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On 8/2/2019 at 7:23 PM, PEGGO said:

I just went to my doctor and asked if I could be referred . She didn’t try to lecture me or anything , just asked me if I realised the appointments would be in London , and referred me .

m.sss, No , London in England ! Sorry , I didn’t realise there was another London !

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No Big Thing if you're London- centric , it is a Fabulous Place and is Still on my Bucket List to absorb the Essence of Someday!

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I was approved for WLS in 2005 and backed out 3 week from surgery date. I was scared and heard a lot of negative things. My weight has yo yoed since. I have asthma, high BP, sleep apnea, had knee surgery and constant back pain. I was also borderline diabetic. The surgeon who performed my gall bladder removal in Nov. 2018 suggested I reconsider WLS again. I attended his seminar and met with my PCP who pushed the Paleo diet to all of her patients. I tried it and was unsuccessful, she said she supported my decision and the rest of the process was easy. I have a great team, my PCP, surgeon and nutritionist were all helpful and supportive of my surgery.

Starting weight 297
VSG 7/31/19 -265
CW 257
GW 135

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And may YOU make Goal and live life better, thinner and with less of you pushing down on your joints, with diminished pain. Don't have the BP but have a recently discovered Thoracic Aorta Aneurysm, stable but still lurking somewhere in my chest, otherwise we are SoulSisters in ailments, but my Testimony-- the pain drops down to more manageble, you move better if still a turtle🐢 pace and most iMPORTANT- you do feel better and face Life with new vigor. We'll never be unscarred but those are our Battle Ribbons, no matter what Life threw at Us, We Still Won This War! And remember always what HOPE stands for
HOLD
ON
PAIN
ENDS.
Much love from me in Central Ohio, your Bari--Bud Frustr8📍😛📍

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On 8/2/2019 at 7:31 PM, ms.sss said:

as in London, Ontario? Are you out of the GTA? (I had a choice of Humber or Toronto Western...chose Humber: better parking options)

No ms. London England Sorry if Ive replies twice to this , I’m not finding my way round here very well 😄

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I brought it up once and my PCP said “ sure... I’m ok with it” and then moved on to the pre surgery process/seminar.

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