jdekost81 posted a discussion topic 8 months ago

I made it to the other side! I was sleeved Friday morning.

The first two nights were rough with nausea but now I’m just sore. Resting and sipping.

Today I got about halfway to my protein and fluids goal so the goal is to keep pushing

Kathy S. wrote 8 months, 1 week ago
Congratulations on your upcoming surgery!? Here are some links to information you may find helpful: http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/photographing-your-weight-loss-surgery-journey/ http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/weight-loss-surgery-hosptial-stay-what-to-pack/ http://www.obesityhelp.com/articles/four-on-the-floor-self-care-after-weight-loss-surgery/ We can't wait to hear from you post-op!

jdekost81 posted a discussion topic 8 months, 1 week ago

Not sure how much I will be on in the next few days, but my surgery is Friday! It felt like it was "hurry up and wait" for so long and here I am, just days out.

I've almost completed my 2 week pre-op diet and its going well. I lost 11 pounds i

Karen Renee wrote 8 months, 2 weeks ago
thinking of you all will be well, G-D Bless, Karen Renee

jdekost81 posted a discussion topic 9 months, 1 week ago

My official date to be sleeved in April 5!! I had a little freak out because in my head I didn't think it would be scheduled so soon. I am ready, my head is ready but now there's an actual date on the calendar.

jdekost81 posted a discussion topic 9 months, 1 week ago

I finished up my requirements for surgery 3 weeks ago and my surgeon's office submitted everything to my insurance company.

Yesterday, I got the call that insurance has APPROVED me for gastric sleeve surgery!!!! SO excited!! The lady

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jdekost81 posted a discussion topic 10 months ago

I've officially been cleared for surgery by the dietitian as of yesterday morning!! Now everything is on its way to insurance.

Cross your fingers that they move it along haha. This girl is READY. :)

jdekost81 posted a discussion topic 10 months, 1 week ago

Hello VSG'ers!

I am currently finishing up the process of all the surgery requirements. My dietitian has already told me she will sign off at my last appointment on Feb 7th and then it goes to insurance from there. At my last visit, she gave m

jdekost81 has a new goal: To have gastric bypass surgery & not have any life threatening complications. 1 year, 2 months ago
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