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I am scheduled for August but having serious doubts if I want to get it. I went through the lapband and will be getting it out in July. I cannot imagine a summer of 2 surgeries.

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StaceyWJ- Do they ever combine the surgeries so you would just have to go in once? I can see your hesitation for two surgeries during the summer.

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I am (hopefully) getting my band out and my sleeve in one surgery. The DR says there is a slight chance that the scar tissue might be too severe to do them both in one surgery, if that's the car I'd have to wait 2 months until I get sleeved, so I'm keeping my fingers crossed that he can do it all at once, I've already had 2 gastric surgeries and really don't want two more!!

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August 22 over here!!! It's not "hitting me" yet. But once I get all my pre op tests done, I think it will feel more real!!!!

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My dr stated that I would need to heal for a few weeks to ensure there is somewhere to staple for the sleeve. He stated in most cases getting them done at the same time will not have the best recovery.

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How are you doing? Feeling alright? Just curious here. ;)

August 2nd is surgery date. Getting more and more excited but a little nervous too.


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I am having mine on the 31st as well! It was the 24th but got rescheduled. However, I'm so excited!!!! How about you?

I am hoping for end of August! Will find more out on my 7/5 appointment. Good luck to all and I am looking forward to supporting each other [emoji256]

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My surgery is now August 31 at 5:30am! A minor setback, but its ok. :)

Oh my goodness! Yesterday, my August 24th surgery is now set in stone! I'm so excited!

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Aug 25th for me. So nervous but so ready !!!

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Mine's coming up so soon. August 15th. It's starting to feel real.

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@@jaimelu That is awesome! I just started my pre op diet on Monday and lost 3 pounds so far. Hope to see the same kind of progress as you! Good luck with your surgery.

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