Mary F. posted a discussion topic 4 months, 1 week ago

Taking the bull by the horns and set the surgery date for July 31st. I can't stand the games the insurance tries to play with you after having that damned evil band thing taken out in an emergency and then going back to square one. I can't go back ther


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Mary F. wrote Depressed 6 months, 1 week ago

It's been 3 months since I had my lapband removed in what was to be a 2 step surgery. Step 1- Removal, Step 2- Revision.

I was 112 the day I had my band removed. I wasn't even sure about rev...


Mary F. posted a discussion topic 6 months, 1 week ago

I was a successful lap band person for 11 years! Lost about 85 pounds. My surgeon committed suicide about 6 years ago and I had to find a surgeon to regulate my fills/unfills. I found one who happened to be good friends with my original surgeon. He too


Mary F. posted a discussion topic 6 months, 2 weeks ago

I got a phonecall from my insurance company and they told me that my doctor submitted everything correctly for my revision, but he is out of network (I didn't know that) and they would never approve that surgery with an out of network doctor. I have be


Mary F. posted a discussion topic 7 months ago

I had to have emergency lap band removal in February because of major slippage that was cutting off my small intestines (found that out when I had to have some xray test done and the radiologist saw that nothing was moving into my small intestine). My


Mary F. wrote No more Lap Band after 11 years! 9 months, 1 week ago

My Anemia saved my life!

My gastroenterologist wanted to xray my small intestine to see if that was a source of my anemia.... it showed severe reflux and a band slipped to the point it was c...


Mary F. posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

My friend had her sleeve surgery last Monday and she is still in the hospital with high blood pressure and unstable sugars. She was only pre-diabetic and never had high blood pressure before. What the heck can be going on? She can't wait to go home to


Mary F. wrote My 10 YEAR Bandiversary 1 year, 8 months ago

A good friend of mine is about to start her bariatric journey and it has me reflecting on my own. Here I am, about to hit 10 years snce my lap band surgery and I am still glad with my decision. I b...


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Mary F. wrote a blog post 4 years, 7 months ago
7 years out - I had surgery 7 years ago now. My weight is stays around 101 (a healthier 101 than after my last post when I had my colectomy).If I had to do it all again I would in a heartbeat. T...

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June 14, 2010 - I juat had a partial colectomy due to repeat episodes of diverticulitis. I have been sick on and off this past year and wound up losing way too much weight. A few days after I was ...
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East Windsor, NJ
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03/21/2007
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Dec 30, 2006
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