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I just contacted my patient advocate and she was missing my cardiac clearance, so she didn't submit my paperwork like she should have a few weeks ago, I was able to scan and email it to her and she just submitted it today, so now it's the waiting game, she says typically it takes 2 weeks to get approval, and now they are scheduling surgeries for August, so looks like I won't be a July Sleever, but I am just glad I have had my documents submitted and hopefully I will get my approval in 2 weeks, so I can get sleeved in August!! Wish me luck!!

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I just contacted my patient advocate and she was missing my cardiac clearance' date=' so she didn't submit my paperwork like she should have a few weeks ago, I was able to scan and email it to her and she just submitted it today, so now it's the waiting game, she says typically it takes 2 weeks to get approval, and now they are scheduling surgeries for August, so looks like I won't be a July Sleever, but I am just glad I have had my documents submitted and hopefully I will get my approval in 2 weeks, so I can get sleeved in August!! Wish me luck!![/quote']

Good luck! Call & make sure insurance received it just incase. I followed up with everyone. Patience is not my strongest quality lol!

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Good luck! Call & make sure insurance received it just incase. I followed up with everyone. Patience is not my strongest quality lol!

I plan on it, I figure I will call them tomorrow and make sure they received everything. It has been a long process and I have been back and forth, but the thought of dying and leaving my children and husband is too much for me not to finally get myself healthy and make sure I am around for my familia for a long time! Thank you for the kind words I am so excited!!

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Yay! So excited for you!

Thank you!!! I hear the theme of Jeopardy constantly playing in my head now! LOL

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I plan on it' date=' I figure I will call them tomorrow and make sure they received everything. It has been a long process and I have been back and forth, but the thought of dying and leaving my children and husband is too much for me not to finally get myself healthy and make sure I am around for my familia for a long time! Thank you for the kind words I am so excited!![/quote']

They could bump you up if there is an opening. Fingers crossed for you!

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I am new to this forum but I am scheduled for surgery on July 17th. I'm excited and nervous all at the same time. However' date=' the excitement outweighs the nervousness. So looking forward to a healthier me![/quote']

I am the 17th as well...start my liquid diet in just two days! Let's keep in touch!

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I'm the 17th as well!!! Not nervous at all' date=' just want to get it done already.. :)[/quote']

Me too...liquid diet in two days!

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I started my two week pre-op today. Not liquids, high Protein, no carbs. Three high protein meals and three clear liquid Protein Drinks a day. Yes, I know how lucky I am. I know I can do this!!!

Had an appointment with the physical therapist and she said she's never had a patient my age in such good shape. Woohoo! I just turned 68!

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Happy Sleeve Day to all those getting sleeved tomorrow!

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I started my two week pre-op today. Not liquids' date=' high Protein, no carbs. Three high protein meals and three clear Liquid Protein drinks a day. Yes, I know how lucky I am. I know I can do this!!!

Had an appointment with the physical therapist and she said she's never had a patient my age in such good shape. Woohoo! I just turned 68!

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I agree, the easiest is the protein/low carb diet. I was really impressed that I was really never hungry with exception to truly missing my diet cokes, carbs and wine! But it was all worth it when the surgeon said I did a great job at shrinking my liver.

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Hi' date=' are there any other July sleevers out there. Golly it feels like forever away... 10 weeks to go...[/quote']

I just got my date confirmed today July 29th excited and nervous all at once not long to wait

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I am the 17th as well...start my liquid diet in just two days! Let's keep in touch!

Why is it that some doctors prescribe a liquid diet my doctor here in Dubai just advised on a no fat diet ... Does anyone know why the difference?

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I'd like to be added aswell c.bartz2301@gmail.com

Is that the email u use on ur Facebook acct because i tried to look for u but couldn't find u

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