AndiT posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago
It is done! - I had my surgery on Wednesday the 30th, in all I feel ok... first afternoon I was walking and joking and laughing, until the residual anesthesia wore off.  Holy hell.  By evenin...

AndiT posted a discussion topic 5 years, 7 months ago
Met with my surgeon today.... FINALLY. - And no date scheduled. Walked away feeling less than hopeful. She was honest and told me my mortality rate was higher because of my weight, 1/250. And also told me that the rese...

AndiT wrote a blog post 5 years, 8 months ago
Nearly There. - So its been a while since my last update, mainly cause I hate typing... I had my weigh in with my PA yesterday, still rocking this goddamn pre-op diet and have lost a total of 6...

AndiT posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago
Cardiologist today and feeling really annoyed - So today I had a cardiologist appointment where they were supposed to check me out and evaluate me for surgery I guess.  The doctor while very nice, seemed to be making quite a ...

AndiT posted a discussion topic 5 years, 10 months ago
Metformin? - Hello OH!  So In all of this fun of pre-op doctor appointments, tests and running around, I have been told I am pre-diabetic or borderline diabetic. My GP gave me a Rx for M...

AndiT wrote a blog post 5 years, 10 months ago
Stumbling on crap. - I had been wondering, anxiously, how long it would take before there was some major melt down commotion in my home over my not eating meals and cooking big meals for everyone el...

AndiT wrote a blog post 5 years, 10 months ago
Getting ready... - So its been busy, I am now doing my pre-op stuff, labs, ekg, sleep study etc.  Been going to the Legacy Weight Management Institute for all of this before I actually meet with D...

AndiT posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
WLS and Medicare, Your experience and help are app - So, my surgery will be funded by Medicare.  I do not currently have an Advantage plan nor a Supplemental plan.  I haven't chosen one simply based on the cost to add it as well a...

AndiT posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
I think I just got approved! - Just got back from my mailbox and had a letter from my surgeon's office welcoming me as a new patient!!  And then a summary of my insurance benefits as it pertains to WLS.  I am...

AndiT wrote a blog post 5 years, 11 months ago
The Waiting Game - So I have been waiting a while for my medical coverage to kick in and it finally has.  So now, on to getting approved.  I chose to go with Dr. Emma Patterson @ Oregon Weight Los...

AndiT posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
WLS and Intimacy - I am almost embarrassed to ask this, but it is something I don't think I have ever seen anyone talk about. I am wondering how soon, post-op, are you able to resume sexual in...

AndiT added a goal 5 years, 11 months ago
Be able to chase after my kiddos easily at the park

AndiT posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
High BMI and VSG, your thoughts and experiences pl - So here I am, waiting for my paperwork/insurance stuff with my chosen surgeon's office to be approved and in the meantime I have been reading a number of p...

AndiT posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
High BMI and VSG, your thoughts and experiences pl - So here I am, waiting for my paperwork/insurance stuff with my chosen surgeon's office to be approved and in the meantime I have been reading a number of patient stories here an...

AndiT posted a comment 5 years, 11 months ago
Looking fantastic Jen!

AndiT posted a discussion topic 5 years, 11 months ago
Hoping to join the club. - Hello all, New to the boards and hoping to learn a bit more about this process from those of you who have already had the surgery.  There is only so much a surgeon can tell ...

AndiT added a goal 5 years, 11 months ago
I want to be able to run. Hike with my husband and son and ride a bike.
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Hillsboro, OR
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10/30/2013
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Jun 17, 2012
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