Surgery 7/27/17 went very smoothly, no issues at all and I was released in two days with a G-tube. My G-tube (and one of my primary incisions) was placed smack in the center of my stomach right above my belly button. My surgeon explained that my ribs a
Surgery yesterday, and my swallow test went perfectly. My doctor says "you're maybe even a little ahead" (I've been doing laps around the nurses station).
And who kno that chicken broth would taste this good?? And who knew that I'd be in a plac
in the process of watching YouTube videos by my surgeon (Dr. Julie Ellner, in San Diego) I caught an excerpt in which she touched on the idea that there are two different groups of patients: those who have been heavy all their lives, and those who beca
In the fall of 2015 I was suddenly unemployed, and learned that two acquaintances had had WLS. I asked for a referral and started going to their surgeon, Dr. Julie Ellner in San Diego, CA. She came strongly recommended and very trusted, with an extensi