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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.

Thanks so much teekay and jerzygirl. I am so grateful that I'm getting this done....

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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...

Dont beat urself up or dwell over it, ur finally doing somthn about it so be proud of urself. This surgery is NOT EASY OR THE EASY WAY OUT, so know that ur fighting to b healthier. And know that once its done, the numbers will b awesome, praise God. Now, stop worrying and welcome ur new life!

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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...

Dont beat urself up or dwell over it, ur finally doing somthn about it so be proud of urself. This surgery is NOT EASY OR THE EASY WAY OUT, so know that ur fighting to b healthier. And know that once its done, the numbers will b awesome, praise God. Now, stop worrying and welcome ur new life!

Thanks so much Deezjeanz!!

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Happy birthday peachy!!!

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Jersygrl and mskoko, congrats on the loss! Glad your follow up went great!!!

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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.

Glad to hear that it has gone well. All the best to you.

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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!!!

SoPeachy28:

Happy Birthday! I know its tough being on liquids on your birthday, but just think of how many birthdays you'll be adding to your life with your healthy body post op! We'll probably be in surgery with hours of each other. Good luck to you….just 3 more days!

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Did anyone else get really bad headaches on their pre-op diet? I started on Monday and have had really bad headaches everyday... So bad that I had to take ibuprofen. I won't take any ibuprofen after tomorrow because I technically am not required to start my pre-op till Friday, but wanted to kind of ease myself into it and am glad I have... Days one and two were pretty hard, and now on day three, I'm not even hungry! The hardest part for me is getting under 40g of carbs per day... I never realized how many carbs were in everything!!! The "sugar-free" items still tend to have carbs, so it's pretty much just room for three Protein Shakes a day and a ton of Water for me...

Sns513:

Yes, I had the headaches and they couldn't have been from caffeine because I don't drink it regularly. I changed the Protein Shake I was drinking to another brand and the headaches went away. I don't know if it was the drink or that my body just got used to the change?

My doctor's pre-op plan is one week of a Protein shake for Breakfast and lunch (with special Protein Bars for snacks), and one lean meat and green vegetable (no carb veggies) a day. Then in the second week - which is where I am now, it is 5 shakes a day along with sugar free liquids. I've been hungrier this week.

Something else you might want to try is to add liquids that replace the electrolytes such as Propel or G2 Gator aid. I am also allowed broth and Tomato juice. Hang in there, it will get better!

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Hello All....

My name is Belinda and I started this process in March 2013. Just got my call on Friday and my surgery date is December 26th at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda Maryland. Couldn't ask for a better Christmas gift and way to start out a new year.

I'm currently 5'2" weighing 205 lbs

I have High BP, diabetes, sleep apnea, high triglycerides and hope the surgery will resolve these issues.

Hi Belinda:

Glad you joined our group. What a great present to yourself - a new body for the new year. I too have sleep apnea, and high blood pressure - I hope we can both get rid of those issues in the new year!

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Alright December Sleevers, I'm hoping that this title brings more people in so we can follow and encourage each other through our journeys. I am 40. I'm 5'4" and about 308 right now. I'd like to get to a healthy BMI which would be around 145. I'm hoping for a December 4th or 5th date with Dr. William Johnson. Everyone introduce yourselves! Secret Facebook page (no one can see that you belong to it or see your activity in the group). Click the link below and Vixey can add you to the Facebook group. https://www.facebook....are.u.dead.yet So far as of 11/02/13 [*]Dec 02 Krysta03 [*]Dec 02 gaslimgal [*]Dec 02 jess9395 [*]Dec 02 Annadette [*]Dec 02 sookie [*]Dec 02 Nurse_Bonnie [*]Dec 02 doopa [*]Dec 02 Jerzygurl [*]Dec 03 Tasha420 [*]Dec 03 SouthernCharm [*]Dec 03 redilla42 [*]Dec 03 skinnynewbecky2014 [*]Dec 03 Sinderelly [*]Dec 03 missmee [*]Dec 03 Browneyedgurl [*]Dec 04 L-in-NJ [*]Dec 04 Healthbound [*]Dec 04 Katdrox [*]Dec 05 Blondiee [*]Dec 05 Lioness813 [*]Dec 06 kyholder [*]Dec 06 harleychic [*]Dec 09 De-jo [*]Dec 09 AshleyMidwife [*]Dec 09 Sweettart702 [*]Dec 09 MShell [*]Dec 09 Carlotta [*]Dec 10 hopecomeswithtime [*]Dec 11 liciamarie [*]Dec 11 KaminaBlue [*]Dec 11 Only1likeme [*]Dec 11 soul2bleed [*]Dec 11 Volfan [*]Dec 11 dencob1 [*]Dec 11 MnWin [*]Dec 11 onedaycloser [*]Dec 11 Scraglycat [*]Dec 12 amills [*]Dec 12 kellymoon [*]Dec 12 honeylove [*]Dec 13 Mommie4 [*]Dec 13 amduc (and husband!) [*]Dec 13 Under1star [*]Dec 14 Sleevin It [*]Dec 16 slvrsax [*]Dec 16 elhudge [*]Dec 16 Mfs [*]Dec 16 MGR1852 [*]Dec 17 Shelly70 [*]Dec 17 Serenah [*]Dec 17 ginnie290 [*]Dec 18 Sns513 [*]Dec 18 Nona337am [*]Dec 18 gemgirl [*]Dec 18 mija1980 [*]Dec 18 Teachamy [*]Dec 26 ReEstDec2013 [*]Dec 27 Carmen1963 [*]Dec 30 elsnanny No date yet: [*]AtlantaRed [*]beansmomma [*]HoustonTexanFan [*]AngiD [*]fpmr96a [*]SueRN [*]Simpley_ke [*]Vixey [*]macman [*]MonisNatural [*]fmpr96a [*]Tarheel79 [*]SeniorMoment [*]Coachk [*]kan7525 [*]caligirl3 [*]Besleeve It

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Alright December Sleevers, I'm hoping that this title brings more people in so we can follow and encourage each other through our journeys. I am 40. I'm 5'4" and about 308 right now. I'd like to get to a healthy BMI which would be around 145. I'm hoping for a December 4th or 5th date with Dr. William Johnson. Everyone introduce yourselves! Secret Facebook page (no one can see that you belong to it or see your activity in the group). Click the link below and Vixey can add you to the Facebook group. https://www.facebook....are.u.dead.yet So far as of 11/02/13 [*]Dec 02 Krysta03 [*]Dec 02 gaslimgal [*]Dec 02 jess9395 [*]Dec 02 Annadette [*]Dec 02 sookie [*]Dec 02 Nurse_Bonnie [*]Dec 02 doopa [*]Dec 02 Jerzygurl [*]Dec 03 Tasha420 [*]Dec 03 SouthernCharm [*]Dec 03 redilla42 [*]Dec 03 skinnynewbecky2014 [*]Dec 03 Sinderelly [*]Dec 03 missmee [*]Dec 03 Browneyedgurl [*]Dec 04 L-in-NJ [*]Dec 04 Healthbound [*]Dec 04 Katdrox [*]Dec 05 Blondiee [*]Dec 05 Lioness813 [*]Dec 06 kyholder [*]Dec 06 harleychic [*]Dec 09 De-jo [*]Dec 09 AshleyMidwife [*]Dec 09 Sweettart702 [*]Dec 09 MShell [*]Dec 09 Carlotta [*]Dec 10 hopecomeswithtime [*]Dec 11 liciamarie [*]Dec 11 KaminaBlue [*]Dec 11 Only1likeme [*]Dec 11 soul2bleed [*]Dec 11 Volfan [*]Dec 11 dencob1 [*]Dec 11 MnWin [*]Dec 11 onedaycloser [*]Dec 11 Scraglycat [*]Dec 12 amills [*]Dec 12 kellymoon [*]Dec 12 honeylove [*]Dec 13 Mommie4 [*]Dec 13 amduc (and husband!) [*]Dec 13 Under1star [*]Dec 14 Sleevin It [*]Dec 16 slvrsax [*]Dec 16 elhudge [*]Dec 16 Mfs [*]Dec 16 MGR1852 [*]Dec 17 Shelly70 [*]Dec 17 Serenah [*]Dec 17 ginnie290 [*]Dec 18 Sns513 [*]Dec 18 Nona337am [*]Dec 18 gemgirl [*]Dec 18 mija1980 [*]Dec 18 Teachamy [*]Dec 26 ReEstDec2013 [*]Dec 27 Carmen1963 [*]Dec 30 elsnanny No date yet: [*]AtlantaRed [*]beansmomma [*]HoustonTexanFan [*]AngiD [*]fpmr96a [*]SueRN [*]Simpley_ke [*]Vixey [*]macman [*]MonisNatural [*]fmpr96a [*]Tarheel79 [*]SeniorMoment [*]Coachk [*]kan7525 [*]caligirl3 [*]Besleeve It

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december 30

Welcome to the Dec group and welcome to the caboose group, Dec 30 here as well. Gl to u. Do u have to do the liq preop? I go to surgeon tomorrow to began my 2 wk liq. Again, welcome:)

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Good luck tomorrow AtlantaRed! Thanks for starting the thread and working so hard to get & keep the dates list going. I'm right behind you, Monday!

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Good luck tomorrow AtlantaRed! Thanks for starting the thread and working so hard to get & keep the dates list going. I'm right behind you, Monday!

Thank you so much! Good luck to you too! Not sure when I'll get back to the list. Maybe others can copy and paste the next few groups for me and wish them well on the eve of their surgery! Can't wait to start all over with my new tiny tummy!

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Happy Birthday SoPeachy! I have surgery tomorrow at 7:30 am mountain time. Can't wait feel like I am forgetting everything lol must be the nerves. Good luck too all of us tomorrow and prayers for quick and good recoveries for all.

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