Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
I knew it!! - Check this out....of course the Lap Band has problems and now even the government knows it!!! http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-07/allergan-receives-u-s-subpoena-over-weight...

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
I knew it! - http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-05-07/allergan-receives-u-s-subpoena-over-weight-loss-device.html

Balynn34 lost 26 lbs since Apr 02 10 years, 1 month ago

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
If I have to see another jello cup I'm going to sc - Thank God I got to start full liquids this evening!  I am so tired of broth, jello, popsicles I can hardly see straight!!!! 

Balynn34 posted a comment 10 years, 2 months ago
I have to do full liquids(but they include creamy soups) for 5 days...

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
Fever? - I'm 6 days post op and today was the first day my temp was up to 99.5...know that isn't considered a "fever" by my doctor, but what could have caused it?  I am a little behind on w...

Balynn34 wrote a blog post 10 years, 2 months ago
Mushies Ideas - egg salad scrambled eggs tuna salad chicken salad (use canned chicken since it's super soft) chili baked fish laughing cow cheese wedges ff refried beans with a little melte...

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Did watching everyone eat for Easter make you sad - I'm 5 days out from surgery and still on liquids.  Watching my family nosh on barbeque ribs, chicken, corn on the cob, potatoes, etc, etc, etc, was incredibly difficult.  I felt li...

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
What size french bougie does everyone have?? - I have a 29 so it will only allow me to eat 1-2 ounces of food...when I get off liquids that is!  Just curious what sizes are out there...

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Straws?? - I know when I had the lap band I couldn't use a straw to drink...what about with the sleeve?  My aunt has had a sleeve for 3 years and she drinks with one, but I read someone on he...

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Home and....SLEEVED!! - I had gone in for the RNY but did talk to the doctor about the damage my eroded band had done...we thought since we waited a year it wouldn't be a problem but just in case I asked ...

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Ugh, magnesium citrate is nasty! - Besides feeling like I'm starving and shaky today on the clear liquids with nothing else...this magnesium citrate is disgusting!  Please remind me this will all be worth it!! 

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Getting excited for Wednesday! - Surgery is at 9am!!  I've got my bag packed...not much but a comfy blanket, pillow, chapstick and gas x strips...oh, and clothes to come home in!  Tomorrow is light breakfast and t...

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 11 years, 1 month ago
Denied! - Got a denial letter for removal of my crapband because it was an exclusion on the policy...even though the dr. coded it as other things causing problems...now I have to pay to have...

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 11 years, 2 months ago
Well that news stinks! :( - So I spoke to  my surgeon today.  The insurance will cover the lap band removal but he thinks we need to do it in 2 surgeries to be "safe" and I won't be able to have the revision ...

Balynn34 posted a discussion topic 11 years, 2 months ago
Enoscopy done...now what?? - Well, I had my endoscopy (and then something else to see the band) today...I have what they call "disphasia," or a narrow espohogus and my surgeon found out my band has eroded.  We...
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