sumaire posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

Looking for other SoCal bariatric folks in and around the Greater Los Angeles area who might be looking to get together to discuss our respective journeys.

I'm usually in the downtown Los Angeles area Monday through Friday, if anyone wants t


sumaire posted a discussion topic 4 years, 2 months ago

...my latest blood tests show that I'm no longer pre-diabetic!

These results are just about the polar opposite of what they were pre-surgery, and I'm over the moon about it.

Had to share.


sumaire posted a discussion topic 5 years, 6 months ago

Had my RnY on October 27th, and everything went very well.

My surgeon did a fantastic job. He not only did the RnY, but also repaired "a substantial hernia" (his words) in the process, which he managed to complete in only 2 hours.


sumaire posted a discussion topic 5 years, 9 months ago

After all sorts of insurance stupidity, I've finally been approved for RnY! I'm so very excited!

I'm scheduled for surgery on October 27, 2016, and that day can't come fast enough for me. I even installed an app on my phone that allows me to se


sumaire posted a discussion topic 6 years, 7 months ago

The kid grudgingly acknowledged today that I'll be having the surgery, although still expressing distaste for it.

Believe it or not, that acknowledgement is a good sign. She's been bull-headed and stubborn since before she was born nearly 33 ye


sumaire posted a discussion topic 6 years, 8 months ago

My daughter is under the mistaken impression that by pursuing this, I am trying to take the "easy way out" to getting rid of all this weight. Today, she made a snarky comment about the doctor "stabbing you and maybe killing you" in the course of surger


sumaire posted a discussion topic 6 years, 9 months ago

I'm trying to find a crustless quiche recipe that can be made in muffin tins for easy portioning.

Does anyone have any recipe ideas for me? I've got a silicon muffin pan I'll be using for the baking process.

Thanks for any and all sugge


sumaire posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago

...who completely do not understand.

I've been trying to explain to my 32 year old daughter why I need this surgery, but she has said that she thinks I should just diet and that I'll lose the weight without surgery. Her suggestion for dieting i


sumaire posted a discussion topic 6 years, 10 months ago

My doctor sent in an authorization request to my insurance company last week, and to his office manager's (and my) surprise, I had their authorization to see a bariatric surgeon by this past Wednesday.

Went in for my first visit today, where th

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