I am back Part 2

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

So, as promised, I am back to update everyone on what has been happening for the past nearly two years that I have been absent. I have struggled mightily with my weight loss. Losing 20 pounds, gaining 30, losing 30 gaining 25 that in June of 2012 I decided that I was going to pursue gastric bypass. There were lots of other factors, the main one being that in June I was diagnosed with severe obstructive sleep apnea and I now have to sleep with a CPAP machine. So, for the past 6 months I have been seeing a bariatric surgeon and I am scheduled for my RNY on 12/11/12. I am both excited, scared and even a little ashamed. Today I went to see a nutritionist and got my clearance from a mental health expert. I only have to be cleared by my primary care doctor on 11/21 and then wait for approval. I am scared, but I am ready for this next chapter in my life to begin. I hope that I do not lose any spark friends over this because so many people see this as taking the easy way out. I am looking forward to the holidays and finally feeling comfortable in my own skin.
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    I don't think that this is an easy way out. As I understand you'll still have to monitor your eating after the surgery. If it helps you then don't be ashamed.
    2049 days ago
    Good luck on your journey. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2049 days ago
    I will be praying for you. I hope things work out for you. emoticon emoticon
    2049 days ago
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