PreciousGemz33 16 years, 12 months ago

Peggy, I pray that you have a safe and successful surgery. May God guide the hands of your surgeon and may you have a speedy recovery. Look forward to seeing you on the losing side. God bless you!

Rhonda-C. 16 years, 12 months ago

What an exciting time in your life! I am checking in to wish you lots of luck with your surgery! I pray you are healed quickly and here on the losers side in no time! Hugs and prayers to you as you go through this journey! Rhonda C.

Carebearette 16 years, 12 months ago

My prayers will be with you as you have surgery. May you have an uneventful procedure and a quick recovery as you enter this exciting phase of the journey to a healthier and happier life.

Kelly MzKelz Valdez 16 years, 12 months ago

<b><I>I am checking in to say</I> - <u>FELIZIDADES / CONGRATULATIONS </u><I> - for deciding to take this life-changing step to becoming a more healthier you! I hope everything goes as planned and that you have a speedy recovery. Some words of advice: Please remember to keep positive thoughts at all times. When in doubt – ASK! Keep records of everything, including photos (makes a great scrapbook that you can look back on when you reach goal) and please keep your journal updated because you never know whom you might be helping. You will be in my thoughts. ~ Kelly</b></u>

tasjac0 16 years, 12 months ago

I just want to wish you all the luck on your upcoming surgery.

Kathy S. 16 years, 12 months ago

Hi Peggy You are starting a wonderful adventure and a new life. My advice is to listen to your doctor and put positive thoughts in your head. Everything will be fine. Remember that this group of people are the best in the world and we are here for you. Best of luck. Kathy

piperkc 17 years ago

“The Greatest healing therapy is friendship and Love.” ~ Hubert Humphrey "Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, any one can start from now and make a brand new ending "There is no medicine like hope, no incentive so great, and no tonic so powerful as expectation of something better tomorrow." ~ O. S. Marden "Dream lofty dreams, and as you dream, so shall you become. Your vision is the promise of what you shall one day be; your ideal is the prophecy of what you shall at last unveil." ~ James Allen "I asked God to give me happiness. God said, "No. I give you blessings. Happiness is up to you." ~ Author Unknown "Goals give you more than a reason to get up in the morning; they are an incentive to keep you going all day. Goals tend to tap the deeper resources and draw the best out of life. "Put yourself in a state of mind where you say to yourself, 'Here is an opportunity for me to celebrate like never before, my own power, my own ability to get myself to do whatever is necessary." ~ Anthony Robbins " ~ Harvey Mackay "Life is a challenge, but if you don't stand and risk you will never know if you were able to win or lose. Challenges are not a thing of winning or losing; they are a way of learning from them to become a better person every day! ~ Alexsander Rodriguez, P.R "Don't ask for it to be easy, ask for it to be worth it." Dan Kuschell "The most important question to ask is not 'What am I getting?' The most important question to ask on the job is 'What am I becoming?'"You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it true. You may have to work for it, however." - Richard Bach "In the confrontation between the stream and the rock, the stream always wins; not through strength, but through persistence." ~ Jackson Brown "I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day, a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of magic waiting somewhere behind the morning." ~ J.B. Priestly "Each of us has an inner dream that we can unfold if we will just have the courage to admit what it is. And the faith to trust our own admission. The admitting is often very difficult." ~ Julia Cameron "The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong. That block of granite is often nothing more than a decision." ~ Thomas Carlyle "Being yourself is not remaining what you were, or being satisfied with what you are. It is the point of departure." ~ Sydney Harris "Risk! Risk anything! Care no more for the opinion of others, for those voices. Do the hardest thing on earth for you. Act for yourself. Face the truth." ~ Katherine Mansfield "Too often we are scared. Scared of what we might not be able to do. Scared of what people might think if we tried. We let fears stand in the way of our hopes. We say no when we want to say yes. We sit quietly when we want to scream. And we shout with the others, when we should keep our mouths shut. Why? After all, we do only go around once. There's really no time to be afraid. JUST DO IT." ~ Nike advertising campaign "I am convinced that attitude is the key to success or failure in almost any of life's endeavors. Your attitude - your perspective, your outlook, how you feel about yourself, how you feel about other people - determines your priorities, your actions, your values. Your attitude determines how you interact with other people and how you interact with yourself." ~ Carolyn Warner "Happiness lies for those who cry, those who hurt, those who have searched, and those who tried, for only they can appreciate the importance of people who have touched their lives." ~ Author Unknown "It's never too late to be what you might have been." ~ George Eliot "For every beauty there is an eye somewhere to see it. For every truth there is an ear somewhere to hear it. For every love there is a heart somewhere to receive it." ~ Author Unknown "Whatever you do, you need courage. Whatever course you decide upon, there is always someone to tell you you are wrong. There are always difficulties arising which tempt you to believe that your critics are right. To map out a course of action and follow it to the end, requires some of the same courage which a soldier needs." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson A wish changes NOTHING; A decision, changes EVERYTHING "So many of our dreams at first seem impossible, then they seem improbable, and then, when we summon the will,they soon become inevitable." Christopher Reeves "When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; And through the rivers, they will not overflow you. When you walk through the fire, you will not be scorched, Nor will the flame burn you. For I am the LORD your God, The Holy One of Israel, your Savior." Isaiah 43:2-3 Everyone has beauty but not everyone sees it. "If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they may have planned for you? Not much." ~ Jim Rohn May you always have an Angel by your side. Watching out for you in all the things you do. Reminding you to keep believing in brighter days. Have a speedy recovery Angela in Corpus Christi 291lbs BMI 45.60 -234lbs Dr Michael Grace Open RNY Life began May 16, 2002 I have heard your prayer, I have seen your tears. Surely..I will heal you." 2 Kings 20:5

jackie_h1 17 years ago

Hello Peggy! Congrats on your upcoming surgery with the entire Barix Clinics team. You're in good hands with all of them. Dr. Marymor was my surgeon, I don't know if he's yours? I'd also like to invite you to join an online email support group just for Barix Clinics patients. We're a fun group, full of support and friendship and best of all we ALL follow the Barix Post Op program, which help decrease the confusion between different surgical programs out there. This group is for pre and post ops, so if you are interested, please reply to this message!!! Hugs and God Bless, Your MI WLS SISTER

lweis 17 years, 1 month ago

Peggy, I just know your gonna do great on your new journey to health. Prayers for an uneventful surgery and recovery are going up for my OH sister.

Dennis Belk 17 years, 1 month ago

Just imagine Peggy you're just 2 short months away from being on the losing side, what a joy it will be, and I know the folks at Barix will take good care of you. You're going to do great!
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