karenyt wrote on QC_Blondie's support wall 2 years, 9 months ago
Good luck and once the surgery is over you are on your way to a healthier life!! Stay in touch and let us know what you need and what we can do for you in your support. Karen

karenyt posted a discussion topic 2 years, 9 months ago

After rejections and appeals to the insurance company that took close to a year, I got approval and a surgery date...May 9. Then the totally unexpected happened and I found out that the new arthritis medication I am starting, remicade by infusion, wh

karenyt wrote on jshereetaylor's support wall 2 years, 10 months ago
I hope all is going well for you now. Remember you are doing this for yourself and soon will feel better every day. I hope to join you soon as I was just approved for revision surgery to a sleeve. Karenyt

karenyt posted a discussion topic 2 years, 10 months ago

My first insurance request for a revision surgery was filed mid-July 2016 after many meetings and tests with surgeon and other drs and blood tests since 1-2016, first refusal said at 305 lbs I had not proven I was overweight, appeal filed, second refus

karenyt posted a discussion topic 3 years, 6 months ago

Has anyone heard of a surgery to shrink the size of a stretched out pouch?  I am working with a surgeon on a possible gastric bypass revision and wondered what kind of surgery can be done, if any.  I have worked for the p

karenyt wrote Revision questions 3 years, 6 months ago

I have been lurking for a while as I am embarrassed to admit I did most of this to myself but here goes as I really need answers and support.  I had gastric bypass surgery in 2004 and lost 100 poun...

karenyt posted a comment 3 years, 6 months ago
Good luck and take care of your second chance. I am trying to get a...

karenyt added a goal 6 years, 10 months ago
Travel on a plane WITHOUT a seatbelt extender.

karenyt added a goal 6 years, 10 months ago
weigh less than 200 pounds.

karenyt added a goal 6 years, 10 months ago
be able to hold my head up highknowing i did the right thing haveing the surgery

karenyt added a goal 6 years, 10 months ago
Vacation without weight being an issue, not be self-conscience about my body

karenyt posted a comment 6 years, 10 months ago
Help me feel and live health is more important than food!!

karenyt posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago
I need help to revise but don't know what to do... - Please help and don't judge me..I do that to myself enough.  I am 61year old woman, retired from many years as a federal employee and have a great husband and college freshman d...

karenyt posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
My gastric bypass didn't fail me but I failed it - I had weight loss surgery about 6 years ago and have regained all my weight.  I feel horrible about it and myself and I want to lose weight and feel better again.  I weighed in ...
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