acbbrown wrote a blog post 10 years, 7 months ago
Starting Options tonight - I'm starting Kaiser's 12 week program. I know that time will fly, but I've been really stressed out about it. I know that I can follow the program, and lose some weight before surg...

acbbrown wrote a blog post 10 years, 8 months ago
Fuck you Kaiser - So Kaiser denied my request to skip the options program. They said I had no need to. I sent a letter with all my health problems (bad/arthritic knees, stress fractures in my feet, ...

acbbrown wrote a blog post 10 years, 8 months ago
Kaiser loves to make me wait - Today my grievance was reviewed to determine whether they will allow me to skip the program. I called at 3, and the lady (who is shockingly very nice to me) said they should get th...

acbbrown wrote a blog post 10 years, 8 months ago
Good news - I filed a grievance after advice I got from this great website. I want to bypass the 12 week program. I got a call today and the lady from Kaiser told me that they will have a deci...

acbbrown wrote a blog post 10 years, 8 months ago
I wish I had a time warp - I don't really like to wait. Patience is not my strong point, even as much as I try. I go back and forth between being irritated that I have to wait so long with Kaiser, to bein...

acbbrown wrote a blog post 10 years, 9 months ago
Going crazy - My party idea, the plans - a complete failure. And for totally different reasons than I expected. It started off fine - I sat around and drank a ton of crystal light and diet soda,...

acbbrown wrote a blog post 10 years, 9 months ago
The dreaded social hour - For me, social eating is the biggest problem. I have a bunch of friends who are thin, in shape, and can eat whatever they want. And we are young, so we like to eat and drink. Ha...

acbbrown wrote a blog post 10 years, 9 months ago
The package - I finally got the package that lets me make an appointment for orientation. I really hope I can sleep now ! I havent slept for weeks thinking about this, and all the thoughts of ha...

acbbrown wrote a blog post 10 years, 9 months ago
Recognizing the problem - Like many people, I am an emotional eater. I always have been, and probably to some extent, I always will be. It wasn't until I was well into my 20's that I started to recognize th...

acbbrown wrote a blog post 10 years, 9 months ago
Blogging my way to success - For the last few months I have done my best to keep a journal, tracking food intake, exercise, but also my thoughts. My thoughts on why I eat, when I eat it. It's done a couple thi...

acbbrown wrote a blog post 10 years, 9 months ago
Getting Started - I've been thinking about WLS for a while. After too many failed attempts, despite my fear of having surgery, I decided I should consider it. I've thought about for quite some time,...
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Granada Hills, CA
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06/10/2011
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