TheTurtleLady88 wrote Finally, my surgery date!!!! 8 years, 7 months ago

Got the call today! I am officially scheduled for November 12th, 2015. I cannot wait, I'm anxious and excited at I can feel the pressure of all the appointments and things that I need to get in ord...


TheTurtleLady88 wrote a blog post 8 years, 8 months ago
The Waiting Game. - I'm finished! I've officially finished everything on my bariatric checklist and now I'm just waiting for insurance approval! I can honestly say that I have probably never been this...

TheTurtleLady88 wrote a blog post 8 years, 9 months ago
Home Stretch! - I was cleared by my nutritionist this week! So I have one more appointment before I can submit for insurance approval. I have an endoscopy scheduled for September 9th and then it's...

TheTurtleLady88 wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
God Dang It! - I have to come back and see the nutritionist again in 4 weeks. She says everything looks great so I'm not sure how long these appointments usually take as far as being released but...

TheTurtleLady88 wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
Nutritionist Today - I have an appointment with the nutritionist today. Hopefully I'll be released(with any luck). I had my CardioCoach and EKG appointment yesterday and that went great! So the only th...

TheTurtleLady88 posted a comment 8 years, 10 months ago
Thank you for your encouragement! I will definitely be posting...

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TheTurtleLady88 wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
Three to go! - I was released after psych eval today!!!! I am seriously started to get excited, all the anxiety(although I'm sure it will be back) is just disappearing. I have three more appointm...

TheTurtleLady88 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago

I have always been overweight and I have had trouble achieving climax with anyone. I've heard that being obese makes it harder but I was wondering if that changes after WLS? I mean it's not that things don't feel great, I just don't really ever get the


TheTurtleLady88 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago

I'm bipolar. I also suffer from anxiety/panic attacks and my psychiatrist has recently mentioned that she thinks I suffer from PTSD caused my sexual abuse. I'm concerned that this might affect my weight loss journey. Not because I'll struggle with food


TheTurtleLady88 wrote a blog post 8 years, 10 months ago
First Steps - I have completed a couple things for my VSG medical clearance so far, now I need to be released from the nutritionist and the shrink. I also have an EKG, H. Pylori, Bone density an...

TheTurtleLady88 posted a discussion topic 8 years, 10 months ago

I am in the process of getting medical clearance for my VSG, every time there is a setback it pushes me a month further from getting my date. My last appointment before approval is August 11th but I started this process in April. It's rather discouragi


TheTurtleLady88 added a goal 8 years, 10 months ago
have a BMI less than 30

TheTurtleLady88 added a goal 8 years, 10 months ago
loose 175 pounds

TheTurtleLady88 added a goal 8 years, 10 months ago
Be able to be a physically active person, be able to participate in sports

TheTurtleLady88 uploaded a photo 8 years, 10 months ago
About Me
Wilmington, NC,
Location
40.9
BMI
VSG
Surgery
11/12/2015
Surgery Date
Jul 02, 2015
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