Ontario_Girl posted a discussion topic 3 months, 1 week ago

hello everyone! Sleeved aug 23 and so far things are going good. My sister had surgery 3 days before me, and I sort of followed her time line for food. I was planning on waiting until saturday as that is my timeline, but I tried what she had and tolera


Ontario_Girl posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

Hello everyone! I'm so jittery and excited today. Tomorrow I have to be at the hospital for 7:15 and surgery is set for 9:30am for VSG. Just asking for some prayers that the surgery is smooth and to guide the surgeons hands.

Best of luck and p


Ontario_Girl posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

So darn nervous, anxious... scared.. excited! Surgery is Thursday. Time is creeping by so slowly, but at the same time speeding by so quick! Also excited that I will have 6 weeks off of work for recovery. Is it odd that I'm so excited for the time off?


Ontario_Girl posted a discussion topic 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Howdy! On opti, and so drained! No energy! Hope it goes up soon. I still have 4 weeks of it before surgery. How long did it take you to feel better on it? I know 900 cals won't support my body now, but I need energy!

Hoping keto kicks in and my


Ontario_Girl posted a discussion topic 4 months, 4 weeks ago

Good Morning Everyone!

I've been in this process for years. I originally went through, did the opti, but backed out 3 days before surgery due to nerves, and just not wanting/ready to give up food. I let food win. That was 3 years ago. Today, I


Ontario_Girl posted a discussion topic 10 months, 3 weeks ago

Hello everyone!

3 years ago I entered into the process.... but 3 days prior to surgery I got too afraid and backed out. But after 3 years of battling my food addiction and having some realizations (as I sit here typing, almost exactly at the we


Ontario_Girl posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago

I rely on NSAIDs so can't do RNY but booked for the sleeve in 2 weeks. So hoping for some success stories. I'm not too worried about it. I didn't suffer from gerd until I gained a ton of weight. I did have some rapid weight loss when I had gull bladder


Ontario_Girl posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago

So much excitement, fear and emotion running through me! On Friday I had my surgeons appointment and was given my surgery date of June 22nd! I started 4 weeks of opti today. It's going to be a long 4 weeks but I can do it! 

When I started this


Ontario_Girl posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago

Has anyone ever had their files mixed up?? On Friday I went for my last appointment with the internist in Thunder Bay and they accidentally grabbed someone elses file. They did call me into the office by my full name so I didn't notice anything off. Du


Ontario_Girl posted a discussion topic 3 years, 8 months ago

Ugh, I am just struggling with this process emotionally. 

Before entering the WLS process, I honestly had no idea how much I used my addictions to cope with stressful/emotional situations! But since being in this process, I was so much more awa


Ontario_Girl posted a discussion topic 3 years, 8 months ago

I'm still pre op but must admit, reading about hypo hypoglycemia post op sure scares me. I'm not diabetic so it worries me that sugars will be something to really worry about following surgery. Is it common for people who have RNY and are not diabetic

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