bigmike0176 wrote a blog post 8 years, 8 months ago
And road block - Literally was ready to submit to medical group so then could be submitted to insurance and my job decides to fire me. Literally 2days after informing them that I was going to be ha...

bigmike0176 wrote a blog post 8 years, 8 months ago
I can see the starting line. - Finally, I just did my second sleep study(required to be on cpap/bipap prior to submitting to insurance) Now as soon as I get my machine, they will go to insurance and then finally...

bigmike0176 wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
Psychiatrist ... check - Had my follow up visit with my psychiatrist. He said all is good, no need for a straight jacket anyway ... He's going to finish his notes and get them to my weightloss group. Now a...

bigmike0176 wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
Update -     Ok, so I'm hopefully only a couple months away from surgery. I've finished my 6 month supervised diet, just had my psych eval on Tuesday(just have to do a follow up on April 14...

bigmike0176 posted a comment 8 years, 11 months ago
Congrats, I know what you're feeling. I've been working at getting...

bigmike0176 wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
1st surgeon consult - Ok, we had our 1st surgical consultation with Dr. Cahalan and their amazing support team. Kind of a mixed bag of results.  Lisa is ready to go once she has her psychiatrist appoint...

bigmike0176 wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
Support Group - We went to our 1st support group and it was great. The 1st hour was one of the program surgeons giving info and asking questions and the 2nd hour was a q&a with people who were at ...

bigmike0176 wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
Support Group - We have our 1st support group meeting this coming Saturday. We have to attend at least 1 pre-surgery. I can't help but think who wouldn't want extra support?

bigmike0176 posted a comment 9 years, 3 months ago
Congrats on getting things going. I definitely know how you feel. I've...

bigmike0176 wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
Group Consultation - Do we had our group consult today and got tons of information. Have the surgeon consult with Dr. LaMaster at UnityPoint on Dec. 9 or 10 don't have apt card with me now. 

bigmike0176 wrote a blog post 9 years, 3 months ago
Tick Tock - So finally Friday is my group consultation with the surgeon to go over the different options as well as go over insurance requirements. On the extra plus side, I won't be going thr...

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bigmike0176 wrote a blog post 9 years, 4 months ago
Time flies - Wow has it really been this long since I was here. I got so depressed after my last denial and then several other jobs that wouldn't cover surgery but once again, I'm looking into ...
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