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I did not have to do a 3 month trial diet. I did have a goal weight to reach. That was doable.

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Hello Everyone! I had my lapband surgery back in April 2010. I am now scheduled for revision surgery to Sleeve on January 25th. I am so excited. I am not nervous about the procedure or anything like that... what I am nervous about, is waking up and being told my doctor was not able to revise me due to scar tissue. His intention is to do it in one surgery. He does not do a second, so I feel like this is my only chance. I feel like I will be mentally defeated if I wake up without a revision. I have spent the last two months getting all my classes, labs, and weight loss in order. I am praying I wake up with a revision.

Any personal stories of others who have dealt with this? Anyone know my chances of having way too much scar tissue? Thanks :)

So I had lap band to sleeve conversion surgery on this past Friday. Well I woke up with just a lap band out and no sleeve. My dr said I had 2 hernias and my band slipped which created a lot of scar tissue. I now have to wake 3 months to have my sleeve.

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