BandCamper accomplished a goal 10 years, 3 months ago
Be in a picture and not hide behind someone

BandCamper accomplished a goal 10 years, 3 months ago
Not feel embarassed about how I look when I meet new clients

BandCamper wrote a blog post 10 years, 8 months ago
Life as it is... - It's interesting how life has settled in to a whole new routine and way of living since my surgery. I notice similar changes in a  lot of people who I "know" from here. I was so ob...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
Fill 'er up... - Quick update.... Had my second fill on July 1st. They added .5 for a total of 5.0 in my band. The nutritionist feels I am very near, if not at, my sweet spot. Hopefully, a stead...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 2 months ago
Speeding ahead.... - It’s now been 7 weeks since surgery. I could write for days about the changes and experiences that I have encountered in these few weeks, but I have lot...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 3 months ago
Surgery and days hence... -  Surgery went very fast and very well! I am so thankful and grateful to my family and to the wonderful doctors and staff at Sacred Heart/Rockwood. I highly recommend all of them ...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
Surgery Day and home again! - Just to do a quick update....surgery went very well, quickly and I was headed home within four hours of going to recovery. I feel great...one dose of pain meds and no pain. I thoug...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
I'm a loser!! :) - Well, one week in to the pre-op diet and it’s going ok. I’ve had some head hunger, and I’m really wanting something crunchy to chew on other...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
Pre-op stuff...two weeks to go! -   Had my pre-op appointments on Wed, March 24 with the nutritionist, and the nurse practitioner. They were both awesome and I learned so much. Each indicated that ...

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BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 4 months ago
Pondering... - It's been a few days since I got the news of my surgery date. It feels real now, as I've mentioned, and I'm finding myself thinking in more optimistic terms now - I'm too pragmatic...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
Surgery Date!! Finally! - Got the call today...wahoo!!! April 7th it is!!! And, as I suspected, other people's dates are not related to mine. I go for my pre-op appointments on March 24, about 15 days away ...

BandCamper scheduled a Lap Band for Apr 07, 2010. 11 years, 5 months ago
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BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
The first call... - Monday, March 1, brought a call from my case manager. I'm approved by my surgeon for surgery! This is great, although I kinda knew that would be the case. She is sending my case to...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
No stress!! :) - Cardiologist called today...everything looks normal and fine! I thought that would be the case, but nice to hear on an official basis. When you have high blood pressure, high chole...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 5 months ago
Stress this.... - So today was my follow up stress test that cardiologist wants even though my EKG was fine. Even the echo tech was surprised. She did say that it was nice to see such a nice image o...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
Cardio-schmardio..... - Today was my EKG. Went fine....no issues with that. The doctor wants to do a stress test though since I have diabetes. Ugh! There are no appointments until next Thursday, the 11th ...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
Tests tests tests.... - Had the last 3 of 4 tests this morning! They whipped me through in under an hour! It was amazing, plus they were SO nice! First I checked in at 8am (ugh, I'm SO not a morning pers...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
PreOp testing... - After receiving my insurance approval last week, I got the orders for my pre-op testing yesterday. I have to have upper GI, chest xray, blood work, and EKG/cardiac assesment. Cardi...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 6 months ago
Doctor's Visit and Insurance - Doctor's visit was fine....just as expected. He indicated I am prime candidate for this surgery with the lapband. A loss of 50 - 60 lbs should resolve all of my medical issues and ...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 7 months ago
Doctor's visit coming... - This Thursday, Jan 7th, I have my first surgeon's visit. I have ordered everything that they have asked for, weight history, medical records and the like. Psych eval is done and su...

BandCamper wrote a blog post 11 years, 8 months ago
The beginnings.... - I am in the beginning stages of seeking lap band surgery. I see my internist tomorrow and pre-op informational seminar next week. After gaining weight - 50+ lbs - with no changes i...
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04/07/2010
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Nov 13, 2009
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