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My surgery is scheduled for 12/9 at 6am...I'm emotional for some reason. I dont really know why. I have been waiting for this day for years but now I'm terrified. Not sure if it's anxiety or fear of surgery. I feel like I could burst out crying at any moment. I have been on the liquid diet since 12/4, but I worry if my liver has shrunk enough for surgery. I worry if I will wake up from the anesthesia. I worry if I will recover fast enough to return to work on 12/14. WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME??

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No worries friend...surgery was a breeze if your having it done laporoscopic. The pain was nothing more then feeling like sore muscles. I had my surgery on a wednesday and was back to work that Monday.

My surgery is scheduled for 12/9 at 6am...I'm emotional for some reason. I dont really know why. I have been waiting for this day for years but now I'm terrified. Not sure if it's anxiety or fear of surgery. I feel like I could burst out crying at any moment. I have been on the liquid diet since 12/4, but I worry if my liver has shrunk enough for surgery. I worry if I will wake up from the anesthesia. I worry if I will recover fast enough to return to work on 12/14. WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME??

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I just had my surgery on 12/3 and I went back to work on the 6th. I am really sore and have problems getting comfortable while sleeping. Overall I think I have done pretty well just sore.

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I had a huge fear of surgery. I even wrote a will just in case. I was scared and emotional too. Then, the day of surgery, out of nowhere I woke up in the recovery room and even though I was in pain, all I could think was 'I did it!'.

I don't remember anything other than getting changed for surgery and getting wheeled over to the OR. The surgery itself does not exist in my memory. If I didn't have the scars, I would never know that I had it done.

Read up about the anesthesia, it is extremely safe these days. It made me feel better after I read up about it on medical websites like webmd.com.

Good luck to you! If you need to talk to someone, PM me and I'll be happy to answer any of your questions.

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My surgery is scheduled for 12/9 at 6am...I'm emotional for some reason. I dont really know why. I have been waiting for this day for years but now I'm terrified. Not sure if it's anxiety or fear of surgery. I feel like I could burst out crying at any moment. I have been on the liquid diet since 12/4, but I worry if my liver has shrunk enough for surgery. I worry if I will wake up from the anesthesia. I worry if I will recover fast enough to return to work on 12/14. WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME??

Boy do I feel your emotions.. I go in tomorrow at 7 am.. I have been writing letters and even went as far as to tell my son he could have my wedding ring to give to his wife someday when he finds one lol.. he was like MOM Stop it.. I dont think the liquid diet helps the emotional thing cause yesterday i found myself getting choked up over the smallest of things.. i have been on a liquid diet since 11/28.. I think we are normal just scared thats all. Good luck to you!!!

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Absolutely nothing is wrong with you. I too was extremely emotional the days before surgery. It is a huge life change you are about to make and of course there are fears regarding it. But, you will do fine. It was the best thing I have ever done for myself.

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Deedee,

I'm on the 9th too. I'm nervous at times and ok at other times. It's a bit of a rollercoaster at the moment but we will get through it.

Keep calm and carry on!

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My surgery is scheduled for 12/9 at 6am...I'm emotional for some reason. I dont really know why. I have been waiting for this day for years but now I'm terrified. Not sure if it's anxiety or fear of surgery. I feel like I could burst out crying at any moment. I have been on the liquid diet since 12/4, but I worry if my liver has shrunk enough for surgery. I worry if I will wake up from the anesthesia. I worry if I will recover fast enough to return to work on 12/14. WHAT IS WRONG WITH ME??

Absolutely noting is wrong with you!. I think those emotions are normal. I have the same feelings and I have my procedure done on the 15th. I also feel that by me being on this pre-opt diet, my emotions are all of the place. So just hang in there, you will be fine..

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I am actually more anxious to have the surgery but understand where you're coming from. This will be my eight procedure where anesthesia is involved and seventh surgical procedure. I was concerned that what if I go into cardiac arrest, or what if he leaves something in me after the surgery. But I think I am mostly scared that I will get this done and will want to eat the foods I normally eat and get depressed, or don't allow the band to work properly for me and get depressed or mess something up in my presurgical diet.

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My banding is Friay.. I am nervous as well. But I came this far, I have to continue and see it through. I am so hungry i could cry. The shakes dont work anymore, the Soups, nothing.. arrrrgh! my stomach is growling at work. I want just a bag of 100 calorie chips.. Yikes!

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