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  1. It's not 5 pounds, or 10...it's 20!!!!!

    Oh my!!!!
    I'm so mad, but at the same time was expecting it.....
    So my pants suits don't fit anymore....I knew bad news were coming my way..
    I wanted to wait until my treatment was over but could take months...so I decided to face the scale today : 20 pounds!!! gained since like October!!

    Last New year's eve I was sick, when to the ER, got strong cortisone, gained like 10 pounds, my suits was tight but I could wear it...lost it in about 4 or 5 months, but I could ...
  2. Making new soup in an old pot

    I'm always about balance in diet, did study nutrition for more than two years, and currently study naturopathy, because I think it's always better to try to prevent or treat the whole person, instead of treating just symptoms.

    Nutrition is really a way of prevention, and sometimes can also be a "cure".

    A French doctor wrote an interesting book, I was reading it about 15 years ago, indeed he didn't have access to today's research about colon absorption etc ...
  3. First world problem...

    Hello friends!! or should I say Ho Ho Ho!!!

    Since I develop one health issue after an other, since July, can't drive since October, I did all my Xmas shopping online.

    Hoping it would get delivered since "the gilets jaunes" are getting tired of blocking all roads and should be finally resting at home drinking "vin chaud" (hot mulled wine). ....right???

    But no.
    Still waiting for boxes "lost" because the roads are blocked. ...
  4. New bariatric team

    Hello dear friends!

    I've been busy since Wednesday, many papers to do because my GP decided to put me on "long medical leave" after I saw the specialists, we now know I'm not going to be cured very soon....sigh....

    On Tuesday I saw the pneumologist, and after the first test (the equivalent of a spirometer but with a computer to analyze the numbers) I was told I couldn't do the other (effort) tests. I thought "that's not good"..

    Actually ...
  5. Exams...and more exams...still no answer..

    Hello dear friends,

    One week ago, I saw my gyn surgeon, who said that we will wait for the procedure since my lungs (or stomach) are not ok right now. So we booked a date in February to have time to stabilize the other issues.

    The same day I also saw a bariatric surgeon. I was not impressed to say the least.
    While I was telling her about my issues, she was only criticizing my (previous) surgeon's choice to get me a sleeve and not a bypass (and I did explain ...