Kjnelson wrote Cancer is back. 2 months, 2 weeks ago

One of the biggest reasons I did WLS is attacking again. Cancer.  It is one of my biggest motivators to lose weight and be healthy.  It also presents a challenge.  I stress eat. Cancer is a huge st...

Kjnelson has a new goal: Reach 180 pounds. 2 months, 3 weeks ago
I have a vacation coming up in July to see my family. They have not seen my weight loss and I really want to surprise them.

Kjnelson has achieved her goal: Lose 15 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Not sure where to find the motivation but fitting into the next size smaller clothes certainly is appealing.

Kjnelson has a new goal: Lose 15 7 months ago
Not sure where to find the motivation but fitting into the next size smaller clothes certainly is appealing.

Kjnelson wrote Working to keep my determination. 7 months ago

5 weeks out and I find that eating is easier than expected.  This is good and bad. I want to eat things I should be trying to do without. I had thought eating would still be a challenge and this wo...

Kjnelson has a new goal: Live longer by being healthier 7 months, 3 weeks ago
Not really sure. My hope is that as I lose weight I can be more active and live life better.

Kjnelson wrote VSG is done. 8 months, 1 week ago

VSG went well. Two nights in the hospital. Trying to get enough fluids in by taking tiny sips is hard.

Kjnelson wrote Ok, more surgery ups and downs 8 months, 2 weeks ago

So my 2nd scheduling date was October 19th. The doctor cancelled. It was either next week or wait until after nov. 7th.  I had to scramble to get my work to allow me time off.  But it's decided. Oc...

Kjnelson wrote Very disappointed 9 months, 3 weeks ago

today was supposed to be the big day. I had to postpone it for about 8 weeks. The only other person in the office had a medical issue arise and she needed surgery. Not her fault, I know but I am st...

Kjnelson wrote It's official! 10 months, 1 week ago

My insurance approved the surgery. I felt they would but until they put it in writing I was a bit scared of it not happening.  I am so excited!  Such a big change in my life but I really want to do...

Kjnelson wrote Submitted to insurance. 10 months, 1 week ago

everything is finally submitted to insurance. The doctor's office seems confident but I still get anxious. This is such an important thing. 

Kjnelson wrote Getting excited and scared 10 months, 4 weeks ago

I have one more requirement to meet before we can submit to insurance for approval.  Tentative surgery date for a VSG is the end of August.  I am excited, hopeful and a bit scared.  I am afraid of ...

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