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Goals

Read my Bible daily
46 People
 in progress, 
1 Person
 achieved this
I want to find what my nitch is and work from home
5 People
 in progress, 
0 People
 achieved this
I want to start dating and find someone special.
22 People
 in progress, 
3 People
 achieved this
Get into the habit of daily prayer.
31 People
 in progress, 
2 People
 achieved this
Drink 64 oz water everday
137 People
 in progress, 
26 People
 achieved this
Surgeon Testimonial

Noel Williams
Well I have finally gotten to meet with Dr. Williams. I immediately got the impression that he is caring and takes all the time necessary to describe the surgery and answer any questions. I don't think that I will have any problems, he definitely gave me the impression that I will go through this surgery fine(he actually told me so). It was very comforting.
I think that he is highly qualified and his staff is all very nice. They are all very competent at their jobs.
They all emphasis aftercare, which is soo important. I liked that, that they want you as educated as you can be, then help you through the whole process.
The only thing I think I can say that I didn't like was the 3hrs I had to wait to see him. But I guess if he didn't have soo many people waiting for him, he probably wouldn't be that good of a surgeon. I feel he has a good bedside manner and excellent surgical competence. But I guess I can comment more after I have the surgery.

POST OP- I am so glad I went with Dr. Williams, he is an awesome surgeon and a very nice man. He doesn't let things go to his head, he is very personable. He visited me a couple of times while I was in and his staff visited me daily. I received such great care from everyone at his office and no question was stupid. I can't sing their praises enough. They saved my life. And here i have a clotting disorder, they took very serious and I ended up having to have a filter in and everyone was awesome. I think now after being post op I would give him a rating of 98 (nobody is perfect...lol).
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  • Comment by bortiz 11/8/04 11:42 am
    Congratulations Lisa! You're doing and looking great!---Barb Ortiz
  • Comment by Frvsnt O. 10/19/04 7:34 am
    Good MORNING - and an early Happy ONE YEAR Re-birthday to you!!! I found this quote and just love it! When running up a hill, it’s alright to give up as many times as you wish – as long as your feet keep moving. By - Shoma Morita M.D. I can only imagine that your experience has been wonderful. Full of changes and new experiences. Congratulations to YOU!!! If you have an opportunity and/or haven’t already, please stop by and update your profile! We’d all love to know how well you’ve progressed!!! If you have a few moments, please take the time to send well wishes to your fellow “re-birthday” buddies!!! It’s a great boost to them as well as yourself. Have a FANTASTIC DAY! RNY 10/31/03 257/133 at GOAL!!!
  • Comment by Lisa H. 11/1/03 7:44 am
    Hey Everyone, It's me, I'm Back!!!! Well I survived!! I want to thank you all for your prayers!!!God never left my side and that is why I am here today. I have a long story to tell for my week in the hospital (well week and a day...lol), but I am still alittle weak so I won't be posting it today. But I just want you all to know that my wls was not that bad, the pain is a little much the first day, but it really does get better everyday. If I didn't have this clotting disorder than I would be running around now. lol... Okay gonna go....Hugs to you all. Lisa POST OP..LOL......(been waiting along time to type that)
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October 2006
posted 10/13/06 12:00 am

October 13, 2006
Hey Everyone,
I know long time no hear!! I'm sorry I haven't been on, things have been crazy...with my sister passing on and family issues....well anyway I'm still here.
I had to block my account for awhile, there was some crazy woman (who knows someone I know, not a stranger) was getting info on me off of this site so I
blocked it for awhile, hope the craziness is gone.
Anyway, I am creeping up on my 3yr anniversary of my surgery!! And I would do it again in a heartbeat, for real!!  I have gone through alot of changes over
the past three years, and I am now finally getting a grip on how to listen to my body and I am doing good.  I have given up diet mountain dew....was tearing my stomach up, plus helping dehydrate me.  But now I can again drink water, yippeee.  Anyway, over the summer I had gained about 10lbs back and it started freaking me out, but you know what, my tool is still with me and I was able to go back to basics and you know what, it came back off. I am sooo grateful. 
The only thing I wish that i could change is the amount of extra skin I have....my arms have toned up some, which I am glad for, it took time for my weight
to settle and redistribute I guess. But my panni is all soft and squishy, I tuck it in my pants, if i didn't have that I know i would weigh alot less and probably could wear size 4 or 6 pants. Oh well, I can't take a chance on having another surgery because of my blood clotting issue, its not worth risking my life over some loose skin.  I had the wls because without it I would have died, so it was well worth the risk.
Okay, I've gotta go and I will update again later. I really want to put together some concise thoughts and feelings and really moving points from these past
3 yrs and then post them.
Thanks so much for being here everyone.
I will keep all of you in my prayers, everyone who is suffering from or ever suffered from an eating disorder.
LOVE YOU ALL!!
Lisa H. 340+/172/??? -170lbs (about)...lol...




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