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  1. Fed BCBS anyone? Approved/Denied?

    Hey guys! Iím new here. Iím scheduled for sleeve surgery this Thursday, the 25th. However.....we are STILL waiting on my insurance approval!!! Nothing like cutting it close. Just wondering if anyone has Fed BCBS insurance and if you got denied, what was the reason? Or if you got approved, how long did it take? My insurance coordinator submitted everything last Monday but I have a bad feeling Iím going to be denied....
  2. Protein deficiency....HELP....

    I had surgery March 13, 2019. I'm having problems getting my protein in and not having the protein is making me weak. 6 months up until my surgery I was on premeir protein shakes once a day and then twice a day a week before surgery. I ws told that some people lose the taste for them after surgery and thats what I did. They mess my stomach up plus they taste to thick. I don't know what to do I have all the symptoms of protein deficiency. Please help any suggestions ate welcomed. Thanks in advance ...
  3. Veggies or no veggies...

    Katrina made an interesting post about apples a few days ago, I will share my last experiment with veggies. So weird....I don't know what's going on!

    Before the sleeve, I had a hard time eating veggies, because my kind of IBS couldn't stand fibers, so I was limited in my choices.

    Post sleeve, for some mysterious reasons, I was able to eat many more veggies!! My IBS was almost gone!
    But a few veggies I liked and could eat before sleeve with no issue (cruciferous: ...
  4. 3 years out

    I will be celebrating my 37th birthday next month and I must say the gastric sleeve saved my life!! Definitely a life changer but very much so worth it. Weight loss brings your youth back, a burst of energy finds you and your all of a sudden feeling vibrant and full of life. My surgery was with Dr Almonza in Mexico on August 8 2014
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  5. Vitamins

    Hi all! Just need some suggestions on what vitamins to get. My doctor advised me that I can start taking them now.

    Oh & I had my post op today. Iíve lost 19 lbs in 2 weeks. Iím one happy lady