shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
6.5 Months Post-Op and EXTREMELY HUNGRY!!! - Hi everyone, I'm 6.5 months post-op and have spent the last 2 weeks feeling EXTREMELY hungry... Every. Waking. Moment. About 70% is "head hunger" and the rest is physical hun...

shoshanaApr2013 wrote a blog post 7 years, 6 months ago
Tool to Estimate Expected Weight Loss - Here's a tool I found on the site that will help you estimate your expected post-surgery weight loss. It's only a guideline but so far its been spot on for me*. Enter your weight...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 6 months ago
Tool to Estimate Expected Weight Loss - Here's a tool I found on the site that will help you estimate your expected post-surgery weight loss. It's only a guideline but so far its been spot on for me*. Enter your weig...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Optifast for sale in Oshawa - I have 48 Optifast 900 shakes available (about half chocolate and half vanilla) which is 12 days worth if you use 4 shakes per day (if you only need 2 weeks worth this would work o...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Post-Op Periods - This one is for the ladies out there: I usually have heavy and long periods, but I'm about 3 weeks post-op and on Day 13 of what feels like a never ending, very heavy period. A...

shoshanaApr2013 wrote a blog post 7 years, 8 months ago
Removing your rings before surgery without damage - I read a post today about from a fellow OH'er who had to cut off her rings last night as she was having surgery today. I went into the surgery registration still wearing one of my...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Removing your rings before surgery without damagin - I read a post today about from a fellow OH'er who had to cut off her rings last night as she was having surgery today. I went into the surgery registration still wearing one of ...

shoshanaApr2013 wrote a blog post 7 years, 8 months ago
My Post-Surgery Experience – Days 3 to 8 Post-Op - This post is a follow-up to “My Surgery Experience (including some helpful tips)” that I posted yesterday. My surgery and hospital experience was much better than I ev...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
My Post-Surgery Experience – Days 3 to 8 Post-Op - This post is a follow-up to “My Surgery Experience (including some helpful tips)” that I posted yesterday. My surgery and hospital experience was much better than I ever expecte...

shoshanaApr2013 wrote a blog post 7 years, 8 months ago
My Surgery Experience - I'm now 7 days post-surgery.  My highest weight was 321 lbs.  I lost 10 lbs pre-Opti.My three weeks on Opti were pretty rough... I was nauseous for about 2 hours after each shake, ...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
My Surgery Experience (including some helpful tips - I'm now 7 days post-surgery. My three weeks on Opti were pretty rough... I was nauseous for about 2 hours after each shake, couldn't trust my toots, and made many mad dashes for...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
4 days post-op -- VETERANS: PLEASE HELP! - I'm 4 days post-op and really struggling. I hope there are some veterans out there that can give me some advice. I'm supposed to be able to take in 60ml of liquids every 15 minu...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Glucometer for Opti Phase -- Did you get one? Did - At my RN appointment the RN recommended that I get a glucometer for the Opti phase. It makes sense that the sudden elimination of sugar in the diet may cause hypoglycemia, even tho...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Food Journal for the Nutritionist Appointment - Hi guys, For those of you who have already met with your Nutritionist... I understand that they want to see at least a week's worth of food journaling. At the initial meeting...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Gallbladder removal at same time as GBS??? - Hi everyone, I just got the results from a recent gallbladder test I had done, and it has been confirmed that my gallbladder is trying to commit suicide. Unless I end up in the ...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Scope & Ultrasound - Hi there. Is every patient required to get a scope and ultrasound done, or is it only as needed? If it is required, at what point in the process do they do it? I'm at HRRH. Thanks!

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Order of Appointments for HRRH...????? - I've been to the Orientation session at Humber Finch, and was called today with my first appointment... which is with a surgeon. Is this normal? I thought you had to see the die...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Bone Density Scan - Hi. I noticed in some paperwork somewhere that a Bone Density Scan is required pre-op. Is this true? Any insight would be appreciated! Thank you in advance.

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
FRUSTRATED!!! -- What Happened to Patient Distribu - I'm a bit frustrated right now and could use some advice. I was referred in early April. My doctor received confirmation of the referral in mid-April. It was my understandin...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Sleep Apnea / Sleep Test Requirements - I have sleep apnea and a CPAP. My last sleep test was at least 3 years ago. I haven't had any problems or indications that my CPAP pressure needs to be changed. I'm wondering ho...

shoshanaApr2013 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 3 months ago
Wait Times -- St Joes, Hamilton - Hi, I was referred in mid-April by my family doctor. I called my doctor's office in mid-May and found out that I had been assigned to St Joes in Hamilton (I live in Oshawa)....
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