Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Veterans- Iron - Another earlier post got me to thinking and I wanted to ask...  For Veterans how many of you are finding it harder and harder as time goes by to keep your counts up?  How common...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 6 months ago
Day one of my liquid diet surgery June 4th - Well two shakes down.  I figured I would start with the ones I liked the least while i had a better attitude.  Figured by next week my attitude would not be as great.  :P   I ha...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
WLS surgery patients blasted on the Radio this AM - The morning show I listen to on the way to work was talking about Chris Christy and his WLS back in February.  The shows hosts all blasted how there was no point it never works ...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago
UH OH...OOPS - Okay soooo this is totally dumb on my part.   I am not scheduled for surgery until June 4th.  My surgeon did not give me any weight loss requirement.  I noticed on here lots of ...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Drs say I'm approved insurance not so much... - So I had one of my pre op appointments to go over some stuff this morning. Gave me a list of test I need to do.  I had some of these not covered by insurance in the past so I ca...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Chewing - I shouldnt need help..but I do! - In order to build some good habits before surgey I am trying to follow the 30 minute rule and chew my food really good.  Turns out I actually only bite and chew twice before I s...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Embarrassment - So over the last week I've had a few instances of serious embarrassment over my weight. Having to change tables (twice) because I didn't fit at the booth and then they moved us to...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago
Protein, vitamins, and being prepared! - So I ordered the sample pack from Unjury and one from Celebrate.  I for sure like the Unjury protein taste better.  Both seem to have good customer service.  Unjury's new Opurit...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Laproscopic - DiVinci - Anyone have surgery done with DiVinci.  I think I understand all the advantages but I thought I would ask. My surgeon is a Center of Excellence and does the RNY laparoscopic wit...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
SURGERY DATE! - SOOO just got the call I am approved and Scheduled for June 4th.  That time works best for me as 2 of the 3 kids still in the house graduate on June 1st.  I know complications a...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago
Anyone Use Tricare? - My primary (Anthem BCBS) doesn't do ANY weight loss surgery due to the lack of rider.  My secondary is tricare prime and they do allow the RNY and some others.   I have gotten e...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Sensa- Sensa Quench pre/post op - Does anyone know if Sensa pre/post op is okay.  I have been drinking Sensa Quench.  here is some info on it:  I need to look at the actual box for the full nutritional info.  ...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Family - not happy - So my mom is very against me having surgery. I haven't made a final decision. Like everyone including myself she thinks I should lose it myself. Sadly she doesn't understand why ...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Abbreviation help - Okay as a newbie where can I find what the abbreviations are for. For example: OT NSV SF

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Weight gain - questions for those who are farther - I have a question.  For those who have had the surgery over a year ago I guess.   When do you notice that its less about the surgery and more about you sticking to the plan?...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 6 years, 11 months ago
Mulling it over - I have 2 more items to get my Doctor before they submit for insurance approval.   I have taken a year to get to this point and about 4 years to even make the appointment to talk...

Sarahakers11 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Finally made a decision....but seems it won't matt -  I have cruised the boards for years and continued to try weightloss on my own.  I am know at a bmi  of 42 and have decides the sleeve was for me.  I in no way came to this decisio...
About Me
Culpeper, VA
Location
22.7
BMI
RNY
Surgery
06/04/2013
Surgery Date
Surgeon
Jan 31, 2012
Member Since

Before & After
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320lbs
155lbs

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