My Journey to WLS
Mar 14, 2011
2/16/2011: Initial appointment: Met with Dr. Portenier, Kitza - nurse practitioner, and Elizabeth - nutritionist
Had labs completed; scheduled for visit with psychiatrist and Barium Swallow test
2/23/2011: Had barium swallow test done; met with Dr. Applegate, psychiatrist
3/10/2011: Received call to schedule my pre-op screening, pre-op group session, and surgery
4/13/2011: Pre-op screening (Meet with Dr. Portenier, EKG, chest x-ray, labs, and meet with anesthesiologist)
4/15/2011: Pre-op group session
4/19/2011: RNY surgery (Surgery successful)
4/20/2011: Returned home from surgery.
5/11/2011: 3 week follow-up visit with surgeon & group meeting (Advanced to soft foods; down 27 lbs) YAY!!!