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Wow!!!!! I wanna cry! Wait already done that!!!! Ok i need tips , advice, anything that will help me on this journey. Omg Approved!!!! Sorry this has just been a forever ordeal and was advised not to get my hopes up cause I would prob be denied!! Soooo over the moon now.

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Congrats!!!! I know the feeling must be surreal....hope the best for you...I'm waiting for my good news also...low BMI but still have hope...

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Congrats!!!! I know the feeling must be surreal....hope the best for you...I'm waiting for my good news also...low BMI but still have hope...

Thanks... I hope u get the same good news, I'll keep my fingers crossed for ya!!!!

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Congrats! No advice cause I'm hoping for my approval next week!

Thanks!!!!be sure to let me know.... Wishing ya the best!

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yaaaayyyyyy! It is a great feeling when you overcome the approval hurdle!

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Congrats! No advice cause I'm hoping for my approval next week!

good luck with your approval process

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yaaaayyyyyy! It is a great feeling when you overcome the approval hurdle!

Thanks, now the fear of the unknown will soon visit I'm sure, lol.... I think the only thing I'm really really scared of is the blood thinner shots I have to give to myself.

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***HIGH FIVE***

I think the best advice is.... there could be bumps.. no there will be bumps in the road in the beginning. The first 3-4 months post-op tend to be the hardest as you go through, healing, and then learning about the new you. One of the best things I did, was follwed the advice of a book I read written by a bypass patient. She said to write two letters to yourself. One for the days/week right after surgery that moment when "buyer's remorse" kicks in. It should remind you why you did this surgery, how you feel at your current weight, what inspires you to lose weight, etc. Then the second is for yourself 6 months from now, when you might start giving up, or letting old habits creep in. Remind yourself of your struggles, and to stay on course for the long haul. Be honest with yourself. No one has to see or know these letters exsist, or you can do what I did. Gave them to my boyfreind in sealed envelopes. I told him if I got to a low place, and needed it, to give me my letters. Its amazing what pure honesty with yourself reminds you. :)

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ME too!!!! approved today! surgery april 15!

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Thanks, now the fear of the unknown will soon visit I'm sure, lol.... I think the only thing I'm really really scared of is the blood thinner shots I have to give to myself.

Dont even worry about those little shots. I was worried too because I didnt know what to expect. But seriously, it hurts worse to pluck my eyebrows then those little shots. The tiny needle is so sharp that you hardly feel it. Although it does take a little guts to do it the first time but youll be just fine. After all tests and then the surgery, itll be the least of your concerns.

Congrats on your approval. I actually cried too when I got mine.

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I just met with my surgeon today and I'm scheduled for April 4th!!!! YAY!!

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Congrats!! I got approved today too!

And I was also told not to get my hopes up to the point that my PA tried to completely stop my process! But my surgeon told me to continue the process!!

Look at us now, APPROVED!!! Yay for all of us that was approved today!

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