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Thanks for the info LeahG. I will definitely go to Barix and check out their informational meeting. I have the same type of thing set up for U of M on May 1st. I especially like how little BCBS looks into the past weight loss since I didn't really record much of it long term but have tried numerous times in the last two years.

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Ugh...my insurance said they cover all Bariatric surgery centers in the area, but when I called Barix, they said that they don't have a contract with them. I guess it's U of M for me...

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I'm having surgery at U of M on Monday 4/23, Dr. Varban. YEP THAT'S THIS COMING MONDAY -YIPPPEEEEEE!!! I also work for them, although I work from home. My husband had his sleeve at the U last year with Dr. Dimick. Anyway, I love the U and think highly of them. Great group of professionals in the Bariatric Department. You'll be in good hands MrKraid. Any questions, etc., just ask me. You can also private message me and I'll be happy to answer whatever I can. Good luck!

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How is everyone in MI doing?

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Funny thing arj, I was looking at some older posts and saw your picture; remembered about the bleeding and was wondering how you were doing!! I'm 12 days postop and doing good. I have been really tired the past couple days so that's kinda been a drag; but otherwise, doing well and no regrets!! How are you?

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Funny thing arj' date=' I was looking at some older posts and saw your picture; remembered about the bleeding and was wondering how you were doing!! I'm 12 days postop and doing good. I have been really tired the past couple days so that's kinda been a drag; but otherwise, doing well and no regrets!! How are you?[/quote']

I am doing much better. I am still really weak but so glad I had the surgery! My blood numbers are normal! Just trying to get my Protein in. Glad to hear you are doing well! I am going to weigh myself today so hopefully I will have a good number.

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I used to live in Michigan' date=' moved to Tennessee, but had my sleeve done in Michigan a few weeks ago!!

Mine was done in Detroit by Dr. Wood at DMC.[/quote']

Hey, I'm scheduled to have my gastric sleeve done by Dr. Woods at DMC in Monday. How was your experience?

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Hey Michigan sleevers

St John weight loss is having a used clothing sale this Saturday May 19 from 10 to 1

Located at st John Oakland hospital Ed center...look for signs

27351 dequindre Madison heights 48071

40 tables selling gently used/new cloths from sizes 14 to 4x

I'm selling my used stuff there and have in the past great place to pick up some great deals on cloths that you don't plan on being in for long

Most prices are from .25 to 5$

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Thanks for the info! Sure wish I could make it there, sounds like a great idea.

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Six days post op with Dr. Baker from GHP. Doing ok, having hard time getting everything down still, but feeling better everyday.

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Raven - Congrats! Just take it slow and go at your own pace. You're doing great! I'm 4 wks postop today, and it does get easier.

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Hello Michigan Sleevers... Just checking in here... Down 84 lbs as of this morning & almost 7 months since surgery! And a NSV yesterday, I got into a size 12 shorts & a medium top!!!

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Dorey - that's fantastic!! Congrats to you and hats off too!! I can't wait to have my clothes fall off me :lol: Maybe one day soon I'll be like those young boys with their underwear showing and pants at my knees! :blink:

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Hello Michigan Sleevers... Just checking in here... Down 84 lbs as of this morning & almost 7 months since surgery! And a NSV yesterday, I got into a size 12 shorts & a medium top!!!

Yeeha.... The size 12 shorts are to big! Wore them yesterday & I could slide them off without undoing them!!!

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Remember this? "Pants on the ground, pants on the ground, lookin' like a fool with your pants on the ground!" LOL :lol:

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