joycebelive wrote a blog post 5 years, 2 months ago
Surgery Unscheduled and Rescheduled! - So...  Since my last update... I had blood drawn at the surgeons office and my A1c came back at a 10.4.  My surgeon will not operate on anyone with a 9 or higher A1c.  So the last ...

joycebelive wrote a blog post 5 years, 4 months ago
SURGERY SCHEDULED!!! - Well, I got the call this morning.  I am scheduled to have bypass on Monday, July 21!!!!  I will start my pre-op diet on Monday June 30.  I am so excited.  I cannot wait to be on t...

joycebelive wrote a blog post 5 years, 6 months ago
Update from Psych Consult & Group Nutrition - Well, I must say that the Psych consult went much differently than I expected.  Everyone who goes through Baptist here in Winston-Salem, must see Jeff Smith for your Psych Evaluati...

joycebelive wrote a blog post 5 years, 6 months ago
1st consult appointment and more - Today I had my consult with Dr. Fernandez (Fuzz). It went really well.  The staff was great!  I guess I was hoping that he would tell me which surgery I should have but he said I w...

joycebelive posted a comment 5 years, 6 months ago
How's the pre-op diet going? Please know that I am cheering for...

joycebelive wrote a blog post 5 years, 7 months ago
Update 3.27.14 - I am close to the end of my physician supervised diet.  Only have 2 more visits and will be finished at the end of April.  I did get a call from Dr. Fernandez's office yesterday sa...

joycebelive added a goal 6 years ago
Take a Family Portrait

joycebelive added a goal 6 years ago
run a 5k

joycebelive added a goal 6 years ago
Reach Onederland by Christmas 2014

joycebelive added a goal 6 years ago
Comfortably sit in a booth at a restaurant

joycebelive wrote a blog post 6 years ago
Update from PCP appointment - Well, the news is good and discouraging, but mostly good.  I had my appointment with my primary care doctor yesterday.  First thing was the weigh in.  I was shocked when I got o...

joycebelive wrote a blog post 6 years ago
Where do I go from here? - Well I crashed the WLS seminar for NC Baptist Hospital on Tuesday night.  The time was well spent.  There haven't been very many changes since I was going through this process 4...

joycebelive wrote a blog post 6 years ago
At it again! - Well.  here it is four years later and still no surgery.  I have been looking into this surgery off an on for 11 years.  Wow!  I now have insurance that covers weight loss surge...
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