fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years ago
Infection - I went to see my surgeon for a follow up visit today.  I have been complaining that one of my incision sites was draining too much.  I've had to change the dressings six times a da...

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years ago
Recovery - My recovery is going well.  I'm on pureed foods right now and I'm sticking to chicken and fish for the most part- some greek yogurt too and scrambled egg.  I'm hating crushing my p...

fawnlori lost 0 lbs since Aug 16 7 years, 1 month ago

fawnlori lost 1 lb since Aug 08 7 years, 1 month ago

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years, 1 month ago
SURGERY! - I had my surgery 8/11.  I am so happy!  It's 5 days post op and I have to say, I feel better than I thought I would.  It only hurts when I stand up and when I cough.  When I walk, ...

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years, 1 month ago
Big Day - Today I go to my surgeon's office for the official weigh in.  I was supposed to lose 25 pounds prior to surgery and I'm fitting back into my clothes so I think I made it.  Last wei...

fawnlori posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
Fistula Repair and RNY reconstruction in 6 days! - Next Monday I will be having my surgery!  I've been on the liquid diet for 16 days now and I'm sure I lost the 25 pounds I was supposed to lose.  I'm still concerned about the poss...

fawnlori lost 18 lbs since Jul 23 7 years, 1 month ago

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years, 1 month ago
IVC Filter placed and pre-op blood work done! - The ivc filter was no big deal, it was sore for the day but not even sore enough to take a tylenol.  I'm on the pre-op liquid diet for 10 days now and weighed in when I went for th...

fawnlori lost 2 lbs since Jul 15 7 years, 2 months ago

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years, 2 months ago
Last Preop Surgical Visit - I just got home from the preop visit with my surgeon and my head is spinning. Next, he told me the plan is to do the surgery laproscopically but to be prepared that they may need ...

fawnlori posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
No more surgery pages or Angels? - I was hoping to have a surgery page for this time around and it looks like that and angels are all gone :(

fawnlori posted a discussion topic 7 years, 2 months ago
Fistula anyone? - In 4 weeks I am going to have more of a repair than a revision.  I developed a gastro-gastric fistula so in essence, everything grew back together and my pouch is withering away un...

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years, 2 months ago
31 Days to go - 31 days until surgery and 9 days until I start the liquid diet. I'm trying to deal with my anxiety about the surgery. Yesterday the anesthesiologist said my surgery was "not typica...

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years, 2 months ago
Date Moved Again - My surgery date got moved one last time.  Apparently, my fistula makes this a complicated surgery- so much so that they want two surgeons there and August 11 is the earliest they c...

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years, 3 months ago
MY OFFICIAL SURGERY DATE! - OK, no tentative dates anymore.  The office called me today and gave me a date of August 4th but they called back this afternoon and I missed the call.  I checked on the website an...

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years, 3 months ago
Insurance APPROVED! - Yes!  I was approved today to have my surgery!  I called Dr. Gedeon's office and they told me I would have a date this afternoon or tomorrow morning for sure.  I'm so excited!!!  I...

fawnlori posted a comment 7 years, 3 months ago
Thanks Lisa!

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years, 3 months ago
GOT A DATE!!! - As long as my insurance company approves my request, I am having surgery on JULY 28!!!!  OMG am I happy about this!  I'm so ready to start the pre-op diet and to have that last app...

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years, 3 months ago
So Very Soon! -  OK, I waited until after my nutritionist visit to post. I met with Lise today.  First of all, for someone who has had gastric bypass my labs were very good. My only deficiency is ...

fawnlori posted a comment 7 years, 3 months ago
Do you want to meet for coffee? I'm in New Britain

fawnlori posted a comment 7 years, 3 months ago
I would love to meet you in RL. This process is agonizing. I just...

fawnlori lost 3 lbs since May 12 7 years, 3 months ago

fawnlori wrote a blog post 7 years, 3 months ago
Tic toc, tic toc - This waiting game sucks.  My request went to my insurance company on the 13th and now I am just waiting for approval.  The nutritionist had a cancellation so I got an appointment f...
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New Britain, CT
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08/11/2014
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Jan 11, 2009
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