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Finally some August people ! I'm going to Dr.Almanza in Mexico, my surgery is on the 14th..I'm so excited it's all I think about...I am 303 last time I checked..and 5'9 and a size 22. I hope to get down to 150.. I have to do a 1 week liquid diet. I'm making changes to how I eat from now. So it's not so hard in the future. I read these forums far too much lol...and really am scared that I will have a stall like some people mention. I just plan to stick to the plan religiously and not cheat. I'm going to start waking and riding my bike.

YAYAYAYA!!! I am Aug 13 with Dr. Almanza, you are the closest person I have found to my surgery date and SAME doctor, I am sooo freaking excited to meet you!!! I leave on the 16th so I am sure I will see you there!

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I have had an endoscopy before and you will not feel a thing and won't remember any of it. Yea, the cathedral is yuck and I hope it is not in long. You know my doc is not going to do an endo on me, hmmm, I need to ask him about that.

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futureskinnypants, anyway you can post that list your doctor gave you for shakes and how often? I would like to see it, thanks, and I was about to see if you lived in Myrtle Beach because I'm not to far from there, but saw you're in NJ :/

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YAYAYAYA!!! I am Aug 13 with Dr. Almanza' date=' you are the closest person I have found to my surgery date and SAME doctor, I am sooo freaking excited to meet you!!! I leave on the 16th so I am sure I will see you there![/quote']

Omg! How prefect! I can't wait to meet you!

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@aug- i've heard a few people say that their doc isn't doing an endo....I dont know why some do, and some dont. strawberry & sab, how cute!! you guys are sleever sisters!!!! I now have a sleever sister too! She'll be in SC the week before me , so our time will over lap and we'll be hanging out!!! And, Sab I sure will post the list after i post this. I am from NJ but ill be in SC for like 12-14 days!!!

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1) Take 5-6 per day of the following:

Go to Medifast website www.coastalbariatric.tsfl.com – you will need to order enough shakes for at least 2 weeks (minimum 12-14 boxes):

__Medifast 55 shake (1 packet mixed with water)

If Height: female < 5’ 9” or male < 5’ 7”

__Medifast 70 shake (1 packet mixed with water)

If Height: female > 5’ 9” or male > 5’ 7”

2) Go to www.bariatricadvantage.com or call 1.800.898.6888

__ Bariatric Advantage High Protein Meal Replacements

(2 scoops mixed with Water x 4 per day)

3) Take 6 per day of Muscle Milk Light 8oz RTD

4) Take 3 per day of one of the following (enough for >2 weeks):

__Isopure Low Carb powder (2 scoops mixed with water)

__LaBrada Lean Body (17 oz. ready to drink (RTD))

__MetRx Meal Replacement (3 packets mixed with Water per day)

__Muscle Milk Light (14 oz. RTD or 2 scoops mixed with water)

□ Drink more than 64 fl oz fluids daily – ½ fluids from water

□ NO carbonated or alcoholic beverages

□ Drink 2 cups water for each cup of caffeinated (tea, coffee) beverage you consume.

□ Choose sugar-free & non-carbonated flavored waters.

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Thanks girl! and maybe I can come check on you before I leave for san diego!

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I'm such a weirdo. I am already almost totally packed. Ya think I'm a little excited???

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lol mgm, I am too! i have my suitecases in my guest room on the bed with stuff already in it lol. We're just non-procrastinators lol

That would be great sab! I'll be there from 8/5- 8/16 ! The office and hospital are in conway sc, but ill be staying in Myrtle beach :) Oh my gosh, talking to you girls is getting me so excited. I wish it were closer, I can't wait another 2 months, 3 weeks and 5 days!!

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I'll see what I can do, Ill be in finals week and we are leaving for San Diego on the 10th so that we can take my son to the zoo (: And has anyone looked into or bought their tickets if flying out, I found 237$ on american airlines, that seems pretty awesome compared to the 470 plus I have seen anywhere else, has anyone ever flown american airlines and if so what'd you think, or has anyone found a better deal?

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sab, im not sure where your flying into, or out of but I was searching expedia, travelocity and all of those, then the Philadelphia international airport (im flying my boyfriend in to myrtle beach, and my mom out) and I came acrossed kayak. It will give you all of the rates ...it'll bring up like 20 pop ups but it shows which is the cheapest. Thats how i found mine, ended up using atlantic city airport which is a smaller airport.... it was 109 one way per person, first row , first class seats. I'm sure yours is different since your flying out of the country. You should post that as a seperate forum since there are so many people that got it done in Mexico, im sure they can help you big time!

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Hi! I just wanted to say, I am scheduled for August 11, 2012 for my band to sleeve revision with Dr. Alvarez in TJ. Had my band placed two years ago in TJ as well and had a great experience! :) Good luck to everyone!

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I am hoping to be an August sleeves! But I am just in the pre insurance paper work stage. Wish me luck. I am using Dr. Yatco at Lenox Hill in NYC.

How do you get the trackers on the bottom of the posts?

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I am hoping to be an August sleeves! But I am just in the pre insurance paper work stage. Wish me luck. I am using Dr. Yatco at Lenox Hill in NYC.

How do you get the trackers on the bottom of the posts?

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Mine is mid/ end August. Where are you going to have it done?

I'm having it in Bakersfield, CA. The hospital is less than 5 min from my house. I'm not sure which Dr is doing my surgery yet. It will be one of three from Bakersfield Surgical Associates (thats what my insurance uses)

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