reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
3 Month Follow-Up today! - Hey guys, been awhile! I've been super busy and have not been checking in with OH, and I have missed many of you! I know how much updates like this helped me while waiting, so I th...

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reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Planning my wedding post-op - Hey friends, I'm just past four weeks post-op, and doing great! I think my VSG is a little more forgiving than a typical RNY. I get full as quickly as expected, but texture-wise I...

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reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
First NSV - "arm gap"! - I have no hopes or plans for ever having the "thigh gap" (google at your own risk), but today I noticed something - arm gap! Just under two weeks out from surgery and there is defi...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
This bench could be comfier! ;) - Hi guys, just a quickie to say I made it through and everything went really well with my VSG! And as hoped, they got my stoney gallbladder, too! I'm in Fell 9B 174 if anything wan...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
In 12 hours... - ... I'll be entering TWH and changing my life for good! I can't believe I've done all my Opti, and am about to embark on this great adventure. It has been a hell of a year and I am...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
PATTS and starting Opti tomorrow - HELP! - Hey guys, I get to start Opti and have my PATTS on the same day. I feel like I need to fast before it (my appt is at 1:00pm) but I can't find anything mentioned in my forms. I als...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Got my date! So excited! - Hey guys and gals! I met with Dr. Urbach's surgeon Fellow (I am terrible at remembering their names) this morning and I'm so happy to report that my surgery is going to be Tuesday...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
So I'm out at the bar tonight... - ... and I realized that while I am totally on board and preparing myself to not consume alcohol (not a big drinker now that I'm out of my 20s) for 6 months post-op, I still like go...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Huzzah! Got my surgeon appointment! - Hey gang! Well, it's been a tough year but the good news is finally rolling in! I got my surgeon appointment date with Dr. Urbach at TWH on March 28th! I had picture perfect Endos...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Scopes tomorrow... yayyy :/ - Well, I haven't checking in in awhile, as I've been dedicated to planning my stepmom's memorial with my Dad and the Taoist Tai Chi friends with whom Carol spent 35 years volunteeri...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Somebody must have hit the fast-forward button! - Hey guys! After a few slow months due to needing an initial surgeon appointment to okay VSG over RNY, I was thrilled to get my MRI over with last week, and the Nutrition Cla...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
For those at or near goal - career question - This is a question for those who have got closer to goal or have been their "small size" for awhile. Do you find, now that you've been in your "new body" for awhile, that you ha...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
TWH funding, wait times, etc - Hey guys and gals, hope you all had a Merry Christmas/Happy Hanukkah/Joyous Kwanzaa! I've been away from the forum for awhile as I've been acting as caregiver for my stepmom who...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Anyone heard from Katie M lately? - Hey guys, I've been away from the forum for a number of days, and will probably not be on much for awhile - my stepmom's health has taken a turn for the worst, so I've tempo...

reliena posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Should I be doing this? - Hi all, I'm waiting a little bit for my next stage at TWH, having seen the Social Worker and Nurse Practitioner, or, half-seen her - we had a 30 min consult to determine wha...

reliena posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
FINALLY! TWH Orientation!!! - Hey guys! Anyone who's seen my post knows that I have been trying to get a referral through to the Registry since mid-May, with hurdle after hurdle. It was a very long summer wi...

reliena posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Learned a little trick last night... - Hey guys, after my downer post yesterday, I thought I'd share something that made me laugh, thinking of the future. My partner John has been having a rough week of late nights a...

reliena posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Good news and bad news... - Hi all, I'm sure I would have been bounding in here sooner to tell you my good news, but unfortunately, the bad news was pretty bad. My aunt, who I was very close to, died S...

reliena posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Referral setback - Hey all, So, I had some confusion with my GP. I had a voicemail last week saying that they had been in touch with my gastroenterologist and I thought they said they were oka...

reliena posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Curbing the impulse to eat it all... - Hello all, I was wondering, when starting out on your mission to get WLS, did any of you start thinking about all the foods you'll maybe never get to eat again, and feel sad...

reliena posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Asking my GP for a referral tomorrow - Hi all, Still loving reading everyone's updates and questions and well, everything. I am so so so happy I stumbled upon this website. I can't imagine embarking on this journ...

reliena posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Considering VSG, have yet to talk to doctor; hubby - Hello all! I've been reading so many of your posts and gaining so much insight and encouragement. Glad to know there are so many people locally. I've been overweight sin...
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Toronto, XX
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46.7
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VSG
Surgery
05/06/2014
Surgery Date
Oct 02, 2005
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