Donna H. posted a discussion topic 5 years, 12 months ago
4 months out (double digits!) - I just noticed in my ticker that I have less than 100 lbs to lose. That is just amazing to me! When I went for my first consult in March, I had 170lb to lose and that seemed so ove...

Donna H. wrote a blog post 6 years, 2 months ago
Four week update - My "week 3" stall is hanging on for dear life for another week, BUT I did lose an inch off  my hips  (I'm very much a pear, so that makes me happy). Also, at a family gathering on ...

Donna H. posted a comment 6 years, 3 months ago
I have BCN, which operates under BCBS-MI, and it requires 6-mth...

Donna H. wrote a blog post 6 years, 3 months ago
Two-week post-op update - I had my follow-up visits with my surgeon and dietician. I'm healing well from my VSG. I still have low energy, but that's expected. I had my first visit at the Weight Control Cent...

Donna H. wrote a blog post 6 years, 3 months ago
Sleeved on Monday! - Monday was the big day for me. I went in at 6am in the morning for surgery at 8am. The prep went well, including starting the IV. It usually takes several nurses with 2 attempts ea...

Donna H. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
Quick update - I had my VSG on Monday and I'm home now. I'm doing pretty well. I had a good experience with Dr. Krause & William Beaumont Hospital. All of my nurses were wonderful and did their b...

Donna H. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 3 months ago
My new life has officially begun - On Monday I had my VSG! I had to stay an extra night in the hospital (anesthesia issue), but I came home today. Now it's sip, walk, sleep, repeat! After each nap, I feel a little b...

Donna H. posted a comment 6 years, 3 months ago
I'm so happy for you! I know it's a great relief to have it finally...

Donna H. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Happy August Everyone! - Our month is finally here! Best wishes for a speedy recovery for those going in today. August 4th is the big day for many of us. Just 3 more days!

Donna H. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 4 months ago
Pre-op diet - I know several of us have surgery scheduled for that first week of August, so I'm guessing several have started the pre-op diet as well. I'm on day 4 of mine. So far, it's going fi...

Donna H. posted a comment 6 years, 4 months ago
Congratulations on getting sleeved. It sounds like that band...

Donna H. added a goal 6 years, 4 months ago
To be comfortable wearing a swim suit in public.

Donna H. added a goal 6 years, 4 months ago
Reach Onederland

Donna H. posted a comment 6 years, 5 months ago
Wow, you are doing really well! Keep it up! My doctor told me the...

Donna H. added a goal 6 years, 5 months ago
Buy clothes at a regular store...not a plus size store.

Donna H. added a goal 6 years, 5 months ago
weigh less than my husband

Donna H. wrote a blog post 6 years, 5 months ago
I have a date! - I was prepared to wait 6 weeks before getting a surgery date, but it only took 9 days! Yay! So now I officially have a surgery date of 8/4/14. That's less than 6 weeks away. I have...

Donna H. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 5 months ago
WLS in August - My surgeon's office called this morning and told me my insurance has approved my sleeve! The date is set for 8/4. I'm so exited that I'm getting nothing else done today. lol I can ...

Donna H. wrote a blog post 6 years, 5 months ago
Now the real wait begins... - I had my surgical consult yesterday. I'm very comfortable with the surgeon and am ready to move forward. Now I'm waiting for the surgeon to obtain the authorization from my insuran...

Donna H. posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Got the green light! - I have been working with a weight control center for all of my insurance requirements. This week I received clearance and a referral to see the surgeon! My surgical consult is sche...

Donna H. wrote a blog post 6 years, 6 months ago
Pre-Op Requirements Met! - Almost two months after my initial consult at the weight control center, I have my referral to the surgeon! All of the professionals that I had to consult with have marked me as a ...
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