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Just curious as to see if any NC sleeves are near by!

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southern wake county here.

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Wayne county here. Surgery date Aug 20th. Can't wait.

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Charlotte, NC here! Just beginning the process.

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How awesome! You guys aren't that far! Raleigh NC here!

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Not that far at all

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I'm in Mooresville nc with an August 6th surgery date

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I am near Hickory, but having surgery at UNC Chapel Hill. I am going tomorrow to meet with the surgeon and set my date. I hope it is within the next week.

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Greensboro here. Was a band to sleeve revision on June 1st.

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Wilson on July 30th - surgery is in Raleigh.

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Reidsville, near Greensboro, here.....just starting the process. hope to have surgery in November or early December. Does anyone have any thoughts about having the surgery near the holidays?

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Wilson on July 30th - surgery is in Raleigh.

mine too! Who is your surgeon?

Reidsville, near Greensboro, here.....just starting the process. hope to have surgery in November or early December. Does anyone have any thoughts about having the surgery near the holidays?

thats a great question, my surgery is a few weeks before thanksgiving! Oh well I suppose ;)

I'm in Mooresville nc with an August 6th surgery date

where are you having your surgery?

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Unfortunately I have had other operations around the holidays and am actually planning on having my abdominal reconstruction right before Christmas. I know it will be tough, but my family completely understands why I need to do it then and it gets me one step closer to getting on with my life.

I think as long as people know what is going on, as much as you feel like sharing with them, they will understand.

Good luck with it.

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Charlotte here....post surgery 7 months plus. My surgery was Nov. 10, 2014, discharged as scheduled. I had no qualms about having it so near the holidays because for Thanksgiving it's just hubby and I and for Christmas we have lunch with my oldest bonus daughter and her family. I don't want to scare anyone, but 6 days after surgery I was back in the hospital for pleural effusion complications and wasn't discharged until 12/6 so Thanksgiving was spent in the hospital on liquids. Fortunately, hubby was able to get a really good T-Day dinner from the cafeteria that day so we were at least together and that's all that mattered. The majority of our holidays are non-traditional anyway so this was no big deal. We did have Christmas lunch with my bonus daughter, SIL, and grandson, I just ate very little, but sure did enjoy the family time.

Make the holidays about family, friends and being together and NOT about food. Hard to do, I know, but it is possible.

Good luck to you all on your journey!! You won't regret it......I certainly don't!

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I'm having mine at Lake Norman Regional Medical Center in Mooresville. They became a center of distinction about 6 months ago and that is where my doctor works out of!

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