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Is there a November Sleeve FB group yet? I thought I saw talk of it, but wasn't sure if it happened...

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Yes we have a secret FB group

Please send me a friend request on FB and I will add you to the group :) make sure to send me a pm with your surgery date so I can get you added quickly. Thank you for your interest in joining our nov sleeve group!

Anna Montagna-Galanos

Is this a private group? I haven't told anyone about my surgery. I would love to join the group but I don't want it to pop up on everyone's newsfeed that I joined a Sleevers group.

Yes, the group is secret. Everyone in our group are keeping their surgerys private. We have 78 members right now. All either just had surgery or are about to have surgery :) None of your other friends on FB can see it

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I have been concerned about joining a fb group due to the fact I don't want others to see I have joined a group relating to gastric surgery. Does is show up or can people search groups and see who the members are? There are many reasons I have chosen to keep this between only my husband and I... Some of which are probably very similar to many others who are doing the same

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I have been concerned about joining a fb group due to the fact I don't want others to see I have joined a group relating to gastric surgery. Does is show up or can people search groups and see who the members are? There are many reasons I have chosen to keep this between only my husband and I... Some of which are probably very similar to many others who are doing the same

I have the exact same concern. Only my husband and best friend know. I have the same surgeon and clinic that one of my friends used for her sleeve. I make sure we don't go at the same time. I saw someone I know in my PET class! She called me out in TARGET! I had to lie and say I was considering lap band but I change my mind which isn't exactly a lie It's crazy hard to keep this private in a smallish town!

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My sleeve is set for November 10... One week away. Trying to get all the supplements and groceries now.

Mine is November 10th too!! Good luck!!

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How's everyone doing on pre op? Day two for me. I am keeping busy, chewing gum, eating ice chips, but I am hungry. Blah

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I have been concerned about joining a fb group due to the fact I don't want others to see I have joined a group relating to gastric surgery. Does is show up or can people search groups and see who the members are? There are many reasons I have chosen to keep this between only my husband and I... Some of which are probably very similar to many others who are doing the same

Our group is secret and no one on FB except the ppl in the group can see it

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Hello all,

My sleeve date is November 16th. Today is the first day of my 2 wk liquid diet? ???

I'm right here with ya. Still battling a headache. How are you doing

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I'm okay so far. I've had one cup decafe coffee and now my first Protein shake of the day. How many days are you in?

Our dates are the same. My surgery is the 16th. I am on day 3 of the pre op diet.

My pre op diet consists of shake for Breakfast, shake for lunch, and 4oz lean meat and 1/2 cup veggies for dinner. I'm not drinking anything but Water. So far I've finished the last 2 days at about 650 calories, and 100 Oz of Water. I'm struggling big time with some funky headache feeling. I haven't cheated though. I am walking 1.5 to 2 miles on my lunch break to keep busy, chewing lots of sugar free gum and chewing ice chips.

I am 38, 250lbs, 5,4", female.

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Well I'm in the final 48 hour countdown to surgery on Friday. Day 15 of the pre-op liquid diet.

Overall doing pretty good. A little nervous, but not as much as I expected.

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My sleeve is set for November 10... One week away. Trying to get all the supplements and groceries now.

I am in the same boat, scheduled for the 11th.. I got my supplements and have all my post op meds already in the house so i don't have to go out later for anything.

i need to go pick up some cases of Water, some additional fruit flavored Protein powders (nectar brandname: Syntrax) is actually pretty good. its no old orchard :) but it works, kind of taste like sugar free Jello if you sipped it before letting it set in the fridge.. the one I have tried so far is Roadside Lemonade

I also found unsalted chicken broth at the store, and yes it taste like unsalted chicken broth.. :) but it will be used to help fortify any home broth's I make while on full liquids post procedure.

I will pack my overnight bag next monday and put some reminders on the fridge for me for the day of procedure, as I was told to stop taking a few med prior to surgery and take that anti nausea medication 3hr prior to surgery.

so far on this pre-op diet I am down 10lbs with a week to go, so hopefully I can get another 10lbs off :) its nice to be able to use my home scale again which maxed at 400lbs.. I almost shed a tear (almost) :).. but i did pat myself on back and said "that-a-boy"

Best to all...

~MojoCAMI

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