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Looking for anyone who is getting banded the same day as me. There's something oddly comforting knowing that others will be having the procedure on the same day.

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I AM!!! So glad I'm not in this alone...(holding tightly to your hand and taking the leap into the skinny/healthy/sexy/fine ocean!!!))) WOOOOHOOOOOO!!!

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I'm getting banded on March 7th the day before you..Good Luck!

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I am! Less than 2 weeks away. Do you have a pre-op diet? How long do you have to be on it? I have a 2 week diet.

Here's to starting our new lives "together" on March 8, 2011!!

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I AM!!! So glad I'm not in this alone...(holding tightly to your hand and taking the leap into the skinny/healthy/sexy/fine ocean!!!))) WOOOOHOOOOOO!!!

Oh awesome!!! I'm a bit nervous with this pre-op diet. I'm suppose to start it this Saturday, but I'll be still on vacation. Am I suppose to realisticly start a liquid diet while on vacation. Instead of 10 days, it's going to have to be a 9 day liquid diet.

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I am! Less than 2 weeks away. Do you have a pre-op diet? How long do you have to be on it? I have a 2 week diet.

Here's to starting our new lives "together" on March 8, 2011!!

So glad to know we'll be "together". I'm scouring all these threads for liquid diet recipes. 10 days of nothing but liquids. Talk about a shock to the system!!!

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Elizabeth. you are toooo funny!!! LOL!!!

Jim... I only have to do liquids two days before my surgery...and before that just two meals a day liquids in between...i've had a few "last suppers"...lol

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I am being banded on the 8th also. I started my preop diet on Tuesday and have lost 10 lbs since I weighed in in November. My home scale wont weigh me so I don't know what I was when I started my preop diet. Today I had a chest xray, EKG, blood gasses andblood drawn two times. I had to drink this sickly sweet stuff in between.I have my preop exam and physical with my PCP next week and then I will be ready to go. FINALLY!!

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I am getting banded on March 8th. Weirdest day to choose since it is my 8th year wedding anniversary. I am starting to get nervous about the procedure, but I am very sure that I want to get this done. I am so sure of the procedure, that I am willing to pay out of pocket for it.

The only thing that I am failing right now is the preop diet. I was suppose to do for 2 weeks. I will definitely have to start it tomorrow, my "only liquid" diet ...ugh.

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Looking for anyone who is getting banded the same day as me. There's something oddly comforting knowing that others will be having the procedure on the same day.

I will also be banded on March 8th. Not very far away. Saturday I begin the ten day liqud diet. Novena

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Hi all! I too am getting banded on the 8th! So nervous and excited right now. My Dr didn't tell me anything about a diet before surgery, I wonder if that was a mistake on his part? Since everyone here seems to be doing it I guess I will try to do it too, can't hurt and I might lose some weight before surgery. I'd love someone to hold my hand on this new journey. So if anyone is interested I'll be your buddy!

onebadkitty

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Not the 8th, but the 3rd, good luck.:)

Looking for anyone who is getting banded the same day as me. There's something oddly comforting knowing that others will be having the procedure on the same day.

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Hi all! I too am getting banded on the 8th! So nervous and excited right now. My Dr didn't tell me anything about a diet before surgery, I wonder if that was a mistake on his part? Since everyone here seems to be doing it I guess I will try to do it too, can't hurt and I might lose some weight before surgery. I'd love someone to hold my hand on this new journey. So if anyone is interested I'll be your buddy!

onebadkitty

I am working with what appears to me to be a very well organized team. The dietician starts everyone out on ten day liquid diet prior to surgery. This is to reduce the size of the liver which is located very near the stomach. I am told that the surgeon I am working will cancel surgery if a patient has eaten any solids ten days prior to surgery! He needs room to work in and doesn't want a fatty liver in the way. I am going to try and give him ALL the room he needs! Carnation Breakfast diet was suggested. The best to you. Novena

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I am! Less than 2 weeks away. Do you have a pre-op diet? How long do you have to be on it? I have a 2 week diet.

Here's to starting our new lives "together" on March 8, 2011!!

I am going to be banded on March 9, 2011!! The day after you! I started my pre op diet today. I can only have Protein shakes and Water. I am not hungry, but I do feel the urge to eat.

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