Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Feel like crying :( (X-Posted) - I had my endoscopy/colonoscopy today. The Dr found "red spots" on my stomach lining. Turns out they are precursors to stress induced ulcers. Well duh! I have a 3 year old with a...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Feel like crying :( - I had my endoscopy/colonoscopy today. The Dr found "red spots" on my stomach lining. Turns out they are precursors to stress induced ulcers. Well duh! I have a 3 year old with a...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Polycystic Ovaries PreOp (xposted) - Around the beginning of the year I started having really bad pelvic pain that sometimes left me lying in bed for the duration (usually during ovulation). After a couple months I...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Polycystic Ovaries PreOp - Around the beginning of the year I started having really bad pelvic pain that sometimes left me lying in bed for the duration (usually during ovulation). After a couple months I...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Stuck in a catch 22 (xposted) - I currently weigh 225lb and my goal weight is 110lb. My BMI is 43 and I have no comorbidities. Since I'm only 5'1 this means that I cannot drop below 213lb by the time I see the...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Stuck in a catch 22 - I currently weigh 225lb and my goal weight is 110lb. My BMI is 43 and I have no comorbidities. Since I'm only 5'1 this means that I cannot drop below 213lb by the time I see the...

Dravens_Mommy posted a comment 3 years, 3 months ago
Love the bike!!!! And you look great too!!!

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Heard from the surgeon's office yesterday - Some of you may recall my recent post about my return to the wls community. I finally heard back from the surgeon's office yesterday about my requirements for having the sleeve....

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Do I have to go through the entire process again?? - Last summer I was going to have the gastric bypass done. I went through all of the testing, got approved, and got my date. 2 weeks before the surgery I had a meeting with the su...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Do I have to go through the entire process again?? - Last summer I was going to have the gastric bypass done. I went through all of the testing, got approved, and got my date. 2 weeks before the surgery I had a meeting with the su...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 3 years, 3 months ago
Considering Gastric Sleeve and have questions - So, last summer I was all set to get the gastric bypass but backed out 2 weeks before surgery. I am back now and dead set on getting WLS. However, I am NOT getting the bypass. A...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
What happens after approval??? - So I posted yesterday about being approved same day paperwork was submitted. The date my surgeon's office gave the insurance company was July 23, 2012. Does this mean that is my ac...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
Approved and got a date!!!! - I got a call this afternoon that I was approved same day and got my date for surgery!!! I had hoped I'd be one of the ones who are approved and have their surgery within a week or ...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
Paperwork submitted - Got a call from my surgeon's office a few hours ago. My paperwork was submitted to insurance for approval of RNY!!!  I have BCBS and I know it can take a while but I'm crossing my ...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
paying for plastic surgery - Does anyone know if you can be billed for plastic surgery or if it has to be paid in full before the procedure?

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
vitamn question - I've decided to go with Centrum Silver for my multivitamins. I know that I should also get calcium and B12 but what form or brand should I get?? Thanks.

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
Wish my sleep study would hurry up, but... - So, I have my sleep study on Thursday night and I really wish it would hurry up and get here so I can be one step closer to my surgery as this is the last step before submitting to...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
VSG vs RNY - Since Febuary I have been gearing towards the RNY. However, all this talk about the sleeve recently has got me thinking and I have to make my decision in 1 week when I schedule sur...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 3 months ago
NUT confused me about protein drinks - I saw my NUT for the first time this past Wednesday and she said that out of all of the protein shakes they recommend, the Carnation Breakfast Essentials powder packs are the cheap...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Vitamins - I don't have a date yet I'm looking at late June/ early July and I would like to start stocking up my vitamins. Do I have to do chewables or can I take regular pills? What brands w...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
OT/TMI females only please - So I had Essure(surgical alternative to having tubes tied) done July 2011 and confirmed October 2011. The Depo shot they gave me in between procedure and confirmation became ineffe...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Had my psych eval today, I passed BUT...... - So I went to the psychiatrist this morning for my evaluation and told the truth about everything. Now I'm more confused then anything because I didn't think to ask these things bef...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Scheduling surgery?? - I went to my NUT appt this morning and I have my psych appt Friday and my sleep study June 7. Can I schedule my surgery now or do I have to wait until I go to those appointments???...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Question about morphine - I will be 22 in 2 weeks and last November I found out I have gallstones went I went to the ER thinking I had a kidney stone. Last month I had my first "attack" and they gave me mor...

Dravens_Mommy posted a discussion topic 4 years, 4 months ago
Pre-Op appointments - I finally got my appointmens scheduled for my NUT and my sleep study!!! Now I'm just waiting on a call back for my psych evaluation and we can submit to insurance!! Question: what ...
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