Made it through bariatric surgery

Got the woo-woo’s from the meds, but otherwise everthing went great. Glory and praise to God, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit! Thanks mama Mary for all the beautiful smiles you gave me when I got down. Thank you all for your prayers

you are very brave and we are praying for you. have two friends who have done this in the last 2 years, both with spectacular successful results (both are completely of diabetes and heart meds since losing their weight).

You ARE very brave. I have a good friend who is currently researching this surgury for herself, so I would love it if you would keep everyone updated on your progress. She’d love to read about a real person. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.:thumbsup:

I would like to know also on how you are doing after this surgery. My husband is over 130 lbs overweight and wants to do this surgery, but we really need to research it more. I saw reports on TV on it and heard the waiting time for it is long. I heard you need to go through counseling as well. My dh has parkinson’s disease and high blood pressure. I wonder if he could get it done with all this. He did lose weight on Weight Watchers, but admits that he loves to eat.

You are brave and I will keep you in prayers as you recover. I know from what I heard of the diet after surgery, it is not easy. I think it is liquids so some time for you huh?

I went through a year and a half of nutrition and psychological evaluations. I have heart disease, pre-diabetic, pre-glaucoma, and a host of other medical problems. Use bariatric surgery as your search engine. You need to hear the good, the bad, and the ugly. The risks, which are minimal, will make it so much better for me. I could loose weight, gain it back, gain some extra, loose it, gain it back, gain it some more extra, etc. Have him talk to his regular doctor first. Let the doctor help to make the decision if you are not sure. Bravery has nothing to do with it. My choice was wellness, or live on meds all the rest of my young life. :rotfl: You will always make the best choice for you

I also went through this for another reason. My spiritual reason was to get back as close to God as He made me to be, not what I had become. My nutritionist is in to orgainc foods, and that has really reminded me of what God intended me to eat. Faith was never brought up during our counseling sessions, nor would she even have a clue as to what I am about. If any of you are familiar with the chastisements that are to come as spoken by the Virgin Mary in her apparitions, you are well aware of what I am talking about. I really do believe in the Church’s teachings, and practice them to the very best of my ability at this time. I am not saying anyone else does not believe, or even believes like I do, I am just letting you know where I am spiritually. The priest at the hospital was amazed at how quickly I had recovered, until he understood the depths of my faith. (I had turned the visit into a personal spiritual retreat, nothing else to do so why not?) My hubby and I were discussing this last night, and I believe that I have been led to this point for a reason. I hope this helps. The choice must always be yours, not mine. You must hear the horror stories as welll as the successes so that you know what to expect in a worst case scenario. Oh, and I went in with the annoiting of the sick. If that made a difference, which I believe it did, then there is something to be said for this. Maybe we should start a thread on the chastisements and what we can do to help prevent them as a group

I should also say I am not a religous nut, just a very avid reader

Thank God for your successful surgery:) Praying for a good recovery:)

God bless you in your recovery and always.

Got the woo-woo’s from the meds, but otherwise everthing went great. Glory and praise to God, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit! Thanks mama Mary for all the beautiful smiles you gave me when I got down. Thank you all for your prayers

We thank you Lord, for your Great Mercies are without end…and may The Lord continue to support you in your great Faith…Amen
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Thanks be to God…

Amen.

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