hi sis! i used the 'moderator magic want' to make a new thread out of your post - more people will see it and perhaps respond
about insurance - it varies. some policies cover all forms of surgery, others will cover only the bypass, still others the lapband and bypass - so the best thing to do is to check with your own insurance policy.
so sorry about losing your mom and brother - it's so hard.
Start your day with a smile, and get it over with.
Keeping it off is a hundred decisions a day that help you maintain what you achieved. And that's the hard part. - L Sanders
start: 506 [Sept 2001]
weight at gastric bypass [Jan 29, 2002]: 409
current weight: 225
weight for plastic surgery: 200
final goal: 180
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