Approved, now what?
Well, while on vacation, I received the news. I have officially been approved for my weight loss surgery with Dr. Wallace. It was a bit of an ordeal. I was originally submitted by Dr. Wallace's office in mid-June. After a week, I called WPS to check on the status. For some reason, WPS had no record of receiving the information. So after a call to Keri, Dr. Wallace's great Admin Asst., I was resubmitted by the end of the business day. And then the stalking began.
I began calling WPS every other day to check on the status. After about 100 days, I finally received the news. Wait, it may have felt like 100 days but I think it was only 10. We received the news while in the north woods camping. I can say that I really didn't believe WPS until I saw the acceptance in writing when we got home.
Once I received the news, the reality of this surgery really set in. Up to this point, I just assumed there would be some problem. There would be a health issue that would hold things up, the insurance would deny the claim, who knows what. I just expected some road block to pop up. Once the reality set it, I was filled with joy, anticipation and...
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