selkiem posted a comment 2 years, 3 months ago
I'm in Canada (Ontario) so our public healthcare covers the...

selkiem posted a comment 2 years, 3 months ago
I think we all have a case of nerves beforehand! Here's sending...

selkiem posted a discussion topic 2 years, 11 months ago

Tell me it eventually STOPS.... I've lost two-thirds of my hair - thankfully I had a lot of hair to begin with but still losing - and am devastated .... My braid (one braid) is literally smaller than what I used to make THREE braids with - particularly

selkiem wrote First Check-in - Beginning Slim Time 3 years, 6 months ago

Weight this morning (technically second day of Slimtime)- is 276.8.  I have this awesome scale which you use bluetooth with and gives you FAR more information you could possible use!



selkiem wrote and so it begins.... 3 years, 6 months ago

2 weeks today is surgery day - it is currently 11:04 so almost to the minute this time two weeks I'll be under and the surgery will be started...

Had my first Slimtime - mixed with cubes of ...

selkiem posted a comment 3 years, 7 months ago
Thanks again!!

selkiem posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago

This has been brought up numerous times in the various sessions with people on the Bariatric team. It seem an inevitable side effect. I won't lie, worried about extent and breadth of hair loss. Anyone who has experienced this, I would love to hear f

selkiem posted a comment 3 years, 7 months ago
Thank you Kathy! I'm pretty excited and really hoping they do not...

selkiem wrote Transformation...but not what you think 3 years, 7 months ago

I'm glad it has taken this long to see the end of the journey (knock on wood).

First, there is a slight chance my surgery may be delayed - which would be devestating. Not only am I mentally,...

selkiem posted a discussion topic 3 years, 7 months ago

I'm booked into Toronto Western for the RNY on June 11 (a few appointments still to go)- Question - I know they say two days but does that mean, for instance, I check in at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, have my surgery booked at 11 a.m. - am I in for Tuesday nigh

selkiem posted a comment 3 years, 9 months ago
Thank you!! That's an excellent idea! Will start formulating that...

selkiem wrote And so it begins.... 3 years, 9 months ago

Surgery Date: June 11, 2019 - 11 a.m.

So ready to move on, to start this new journey.  This is the second time around going through the process (not following through the surgery during the ...

selkiem has a new goal: Continue to lose weight until my surgery date... 3 years, 9 months ago
Remind myself that this is a journey... one step at a time, one small achievement at a time
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