Michele1az posted a discussion topic 3 years, 5 months ago

Hi! It has been awhile since I have been on.

I never lost more than 110lbs, in the first 6 months or so. Now I am up 15 lbs from that. How all these people go from 300lbs to 150lbs is wonderfully crazy because that did not work for me. I went f


Michele1az posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Month Stall - I am so discouraged! I have lost 102lbs, but I have not lost anything for over a month. I don't know what to do...I am 9 months out. I started at 330 and I am 228 now, I am 5'7". I...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 5 years, 8 months ago
Help! Month Stallj - I am so discouraged! I have lost 102lbs, but I have not lost anything for over a month. I don't know what to do...I am 9 months out. I started at 330 and I am 228 now, I am 5'7". I...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 6 years ago
GNC Protein Powder makes me nauseous! - I am 5 months out from revision RNY. I have lost 80lbs so far getting my protein from food, but lately I have been trying GNC Protein powder which is 60g a serving. I put in 12oz o...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Gained weight Week 8 Post-op???? - HELP! I have been losing 5 lbs a week since surgery, August 26th. I was down 40 lbs last Monday and now this Monday I am up 4 lbs. WHAT??? How can that be? My blood pres...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
HELP! I am at work and feeling bad! - I am 9 days post-op revision to RNY, and I returned to work yesterday and felt great until I got home. I felt yucky the rest of the night,  after having a protein shake. Now...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
New pain on right side 5 days after surgery. - Help! My right side is hurting when I cough or sneeze. It feels like a pulled muscle, is it normal?

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
Nausea - Help! I had RNY on Monday, but I am having a lot of nausea when standing. Nothing tastes good, even water is gross. Please help! I want to go back to work on Tuesday. Will MOM h...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
August 26 - Finally after a year of saving to have my lap-band removed. I am now having RNY on the 26th of August.  

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Arizona counselor needed - Does anyone have the name of a good Arizona counselor? I need one while I try to save up my 20% co-pay for surgery. I am approved for the RNY, but I have to pay out of pocket fo...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Arizona Counselor - Does anyone have the name of a good counselor? I need one while I try to save up my 20% co-pay for surgery. I am approved for the RNY, but I have to pay out of pocket for the ba...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 1 month ago
20% copay up to $5000 plus hospital fees?? - After 2 years of trying to have revision surgery (cash pay), I now have insurance, but I cancelled the surgery in October because I had paid $2300+ to the hospital and hours bef...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 3 months ago
Can you fight insurance exclusion? - My insurance is through my school district and they will not pay for the band removal. Can I fight that and try to get them to pay for it or it just won't happen because it is m...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Surgery tomorrow! - Wow, it has been a over a year of me posting about revising to the VSG and being self-pay. I had 4 scheduled surgeries that were all cancelled for various reasons and now my ...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Band to RNY surgery tomorrow! - Wow, it has been a over a year of me posting about revising to the VSG and being self-pay. I had 4 scheduled surgeries that were all cancelled for various reasons and now my insura...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
FINALLY having RNY revision surgery tomorrow! - It has been over a year of trying to have revision surgery from the band. 3 scheduled sleeve surgeries - paying out of pocket - cancelled and now 1 RNY scheduled and insurance is c...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 4 months ago
Revising to RNY from Band - Dr. Juarez - Hi! On Oct. 25th, I am revising from band to RNY. I never thought about bypass before, only the sleeve, but I am excited to be healthy. I will be starting my 2 week liquid d...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Revision to DS with Dr. Juarez - Hi! I had been looking to revise from band to sleeve for the last year, but now I think my insurance may cover it, I am thinking about DS with Dr. Juarez in Arizona. Is this a good...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
Revision to DS with Dr. Juarez - Hi! I had been looking to revise from band to sleeve for the last year, but now I think my insurance may cover it, I am thinking about DS with Dr. Juarez in Arizona. Is this a good...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Out of state surgery - I am having Revision to VSG with Dr. Umbach on June 15, so I am staying at the Excalibur and then at Circus Circus, basically 3 days at each hotel. Can anyone tell me about their e...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Out of state surgery - I am having Revision to VSG with Dr. Umbach on June 15, so I am staying at the Excalibur and then at Circus Circus, basically 3 days at each hotel. Can anyone tell me about their e...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Out of state surgery question - I am having Revision to VSG with Dr. Umbach on June 15, so I am staying at the Excalibur and then at Circus Circus, basically 3 days at each hotel. Can anyone tell me about their e...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Revision postponed - My March 9th revision has been postponed due to my low iron. My primary care doctor sent me to a GI doctor who is doing a colonoscopy on Monday (already having anxiety attacks abou...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Date postponed - I was to have surgery on March 9th, but my primary care doctor did not like that I was low in iron. So off to the GI doctor to have a colonoscopy on Monday and when that is clear (...

Michele1az posted a discussion topic 8 years, 2 months ago
Cancelled surgery in Mexico - I was to have surgery Dec. 28th, but I have cancelled due to stress and fears. I am sad and not sure what to do now.
About Me
Mesa, AZ
Location
36.8
BMI
RNY
Surgery
08/26/2013
Surgery Date
Surgeon
Aug 10, 2007
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