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hi, i had my sleeve surgery with Dr. Aceves as well, 5 weeks ago, and i couldn?t agree with you more. His staff is great and Nina has been great as well. I am sure you won?t have any problems and i wish you the best of luck on your new body and life. please keep us posted.

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Does anyone going to See Dr. Aceves know if there are any stores within walking distance from the hospital?

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I am here in El Centro California just waiting for the pickup on Sunday. Can't believe that it is almost time. I have completed my shopping except for those Protein samples that everyone is talking about. Will do that the day I leave the hospital. It should only take a couple of days to come. Looking forward to meeting everyone see you soon...........Teri

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If I am remembering correctly, there is a drugstore/pharmacia close by, and some other places.

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Does anyone going to See Dr. Aceves know if there are any stores within walking distance from the hospital?

I only recall 2 drug stores - one right on the edge of the Hospital parking lot and one across the street from the hospital - I don't recall any other stores within walking distance from the hospital; however, if you ask Dr. Campose or Dr. Aceves, they can tell you for certain.

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Thanks Youknowit & Vegas!

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Beth, This is what I read on another thread:

1) For the first 10 days following surgery, nothing other than Clear liquids and a Protein supplement should be consumed. ABSOLUTELY no solid food!!! Clear Liquids consist of Jell-O, sugar-free Crystal light, Water, and broth. A high quality Protein supplement such as Isopure or whey protein should be used in order to obtain approximately 70 grams of protein per day."

But seems I read something different elsewhere, I'm gonna look. I remember reading something about day 1 through 5 being something, and then you could ad stuff after that.

Edited by Barbara278

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Ok thanks! Thanks what I thought, I started drinking my Protein Shakes today to get used to them...I haven't had any in over a year, gosh I remember now how much I hated them when I had my lap band. I think i need to find a new brand, or maybe mix it up so I am not drinking the same one every day.

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Hello all... I may just be there on the 22nd after all! Cross your fingers for me... :thumbup:

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I will be there from the 20th-24th, and my surgery is on the 21st...I cant believe how fast that's coming up! And yes I am coming from Portland.

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