ccrensh1 posted a discussion topic 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Hi friends, I was in this group, then I left it. I had my initial appointments scheduled with my surgeon, the dietician and my psych eval, had cleared things with insurance, then got really cold feet and decided I wasn’t going through with it. Well t


ccrensh1 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 3 weeks ago

Initial appointments today!

Meeting with my Bariatric surgeon at 10:30 am, appointments with the dietician and exercise specialist after!!!!

I’m so anxious, excited, nervous.

Ready to do this, been waiting a long time.


ccrensh1 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 4 weeks ago

After waiting forever,, health declines, weight gain, progressing toward my fear weight of 300+, (currently 272 pounds, 5’1” BMI 52.4), I have my first appointments with my hopeful Bariatric team on Monday!!!


ccrensh1 posted a discussion topic 1 month, 4 weeks ago

What a journey it has been lately.

I’ve gained nearly ten pounds in two weeks...slowly creeping up to a number I fear. At 5’1” I’m now 172 pounds, BMI 52.4.

I originally was diagnosed with multiple right upper lobe PEs on


ccrensh1 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 1 week ago

Well, I’ve hit a little bit of a bump in the road.

The appointment I had with the WLS surgeon on the 25th had to be canceled as that particular clinic is out of network with my insurance, but they didn’t tell me until 2 days ago.


ccrensh1 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

My initial appointment with my WLS surgeon is in 6 days...and I’m 100% committed to showing up and beginning this process of healing my mind, my body, my soul. 31 years of destroying it have caught up with me and now my body is screaming that it’s


ccrensh1 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Question for those further along...what have been some of your “non scale” victories or changes?

Things I’m hoping improve with surgery include things like mobility. At 31, I’m having to rely on a walker to get around. I can’t climb s


ccrensh1 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Finally back from the ER after spending pretty much the whole day there. It took them a long time to stabilize my BP and heart rate enough to feel safe sending me home. The tests they did showed no extra strain on my heart from my PE’s, but the chest


llindaleep wrote 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Big changes coming your way, I can feel it!

ccrensh1 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

I think I’ve hit my rock bottom with my weight and the life I’m living...at 31, I’m slowly killing my self with food and that’s shaken me.

My recent ER visits with cardiac / stroke concerns have really shaken me. They’ve been wake up


ccrensh1 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi all,

my name is Carrielee and I am 31 years old.

I have battled being overweight / obesity since I was a young child and I’ve finally gotten the courage to taking the steps toward a healthier self.


ccrensh1 posted a discussion topic 2 months, 2 weeks ago

Hi all,

my name is Carrielee and I am 31 years old.

I have battled being overweight / obesity since I was a young child and I’ve finally gotten the courage to taking the steps toward a healthier self.

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52.5
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Apr 16, 2022
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Before & After
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278lbs

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