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Yesterday, I bought size 12 jeans! Now that's payment!!

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Well SHOW ME THE MONEY, cause I sure ain't seen any of it.

I was self pay but had insurance, I simply did not want to wait and jump through the hoops that the insurance carrier puts people through. I was also dead set to have a VSG and NOT a bypass which is what most of the local doctors around here want to do. I had the cash from my mothers estate and used it for a VSG.

I honestly cannot endorse the Dr. and clinic I went to any more due to problems others have had with them this last year, so If I'm being paid by the Mx doctors I am slitting my own throat. I have no experience with any other Dr or clinic and therefore have no opinions about them.

If you are pursuing this avenue then do your homework and come do your own conclusion. Even though I cannot recommend the place I went to it has worked out for me. It saved my life. I've lost about 170 pounds and am now physically fit. No blood sugar, blood pressure or sleep apnea problems. I feel and look good.

I wish you well friend!

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