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About Stephshar

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  • Birthday 10/05/1984

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  • Surgeon
    Dr. Higa
  • Hospital
    Fresno bariatrics
  • Height (ft-in)
  • Start Weight
  • Current Weight
  • Goal Weight
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
  • Surgery Date
  • Surgery Type
    Vertical Sleeve

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  1. Questions?!

    Gretta do u have gas x strips? They truly helped me tremendously ! Jen omg girl I have soooomuch ranting and complaining I want to do lmao!! I just want to get past liquids!!! How can I find these lovely ramblings of its so that I may go and agree with them lol!!
  2. Questions?!

    I think your right. Once I can actually have food I'll be less irritable and enjoy this process a bit more. Everything u describe sounds legit, but yes it does feel like hunger lol.. that same ol monkey on my back ugh. Can't wait for the 3rd week!
  3. Questions?!

    I came home yesterday and like most everyone I'm a little miserable as of now with only clear liquids and hunger. I guess I'm one of the ones that still feels hunger but this too shall pass Right? Can't wait til week 3 where I can have soft stuff
  4. Questions?!

    Thank u very much res ipsa!!! I have made it to the other side and can't wait to heal so I can get to the gym!
  5. Questions?!

    Gretta how are you doing?? My surgery went well and I am trying my best to get thru the clear liquid week lol. Hope yours went well too and u are doing great!
  6. Questions?!

    Gretta thank u and congrats to u!! We will do great, we got this sweetie ! I hope u a speedy recovery ☺
  7. Questions?!

    Thank u so much for responding everyone!! The day after tomorrow is the day and I will keep all of ur comments in mind! I really pray for no nausea as id rather be sore than nauseous but either way I will take ur advice and walk walk walk and sip sip sip and getthru this!!
  8. Questions?!

    Hi everyone. It's been awhile since I've checked in and I just have some questions for ya since my surgery is coming near. I'm getting so nervous now but still excited as well. Anywho, how well did you heal with the sleeve? What was the first week post op like for u?? Any information u can tell me before I go under the knife would be GREATLY APPRECIATED!!
  9. I have finally been approved!!

    After all the hoops and appointments. I have finally got my date! I will be having surgery on may 22nd!!!!! Yay! Just in time too lol i wanted it before summer and it will be! I am sooo excited but also nervous too. Cant wait to join u all on the losers bench
  10. panic attacks?

    This is one of my fears as i too have anxiety and i am preop still. My surgery date is may 22 and im excited but nervous of how my anxiety will be. Please let me know what happens and what helps u!!
  11. Hello everyone!! I havent been on the forum for months and the reason being is i was finishing up all the requirements i needed to do before submitting to insurance. Now that i have all that done and am awaiting a response from insurance my nerves are on edge!! How long did it take you to hear back from your insurance company??? Also, when you were approved how long does it take to get a date? Its been such a long journey and im nervous and eager for what lies ahead
  12. Finally have endoscopy appointment

    So an update on the endoscopy appointment. They moved it to dec. 9th so im still waiting. Yes it is the worst lol but i guess theres a silver lining in the end right? Thanks and hope to be on the losers bench soon!
  13. Last step

    Hey girl!! Thats awesome to hear!! My last required appointment is on nov 19th... EGD FINALLY. still so long away tho ugh. Then i think i submit to insurance too. Let me know what ur insurance says and ur date!!
  14. Finally have endoscopy appointment

    I havent posted on here for a long time because absolutely NOTHING has been progressing and I have been stuck at a standstill. I finally got my EGD appointment and its set for November 19th. It is my last appointment before calling my coordinator to let her know all requirements are finished and i am excited to finally see what happens next!
  15. Waiting between appointments

    Oh wow, sorry bout that. I know how that feels... And now i hear that the GI is booked up til close to February. FEBRUARY!! I am so angry about that. I pray and hope i can get in there sooner. I hope u can get yours sooner too. Waiting is horrible.