shaywood posted a discussion topic 9 months, 2 weeks ago

Good morning everyone!

I am down 21 pounds from my pre-op appointment weigh in and I'm curious what you all lost 14 days out from your surgery?

shaywood wrote 4 days post op 9 months, 3 weeks ago

Well, surgery day has come and gone! I can hardly believe it. My doctor tells me the surgery went well, although it doesn't exactly feel that way lol. I am in SO MUCH PAIN! No in all seriousness, I...

shaywood posted a discussion topic 9 months, 4 weeks ago

I'm in the hospital post surgery right now, starting my liquids. Had some water, now they're giving me half and half mixture of regular Gatorade and water or regular fruit juice and water. I thought we need sugar free only? Anyone know about this?

shaywood wrote Insurance Approved Me Today 10 months, 2 weeks ago

Today, January 30th 2018, I got the call. My insurance company has approved me for surgery. I am looking at early February presurgery testing and mid February surgery date. It feels surreal now tha...

shaywood wrote Surgery Date 10 months, 4 weeks ago

I recently completed my pre-surgery monitored weightloss program. The next step was approval by the surgeon, which I got last week! He said he thinks I am a great canididate and we set my surgery d...

shaywood posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

Hi guys! I'm scheduled for my psych eval this week. Any words of wisdom to share on this or can you just give me an idea of what I'm in for and how long it will take???

shaywood wrote Struggling 1 year, 2 months ago

I am not happy to report that I am struggling to lose the weight I need to in order to qualify for my surgery. I need to lose abou...

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shaywood posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

I will have my surgery before the end of the year. I have two children, I work part time, and I attend school full time. I am wondering how soon after surgery I can expect to return to my normal activities, ie. walking, driving, cleaning, etc...

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