semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Frustrated and scared and grateful -  My surgery may have to be delayed. During pre-op testing that my PCP ordered it was discovered that I may have a blockage somewhere near my heart. I have to see a cardiologist on ...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Surgery Date Confirmed - July 24 is my confirmed surgery date. Excited and nervous all at the same time. I am really looking forward to starting this new journey in my life.  

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Wal-mart protein powder - What is the name of the protein powder that people have been getting at Wal-mart? I want to start getting some now so I can get used to it before the liquid diet.  

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 7 years, 11 months ago
Tentative Surgery Date - I saw the surgeon today and got a tentative surgery date on July 24. This will be my date as long as they don't find anything missing from my file. Excited and scared all at the sa...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
No approval from insurance needed -  I called the surgeons office today to make my next appointment. While on the phone I asked how long it normally took for the approval to come back from my insurance. I could not b...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
Still moving along - Yesterday I had the following evaluations: Fitness evaluation Nutrition evaluation Psych evaluation I have one more appointment with the surgeon before they can submit for ...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years ago
On my way -  I had my initial consultation with the surgeon today. He said that I am definitely a candidate for RNY surgery. And he will do the hernia surgery at the same time. YAY!! I was rea...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
What was it like after surgery? - I was talking to a friend that had WLS a few years ago. She was telling me about how bad it was going to be the first few weeks after surgery. I would like to hear from other peopl...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Appointments set - I have all of my pre-op appointments set except for the final appointment with the surgeon. I am hoping to have surgery the middle of July. I was told today that since I am able to...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Feeling hopeful - I attended the informational seesion last night. What an eventful night. The place that will accept my insurance is about a two hour drive from my house. Our drive took almost 3 1/...

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semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Questions to ask at informational session - I am going to my informational session tomorrow. I was told to bring a list of questions, but as always, when I asked if I have any questions, I can't think of any questions to ask...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 1 month ago
Informational Session - I am scheduled to attend the informational session next Monday. The closer it gets, the more nervous I get. I want to do this so badly that I am afraid something will happen and I ...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Frustrated - I have been trying to register for the informational session with the group of surgeons that takes my insurance. I can't even get the people that do the scheduling to call me back....

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Tuesday Roll Call - Where is everyone today? I hope you have all had a great day.

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 6 months ago
Frustrated - I just found out that I most likely have to have hernia surgery. I was hoping to save my vacation time for WLS and now I have to use it for the hernia surgery instead. Now I have t...

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Recovering Addicts that have had WLS - I am a recovering addict with 7 years clean. Are there any other recovering addicts that could tell me about their experience after WLS?

semitchell1972 accomplished a goal 8 years, 7 months ago
Find a surgeon that will take Medicaid

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
Dr Gibson or Dr Aaron Siegel - Has anyone had their WLS done by either Dr Gibson or Dr Siegel out of Gurnee? What was your experience?

semitchell1972 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 7 months ago
An Introduction - Good morning to all. I wanted to introduce myself and would love to get to know other women who understand what it is to be obese. My name is Shannon. I am 39 years old, marrie...

semitchell1972 added a goal 8 years, 7 months ago
Find a surgeon that will take Medicaid
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