APPROVED & I have a surgery date!

Oct 28, 2009

Yup, you are reading that correctly. I AM APPROVED and have a surgery date...December 16, 2009!  Thank you Jesus ...I thought this day would never come!  It's been over a year since I was going through the motions to have RNY with Kaiser.  But one day I was on OH and I had read that Kaiser does this procedure called "Duodenal Switch", they just don't tell us about it. So I researched this procedure and decided that I definately wanted the DS, which basically meant that I would be starting from square one all over.  I have to be honest, the appeal process was a little intimidating to me at first. I don't know what I would have done without OH and all the AMAZING people that helped be along the way.  Thank you Rose for taking the time to walk me through step-by-step, Larra for always checking up on me and all the wonderful advice, Diana Cox for posting something that would change my life the DSers that sent me their appeal letters and info. I could not have done it without everyone "paying it forward"!  This is such a huge blessing for me, it still hasn't sunk in all the way but I'm sure as the days fly by it'll start to kick in! (hahaha) I'll keep ya posted, so stay tuned...