angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago

I am just about two and a half years out.  It took me a long, long time to get to my pre-surgery level of activity and I wasn't quite at that point last year.  This summer, here in North Florida, we have had many days where the temperature is close to


angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Day 4 - Eating on track or not? - So my surgery was Monday.  On Wednesday I started protein shakes and diet jello with unflavored whey protein isolate.  For something savory I am mixing the whey with chicken bro...

angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Y'all were them, now I am you - Yes, I have a sleeve now.   My first thought after getting sleeved....Aaaaaaa, I'm dying!     Oh, the pain!!!!    Kill me!!!   A little later my thoughts were mo...

angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
After my surgery tomorrow, I'm afraid I will have - My WORDS!!!!  I'm afraid I will be eating my words!!!!   Those who have been around 3 years or more may remember me from when I was posting a lot before.  It's taken thr...

angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 5 months ago
Diabetic, sleeved and trying to stay around 40 car - I may have asked this question a very long time ago so forgive me if I repeat myself.   I am diabetic and finally getting sleeved in 10 days.  My goal is to emulate some...

angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Mama called the doctor and the doctor said..... - Ok, well he didn't say anything about any more monkeys jumping on the bed.   But....he DID say that my surgery is scheduled for May 13!   It's been 3 1/2 years s...

angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Head hunger vs. Head obsessive food craving - Haven't had surgery yet.  Going to surgeon today and will probably get my date today.   I get head hunger and have experienced it many times.  Over my 56 years I have de...

angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Grrrr, snarl, snap, growl, slash!!!! - I can't be too disappointed and I'm not that surprised. I jumped through every blasted hoop for the insurance company only for them to tell me that yes, they do cover the VSG, b...

angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Hair Loss Prevention Question - Did anyone start with hair loss prevention measures BEFORE surgery, or BEFORE your hair started falling out? If you did, do you think it helped by starting out ahead of the game...

angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
Oatmeal? - I'm pre-op, but have cut down on my food intake to reach an eligibility weight.  My stomach has shrunk somewhat and I notice that I get full pretty quickly.  I try to eat as I woul...

angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 4 months ago
This may be a silly question about managing acid.. - .....but I hope it's not as I've read and read and read. I am pre-op.  I sometimes have a terrible problem with GERD.  I don't get it every day and so didn't want to take Xantac...

angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 9 years, 4 months ago
Sensitive Kids vs. Mean Kids - Who I believe is to - Did I get your attention?  I blame the doctors......  in a round-a-bout way.  Let me explain. I've been coming to this board  for over 2 years.  There weren't that many peop...

angelsmom89 posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
Kinda denied, but!!!!!! - I appealed my initial denial when my insurance company said I had not complied with ANYTHING AT ALL on their criteria.  I am also very stubborn and don't like to be told the word n...

angelsmom89 wrote a blog post 10 years, 7 months ago
My final draft appeal letter - My name is Anita Colonia and I am insured under the above group plan. Please consider this letter as a request for Independent Medical Review of the denial of authorization for a...
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