Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago

Hi there, it's been awhile for me and I do apologize, just been busy living!  Until about 6 weeks ago when I ended up in ER with pancreatitis. I'm just wondering if anyone on the forum has had a trans gastric ERCP.  Dr Hagen has decided that it's time


Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Internal hernia - Have any of the vets here suffered from an internal hernia. If so, what were your symptoms? many thanks

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Best NSV ever! - Everyone has those family members that you try to avoid.  Well today I passed half the clan in the grocery store & they did not recognize me!  Woohoo! No more trying to hide in the...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Crazy week - This has been an interesting week. First I hit 197. Woohoo I'm in Onderland down 93 pounds since January.  No regrets!  Secondly my screaming gallbladder has been in overdrive. Yes...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Really - So I had my 6 month appointment at HRRH on Thursday and I can honestly say, I left not feeling too impressed with them.  I have been having gallbladder issues since 3 months out.  ...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
HRRH tomorrow - Hey there, I'm going to be at HRRH tomorrow for my 6 mth f/u.  If you are there say Hi. Here's hoping my next gallbladder attack is there. Lol!

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Feeling frustrated - So got a call today from Dr Hagen's office and my gallbladder surgery has been bumped from next week to September!  Another 2 whole months. I'm not sure I can take any more attacks...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years ago
Shingles - So I'm 5 1/2 months out & got the wonderful diagnosis of shingles today. Has this happened to anyone else?  I still have my hair & loosing my gallbladder on July 31, but this pain ...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
HRRH on Monday - Hey there, I'll be at the clinic on Monday for my 3 month follow up and I'm at Dr Hagen's in the afternoon. Feel free to say hi

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
For the post ops - Did anyone suffer from the 3 month blahs?  I have no regrets, down 67lbs in 3 months. Just feeling withdrawn & blah. Hubby asked me if I was depressed & he might be right.  Just wo...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Back to work - 12 weeks ago, Dr Hagen changed my life. Today I returned work and realized I so need a different job. While many of my colleagues were excited for me, hugged me, so proud of me wit...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Ups & Downs - So I had a wonderful visit with Dr Hagen today. 6 weeks post op and down 52 lbs. still tired and emotionally spent.  Battling food demons on a daily basis but I am winning!  Had my...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Bizarre Stitches - Not sure if any one else has experienced this but I have 3 sutures hanging out of my bottom stab wounds. They were not there when I had my 2 week follow up with Dr Hagen.  I showed...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Optifast - I have some extra optifast that I'm looking to sell if there are any pre-ops out there looking for some that would be cheaper than at the surgeon's office. I live in Durham Region ...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
NSV - Who would have thunk that I would have a NSV 8 days after surgery.  I sure as heck did not and I have 2!!!!!!!! Last night, I was getting ready to go to see The Band Perry & Easto...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 5 months ago
Wow - I still can't believe that I went through this amazing opportunity 6 days ago.  I am grateful to have such an amazing surgeon as Dr. Hagen.  He was kind, considerate, compassion...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
I'm on the bench! - Hey y'all!  Surgery was scheduled for noon and I was on the table at 1130!  Emotional meltdown as I was walking in to the OR but they were all fantastic!  Dr Hagen even came in ...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Today is the day!!! - Well I am up, I am showered, I'm dressed and I'm trying to get the rest of the family moving.  I know for a fact that I did not sleep well last night but thats ok, I'll have lot...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
5 days left - Wow!  Hard to believe it!  I truly thought that this day would never come.  I'm off work now due to Opti side effects.  So I am running around the house like mad getting everyth...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Opti Headache - Well today is Day 3 of Opti.  I have great difficulty getting the vanilla in despite adding stuff.  It is always my last shake so I can throw it out if having a hard time. B...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Can't believe its time - I can not believe that I am starting Opti tomorrow.  When I saw Dr Hagen in October and got my date, i thought, its never gonna get here.  Now I'm like "Hokey dina its here!"  W...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Is it Just me? - Hello my friends I am just wondering if it is just me or if anyone else has just been so confident in their decision, that I can't really describe how i am feeling.  I start...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Got my Date!!!!! - Well after an adventurous drive into the "Big City", I saw Dr Hagen and I GOT MY DATE!  He brought me into his office, went over things and asked if I had any questions.  I repl...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
NERVOUS - Tomorrow is a big day!  I see Dr. Glazer in the am and the RD/RN/SW as well.  I am so nervous.  It was a long journey for me to make the decision for surgery and I so hope nothi...

Robyn R. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Durham Region Support Group - Many thanks to those I met on Tuesday night in the support group.  I am working on my list of questions and bringing my hubby with me in September.  I will miss you on the 20th ...
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