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Sue from Vacaville, California
2/17/06: Met with PCP to discuss Weight Loss Surgery
2/23/06: E-mailed PCP to check on status of referral to Bariatric Dept
3/9/06: PCP in Vacaville submitted referral to Bariatric Dept
3/15/06: Received phone call from Richmond Bariatric Dept to schedule Psych Eval & Nutrition Consult (my PCP did not do this before she sent in the referral) and was told that I was accepted into the program. Later that day, I received an e-mail from PCP stating that I was accepted into the program.
3/28/06: Had Psych Eval & Nutrition Consult in Richmond.
4/28/06: Received "THE PHONE CALL" to schedule Orientation
5/9/06: Attended Orientation
5/21/06: Started recommended 1200 Calorie Plan
6/6/06: Attended mandatory Nutrition Class
7/5/06: Attended Surgery Consult Appointment with Dr. Baggs
7/5/06: Ordered vitamins from Bariatric Advantage.
7/11/06: Weight-check at Richmond Bariatric Dept. Made Pre-Op Goal Weight!! Case Manager was able to squeeze me in between appointments. Surgery date scheduled for 8/7/06. Had EKG and blood work done.
7/13/06: Started taking post-op vitamins.
7/20/06: Attended Bariatrics Pre-Op Class in Richmond
7/27/06: Attended final 3 appointments (Dr. Baags, Anesthesiologist and Physical)
8/7/06: Surgery day! Everything went as planned. No complicatons. I was able to go home the following day. I am now off from work for 3 weeks.
8/28/06: Back at work, everything going well.
9/5/06: Had 4 week check-up with surgeon. All going well. Weight loss right on track (according to surgeon).
10/15/06: Reached 191lbs = BMI is now 29.9, no longer Obese
11/2/06: 3 month post-op appt. Labs came back good. Moved to Stage 4.