Osceola, WI, USA
Surgery Date: 12/03/2002
Surgery Type: Open RNY
Dana doesn't have an angel yet!
|12/04 03:08 PM|
This month is your anniversary, HAPPY ANNIVERSARY, Great Job — Naes Wls J.
|12/02 08:44 PM|
Hey Dana, Hope all goes well and my prayers are with you. — Vickie P.
|12/01 06:06 PM|
Hi Dana, Best of luck with your surgery and hope you have a smooth recovery. Know that we are thinking of you and anxiously waiting to hear from you ! Sissy in WV — Sissy I.
|11/30 09:59 PM|
Hi Dana!!! You are on your way!! I know this is a scary and exciting time for you. You are going to do just fine!!! Just think, You are starting a journey that only a few travel. You should be very proud of yourself. I am proud of you!!!! Think of some of the new things you will be able to do like take a long bike ride, get on a amusement park ride and not worry if you will fit in the seat, cross your legs and the best of all have the energy to do these things!!! Everything will be just fine and know you have a wonderful group of people here to help you meet your needs. The best of luck on your surgery with a speedy and healthy recovery!! Skinny Wishes, Dawn Hodson — [Anonymous]
|11/30 03:53 PM|
Hello and best wishes as your surgery date approaches. I hope everything goes smoothly at the hospital, and that all your needs are met there. I also hope you have a speedy recovery once you are home. May you meet all your personal goals. Congratulations and God Bless. — Linda B.
|11/30 12:38 PM|
Best wishes for your up coming surgery. I'm sending prayers your way for a safe, successful surgery and a speedy recovery. God Bless. — Theresa F.
|11/29 06:49 PM|
Wishing you a successful surgery and a speedy, uneventful recovery. You are in my thoughts and prayers. God Bless... — Judy C.
|11/26 03:34 PM|
Good luck on your coming surgery. My prayers are with you, and hoping for an uneventful surgery, and a speedy, painfree recovery. Keep your focus on healing. Make sure you walk, and keep up your breathing exercise. YOU CAN DO THIS! See you on the other side. PS. If you check out my web page, be sure to sign the guest book there. Thanks. — Ron E.
|11/25 04:27 AM|
My best wishes to you on your upcoming surgery. I hope all goes well for you and that you have a speedy, problem free recovery. My husband and I BOTH had our open rny's at Pacific Bariatric in 2001. I had mine in June and have lost 110 lbs with about 30 more to go. My husband had his in Oct. 2001 and has lost 215 lbs and is at goal. We both have the greatest respect for all of the doctors at PB and the staff too. We had the best treatment from our surgeon, Dr. Rumsey. He is fantastic!!! We also had great treatment at Scripps/Mercy hosp. The staff there is well trained and they take good care of you. Good luck to you on your journey to the losing side!! — [Anonymous]
|11/24 02:57 PM|
Dana may God truly bless you as you start a wonderful journey. I pray that you have a complication free surgery and a very speedy recovery. God bless, Lenay — Dortheria B.
|11/24 02:34 PM|
Dana, Here's wishing you well with your surgery and recovery. We will be thinking of you ! Sissy in WV — Sissy I.
|11/24 02:21 PM|
Dana--may your trip to the losing side be easy and pain free. I hope you have a speedy recovery. You will be in my prayers. Happy Thanksgiving. — Leigh Anne C.
|11/24 01:56 PM|
“Destiny is not a matter of chance, it is a matter of choice; it is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved.” William Jennings Bryan. Dream what you want to dream, go where you want to go, be what you want to be, because you only have one life and one chance to do all the things that you want to do. The happiest people don’t have the best of everything, they just make the most of everything that comes along their way! May God hold you in the palm of His hand and Angels watch over you! — Becca K.
|11/24 01:54 PM|
Dana, Best wishes for a successful surgery and a quick and easy recovery. Happy Holidays! — Donna K.
|11/24 01:38 PM|
Congrats on your upcoming surgery...not long before you are a true loser :) I hope your surgery is uneventfull and your recovery speedy. Love and Light ~~Jamie~~ — Jamie A.
|11/24 01:06 PM|
HERE A GAL LOW ON SUPPORT. LORD BLESS — Momma A.
|11/20 10:45 AM|
Well I saw my doc on the 18th of November and all went well. Still on schedule. He is going to try something new with me. Still an Open RNY but the incision is right below my rib cage on the right side ( i think) whatever side your gall bladder is on! He says it heals faster and there is a significantly lesser chance of infection that way. Only 13 more days to go!!!!! I am sooo excited!!!! Thank you all for your support. you will all be in my thoughts, especially those who share my "BIRTH" day of December 3rd!!! — Dana S.
|11/20 09:34 AM|
Hi Dana Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, any one can start from now and make a brand new ending "There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow." ~ O. S. Marden "Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice: It is not a thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved." ~ William Jennings Bryan "Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil." ~ James Allen "I asked God to give me happiness. God said, "No. I give you blessings. Happiness is up to you." ~ Author Unknown "Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning; they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life. "Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, 'Here is an opportunity for me to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary." ~ Anthony Robbins " ~ Harvey Mackay "Life is a challenge, but if you don't stand and risk you will never know if you were able to win or lose. Challenges are not a thing of winning or losing; they are a way of learning from them to become a better person every day! ~ Alexsander Rodriguez, P.R "Don't ask for it to be easy, ask for it to be worth it." Dan Kuschell "The most important question to ask is not 'What am I getting?' The most important question to ask on the job is 'What am I becoming?'"You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however." - Richard Bach "In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins; not through strength, but through persistence." ~ Jackson Brown "I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning." ~ J.B. Priestly "Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult." ~ Julia Cameron "The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong. That block of granite is often nothing more than a decision." ~ Thomas Carlyle "Being yourself is not remaining what you were, or being satisfied with what you are. It is the point of departure." ~ Sydney Harris "Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth." ~ Katherine Mansfield "Too often we are scared. Scared of what we might not be able to do. Scared of what people might think if we tried. We let fears stand in the way of our hopes. We say no when we want to say yes. We sit quietly when we want to scream. And we shout with the others, when we should keep our mouths shut. Why? After all, we do only go around once. There's really no time to be afraid. JUST DO IT." ~ Nike advertising campaign "I am convinced that attitude is the key to success or failure in almost any of life's endeavors. Your attitude - your perspective, your outlook, how you feel about yourself, how you feel about other people - determines your priorities, your actions, your values. Your attitude determines how you interact with other people and how you interact with yourself." ~ Carolyn Warner "Happiness lies for those who cry, those who hurt, those who have searched, and those who tried, for only they can appreciate the importance of people who have touched their lives." ~ Author Unknown "It's never too late to be what you might have been." ~ George Eliot "For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it." ~ Author Unknown "Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to the end, requires some of the same courage which a soldier needs." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson A wish changes NOTHING; A decision, changes EVERYTHING "So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will,they soon become inevitable." Christopher Reeves "When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, Nor will the flame burn you. For I am the LORD your God, The Holy One of Israel, your Savior." Isaiah 43:2-3 Everyone has beauty but not everyone sees it. "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they may have planned for you? Not much." ~ Jim Rohn May you always have an Angel by your side. Watching out for you in all the things you do. Reminding you to keep believing in brighter days. Have a safe journey to the other side and a speedy recovery Angela in Canada 406lbs BMI 63.6 -73lbs Dr Michael Grace Open RNY Life began May 16, 2002 I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears. Surely..I will heal you." 2 Kings 20:5 — Angela C.
|11/16 01:37 PM|
DANA~~BEST WISHES ON YOUR WLS JOURNEY~~ May the world hug you today with its warmth, and love.....Pray it whispers a joyful tune in your heart.....And may the wind carry a voice that tells you there is a friend sitting in another corner of the world wishing you well! PLEASE KEEP THE MESSAGE BOARD UPDATED ON YOUR PROGRESS — Sharon N.
|11/13 03:44 PM|
Best wishes and extra prayers for smooth surgery and recovery. A positive mental attitude is your best preparation! You'll do great with this life-saving tool! — Karen N.
|11/12 11:56 AM|
Congratulations on your upcoming surgery. What a wonderful Holiday Gift for you...the gift of life free from fat! I wish you the BEST and my thoughts and prayers are with you as you make this life change. Hope you have a wonderful surgical experience and speedy complication free recovery! Your soon to be a *BIG LOSER*!! Hugs and Blessing from a Michigan WLS sister~ (RNY 2/8/02 -138# from 369 to 231) — Jackie S.
|11/11 02:04 PM|
HI DANA I just want you to know that I am praying that you will have a quick and smooth recovery to the losing side. LORD BLESS — Momma A.