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Letter From The Doctor

The NHS really impresses me.  So many people complain about it, and yet I have had really wonderful service.  Ok, the office management at the hospital leaves something to be desired, but overall I have had excellent care.  One particularly … Continue reading

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Three Month Check Up

A couple of weeks ago I went to the hospital for my three month post-operative check up.  Thankfully, everything has been going fairly well for me, so I was not concerned about what the doctor might find.  Two weeks before … Continue reading

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Sleeved

The day has come and gone and I can hardly believe that it actually happened.  It is true; I am sleeved!  It has now been five days and I finally have the energy and the concentration level to sit and … Continue reading

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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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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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Fat Suit

Fat suits are funny, right?  May I draw your attention to the movie Shallow Hall or, perhaps the best Friends episode ever, “The One That Could Have Been,” where we see what would have happened if Monica had not lost … Continue reading

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