SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Don't want to be a Debbie Downer, but.... - First let me advise pre-ops and newly post op that I seem to be an oddity - not the norm, so don't let my situation discourage you. I had RNY surgery January 15th, and at about 4 ...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
I need friends - Hi! I love tracking on myfitnesspal - but I only have one friend (I know, sounds pathetic!). I'd love to add more folks to learn from, to be challenged and motivated by...... Anyo...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Exercise - really? - I'm a month post-op and feel great! I'm ready to increase my activity level, but I'm frustrated after my one month follow up today at HRRH. The proper post op protocol states that ...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Calcium - I am 2 weeks post-op. The one thing I dread every day are the calcium supplements that I take - SIX per day. I am so sick of the sweet chews (I use the Bariatric Advantage ones)...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Surgery Twin? - Hi! This is the final countdown to my surgery - 1 week today! Is anyone else having surgery @ HHRH on January 15th? Susan

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
intel on NSAIDS - Hey group - just looking for some wisdom regarding NSAIDS. I was told last night that we should not take NSAIDS for a few months before surgery. I trust my source, but I wasn't ...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
A little short on OPTI - I just received a cancelation for surgery in January - and have to start my Opti soon, however I'm short a couple of days. Would anyone have any leftovers they could part with? ...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
Has anyone else heard of the delays? - I'm through HHRH, and although I 'passed' all my appts and have approval - I can't get a date. When I saw the surgeon on Oct 30th - the person ahead of me came out with her date...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 1 month ago
Next step.... do I wait? - I'm with HRRH and I've been cleared by everyone after having my second appt with the Social Worker last Friday. Should I have asked for an appt with the surgeon before I left, o...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 2 months ago
I think my Social Worker has a god complex - He wants to save the world - starting with me. My other appointments went so well, and everyone kept commenting on how knowledgeable I was and how well adjusted. Then I met ...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Fitbit - I know that many of you have purchased fitbit. Did you order it online from the States?          

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Nicotine - Does anyone know why having nicotine in your system is a bad thing?  I quit smoking  years ago, but I still chew nicorette - my family physician has been chewing nicorette for o...

SuzieQ11 posted a comment 6 years, 5 months ago
LOVE the new hair! You look younger - it really suits you. Great...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Massage - I have massage regularly (sometimes weekly) for chronic pain. I'm just wondering how long it took for folks to be able to lie on their stomach after RNY? I am really going t...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Hair Loss - I've heard a few people talk about hair loss. Is this something that is consistent with the surgery - or does it only happen to some? Love my hair - but I'm willing to lose ...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Gastric Bypass after Lapband? - Does anyone have any experience with having RNY surgery after having had lapband? I had the lapband done in 2006, but had a lot of complications and now my doctor has referred m...

SuzieQ11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
referral to orientation... - Typically how long does it take from referral to Orientation? Do you know how often they hold them at Humber?  Of course, now that the decision has been made, I can't wait t...
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