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September 4th here, going to Mexico with Dr Zavalza, pre-op diet is going well. I start full liquids(including shakes) on Tuesday.

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Hi everyone, my surgery date is September 1, 2015 and I'm so nervous.

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@@jameka229 Hello! I'm one day after you! I'm very nervous, too. You are not alone :) I've accepted your friend request! Feel free to message me if you'd like to chat about anything and everything :)

xoxo

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@ I'm super nervous and just counting the days until surgery.

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@@jameka229 I'm counting, but I'm also finding myself going back and forth on my decision. I think last night when I was cooking dinner for everyone else I had a little breakdown for the first time since I started this journey. It isn't easy, but I know it'll be worth it :)

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@ I have cried everyday since I started the diet, and have everyone around me cheering me on. This is harder than I thought it would be, but I pushing forward. I wish you the best with the liquid diet, because its so hard.

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Hi everyone, my surgery date is September 1, 2015 and I'm so nervous.

It's natural to be nervous , but this time next year you will Love it, take care.

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@@jameka229 I have been on the diet since 08/05. My dietician started me on it earlier than normal to get a good head start on liver shrinkage and weight loss. So by the time I actually have the surgery, I'll have been on that diet for almost a month. Then, I'll still be on some form of a liquid diet. It has been and will continue to be a struggle, but I know when I get that first taste of some kind of food..it will be so worth it LOL

I have a good support group, too. So glad that we all have people in our lives who are along with us for the journey and want us to be successful and healthy :) Thank you for the well wishes, as I wish you the same! xo

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@ Thanks, it refreshing to have all of you to speak with as well, because we are going through this journey together.

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Jameka229 My surgery is the 8th of September-friend me if you want to chat

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So after calling insurance all week- it looks like my pre-auth was originally submitted without a procedure code, and with the incorrect date?

It does show approval for one day inpatient, but it is for a date next year? So the rep I talked to said they have to resubmit with the correct day and ask for two days instead of one.

The insurance coordinator is not in the office today-- I feel like I am doing a ton of leg work that should be her job-- the things that were missing were pretty basic and how did they have the day wrong? ????????. Crazy--

So I think I am approved, but they need to resubmit! Ugh!!!! I am calling Monday Morning when she is back in the office!

Frustrated---

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