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blooming prairie had mine in rochester jan 20 16 so glad i did it

@alicia54: Did you have yours done at mayo or OMC? I'm going through Mayo.

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Hello Minnesota! Anyone around these days?

I had my RNY last week (October 18, 2016) at mayo Clinic. Surgery went really well and I'm feeling pretty good! I started pureed foods Tuesday and am trying to learn when I'm full and when I'm hungry. It's kind of odd :-) So far I've only tried scrambled eggs and cottage cheese. I haven't ventured too far from that. I'd like to try refried Beans. That sounds kind of good to me.

Love to hear from others and how they are doing. When did you have your surgery, where, what are your challenges, what have your successes been and, of course, how much have you lost along with your height.

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i am in MN my surgery date is set for Dec 22nd, 2016 I live approx. 1 hour south of Duluth

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Hi ItsMeBirdie! I'm from Rochester. Had my RNY surgery 10/18/16. Good luck to you!!

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@@Shelly54 Today is YOUR day!! All the best! Let us know how you're doing. Will be thinking of you today.

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Hi, I am scheduled for my surgery this Wednesday the 21st. I'm a little nervous and praying everything goes good.

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Good luck to you, I have you in my prayers today that all goes well

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Hi ItsMeBirdie! I'm from Rochester. Had my RNY surgery 10/18/16. Good luck to you!!

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How are you doing was it hard after you got done with your surgery I am getting more nervous I go in tomorrow morning check in is at 5:15 am in the morning

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I have early morning surgery tomorrow, so early to bed for me tonight and early rise its going to happen its here its been tough I lost my father on friday the 16th this has been tough there was lots of emotions going on, lots of food so I had to have so much strength throughout this last leg before surgery but I feel he will be watching over me during my surgeryI will post when I leave hospital

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Hi ItsMeBirdie! I'm from Rochester. Had my RNY surgery 10/18/16. Good luck to you!!

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How are you doing was it hard after you got done with your surgery I am getting more nervous I go in tomorrow morning check in is at 5:15 am in the morning

I'm 9 weeks post and am doing great! Being nervous is pretty normal. Just get checked in and let the medical staff take care of you. You'll do great, I'm sure! Where are you having your surgery done? All the best! Let us know how you're doing.

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Mine was done in Duluth at St Mary's all turned out great, I am over the 40 oz of liquid they wanted me to take in and I am walking so just need to up it a bit and all is looking good thus far

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Hi I'm in Woodbury! I have BCBS FEP and I believe the preferred Center of Excellence is mayo Clinic. I had started at my primary back in August and they sent a referral to Mayo, but when the center called I was in the midst of my husbands' cancer treatment and felt it was just too much for our family to take on an elective surgery... now that my husband had his RP and is on his road to healing I figured it was time to look back into my own journey. I plan to call Mayo today. I sent an email back on 12/15 and haven't heard from them yet... I just have to go for it. Any insight into the program would be greatly appreciated!

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