Category Archives: Pre-Op

Projected Loss

I stumbled upon a tool on http://www.obessityhelp.com that helps one visualise possible outcomes of surgery.  Plug in your details at http://www.obesityhelp.com/morbidobesity/information/planner+results.php.  It’s so cool! Here’s my best case scenario:

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Scheduled!

It’s official, I am going under the knife on Tuesday, July 20, 2010.  That is just four days away!!!  Apparently the hospital had a cancellation (I wonder if it was me?) and so they were able to “squeeze me in.” … Continue reading

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Beginning Pre-Op Diet

It’s D-day!  Time to start the pre-op diet and to try to keep my spirits up while my calories fall.  Truthfully, my surgeon does not require a diet that it too terribly gruelling; I have heard of much worse.  Basically, … Continue reading

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Result!!!!

This morning the head of bariatric surgery replied to my letter; he says: “Please accept also my apologies for what has been a very suboptimal experience. I can offer you an appointment in my clinic on 9 July where you … Continue reading

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They Gave Away My Surgery Slot!!!!

I am having a truly horrid day.  Not only did things go badly at the hospital this morning but I managed to get locked out of my house this morning in bare feet (I had answered the door for a … Continue reading

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Anticipating Joy

I am getting excited about my upcoming surgery and all of the happy changes that it will bring.  I cannot wait until I can: Buy clothes in any store Stop feeling like the fattest woman in every room Fit comfortably … Continue reading

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Stuck!

My engagement ring is stuck on my finger.  I have tried all sorts of home remedies: soaking my finger in ice water, Preparation H, Windex, hand cream, dish soap . . . Nothing seems to work!  I would worry so … Continue reading

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