cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 7 months ago

Well my day has finally arrived my surgery day. The two week liquid diet has not been easy but I am happy with myself that I have been true to my diet. In the past six months I am down 46 pounds I can feel the difference


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

Tuesday starts my liquid diet also have to go to hospital for pre op testing.

 Look forward to the liquid diet I will finally be in control of food , food won't control me. I


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

I have been approved for surgery on April 5 th. I was hoping for a March date at lease I won't have to worry about an April snow storm


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

I have my last nut appointment in a few hours not worried but unsure what will happen now and how fast anything might happen. My doctor is good but communications from his office is not great. I have been thru all these m


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 9 months ago

I was wondering who told you your insurance company has approved your surgery. I have my last nut appointment on the 12 th I have heard nothing if I have insurance approval. I would think the doctors office would get appr


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 10 months ago

Is there anyone alive in Maryland. I know plenty of people having WLS but no one here helloooooooooooooooo


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 10 months ago

I feel like for the first time in my life I have a Holiday victory. From Thanksgiving to today I have lost 8 pound. From last Monday til today Christmas week I have lost three pounds. This is the first holiday season I have lost weigh I would usually h


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago

                  I am back from my psychology review glad it's over. The lady was nice but she dived into every part of my life from birth on relationship with family , friends food life religion and marital life. I decided to put it all out on the ta


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago

We are all on one stage of our diet\ lifestyle change  we are not up for sainthood so if you can date take a little taste of your favorites you know what you are allowed without hurting yourself. If you are on a pre or post op diet or very limited call


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago

I have had my bloodwork , chest X-ray, sleep study I go for my stc.eval and heart clearance first week of Dec., I have three strong letters of medical necessity ,  on Jan.8 the I go for my egd scope test and attending my second of three nut meetings ev


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 12 months ago

I will be having a sleeve and I am trying to get exercise in. I am walking I have to be careful I have bad hip problems I use a walker. My best day has been 6000 steps atcthe hospital it wiped me out. Most days I am doing


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 12 months ago

Should you or have you had having the vertical sleeve surgery added to your medic alert. In case of an emergency if you can't talk for yourself does an er doctor have to know about surgery before treating us


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 1 year, 12 months ago

Myself no problems it will be myself my wife and mother-in-law law. We are having chicken turkey too expensive veggies sweet potatoes . There will be nothing white no potatoes bread  my weakness. There will be no sweets my weakness wife is a diabetic m


cmcelfish posted a comment 2 years ago
You did such an amazing job loosing weigh. I can not believe the...

cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 2 years ago

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cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 2 years ago

I am waiting to get revision from lap band to sleeve.  The last couple days been getting a pain around the lapband port. I have had the bend for 5 years never had this feeling. Wondering if anyone else had this. It is not a bad pain but it is letting m


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 2 years ago

did anyone have toto get approval from medicare. I am wondering how difficult approval is and how long does it take. Thank You


cmcelfish posted a comment 2 years ago
You are great looking know you are happy by the big smile on your...

cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 2 years ago

 I am having the vertical sleeve I have question about pill size. Some of my medication the pills are large. Some can ce crusher some are time reliece can't be crushed. Most vitamins care large pills I did not know if large pills will cause problems wi


cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 2 years ago

I get confused with what protein product to use . I do know when is much better than soy. I get confused some people use protein power to loose weight some use it to bulk up to grow muscles. My Dr. Office suggest primers shakes a liquid . I find primer


cmcelfish wrote on PonderosaQ's support wall 2 years ago
I am always here for you we both know how challenging the day can be. Anytime joe

cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 2 years ago

did anyone have their spouce turn cold after you decided to have WL surgery.My wife has never really supported my decision. Friday night after I finally got s call from my orthro doctor. Agreeing to write the letter of medical necessity she has got col


cmcelfish posted a comment 2 years ago
What a change be proud of yourself

cmcelfish posted a discussion topic 2 years ago

I needed to remind myself how important Nd life or death this surgery is.I decided to clean out my closet today.I have a collection of sizes from 56 pants and shirts down to 42 and 4 x shirts down to XL. The 42 &44 I have


cmcelfish posted a comment 2 years ago
The picture of you with those large pants you are amazing gives us all...
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