Billie Jo C. posted a discussion topic 4 years, 11 months ago
Steroids and NSAID Question? - Hello, I have a few questions about Steroid injections and the use of NSAIDs. I'm post-op 3 years RNY and I know I can absolutely NOT have any form of Non steroidal anti inflammato...

Billie Jo C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
URGENT:: Medicaid criteria for Panniculectomy WA S - ÿ( I've posted this in WA message board and Plastics no responses) Hi, I was approved for medically necessary RNY almost 2 years ago. I am seeking any information for the criter...

Billie Jo C. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
Medicaid criteria for Panniculectomy WA State Help - ÿHi, I was approved for medically necessary RNY almost 2 years ago. I am seeking any information for the criteria or guidelines for Medicaid/DSHS in Washington State to obtain a...

Billie Jo C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
I need some input on Birth control please - I'm wondering if anyone could give me some advice on what kinds of birth control I should use. I had RNY a year ago and was told that the pill could cause weight gain. Has anyone h...

Billie Jo C. posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
1 Year Anniversary - I made it to my 1 year anniversary and I'm feeling so GREAT!! Everything has gone so good for me thus far. I'm giving it 100% and feeling awesome. So much has changed in my life se...

Billie Jo C. wrote a blog post 7 years, 2 months ago
Reached my 1 Year Anniversary - I reached my 1 year and I'm doing awesome! Things have been great! I'm down 95 lbs and still going strong. I love every second of my life and feel so much better that I'm off of al...

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Billie Jo C. wrote a blog post 7 years, 7 months ago
6 Months....Checking in. - I have reached my 6th month and I'm doing Fantastic. I've had no complications and things are moving along wonderfully. I feel great and so full of life. I'm down 86lbs. My start w...

Billie Jo C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Red rash at incision site - I'm 3 weeks post-op RNY and developed a rash around my incision sites. The incisions themselves are great and not infected at all . They look healed but, the area around them are r...

Billie Jo C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Relocating to KY - Hi, I'm in the process of relocating to KY from Washington State. I'm post-op RNY about 3 weeks now and I need to find a doctor over in; or even close to Central City. If anyone ha...

Billie Jo C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Tomato? - When is a good time for me to add tomato back to my food intake? I'm craving tomato like crazy? And also is here a good type of mayo to put on sandwiches (tomato)? sounds crazy hah...

Billie Jo C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Why did it have to be water? - Out of everything that could cause me discomfort it had to be water. Will the feeling of  discomfort ever go away? I have a new found respect for water and it hates me lol.

Billie Jo C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Success - I had my surgery on the 19Th of July and everything went great! The University of Washington was great in taking care of me. Doctor Andrew Wright was awesome and did a wonderful jo...

Billie Jo C. wrote a blog post 8 years, 4 months ago
Surgery Date - I got a surgery date of July 19th I wish it was sooner......much much sooner!!!

Billie Jo C. posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
2 Years of waiting... - So after 2 years of trying to get my surgery approved, it finally happened.... I have a date set for July 19Th. I thought I would be jumping for joy. I should be jumping for ...

Billie Jo C. wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
Just when you think its working. - Well here's an update; I was 3 months in with my nutritionist visits (6 month supervised visits with the nutritionist) low and behold, BAM!!!! Well Medicaid dropped the ball and ...

Billie Jo C. wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
More delays - Just a lil update/documenting from my end of the process. Well I got the approval from the review judge on August 31st 2010. Hummm, I'm waiting on the finale letter so I can go...

Billie Jo C. wrote a blog post 9 years ago
4 Years and Counting - I've been a member of OH since 2006. I've been trying for 5 years to get the help I deserve. I've struggled with stress, pain, depression etc... Now its time for me to shine!!! My...

Billie Jo C. wrote a blog post 9 years, 1 month ago
Could it be True? - I'm still kind of clueless about whats going on with the approval process . I'm not sure if this could truly be happening or not. So far I'm in stage 2.. I  hope I am. I just had a...

Billie Jo C. wrote a blog post 9 years, 2 months ago
Don't forget the kicker.... - To add insult to injuries.... My Doctor called and told me she spoke to David R. Flum from University of Washington. He told her when I receive the approval letter I should star...
About Me
Spokane, WA
Location
44.3
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RNY
Surgery
07/19/2011
Surgery Date
Aug 16, 2006
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