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Here's the short little list of our brave Friday the 13thers! Positive thoughts and smooth recoveries for all of us! Post when you can!

  • Dec 13 Under1star
  • Dec 13 AtlantaRed
  • Dec 13 crodrigu73
  • Dec 13 Bremartus

Also positive thoughts and wishes for Sleevin It who will be by herself having surgery on the 14th!

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Its official. I'm 4 days post op. I had surgery on Monday. Thank you for all of the well wishes and prayers. I can honestly say that the pain wasn't too bad. Maybe because the meds right after surgery but when I came to I really tried not to press that heavenly button. I only used it to sleep. The only real pain is from the incision in my belly button. It really hurts and when I try to stand. I also miss the hospital bed. So I'm sleeping on my couch with my back against it. Can't sleep laying down. Trying to get my liquids in but I want some damn food. A grilled cheese, some chicken, something solid. Is this normal? lol. I wonder if they really sleeved me? lol Well I good luck to those going in for surgery, god bless and may your surgery be a success.

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Its official. I'm 4 days post op. I had surgery on Monday. Thank you for all of the well wishes and prayers. I can honestly say that the pain wasn't too bad. Maybe because the meds right after surgery but when I came to I really tried not to press that heavenly button. I only used it to sleep. The only real pain is from the incision in my belly button. It really hurts and when I try to stand. I also miss the hospital bed. So I'm sleeping on my couch with my back against it. Can't sleep laying down. Trying to get my liquids in but I want some damn food. A grilled cheese, some chicken, something solid. Is this normal? lol. I wonder if they really sleeved me? lol Well I good luck to those going in for surgery, god bless and may your surgery be a success.

Welcome home n grats to u! And yes, ive read others who've asked the same question as u bc they wanted food. Remember, its a tool to help us and according to my surgeon, it doesnt take away the head hunger bc we have grown accustomed to not knowing real hunger, hence, we r overweight. But u hang in there and tell ur lil head to chill n let ur lol tummy heal:)) gl n God bless. U got this

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Just got home from the hospital. Feeling a little pain, but not too bad. So far, this has not been as bad as I expected. Hopefully that will continue.

Welcome home Andrew! I'm glad its better than what u expected. Keep resting n healing n drinking n walking. God bless ur journey, again welcome home:)

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For you Friday the 13th sleevers, whatta gr8 day tomorrow will b for ya'll. Many prayers and blessings for health n healing! I'll b thinking bout you as I will b at preop setting up for my 2 wk liquid phase and instructions. To u all, may God b with u n ur surgical teams. As always, let us know as soon as ur able! Try n sleep tight! Cya on the bench:)) gn!

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Its official. I'm 4 days post op. I had surgery on Monday. Thank you for all of the well wishes and prayers. I can honestly say that the pain wasn't too bad. Maybe because the meds right after surgery but when I came to I really tried not to press that heavenly button. I only used it to sleep. The only real pain is from the incision in my belly button. It really hurts and when I try to stand. I also miss the hospital bed. So I'm sleeping on my couch with my back against it. Can't sleep laying down. Trying to get my liquids in but I want some damn food. A grilled cheese, some chicken, something solid. Is this normal? lol. I wonder if they really sleeved me? lol Well I good luck to those going in for surgery, god bless and may your surgery be a success.

Welcome home n grats to u! And yes, ive read others who've asked the same question as u bc they wanted food. Remember, its a tool to help us and according to my surgeon, it doesnt take away the head hunger bc we have grown accustomed to not knowing real hunger, hence, we r overweight. But u hang in there and tell ur lil head to chill n let ur lol tummy heal:)) gl n God bless. U got this

I'm trying. I can't wait till I'm on mushy foods. LOL. Thank you so much.

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So I'm freaking out. I just got my preop bloodwork back and it turns out, I'm PREDIABETIC. I can't believe I let myself get to this point ....surgery on Monday thank goodness. Just needed to vent...

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I called the insurance today and their bariatric nurse is review my case and should have an answer by Monday. Please please please pray for me....... I am sooo nervous

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Trying to get my liquids in but I want some damn food. A grilled cheese, some chicken, something solid. Is this normal? lol. I wonder if they really sleeved me? lol

Yes it's normal. All I could think about on day 4 was a juicy steak and a large pizza with extra cheese. My sister said, I thought you weren't supposed to get hungry for that stuff..and that's when I told her, it's the "mind" not the stomach. The cravings have dwindled quite a bit...but for some reason I still think from time to time abut a juicy steak..lol

I started pureed food day, so it helps...yummy mash potatoes thinned with low sodium beef broth for dinner...it was delish.

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So I'm freaking out. I just got my preop bloodwork back and it turns out, I'm PREDIABETIC. I can't believe I let myself get to this point ....surgery on Monday thank goodness. Just needed to vent...

I understand. My score on my labs was 99 (one point below being pre-diabetic) that result had spur me into action too. We are reversing it by taking control. Hang in there.

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It's my Birthday!! I'll hopefully still be having surgery on Monday, but I wanted to wish all of the 12/12 sleevers a safe and successful surgery and a speedy recovery! I can't wait to hear how everyone's surgery went. I def can't wait to join all you sleeved wonders on that bench!! Sending my prayers up and out to everyone today! You guys are going to do A-MAZ-ING!!!

Happy birthday to you. I to am a December baby 12/30. I'm looking at this as a great present to myself. Hope you are too.

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Post-op appointment went very well today. No issues to report. Doc is very pleased with my progress and food book. Oh btw, I'm down 15lbs in 10 days!! Whoo hooo! Hope everyone is doing well, those sleeved and to be sleeved!

You go Jerzygurl. Fabulous

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I called the insurance today and their bariatric nurse is review my case and should have an answer by Monday. Please please please pray for me....... I am sooo nervous

You'll b in my prayers, God willing, ull b on the losers bench soon :).

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Its official. I'm 4 days post op. I had surgery on Monday. Thank you for all of the well wishes and prayers. I can honestly say that the pain wasn't too bad. Maybe because the meds right after surgery but when I came to I really tried not to press that heavenly button. I only used it to sleep. The only real pain is from the incision in my belly button. It really hurts and when I try to stand. I also miss the hospital bed. So I'm sleeping on my couch with my back against it. Can't sleep laying down. Trying to get my liquids in but I want some damn food. A grilled cheese, some chicken, something solid. Is this normal? lol. I wonder if they really sleeved me? lol Well I good luck to those going in for surgery, god bless and may your surgery be a success.

Yeah Ms. Yvette your on the other Side and healing. Hope the head hunger doesn't stay around to long. I'm also worried about the hunger afterwards. What have you been typing to ward them off?

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So I'm freaking out. I just got my preop bloodwork back and it turns out, I'm PREDIABETIC. I can't believe I let myself get to this point ....surgery on Monday thank goodness. Just needed to vent...

Well after Monday you will be "not diabetic". Sending prayers your way.

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