1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 3 months ago
Panic Setting In - Up until about 1/2 an hour ago I felt pretty good about my decision to go through this surgery.  Then all of a sudden it hit me like a ton of bricks...what if I'm making the bigges...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 3 months ago
I have to do what???!!!!! - So the pre-op class was going along swimmingly until they came to the Lovenox injections that I will have to give myself.  Are you kidding me?  I knew just about everything that th...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 3 months ago
Pre-Op Class Today - Okay.  So maybe I'll be a little more excited about my surgery after my pre-op class today.  Right now I feel that the surgery itself is still a little less than two weeks away and...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
Last Day of School - I keep thinking of all these things that I will be able to do differently next school year.  It is always a little bittersweet for a school year to end, but I'm relieved to have so...

1schlmrm scheduled a RNY for Jul 12, 2010. 11 years, 4 months ago
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1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
Finally can say, "I got my date!" - I called the scheduler this morning and left a message for her to call me back.  She called me back and we set the date for July 12.   I have my pre-op class on June 30.  She said ...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
Patience - So I was supposed to hear from my surgeon's office this week about scheduling a date for my surgery.  I waited all day Monday...no phone call.  On Tuesday I carried my cell phone w...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
Antibiotics - Oh boy!  If last night and today are any indications as to what the next 2 weeks are going to be like on these antibiotics, I'm not going to make it.  My stomach is absolutely on t...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
The phone rang and... - Well it was Dr. Spencer's office, but not calling for the reason I wanted.  Apparently my bloodwork came back with having above the average h.pylori bacteria in it.  I am not surpr...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
Marathon Test Day - WOW!  I am so glad today is over.  As I mentioned yesterday in my post, I had all of my pre-op testing today.  None of it was too awful.  I had my chest x-ray first, which I've had...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
Day of Testing - Okay so I know I didn't want to have to take another day off of work to get all of my pre-op testing done, but WHAT WAS I THINKING?!!!!!!!!!!!  I get to have bloodwork, EKG, ultras...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
Surgical Consult - I met with Dr. Spencer for the first time today.  Everything went great, and I was stressed for no reason.  I really like his nurse and I really like him.  I was a little worried t...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
A little worried?! - I don't know if I have mentioned before, but my PCP is a good friend of mine.  It is great to have someone in the medical field that I can go to and get a straight answer from.  Ho...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
Support Group - So Thursday I attended my first support group meeting, which is part of the required process by my surgeon before getting a surgery date scheduled.  I was somewhat disappointed in ...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
Quick Response -  Soooooooo I was kind of depressed about the whole having to wait thing to find out about insurance stuff and if I'd have to spend 6 months going on a diet before insurance would a...

1schlmrm wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
WLS Seminar - I went to the Weight Loss Surgery seminar today with my mother.  It was really great to hear a lot of the things that I had already researched validated today.  I am definitely goi...
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