Monday, February 27, 2012

Still Waiting!

In my last post, I told you that my fill was scheduled for the 23rd. Well, guess what--IT DIDN'T HAPPEN.


The surgeon had to review my records prior to making an appointment to decide if he'd see me or not. I faxed my records on December 29, and I know they received them because they called me about them. Well, I got a call on the 22nd (at 4 in the afternoon, mind you--what the crap can I do about it at 4 in the afternoon??!?) that they needed my records. Apparently the doctor lost them or something? I don't know. I was mad. I sent them around 5 (when I got the voicemail) and the morning, the poor receptionist chick said they'd received them, but I couldn't come to my appointment because THEY ALREADY GAVE IT AWAY. Ugh. I have yet another appointment scheduled for this week, but I'm soooo not excited about meeting this doctor. He just sounds like a turd.

I searched and searched, and actually found another group of lap-band surgeons that I somehow missed. I got a message from their office today saying they would see me, so now I'm waiting to find out just how much a fill there would cost me. When I was in Korea, I don't think I realized how difficult it would be to find a surgeon to take care of me after I came back, nor did I realize how expensive it would be (my insurance doesn't cover bariactrics). I think if I had I would have taken a different route.

I went to the gym at 6am on Saturday. I just happened to be awake and thought, "why not?". It felt good.
Saturday, February 18, 2012

What a let-down...I need help and advice!

Remember the last time I posted, I was supposed to be getting my first post-pregnancy fill on January 26th? Well, the day before that appointment, the doctor's office called to reschedule. So February 7th was my new appointment.

Same thing happened; the day before, they called to reschedule. Now it was going to be February 14th. Well, wouldn't you know, THAT would be the one day I decide to oversleep and get to work an hour and a half late?? There was no way I'd be able to get all my work done in time to leave for the appointment, so I rescheduled that one. Now my appointment is the 23rd--let's hope this one actually sticks!

I hope I like this doctor, as he's the only one in Birmingham that's willing to do fills for people who had their surgeries elsewhere. I just need a fill, period.

Time for a little honesty now. I've gained about 20 pounds since I had Karinne. I'm so mad at myself for falling back into my old pre-band pattern of eating... I'm not at my pre-band weight yet, thank God, but I'm not far off. I barely fit into all the clothes that were fitting me quite nicely this time last year; isn't it sad that I was apparently skinnier when I was PREGNANT???? It's the belly--I wish I could cut it off. I know I need to exercise more and do about 984759 crunches every day. I have to find my motivation.

I want/need to get the new bandster mentality again. How do you motivate yourselves? I would love to hear some tips from all you old pros :)

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