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I am gonna do this!!

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I am going to have surgery on June 19th (omg that is coming up way to fast) kinda scared and i know people will give me the whole "you just need to eat better and go for walks ......." . So i am not really telling too many people. I am going with my Mom and we are getting the surgery on the same day. I am glad i have someone who is doing the same thing at the same time it will help alot!!

right now i am 310lb 34 years-old and i am 5'7"

I would love to be able to shop in a store that is not just for "plus size".

i have been overweight as long as i can remember.

I am not doing this to be "skinny" i dont see me ever being "skinny"lol.

I am doing this for my health high BP , heart issues and diabetes are very heavy in my family and so far i dont have any of those problems and i dont want them...

I have never posted anything before so I dont really know what I an doing:confused1:

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You posted just fine. good luck to you and your Mom. I am so glad you younger ones can get this done. You will not have to struggle thru 45 years of shame and blame. Plus you will maybe not have the health issues you mentioned. You are so gonna love your life with the sleeve. Have patience. Breathe deep. Enjoy the journey.

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I wish you luck on your journey! I had my surgery back in August of 2009, and this has been one of the best things I've ever done. Please let us know if you have any questions and keep us posted on how you're doing.

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Hi - I can sympathize with you. I am revising from a band to the sleeve and get lots of "didn't the band teach you how to eat right?" Huh? So I am not telling many about my revision. Good luck on the 19th!!

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