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Has anyone hired help for the time you will be recovering and might need extra help around the house? I was thinking of hiring a dietitian that can specialize in lap band recovery, is there such a thing?
Over the years I have had a great deal of dental work done in order to correct some stuff. The prices were insane but I am happy that I did this. Most do not consider anything dealing with dental work as "Cosmetic Surgery", is this general? I know when an accidental happens and they call in a specialist it is...
My doctor said that I am okay to work with light weights but he did not specify any certain workouts to try. How do I start this? It has been quite sometime since I have used weights but I want to make sure what I do does not agitate my lower back if possible.
My family has a long history of heart issues among those who have passed early on. My personal doctor has checked me over and found nothing. Is this a thin line and indicator that I might not be eligible for a lap band? No one has told me any different yet but I always wonder about it in the back of my head.
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