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Hello, I'm Lena and I'm post my psych evaluation then they told me I'd be post 2 weeks to start my 10 day diet and meeting the surgeon. I'm 23 and 5'4 at 378 in weight, I'm also type two diabetic so this surgery is going to save my life.....I'm looking to find more support I have hubby and family but would love to talk to more people who have had or are having the surgery. Thanks

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Good morning Lena, I had my gastric bypass surgery last Thursday. I'm 55 and was 219 lbs with sleep apnea. I was 206 the morning of surgery and am at one of my weight loss milestones. 199!! (That was as of 30 minutes ago!)

You are so very brave and smart to pursue weight loss surgery. I always thought that I could do it on my own but never had success. Good luck to you.

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Congratulations that's awesome, thank u so much and I'm a little nerves about the post ten day diet but I'm ready.

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Hi Lena! I'm Jenn and 21 yeas old. I am 6'2 and 329 when I started my journey, 316 on day of surgery (which was yesterday). My crutch was that I'm 21 years old with hypertension, so like you, this will save my life.

Surgery went well for me! I'm being well-controlled with pain and I am having NO dreaded gas pain! I did need to be straight-cathed once because my body was lagging from surgery but other than that I feel pretty great!!!!

Good luck to you!! It's very exciting :)

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Hi Lena & welcome!

I had my surgery at the end of September and I am down 96lbs. I have about 50 more to go.

I had gastric bypass and my only regret is that I didn't do it 15 years ago!

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Hi Lena, Welcome! :)

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Djmohr and carolm1965 thanks lady's and I hays awesome loss I have been plus size for quite sometime I should have done it about two years ago....

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Hey Ya'll!!!!!!!!!!!!

I went to a seminar earlier this month. I have 1st appointment with Dr. Kuwada (Carolina Weight Mangement in Charlotte)August 6th!! I'm going with Dr Kuwada vs Dr Gersin because Kuwada did my seminar and I was really impressed by him!!! I hope to have surgery in November 2015. It's really good to find people that are in NC!! YAY!!!

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Hi! I'm new to this site, but have an appointment with Dr. Gersin (because he was available first) the second week of August. I'm ready to get this process going! Anybody have ideas on the timeline?

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Hi lena! I'm ashley I'm 22 and I weigh 326. I am pre op going through insurance stuff so it would be awesome for me to have someone to talk to about this as well!

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Hi lena! I'm ashley I'm 22 and I weigh 326. I am pre op going through insurance stuff so it would be awesome for me to have someone to talk to about this as well!

hey Ashley nice to meet you, I'm in the process of meeting my surgeon now :) on the 5th then I get my date!

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I met with mine already and he didn't give me one. :\ ldk why.. It would be nice to have something to look forward to tho!! Best of luck to you! Let us know when your date is!!

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That's weird..... I was told after the seminars I needed to do a psych evaluation then I would meet the surgeon and get my date and time. Where are you locatef

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