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Gastric Banding Rules...and sometimes sleeve

This is a list I created for my patients to help them get out of trouble, and then i thought, “What if it keeps them out of trouble?” 925 more words

A little discouraged

A little bummed after orientation with the lap band surgeon. The lap band is intended to be permanent. Once people have it removed, around 99-100% of them gain back ALL the weight they have lost. 62 more words

A little discouraged

A little bummed after orientation with the lap band surgeon. The lap band is intended to be permanent. Once people have it removed, around 99-100% of them gain back ALL the weight they have lost. 62 more words

Dr. DontbeADouche

I’m on my way to my surgeon now with my mom. I’m trying to undermine my nerves in front of her by acting ridiculously sarcastic. She’s a little mad that I’m gonna be bringing up his past patient reviews and they aren’t the good ones. 78 more words

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1 am confessional

Nerves of steel. That’s what I keep chanting to myself. Nerves of steel.
Chin up, best foot forward, act fierce till you are fierce.
Why am I trying to be my own cheerleader? 313 more words

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January 5, 2015... The Online Journey Begins

So… here I am. You can call me Ripley – la diabla del sol (the SunDevil).

I am embarking on a remarkable journey, and I am pretty much alone on the journey. 786 more words

Bariatric

- 1 week ago and today -

Even after I got my approval, I wasn’t convinced it was really happening. My insurance initially denied my procedure and thanks to my doctor(s) fighting for me, I finally got the good news. 985 more words

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