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Now That Summer Is Almost Here, Has Evryone Gotten Their Surgery Date?



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I was just approved and my surgery date is July 16. I will also have my gallbladder removed , so that will be my story as to why my eating has changed.

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My date is June 22nd and it looks like they might take my gall bladder as well. fingers crossed

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Me too! July 16th and gall bladder coming out.

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Very interesting to read what you all wrote. I have gall stones and I asked my surgeon about removing my gallbladder at the same time as he does the sleeve. He didn't seem keen on it. Perhaps I should ask again.

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Even though I have stones he isn't 100% on taking the gall bladder. He wants to see the condition first and then decide. It would be a pain to have to take it later though, so i hope if it looks iffy he'll grab it now.

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June 29th. Two days after school ends.

School ends for me on the 28th and my surgery is July 2nd. Good luck with yours!

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Hi all, I am still waiting on a date. I sure hope that it is before I go back to school on August 20. I would really prefer it to be 3 weeks before that, so I can be on soft foods by then. Are you telling everyone at work about your VSG? I think I might wait until someone brings it up. I haven't even told my family yet (hubby and son know, of course). I just want them to see the new me at our next family gathering and be surprised! ;)

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Hi all, I am still waiting on a date. I sure hope that it is before I go back to school on August 20. I would really prefer it to be 3 weeks before that, so I can be on soft foods by then. Are you telling everyone at work about your VSG? I think I might wait until someone brings it up. I haven't even told my family yet (hubby and son know, of course). I just want them to see the new me at our next family gathering and be surprised! ;)

Not sure where Creedmoor is, but I have friends that live in Boone and I've been to Hickory. Nice area, but it's been a long time since I've been there. I had my surgery May 29th, about two weeks after the end of the spring semester. I teach adults, so it's a little different in my case, but I told my boss and team members about my surgery. I didn't want to come back in August looking like I was a cancer patient and have to explain it then. I think everyone's different, though, and some are more comfortable talking about it than others. I'm pretty open about things like this. Good luck with your surgery!

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I teach at an elementary school, so I am definitely not going to tell the kids. Plus, I teach music, which means I teach the whole school and don't have just one small class. There are 2 co-workers that are good friends, so I will be telling them when the surgery is scheduled. However, for everyone else (including the principal), I'm just going to wait until they bring it up to me. I'm not going to lie about it, just wait until I'm asked.

Creedmoor is north-east of Raleigh, NC. We live out in the country and I work out in the country too. I love it. But, a short car ride and you can be at the coast or in the mountains! We have such pretty seasons here too.

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My surgery is scheduled for July 19th!

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Greetings all! I'm Tara and I'm new. I just got my surgery date this week - July 15th! (which also happens to be my mom's birthday). I started the process last summer right after school got out, and spent the entire year fulfilling the lengthy list of pre-op requirements my program has. Thrilled to finally be moving forward, and so glad to have found a group that understands my nutty schedule, etc.

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Hi Tara! Looks like we are the only one's who have posted in this group recently…I am hoping to be sleeved July 10th!

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Hi M! That's great - we can be July Sleever Buddies :) I know, I noticed that there haven't been too many posts here lately, so I wonder if some of our fellow teachers/admins, etc. are just finding out their dates now as school ends.

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Hi Guys. I'm kind of freaking out and making my family crazy so I figured I'd come vent to you...

I started this process in February and thought everything was going well... At the time I started insurance was requiring a three month diet before approval - but with changes to insurance they have changed it to six months. That will bring me to the end of August - best case scenario....

I teach pre-k in NYC and as I am sure you can imagine it is very active.

I am struggling now with whether to go ahead and do it with basically 0 recovery time - or put it off till next summer....

I am feeling quite desperate to be done and be able to move forward.

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