StevesGal uploaded a new photo 8 months, 1 week ago

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 months, 2 weeks ago

Got the call from Megan (St. Joe's Hamilton) while on my way out for lunch.

My revision surgery is - February 28!! Going from RNY to Sleeve (then eventually DS).

I had an RNY in 2011 and lost 120 lb


StevesGal posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

Although I'm also checking out revision surgery, my GP has referred me (and my family) to the Wharton Medical Clinic as well. (My daughter is still considered pediatric at 17 - they are booking into September(!) for that and she'll be 18 in October, s


StevesGal posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

I had an appointment with the Dietician yesterday, and what told that only Dr. Hong (St. Joe's Hamilton) does them in the entire Province of Ontario (Dr. Hong is my original surgeon). Also, he told me that not everyone is approved/eligible for the swi


StevesGal wrote On-Going Appointments (2018-2019) 2 years ago

Post-Ulcer 1 year appointment with Dr. Hong:  June 11, 2018<...


StevesGal wrote Here We Go Again ... 2 years ago

I had WLS in June 2011, and lost over 115lbs.  Then I stopped.  I stopped losing and I stopped caring.  Life, as they say, got in the way.  And I gained about 75lbs. back.  I don't blame the surger...


StevesGal posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago

Hi all. Just wondering if anyone has any updated information on wait times for St. Joe's in Hamilton. I've done a post search but all the info that came up is over a year old.

My situation is a bit different. I had an RNY almost 7 years ago


StevesGal posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago

Hello everyone. I had an RNY performed almost 7 years ago and I lost about 115 lbs. Since then I've managed to gain back about 70 lbs thru emotional eating. Since I figured it out, I've tried WW with limited success ... only to gain it back in a fe


StevesGal posted a discussion topic 3 years, 9 months ago
<address>Hello, everyone.  It's been 5 1/2 years since my RNY (and 4 1/2 years since I've posted), and I've gained a lot of the weight back.  It really came to light when I logged in here today and saw my last few posts.  I had lost 117 lbs and was 15 lbs

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Why are children obese?? -

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
525,600 Minutes Ago ... - ... give or take, I was opening my eyes for the first time after my surgery. Now, here I am, 117 lbs. lighter!!  I  my RNY!! Had my 1 year check-up on Monday, and all is ...

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Changing my Personal Goal - Lately, I've had a lot of wonderful compliments on my weight loss.  And when I say that I want to lose more, I often get "Really?  You look fine the way you are."  I love this! ...

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Positive Thought for the Day - for LIFE!! -

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
NSV - Never thought this would happen! - I was getting dressed the other day and pulled out a t-shirt.  My daughter's school was selling anti-bullying pink tee's a few weeks back, so I got one for each of us.  Well, I pul...

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
NSV - No pain - Now that the nice weather is here, I've pulled out my summer sandals - the 'dressy' ones with the 2 1/2" wedge heel.  Although I love wearing these and feeling oh-so feminine, I've...

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Can someone please remind me - 5 day pouch test - What does the 5-day pouch test involve exactly.  I was recently told, but apparently, I didn't have my one ear plugged because it went right through. Although I don't believe ...

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
O/T - Beautiful Thought for the Day - Even though we're all trying to get below this number, I still think it's beautiful!

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Happy Birthday, Myke H.!!! - Here's to another year, better than the last, but not as good as the next!!                                      

StevesGal posted a comment 8 years, 6 months ago
I highly recommend his book for those contemplating this surgery. ...

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
O/T - I'm in the money!! - I just won $1,000 on CHUM-FM's Beat The Bank!!!  The bell went off on the next draw, so I stopped at the perfect time!! I'm going to treat myself to a new outside swing chair (3...

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
NSV - Smaller Shoes?! - I've heard this was to be expected, that my foot size would also decrease along with my clothing size, but I was pleasantly surprised (ie. excited) when, while trying on shoes for ...

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Finally!! Finally!! FINALLY!!! - I finally broke 100 lbs lost!!  It's taken me over 3 months to go from 80 lbs to 100 lbs, but I did it!! Weeks of "Oh, so close", and up and down with the same 2.5 lbs., but thi...

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
Might as well face it ... - .... I'm addicted to carbs.  I've come to realize this, and I hate it!  After so many years of being drawn to carbs (mostly potatoes in any form), I can't shake it that easily.  ...

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
O/T - Value Village 50% Off Sale (Monday) and Supe - ValVil is having a 50% off sale on Monday, but if you have a Super Savers Club Card, you can shop on Sunday and get the 50% off then. You must have the Super Savers Club Card no...

StevesGal posted a discussion topic 8 years, 8 months ago
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About Me
Hamilton, ON
Location
43.9
BMI
RNY
Surgery
06/29/2011
Surgery Date
Nov 27, 2010
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