Waiting to make the date

Sep 08, 2008

So! I had my psych and nutrition appointments and I think they went well... the nutritionist gave me samples of chewable adult vitamins and a website from which to order them. The receptionist said that all they need now is the report from my sleep study and the report from the cardiologist (whom I don't see until Thursday) and we can schedule my surgery. Yippee! I'm so excited I could just about pop! lol

Consultation Date/ Sleep Apnea

Jul 11, 2008

I got the call yesterday, I finally have a date for my first consultation-- July 25th... I can hardly wait and at the same time I'm nervous as all get out. My aunt is going with me, my mother refuses-- she doesn't 'believe' in WLS. It kinda makes me sad, but I'll live... I have learned that, when it comes to important decisions in my life, I am completely on my own... I do, however, have the support of my husband, my aunt and my friends.

I had a sleep study last night and the tech showed me on the read out where I stop breathing when I sleep. So if anything, there's another reason to get the surgery done.

Paperwork done

Jun 29, 2008

Well... I've filled out the 25 pages worth of paperwork for the surgeon I think I may go with... I'll get that sent out tomorrow and then we'll schedule the initial consultation! With any luck, by this time next year I'll be able to ride a roller coaster! Woohoo! I love them but haven't been able to ride one in years.


Jun 26, 2008

Still searching for a surgeon... I'm sorry... I just don't want to have to sit through 7 months of classes when I've done 4 years worth of research. I don't think I know everything-- not by a long shot... I'm just ready... that, and I need to get a job and when I do, I'll lose my insurance. I'm narrowing down on one now... we'll see in the next week or so...

Just made the decision...

Jun 21, 2008

I've finally made the decision to definitely have WLS. It's taken 4 years to come to a definite decision but at least I can say I never went off half cocked! The fact it, I'm tired of being sick all the time-- everything aches... and I'm 33 and have to take a whole bunch of pills every day, it's ridiculous! I'm also tired of the stigma associated with obesity. Everyone assumes I must be lazy, though I know I can run circles around a lot of the skinny people I know. I'm tired of being moo'd at when I walk across the street and I'm tired of not being able to find clothes... I'm tired of even the sniffles being blamed on my weight! And the fact is, I've always been fat.... I'd like to know what it's like to be smaller, for so many reasons! I'd love to run a 5K! I want to have children... and I want to watch them grow up and be an active part of their lives...
I'm just ready!

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Millville, PA
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Jun 20, 2008
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Waiting to make the date
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Paperwork done
Just made the decision...