littlekaty wrote Revision 7/13/21 1 week ago

I had a revision to RNY with hiatal hernia repair 4 days ago. I lost my weight with the sleeve but my GERD was severe and my health was deteriorating because of it. I was 144 pounds at the hospital...


Kathy S. wrote 2 years, 2 months 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!

littlekaty posted a discussion topic 2 years, 3 months ago

I finished all my pre op requirements 3 weeks ago and the surgeon's office submitted to insurance 2 weeks ago.

I logged into my BCBS of IL online account late yesterday and under prior authorization it had updated to show my surgery as approved


littlekaty posted a discussion topic 2 years, 5 months ago

I made an account in 2009 with a BMI of 40 but no insurance. Thought I could do it on my own. I kept yo yo dieting.

Had a baby in 2010. When I last posted here in 2012 my BMI was 50. I had Cigna that said it would cover it if there was a signi


littlekaty posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
2 year weight requirement - I'm confused reading my employer's policy regarding weight loss surgery. I was thinking that starting the 6 month supervised diet was what I still had to do and I'm going in to my ...

littlekaty posted a discussion topic 9 years, 3 months ago
bmi of 50.6 and considering surgery. what to ask m - I'm going in to see my pcp for the first time in 2 years on May 2nd.  I've been struggling to lose weight for years. At one point 6 years ago I was down to 215 but I got stuck and ...

littlekaty posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Cigna questions - I've now been at my employer for a year which means in January my medical benefits will start. I am enrolling in a Cigna plan which my employers policy states that weight loss surg...
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