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Has anyone written a letter/letters to loved ones' date=' incase something were to happen during surgery?? I am a mother of three young children and started a letter to my husband and children just explaining exactly why I am having the surgery and how much I love them and everything like that. I know that this may seem like a terrible adea to some...I almost feel like I am going into it with bad expectations, but in all reality I don't feel like that at all, I honestly feel that God knows it isnt my time to go because he knows how much I need my family and how much they need me aswell, so he wouldn't take me from this at this point in time. ok, now I just sound crazy right? haha. Well I just couldn't stand the thought of something happening to me and not having something like this for them. :unsure:[/quote']

I have done this in the past. It's not a bad idea ever.

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I cant believe how the weight is falling off. Man pure is hard but atleast i got more options, but sometimes i can only eat 2 to 3 oz. i cant wait to start exercising so more can come off.

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Has anyone written a letter/letters to loved ones' date=' incase something were to happen during surgery?? I am a mother of three young children and started a letter to my husband and children just explaining exactly why I am having the surgery and how much I love them and everything like that. I know that this may seem like a terrible adea to some...I almost feel like I am going into it with bad expectations, but in all reality I don't feel like that at all, I honestly feel that God knows it isnt my time to go because he knows how much I need my family and how much they need me aswell, so he wouldn't take me from this at this point in time. ok, now I just sound crazy right? haha. Well I just couldn't stand the thought of something happening to me and not having something like this for them. :unsure:[/quote']

You are not crazy! You are loving and thoughtful. And yes, I did this and felt exactly the same. I was assured going in but my husband was worried. So I wrote to him and my 2 sons. I sent a pic of the envelope to my BFF with the words "just in case" because my husband was reluctant to talk about a life without me in it.

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Sleeved on March 4 and feel great. Only thing is that I get tired fairly easily. Not sure if it's because i am taking in so few calories or if it's my body recovering from the surgery.

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March 1was my day. First day was tough. Able to stay second day. Walked as much as I could. Everyone said that would help. At two week checkup I lost 18lbs. Easiest loss of my life because just not hungry. Learning to listen to my body n slow down. need to walk more regularly. Best thing I've ever done for myself....so far

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March 1was my day. First day was tough. Able to stay second day. Walked as much as I could. Everyone said that would help. At two week checkup I lost 18lbs. Easiest loss of my life because just not hungry. Learning to listen to my body n slow down. need to walk more regularly. Best thing I've ever done for myself....so far

I feel like I am starting to get over my break up with food.

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Sleeved on March 4 and feel great. Only thing is that I get tired fairly easily. Not sure if it's because i am taking in so few calories or if it's my body recovering from the surgery.

I have had a few of those days. Most days I am energetic and get lots done, then one day, I feel tired and sleepy. I have learned to listen to those days.

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I got sleeved on the 5th and it wasnt that painful the first few days. after i came home i started to feel the pain' date=' specially the gas pains. Swallowing is a totally new experience. If i take a sip thats to big the pain i get in my chest from pain is so bad.

I cant wait for it to get better. Its not that i regret it, oh no, it just that its like learning to eat all over again. I have started to write down none scale victories. I want to exercise again, i want to play sports again, and most of all play with my kids without feeling tired

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Im one week post op and i thonk i stped losing?!!:(

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Im one week post op and i thonk i stped losing?!!:(

Ur not alone...remember that you could be losing inches...dont fret! And only weigh 1x a week or you'll drive urself bonkers! Hang in there! I decided to contribute my slow loss to that time of the month. I too am 1 week post op. I'm still swollen too esp the large incision where the removed my band port. I am praying to God it doesnt stay that puffed out! 2 incisions in same spot=big scar tissue buldge. Baaaah

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I had my 2 week postop visit today AND got to start mushy stuff.

Who knew egg salad was SO delicious! LOL! I also scrambled an egg for lunch and smooshed a wedge of Laughing Cow Light Swiss in it. Even yummier than the egg salad. But can barely finish an egg. It's crazy.

I'm learning to listen to my body. I ate supper to fast tonight and OUCH! It felt like fast trapped in my ribs on both sides. Lesson learned!

I go back to work tomorrow. NOT looking forward to it. I'm still getting tired super easy so I'm a little nervous.

Glad everyone seems to be doing well! Has anyone started exercising yet? The doc said I could start and I'm gonna start tomorrow!

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Im one week post op and i thonk i stped losing?!!:(

I agree with Sunshine. Stay off the scale! I had about two days where it didn't go down and one where it went UP! I made myself stop weighing here. Weighed at the MD today and am planning on weighing on Wednesday mornings only for now. I don't want the numbers to freak me out!

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I had my 2 week postop visit today AND got to start mushy stuff.

Who knew egg salad was SO delicious! LOL! I also scrambled an egg for lunch and smooshed a wedge of Laughing Cow Light Swiss in it. Even yummier than the egg salad. But can barely finish an egg. It's crazy.

I'm learning to listen to my body. I ate supper to fast tonight and OUCH! It felt like fast trapped in my ribs on both sides. Lesson learned!

I go back to work tomorrow. NOT looking forward to it. I'm still getting tired super easy so I'm a little nervous.

Glad everyone seems to be doing well! Has anyone started exercising yet? The doc said I could start and I'm gonna start tomorrow!

I also saw my dr today and I get to start my purée stage which I'm not looking forward too!!

I'm also allowed to start exercising but no swimming or running!

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All sleeved yesterday waiting for swallow test so i get ice chips

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Hello everyone! I was sleeved yesterday march 20 and so far so good! No problems thus far besides a serious case of cotton mouth! Waiting for swallow test now. I don't post much here but I wanted to say thanks to everyone for all the wonderful insight. So excited to be on the losers bench now!

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