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Shawna posted a discussion topic 8 years, 4 months ago
Trying to get pregnant and have concerns - I started my journey weighing in at 417 pounds. I am now down to 256 pounds and my husband and I want to have a baby. Should I try to loose more weight before we try to conceive...

Shawna wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
One Year Today - Today is my one year anniversary of my revision. I am down 104 pounds and at my smallest adult weight EVER! I feel great! I still have a ways to go until I hit my ultimate goal b...

Shawna wrote a blog post 8 years, 11 months ago
One Year today - Today is my one year anniversary of my revision. I am down 104 pounds and at my smallest adult weight EVER! I feel great! I still have a ways to go until I hit my ultimate goal but...

Shawna wrote a blog post 9 years, 7 months ago
Four months out - It has been four motnhs since I have my surgery. Things have changed for the good. I have started going to Zumba classes whenever I can. I am contemplating Curves as well. I want t...

Shawna posted a discussion topic 9 years, 8 months ago
Revsion and slow weight loss - I had my revision done back on July 16th. I am right at about three months out and am down almost 50 pounds. I thought that this was good. Everyone else around me seems to think th...

Shawna wrote a blog post 9 years, 11 months ago
5 days post op - OK, I am 5 days post op. Still hurts to sit at the computer for long periods of time but I wanted to post about my surgery. Surgery was scheduled for 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, Jul...

Shawna posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Surgery Today - Well in a few hows I will be having my surgery. I am excited and scared at the same time. Hopefully I will see you all on the "smaller side". Shawna 417/376.4/362 Highest we...

Shawna wrote a blog post 9 years, 11 months ago
11 Days.... - So in preperation for my upcoming surgery, I decided to try things a little different then when I had my initial surgery. Back in 2004 I didn't do any kind of pre-op diet. It's not...

Shawna posted a discussion topic 9 years, 11 months ago
Protein Suppliment Research - I am reseraching protein suppliments and need some input. What do you like best as far as suppliments go? Unjury, bariactric advantage, or other proteins? There are so many out the...

Shawna wrote a blog post 9 years, 12 months ago
19 Days to go..... - So many mixed emotions and the funny thing is, they are not really about surgery. I have ALOT going on in my life right now. And trying to deal with that has caused a lot of headac...

Shawna wrote a blog post 9 years, 12 months ago
Wow! - So today I am in one of those moods. I thought that I would call and see what phase my revision approval process was in. I called and talked to Ann at Dr. A's and she said that she...

Shawna wrote a blog post 9 years, 12 months ago
Wondering - Lately I have found myself not wanting to do anything. I am tired all of the time and my husband says that I have not been my usual, cheerful self.  Could something be wrong with m...

Shawna wrote a blog post 10 years ago
Waiting....... - So the doctor's office was suppose to submit my letter requesting a revision last Wednesday (June 15th, 2011). OK, so I called the insurance company on Friday (June 17th) to see if...

Shawna wrote a blog post 10 years ago
Submitted for approval - Just got off the phone with the Dr.'s office. They are submitting my paperwork for a revision today to the insurance. They said that it normally takes two days so I should hopefull...

Shawna posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
WLS Friendly general doctor - I am in the process of trying to get a revision. I need to find a WLS friendly general doctor. I have gone to a few docotrs and they know about the surgery but they aren't that WLS...

Shawna wrote a blog post 10 years ago
Required appointments done - This last week was a busy week. Most doctors (and insurance companies) require you to have certain things done before they will even think about doing or approving the revision. My...

Shawna posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Revision with Dr. Alexander in Dallas - Well, I am in the process of trying to get a revision. I initially had surgery back in November of 2004. I lost 118 pounds and maintained that loss for almost 3 years and then I st...

Shawna wrote a blog post 10 years ago
Dr. Alexander - Wow. That's all I can say. I went for my initial consultation for my revision yesterday afternoon. I had to wait about 30 minutes or so before I got to see him but it was well wort...

Shawna posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Anyone use Dr. John Alexander in DFW? - Has anyone used Dr. Alexander to do their revision? If so, what did you think of him? I am currently checking out a few doctors to see about getting a revision. I have been to Dr. ...

Shawna wrote a blog post 10 years ago
Once again, starting over. - I was right in the middle of getting everything rolling last year and things went south. My hubby got let go from his job and we lost our insurance. It took us awile to get things ...

Shawna wrote a blog post 11 years, 1 month ago
Finally - After several reschedules (all on my part),  I was finally able to get in to see Dr. Barker. He believes that he can help me with the revision. I am nervous about this but I think ...

Shawna selected a surgeon: Wade Barker, M.D. and left a testimonial. 11 years, 1 month ago
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