ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 10 years, 12 months ago
A Year Plus - I haven't been in here for a looooooooooong time. This has been a great year.  My weight is 174.5 so that is like a 63.5 loss.  Life is good!

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 1 month ago
....Wonderful Onederland!!!!! - 4 weeks after the start of the liquid diet.  2 weeks post op.  I hit 199.5 this morning.  What a happy day!

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 2 months ago
1 Week Post Op - I'm a week out and doing well.  Incisions are healing well.  Still have a bit of soreness when I try to sit up.  Sleeping has gotten almost back to normal. I've lost 4 pounds th...

ChubbyCyclist left a testimonial for Denis Halmi, M.D.. 12 years, 2 months ago
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ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 2 months ago
Over the Hump - Ahhhhhhhhh........my surgery was yesterday.  I am so thankful to have this opportunity to begin again. I went in at 6:30.  I remember being in the room before the OR.  Dr. Halmi...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 2 months ago
Countdown! - Only a few days til my surgery.  Saturday, Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Surgery Day!!!  I've got the earliest surgery of the day with my surgeon, so I'm hoping I'll be able to go home ...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 3 months ago
PCP Approval - Today I went to my PCP with all my test results.  After looking at all the reports from my tests, he declared me in good health and gave his approval.  He said that my lungs looked...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 3 months ago
One Month to Go...Lots of Appts. - Because of lots of conflicts later in the month, I got all of my medical appointments done today.  Xrays.  Sonogram.  Upper GI.  Labs.  Anesthesiologist.  I was so thankful to get ...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 3 months ago
Appointments - As much of a pain in the neck as my psych evaluation was, setting up appointments for pre-op has been quite wonderful.  The hospital has a "one stop shop" for all the testing, and ...

ChubbyCyclist scheduled a Lap Band for Apr 28, 2010. 12 years, 3 months ago
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ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 3 months ago
Luck of the Irish...I got my surgery date!!! - Finally!  Thank goodness for St. Patty's Day and the luck of the Irish.  I got approval and a date!    April 28.

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 3 months ago
In the Process - I wrote to the surgeon's office today to check up on if my paperwork had been sent in.  After the torturous wait for the psychologist, I was afraid of being forgotten.  Dr. Halmi's...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 4 months ago
Finally - FINALLY........my surgeon's office said that they received my psychological evaluation.  Thank goodness.  I'm not sure if I'll let myself get excited again, at least until I hear t...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 4 months ago
Hmm...What to do - Okay.  Five weeks and still waiting for the psychologist, Dr. Carter.  I don't know what to do at this point.  I call the office and they don't have any idea what's going on with m...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 4 months ago
Diet and Exercise - When I started this whole process back in December, I did everything I was supposed to do quickly.  I thought I would have had my surgery by now.  Well, that didn't happen.  On...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 4 months ago
Shrink Still Taking His Sweet Time - CHECK OUT YOUR SHRINK BEFORE YOU SIGN ON WITH THEM!!!!!!!!!!! Ask around for a referral before you see someone.  This guy approved me over four weeks ago.  He promised he'd have...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 4 months ago
Still Waiting....STILL - Still waiting on Dr. Edwin Carter's office to get my psych evaluation sent to the surgeon.  I'm befuddled on how to get his office to do what other practices take 2 weeks to do.  I...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 4 months ago
Still Waiting on the Shrink - Well, the psychologist told me that I would have the written form of my psych evaluation Wednesday a week ago.  If I hadn't gotten it by the following Wednesday (yesterday) I was s...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
Feeling Sad - I am starting to get a little depressed.  Maybe I got too charged up in the first place.  I had all my ducks in a row in about a week, except for the psychological evaluation.  Thi...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
Shrink - I went back to the psychologist today to hear his evaluation of my readiness for surgery.  Short story, shorter, he said that I would be a good candidate for the surgery.  He also ...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
Shhhhhhhh........ - I've been asking my professionals (shrink...nutritionist..nurses) whether or not to tell folks about the lap band surgery.  My inclination is to be open about it while not shouting...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 5 months ago
Shrinky Dinky Doo - I had a meeting with the psychologist yesterday.  I was shocked to hear that I will be meeting with him multiple times.  ????  Wha????  I've looked around and have seen that differ...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 6 months ago
Moving Along Quickly - I'm a school teacher at a "year round" school, so I am still on winter break now.  I have taken advantage of the time to get this ball rolling.  Most of my time this week has been ...

ChubbyCyclist wrote a blog post 12 years, 6 months ago
Getting Started - I've been an active person for the past 14 years.  Cycling long and short distances; backpacking; cross country skiing; and kayaking are all things I love to do.  Unfortunately, as...
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Springfield, VA
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36.6
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04/28/2010
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