taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 10 months ago

Has anyone tried Saxenda? I will be talking to my Doctor about it next week.


taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
slowly becoming a loser - well did my first 5 km run/walk (Run or Dye), lots of fun and down 3 more pounds, having gone a bit off track. But any loss is a good loss right? Love my fitbit, lost almost 30 po...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
tired of trying to lose on my own and thinking abo - So I have been trying to lose on my own after having been approved for surgery after a year and a half. I deferred it to September.  My next weigh in is Aug 12 and if I'm not down ...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
question for vets - I see that allot of people start marathons and runs etc after losing all their weight. Did you like to excersize before the surgery? How is it that you like to do it now? I am not...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
feeling frustrated with a plateau - well I weighed in  2 weeks earlier than I should have because I had a dr's appointment and was dismayed that I had not lost any more weight. After going off the rails a bit for a f...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 5 months ago
weight loss - So I opted not to have the surgery but I find this forum so nice and supportive. Wonder if I could post my weight loss even though I am doing it on my own? I am down 25 pounds from...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
Tired of sitting on the fence and wish I could mak - So I was called from Ottawa with a surgery date at the end of June and I decided that I would try to lose the weight on my own, with a fitbit and diet changes , but it is so hard a...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 6 months ago
Got surgery date for ottawa - For people waiting for surgery in Ottawa, they offered me a date for the end of June. I met the surgeon on March 3, 2014. I have deferred my surgery for three months, to see if I c...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
Final decision made - not going to do it - Hi all, I have decided not to go through with the surgery. Feeling relieved as I was sitting on the fence for quite a while. I have realistically 60 pounds to lose to be healthy s...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 7 months ago
tired of waiting and having second thoughts again - So I am waiting patiently for my surgery date, but as the wait gets longer (two months now since meeting the surgeon) Im having second thoughts again. Wonder if this is normal... s...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
The negative comments one gets whaen waiting for s - I am sure some of you have come across less than supportive comments. Lately Ive been told that RNY creates a disease (not sure what they meant nor did I ask) and that I should jus...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 8 months ago
is it normal to have second thoughts sometimes? - As I am inching closer to a possible surgery date, sometimes I get second thoughts about having it done, can I try to lose it on my own? I know the answer to that, probably not. Do...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
So tired of waiting - It will be a year and a half from referral by the time I get surgery, so tired of the wait. I know Im on the last stretch, just waiting for my date in Ottawa but when I see others ...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 9 months ago
Met the surgeon today - Met with Dr Mamazza in Ottawa today, very nice doctor and got the green light for surgery, he told me no later than early summer...its finally getting closer ..

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 10 months ago
very frustrated re: time off work for surgery - As I am getting closer to surgery, no date yet but meeting the surgeon on March 3, so thinking surgery might be in May with any luck.  I have to testify at a trial for a week in Ma...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
finally meeting the surgeon - I finally got a date to meet the surgeon in Ottawa on March 3 but was told it could be another 3-5 months after that to get the surgery :( Feeling frustrated at how long this pr...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 5 years, 1 month ago
Is it normal to have second thoughts about the sur - I am well underway with all my appointments etc. Some days I cant wait to have the surgery and then the next day I have second thoughts because it is so permanent, is this norma...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
how do you post those scales with the weight loss - Finally getting closer to finishing all my pre surgery appointments. How do you put those stats and the scale icon with your posts?

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 5 years, 2 months ago
scope - Had the scope done without sedation - endoscopy, and they found something so now I have to have a ct scan. What could they have possibly found? Anyone else had this experience? ...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Low vitamin D ? - Has anyone had to take a prescription for vitamin D - pre-op?

taniagirlca added a goal 5 years, 5 months ago
get approved for surgery and get to a healthy weight, finally!

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
ddidnt qualify yesterday but today I qualfy after - It was a new nurse that did not know what she was talkinga bout yesterday that told me I didnt qualify. Today is a better day :)

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 5 years, 5 months ago
Very upset after being told I dont qualify - So I waited 6 months from referral to get to orientation/info session. Then got an appointment with the nurse practitioner and had a bunch of blood tests done last week. I had m...

taniagirlca posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Just been referred - Hi all,   I am new to this forum and process. I have just been referred by my doctor. I wish I could get the surgery tomorrow. Has anyone else recently been referred? I ...
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