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I wrote an introduction and about me post a few days ago and haven't received one response to say welcome, good luck, nothing. I read the posts on this site so I know there is support and encouragement here but I was surprised at the silence.

I wish everyone the best but this site apparently is not for me. Please make the new people feel welcome. We are all in or were once in the same boat.

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I felt the same way in the begining. So many people had read my post but didnt respond so I deleted it. Dont feel dicouraged. Are you pre or post op??

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I'm so sorry to hear both of you guys didn't get the proper welcome. I am 5 days post op. And been a member since February. This forum has truly helped alot, I am here to answer any questions or concerns you might have.

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Yes, I agree, don't feel discouraged. I'm new here as well and although I haven't written an introduction I do see there's a lot of support and help here. I'm sorry you didn't get any response to your introduction, I actually just started replying after being a " lurker" for a few weeks. Please stick around and join in, I'm sure you can contribute as well as benefit from all of the knowledge and support here. :)

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Welcome to all of you. Sorry you didn't get responses on your first posts. There are so many forums and threads here that sometimes posts can get lost. Hope you find a lot of information here on your journey.

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Same thing with me, but hey, I just thought it was the pink hair. I probably should have used the pic of me with the purple hair as my main one :)

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I'm new here as well! I'm so sorry some of you were not welcomed! Everyone is welcome here - sometimes posts just get lost - especially if we are using our phones to read/post. Again so sorry- but PLEASE feel welcome here. The folks here are really great! And I love the pink hair :)

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I don't know where introductions are even posted? Like whoch thread? I stay in the pre op thread mostly because I am pre op...then post op to see what its going to be like after I am sleeved...sorry you felt left out! It wasn't intentional!!

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Same thing with me' date=' but hey, I just thought it was the pink hair. I probably should have used the pic of me with the purple hair as my main one :)[/quote']

And I actually love the pink hair! Pink is my super favorite color of all time!

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Lol. Thanks guys :-)

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Hi everyone! I'm new also,though I have been a lurker for a while☺.my sister and I will be sleeved in the same day, May 18th! We are soo excited! Our doctor is having us do 2 weeks of liquids though and let me tell you, it is hard!! Good luck to everybody!!

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Wow Liz - that is sooo cool that you and your sister get to go through this together! What a great support system you two can be for each other!! And welcom former Lurker :D

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Welcome! : ) sorry u didnt get any responses. I think there are often si much info and activity here that your posts may have been overlooked. Depends also in which forum you post, some get less traffic but the site is extremely friendly and supportive. Im preop and have found it to be a treasure chest of info and support.

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And Liz..thats cool! My mom is also looking to have the sleeve. Im hoping we too are able to do it close together and support each other. Congrats and best wishes to u both!

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Wow, i didnt see the posts either. Hi to you all! Ive been a member since December. Im hoping to be skeeved in June. Waiting for ins approval this week. This forum is an awesome place to get info. Ive learned so much here! Keep us informed on ur progress!!!

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