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Hi, I would but my insurance does not cover it and I don't have that kind of money.
Have you decided on the bypass or have you considered Lap Band? I had the Band performed June 29, 2009, was only off work for 3 days, had no complications and very little pain, and have lost over 130 pounds in less than a year. It is a lot less invasive, a lot less dangerous, and it's adjustable. The main reason I chose it was that with bypass, the pouch they create will stretch over time and a lot of people end up gaining the weigh back. Once I reach my goal, I will have some saline removed from the band so I can maintain the weight loss, and if I start to gain, it's just a needle stick to have it tightened up again. I hope everything works out for you - if you consider the Band, let me know and I can give you more details. Good luck!