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Hi, in Colorado Springs and just over a year post-op. doing well and signed up for 2 Disney 5k races!

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I'm in Parker Colorado! Starting the journey 3-6 months pre-surgery. Have kaiser insurance and so far they have been great and fast!

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I'm not a sleever but I've been looking for people in Colorado Springs area for over a year now. I had rny in November 2013. I've been really missing my support group from Alaska. It'd be great to connect with a few people. Struggling to lose the last 25 pounds too reach my goal.

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I am a colorado girl!!!

I live currently in colorado springs CO. 31 yrs old. I have been overweight my whole life. I lost my mom at age of 53 due to obesity factors and smoking. My mother in law is a naysayer saying I am taking the easy way out and that I don't know what im getting myself into, saying I should at least take a year to think about it. I have

Its definitely not the easy way out! My hubby had rny and I watched him go through a lot of struggles even after surgery. It's none of her business. You do what's best for you!

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I guess I never updated y'all - my surgery date was moved up. I was sleeved July 27 in Mexico. It all went VERY well! Dr. Ariel Ortiz at OCC (Obesity Control Center) was amazing! I had some mild discomfort, but never any real pain. I never needed any pain meds - at least I didn't take any after leaving the hospital... Who knows what they put in my IV. LOL!!

I was 269 the day of surgery and I am 253 today (day 31)

Have not had any regrets whatsoever. (Well, only one, and it's the same one most of us have - not doing it sooner!!)

Hope more folks post and we can get to know each other better!

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It'd be awesome to set up a meet up with all of us in Colorado Springs. There aren't many considering this is one of the fittest cities in the country. I'd love to meet you guys. Let me know if you're up for it.

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There are so folks I westminster. I'm in parker. Is there something central?

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I'm in aurora

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I'm in Aurora too

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I'm scheduled for the sleeve with Dr. Snyder in Denver on 10/5. Getting nervous and would love to hear from anyone who has had this done recently. Post ops stories seem to run all the way from "it was easy, I recovered in 2 days" to "6 months of hell"

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I am a year out now...258 now 150..I am not saying it's going to be easey but I had very little pain after surgery though I was very nauseous I could not keep anything down in the hospital so I had to spend an extra night that I didn't want!! It was very hard to drink Water ...got so full!! And trying to balance food and water intake was impossible!! I think it was around 6 weeks before I felt I had a handle on it...but I never ever regretted my decision ...it's the best thing I ever did for myself...don't be nervous just remember the rules ...no drinking with eating get your Protein in ..I love Premier Protein drinks From Costco!! I still have 1 a day ...follow your dr diet .liquid then soft food etc. etc. please feel free to ask any questions I am a open book

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I'm scheduled for the sleeve with Dr. Snyder in Denver on 10/5. Getting nervous and would love to hear from anyone who has had this done recently. Post ops stories seem to run all the way from "it was easy, I recovered in 2 days" to "6 months of hell"

Hey how are you doing after surgery?

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Hey how are you doing after surgery?

Doing pretty well, it will be 6 weeks on Monday. I went back to work after a week and have not had any real issues. My biggest issue is I am not losing as fast as others who had surgery the same day as me....I've lost 12 lbs in 6 weeks and am following instructions exactly. I am told not to compare myself to others but I have met others on here who have lost 30-40 lbs in that time so its frustrating.

I was really happy with Dr. Snyder and the Rose Bariatric Center really has a great follow-up program. I've been going to the support group and they have relationships with personal trainers who specialize in working with bariatric patients.

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