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Posted by DrtyDon on Sunday, August 16, 2009

Well after years of gluttony, tis time to pay the piper.  At 53 the aches and pains of morbid obesity have whipped me.  I hate to acknowledge that I do not have the personal discipline to stay on a healthy diet.  So I have decided to go through gastric by-pass surgury.  I am fortunate to have Dr.  Helmut Billy at the Advanced Surgical Assoc.  here to do it. 

I go in Tuesday,  Aug. 18 at 11:30 am.  and should get out Thursday afternoon.  I will be noting my progress here for any interested.  Any and all prayers will be gratefully appreciated.

10 comments on “Surgury......Yippeee!”

fiddlebarb Says:
Sunday, August 16, 2009 @10:45:55 PM

Don, hope all goes well with your surgery, I know several people who have had this procedure done and have had great results. Listen to your doctors and do what they say, I know one man who started exercising too soon after his surgery and it caused a mess of problems, in which he had to go in for another surgery to have it fixed. Prayers will be said and will be watching for updates.

mudbug Says:
Monday, August 17, 2009 @1:52:31 AM

Good luck, Don. Hope all goes smooth.

Rene Says:
Monday, August 17, 2009 @6:11:07 AM

I'm touched that you are able to share your personal struggles with us. I've put a reminder note on my computer screen and will pray for you tomorrow at 11:30. Do keep us posted.

brya31 Says:
Monday, August 17, 2009 @2:19:12 PM

Good Luck Don!! I hope all goes well!!

Hey Girl Says:
Monday, August 17, 2009 @2:39:29 PM

I'll keep you in my prayers.
Sleep well tonight.
Tomorrow you will start a healthier life.
You will be back to the fiddle before long.

Mandogryl Says:
Monday, August 17, 2009 @4:51:58 PM

Good luck, Don, and conratulations with taking control of your life back.
Take it easy at first. The first year is the "honeymoon period" where the weight
slides off, but the surgery is a tool. You will be fine, my friend.
Keep us posted when you can!

DrtyDon Says:
Monday, August 17, 2009 @5:11:11 PM

Thank you all for you kind comments. I am grateful for your prayers

Humbled by this instrument Says:
Tuesday, August 18, 2009 @7:58:26 AM

I'll come on by and fiddle a tune for you--oh wait--you want to recover? I better not.

Best of luck, Don!

Cyndy Says:
Friday, August 21, 2009 @5:13:29 PM

Just thinking about you, hoping that everything went great on Tuesday. Keep us updated . . . Cynthia

Hey Girl Says:
Saturday, October 3, 2009 @7:38:37 PM

Hope you are doing well.

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