gracegetsgastric posted a discussion topic 1 week, 5 days ago

Tomorrow I have my "final review" with my nurse coordinator and my surgeon. This is when we'll send off all the paperwork to insurance and really get things rolling! Trying not to hyperventilate with excitement--I'm feeling really positive about this c

gracegetsgastric posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

I'm still a ways out from the point where I'd even schedule my VSG, but my hyper-organized brain is already trying to think about logistics.

I live in the same city where my surgery will take place, but I am debating whether or not to stay with

gracegetsgastric posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

My bariatric center has a support group that meets every month. While attending pre (or even post) surgery isn't required, they do suggest that it's a beneficial exercise. I'm a little hesitant, however, because I tend to feel shy and uncomfortable in

gracegetsgastric posted a discussion topic 3 months, 3 weeks ago

I met with my surgeon today to go over the results of my endoscopy! Everything looks good, and I was super excited that his recommendation lined up with the surgery I'd been leaning towards. If all goes well, I'll be getting the VSG at the end of the y

gracegetsgastric posted a discussion topic 4 months, 3 weeks ago

Long time lurker, first time poster, etc. etc. :)

I'm currently in month two of the 6-month medically supervised weight loss program that is one of the requirements to get my insurance to approve bariatric surgery. I did a ton of research befor

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