The Joys of a NEW Bandster!!! - Banded -July 14 2010.
by Mary Ellen Reinhardt
(Woodbridge, Va USA)
After prepping for the insurance approval since December 27th of 2009 (Thanks Cigna)I got my fat ass approved on June 11th (Surgery July 14th) I am glad it is done and I went through with it.
Do not let anyone tell you this is the EASY WAY OUT!
Initial Obesity Surgeon appointment (Dr. Anez Herndon, Va) *check!
Initial (monthly) internist appts for 6 month (Dr Al-Kateeb, Woodbridge, Va) *check
Psyche evaluation *check
Letter of recommendation that surgery is needed *check
Produced work out logs (I heard this helps and it did - in the approval process) *check
Plethora of pre-surgical tests *check
Feel like death *check
Feel much better *check