This afternoon is an appointment with my surgeon. Going to go over final preop diet, surgery day info, post op stuff, etc.
Also all monies are due for surgery, which for me hurts since I'm cash pay :P
This week did all my lab work... X
***I AM STILL PREOP***
Wife and I feed our two dogs raw, and meant to buy my little one some chicken thighs w/ bone to feed. I realized that I bought boneless so figured wouldnt let go to waste, so I threw on grill and basted with BBQ
Am now within 20 days of my surgery dates. Had my preop testing appointment at my PCP, havent talked to him about having surgery (since I'm self pay).
Im pretty reserved with letting people know why I'm having testing done ... telling them preo
I'm not really big into soda... I do however really enjoy la croix. Anyone have any issues with drinking that? I know our new pouches will be much smaller so the gas from the water could feel bloated I imagine
Then again, I dont have much issue
Yesterday was sitting in a conference with customers and got a call from my Walgreens, that I had a prescription ready to pickup. I stopped in to grab it, even though I didnt drop anything off... Figured it was medicine for the surgery.
This is the nutrition sheet my surgeon gave me in my packet. I guess I'm happy about the options for post op diet? Not a long time on liquids
Preop is similar, 15 days before surgery have 4 protein shakes a day + 1 meal w/ veggies and 6oz of le
So I'm self pay and have my date of May 26
I am now working to lock down my loan (cost is $10,600)
The surgeon directed me to Prosper for a medical loan, but wanted to see who else people have used that are self pay?
If you dont
After playing a little phone tag with surgeons office manager today, have my surgery date of May 26 :)
There are sooner dates (beginning of May) but this will be good w/ the day off of work for Memorial Day
Calling me back tomorrow with
So, I know with VSG you shouldnt go that route if you have heart burn issues
I dont have any diagnosis of heart burn, and I dont even know if I have it. I do occasionally get a burning/hot sensation in the middle of chest normally if
So my wife and I met with the surgeon yesterday. We talked for a little bit, discussed which surgery he thinks would be best for me which is also the way I was thinking (VSG).
Am self pay, so dont have any hoops to jump thru with insurance, so
Lately Ive hated seeing pictures of myself... videos.... I've never had an issue seeing my reflection in a mirror, until recently... I hate it...
Was at our dog training last night (Rally Novice class w/ my labradoodle) and my wife to
Looking forward to my first appointment tomorrow at noon at surgeons office. Its only with I believe a physician assistant. 1.5 hour drive... They said its only like a 25 minute appointment.
I have a big list of questions I am going to run thro