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5 weeks post op

February 19, 2013

Monday, 2/18 was 5 weeks post op and while I still continue to struggle with this surgery, I had an appt with my surgeon/doctor’s back-up, Dr. Arcand.¬† That man is amazing, hilarious and just wonderful.¬† Anywho, he called me into his office for an emergency visit because the nausea and vomitting and acid reflux continued to persist.¬† He read my upper GI and I will … Continue reading

Pre-Op Nutrition Class

January 8, 2013

At my Pre-Op nutrition class, which was held on 12/6, I learned the types of food I’ll need to eat post-op.¬† I’ve talked to a few friends who have had the surgery and let’s just put it this way… it’s gon’ be hell for about 2 months or so. :-/ 1 day before surgery, so on Sunday 1/13, I’ll be on a clear liquid diet.¬† … Continue reading

Surgery date scheduled!

November 8, 2012

Today I met with bariatric surgeon, Dr. Potter, to discuss my options (even though my mind has already been made up). ¬†I did feel a tad ‘sold’ on one of the options called the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy, but I’ve been¬†adamant¬†about going the less invasive route, etc. ¬†So after reviewing what to expect, the good, bad and ugly of the surgery, I signed a waiver as … Continue reading