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OK bandsters, I have my day! 2 weeks away. Next week I have a couple of classes and an EGD (doc sticks camera down my throat to look around). Then the following week - whamo.

Anyone else going in the beginning of Feb?

I have a 5 day liquid diet, although I doubt I'll loose 5% of my body weight....I'll take what I can get.

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Hey Bunnykins,

There are a bunch of us who are being banded right around your date. I'm 2/11. I have a week long liquid diet beginning on 2/4. I want to get this show on the road already!!!

The EGD isn't bad at all. I was surprised to find out that I had some issues (many small ulcers, inflammation in esoph, and stom). But that explains all of the issues that I have had for ages and assumed were just part of getting older or being overweight or that I don't have a gall bladder, etc. The doc put me on prilosec every morning and I am a new woman! I wish I had gone to a GI doc a year or so ago when this all started! So, I thank my pre-op testing for that!!

Good luck to you at your EGD.

OK bandsters, I have my day! 2 weeks away. Next week I have a couple of classes and an EGD (doc sticks camera down my throat to look around). Then the following week - whamo.

Anyone else going in the beginning of Feb?

I have a 5 day liquid diet, although I doubt I'll loose 5% of my body weight....I'll take what I can get.

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OMG..what's the purpose of the EGD?? Because they have to put that breathing tube down your throat during surgery? Will you be awake when they do that? WOW..

My surgery is this friday...I originally thought it would be Feb.. so I just stayed with the group..lol I can fill you guys in on everything! :D

OK bandsters, I have my day! 2 weeks away. Next week I have a couple of classes and an EGD (doc sticks camera down my throat to look around). Then the following week - whamo.

Anyone else going in the beginning of Feb?

I have a 5 day liquid diet, although I doubt I'll loose 5% of my body weight....I'll take what I can get.

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Ooooh..so that's what an EGD is.. isn't it funny that if people weren't getting this lap band surgery done.. all the things they wouldn't have found out about because of the pre-op testing!

Hey Bunnykins,

There are a bunch of us who are being banded right around your date. I'm 2/11. I have a week long liquid diet beginning on 2/4. I want to get this show on the road already!!!

The EGD isn't bad at all. I was surprised to find out that I had some issues (many small ulcers, inflammation in esoph, and stom). But that explains all of the issues that I have had for ages and assumed were just part of getting older or being overweight or that I don't have a gall bladder, etc. The doc put me on prilosec every morning and I am a new woman! I wish I had gone to a GI doc a year or so ago when this all started! So, I thank my pre-op testing for that!!

Good luck to you at your EGD.

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Hi Bunnykins!! My big day is the 9th too. Today I started my 2 week liquid liver shrinker...lol... mmmmmm Protein powder!! To top it all off, I called insurance to bug them again, and I am APPROVED!! We can do this!!!

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I am Feb 9th and on a 2 wk diet shakes, bar & 2 c veggies. Good luck!

K

OK bandsters, I have my day! 2 weeks away. Next week I have a couple of classes and an EGD (doc sticks camera down my throat to look around). Then the following week - whamo.

Anyone else going in the beginning of Feb?

I have a 5 day liquid diet, although I doubt I'll loose 5% of my body weight....I'll take what I can get.

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Hey kiskis, hope all went well with ur surgery today... Mines done too..... Our new life is her :)

How did surgery go hon?? How are you feeling? Congrats!

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Lozzer2b,

I am glad all went well. Mine did to. I was off for a walk to bathroom 30 mins after surgery. How is your soreness? Mine isn't too bad just upper stomach/chest. I didn't need any pain killers after either. Wish you a good rest of the week!

How are the others who were banded this week? Hope all is week.

Cheers,

K

Hey kiskis, hope all went well with ur surgery today... Mines done too..... Our new life is her :)

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Hey there.... Guess I need to get better at maneuvering on this blog... Anyways.... Mine went good but extremely sore today... I guess I had a big hiatal hernia that he repaired while banding me... I'm guessing that is the cause for being more sore... Getting up and around though.. I may go to the mall or Walmart to get some walking in tomorrow...its too cold to walk outside.. Glad ur not hurting too much... Keep the updates coming and hopefully I will find them, lol

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Glad you are doing well too. I am too just getting the hang of this website. Good recovery!

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