crystal W. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Oh yeah, one more question... - I've read a lot of posts from very successful people stating they consistently eat "under sleeve capacity".  Do you mean you don't eat more than say 2 oz?  Or do you just stop eati...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
7 weeks out today (long) - Hi everyone.  Haven't posted much since surgery but lurk nearly everyday.  Weighed myself this morning and was 201.  I was 244 in April at my final supervised diet weigh-in.  Ended...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
constant belching and shooting pain - is that normal?  I've heard a lot about the shoulder pain but this is sharp, shooting pain, rumbling and belching.  I got to watch the swallow test and the doctor said if there was...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
sleeved yesterday & home now - 11 pounds heavier than when i to the hospital but knowing i can just pee it away makes it ok!

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
about hunger and cravings after surgery - Several people have said that after surgery, their hunger and cravings are very different.  For me, I've noticed that even if I can maintain some sort of self control and not eat s...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Did not pass the stress test. Tues surgery cancel - The thing that really bothers me is that I don't believe I should have had to take one in the first place.  I'm still fairly young and there is nothing in my medical history to ind...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
if you had a stress test and didn't pass.... - what happened afterward?  Did you have to have a catheterization?  How long did it take to get clearance after they determined you were ok?

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
No medical clearance-no surgery tuesday - The thing that pisses me off the most is that the freaking doctor got the results on the 16th and didn't contact me until 5:00 yesterday so I have no time to get cardiac clearance ...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
what happens if the stress test isnt perfect - had a chemical stress test 5/13. today right before 5:00 the dr's office calls and said he wants to see me before my surgery (which is tue)  i'm freaking out right now!  please say...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
HAVEN'T BEEN ON FOR A WHILE ANY NEWS ABOUT ULYSSES - I've been wondering how is now and if the doctor was able to repair his leak.

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
posted earlier but so happy I got approved & a - that I'm posting again!!!!!! yay!!!!  thanks to everyone that gave encouragement when I was making myself crazy with worry.  You guys rock!!!!!!!

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
THANKS EVERYONE FOR YOUR PRAYERS AND GOOD WISHES - I GOT APPROVED AND MY DATE IS 5/24/11!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Did not get a good vibe from the surgeon's office - the bariatric nurse called today because on the psych eval, the dr put by-pass instead of sleeve.  She asked me for sure which surgery I was trying to get approved.  When I told he...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Fingers crossed everyone, please!! - Went back to my surgeon's office this morning to get weighed again.  Lost 14 lbs, yay!!!  So the paperwork is being submitted to the ins co.   Hoping and praying and crossing anyth...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
xpost If you have fed bcbs and were denied due to - Yes this has been posted several times, but here is the thing.  I lost 10 lbs in a week using an all liquid diet.  Yesterday my dtr went into labor and I was at the hospital all da...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
xpost If you have fed bcbs and were denied due to - Yes this has been posted several times, but here is the thing.  I lost 10 lbs in a week using an all liquid diet.  Yesterday my dtr went into labor and I was at the hospital all da...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
xpost If you have fed bcbs and were denied due to - Yes this has been posted several times, but here is the thing.  I lost 10 lbs in a week using an all liquid diet.  Yesterday my dtr went into labor and I was at the hospital all da...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
xpost If you have fed bcbs and were denied due to - Yes this has been posted several times, but here is the thing.  I lost 10 lbs in a week using an all liquid diet.  Yesterday my dtr went into labor and I was at the hospital all da...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Question about satiety - Everyone says they feel full very fast after getting sleeved.  I was wondering about satiety, though.  Do you actually feel satisfied and don't want another bite?  My problem has a...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
xpost anyone with fed bcbs denied - if you were, what was the reason and did you have to start all over with the supervised diet? Thanks

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
xpost anyone with fed bcbs denied - if you were, what was the reason and did you have to start all over with the supervised diet? Thanks

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
xpost anyone with fed bcbs denied - if you were, what was the reason and did you have to start all over with the supervised diet? Thanks

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
maybe beating a dead horse, but anyone with fed bc - if you were, what was the reason and did you have to start all over with the supervised diet? Thanks

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
anyone who did all liquid diet pre-op - please let me know what you used.  I was going to try the master cleanse with the lemons, maple syrup and cayenne pepper, but,  I didn't get grade b syrup, I got bottled juice inst...

crystal W. posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
anyone that did all liquid diet pre-op - please let me know what you used.  I was going to try the master cleanse with the lemons, maple syrup and cayenne pepper, but,  I didn't get grade b syrup, I got bottled juice inst...
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