medication absoption and sleep study - Hello folks, I saw Dr. Glazer yesterday and he expressed concern about how my meds would be absorbed after the surgery. At this point, RNY has been the suggested procedure. I am ...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Protein shake flavours - Good morning folks, First I would like to say how wonderful I find this forum. Everyone is SO supportive. I am working my way through the process toward surgery but since I live...

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Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Questions about first visit to HRRH bariatric clin - Good evening folks, I am still not allowing myself to get too excited but I am one step closer to successful completion of the surgery and on my way to weight loss. First I need t...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Hoping and Planning and Wondering... - Hello folks, My name is Carol and I have just begun this journey, a journey that I am not yet sure I will be approved for. I attended the information session at Humber River Regi...

Nikkismom posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Beginning my journey and have lots of questions - Hello friends, Tomorrow I have my first 3 hour appointment and I am not sure what to expect. It is possible that I might not be accepted as a candidate because of other health pro...
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