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Yes / less than a month from consultation to surgery .... exciting !!!!

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I am still waiting for approval from insurance, but my "tentative" surgery date is 9/29--

It seems so far away! If my insurance comes back fast with approval the scheduler said she could try and bump the surgery up to a sooner date....

Common Highmark BCBS ????????????

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Surgery is scheduled for September 8th! Band to Bypass for me.

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Surgery is September 8th. Would love to chat with others around the same time! Add me as a friend if you want????

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Just 26 more days for me. Sept 23nd. I can't believe it's less then a month away.

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@@vhude Congrats!! I sent you a friend request :)

@@Knitchic Congrats to you!! September 23 is my 15th wedding anniversary! Should be a great day for both of us :)

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Two weeks to go! Can hardly wait. I'm going to start my pre-op diet on Tuesday.

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Two weeks to go! Can hardly wait. I'm going to start my pre-op diet on Tuesday.

hi is this your 1st time for weight loss surgery?

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@@superslim yes this is my first time, and hopefully my last! I decided on the "gold standard", so I don't know what I would do after this if it didn't work. *shudder* I'm not even going to think about it.

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Your going for a bypass right?, this is my 3rd surgery, first was gastric band and achieved goal weight, but after a few years had problems so I went for a revision to a gastric sleeve, felt hunger from start, almost back to starting weight now, so now mini gastric bypass scheduled In October, I wish someone had told me from the beginning, goodluck

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Oh no! Sorry to hear that. Yeah, I decided on gastric bypass from the beginning, it was my doctor's recommendation since I have such a high BMI. Good luck on your revision surgery, I'm sending good vibes your way that this is the last time you have to deal with it.

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My surgery will be in the next couple of weeks. I've already done most of the hard work. Now I just have a few more things to do and waiting on the exact date of my surgery. I'm excited!!

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September 23 for my bypass! Would love to mutually support others in September. My Facebook name is choosehope Memphis. Good luck everyone!

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