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I got sleeved on the 13th. My goal is to get off of my CPAP by the end of the year. My BMI was 37 at surgery and if I can get it into the mid twenties and sleep peacefully and wake up rested, it will have been worth it. The monotony of the Liquid Protein diet 7 days post-op is a drag but the weight is coming off and the possibility of life without my CPAP machine is great motivation. Wish me luck and best of luck to everyone here!

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4 hours ago, calpauly said:

I got sleeved on the 13th. My goal is to get off of my CPAP by the end of the year. My BMI was 37 at surgery and if I can get it into the mid twenties and sleep peacefully and wake up rested, it will have been worth it. The monotony of the Liquid Protein diet 7 days post-op is a drag but the weight is coming off and the possibility of life without my CPAP machine is great motivation. Wish me luck and best of luck to everyone here!

This is one of my main goals as well. I hate wearing my CPAP. I'm hoping I'm one of the cases that can go off of it once I hit a healthy BMI, but I don't know. My surgery is on Monday morning, so I'll see you on the loser's bench very soon. Good luck on your recovery and I hope you can get off your machine even months before the year is over.

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8 hours ago, lovealwaysrosie said:


Awesome! Best of luck girl. I find out what time I'll be going on on Monday for surgery, Sunday night I am to freaking excited!!! I've worked hard to get here can't wait to reach ONEderland emoji1380.png

I know, I was thinking about reaching onderland yesterday. Crazy isn't it? Very surreal.

When I had all my final appointments last Monday, everyone from the anesthesiologist's nurse to my doctor's nurse, to my dietician, to my lab tech all talked the same talk, 'When you're 155...". No one said if, they all said when, because losing the majority of this weight is going to happen. I'll be honest. Up until December 21, 2016, I was ok if I died. I didn't see there was any way to lose 150-200 pounds at my age (41). I didn't want to live like this being so limited and achy all the time and I was just tired. This surgery is truly a miracle for many of us.

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I know, I was thinking about reaching onderland yesterday. Crazy isn't it? Very surreal.
When I had all my final appointments last Monday, everyone from the anesthesiologist's nurse to my doctor's nurse, to my dietician, to my lab tech all talked the same talk, 'When you're 155...". No one said if, they all said when, because losing the majority of this weight is going to happen. I'll be honest. Up until December 21, 2016, I was ok if I died. I didn't see there was any way to lose 150-200 pounds at my age (41). I didn't want to live like this being so limited and achy all the time and I was just tired. This surgery is truly a miracle for many of us.

I'm 43 and the aches and pains are exactly why I'm doing this surgery next Wednesday. I keep reading the success stories and I get excited thinking that might be me next year.....praying that it will be me next year as I don't want to fail. I need to get healthy. As you stated, this surgery will be a miracle for me. All the very best for Monday!


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2 hours ago, Finding_Stacy said:

I know, I was thinking about reaching onderland yesterday. Crazy isn't it? Very surreal.

When I had all my final appointments last Monday, everyone from the anesthesiologist's nurse to my doctor's nurse, to my dietician, to my lab tech all talked the same talk, 'When you're 155...". No one said if, they all said when, because losing the majority of this weight is going to happen. I'll be honest. Up until December 21, 2016, I was ok if I died. I didn't see there was any way to lose 150-200 pounds at my age (41). I didn't want to live like this being so limited and achy all the time and I was just tired. This surgery is truly a miracle for many of us.

I had surgery April 17 and so far it is best thing for me and I know you can do it to God luck to your new jounrey

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2 hours ago, Finding_Stacy said:

This is one of my main goals as well. I hate wearing my CPAP. I'm hoping I'm one of the cases that can go off of it once I hit a healthy BMI, but I don't know. My surgery is on Monday morning, so I'll see you on the loser's bench very soon. Good luck on your recovery and I hope you can get off your machine even months before the year is over.

I'm praying for you that you will get off the CPAP before next year

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10 hours ago, lovealwaysrosie said:


Awesome! Best of luck girl. I find out what time I'll be going on on Monday for surgery, Sunday night I am to freaking excited!!! I've worked hard to get here can't wait to reach ONEderland emoji1380.png

Congratulations

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10 hours ago, lovealwaysrosie said:


Don't freak out or be nervous just pray about it and leave it all in his hands!!! We got this

I'm praying for both off you al and good luck on you all surgery

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8 minutes ago, browneyesdebra said:

I'm praying for you that you will get off the CPAP before next year

That's so sweet :780_sparkling_heart:. How are you feeling?

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My surgery is April 24th as well!! Good luck to us both!

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I wish love and support to all the CPAP users (is that how you even spell it?). I am also one of them - I must admit that NOT having it was worse. I got in alot of car accidents and would fall asleep at red lights I was so exhausted. Plus my teenagers would yell, ;MOM YOU SOUND LIKE DARTH VADER WHEN YOU SNORE!!'

It would be so wonderful to think that my airway isn't closing repeatefly (like more than 100 times a night) because I am so overweight! To think I could shift in bed better (I almost wrote '****' because my F key is wonky!! ha ha that was probably next)

In any case, I am wishing all CPAC / CPAP / CCRAP ha ha machines to be retired to the fat hall of fame.

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!!!!

THANK YOU FOR BEING THERE!!

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1 minute ago, Cass Elliot said:

I wish love and support to all the CPAP users (is that how you even spell it?). I am also one of them - I must admit that NOT having it was worse. I got in alot of car accidents and would fall asleep at red lights I was so exhausted. Plus my teenagers would yell, ;MOM YOU SOUND LIKE DARTH VADER WHEN YOU SNORE!!'

It would be so wonderful to think that my airway isn't closing repeatefly (like more than 100 times a night) because I am so overweight! To think I could shift in bed better (I almost wrote '****' because my F key is wonky!! ha ha that was probably next)

In any case, I am wishing all CPAC / CPAP / CCRAP ha ha machines to be retired to the fat hall of fame.

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!!!!

THANK YOU FOR BEING THERE!!

Love this post. You make me laugh! Good luck everyone!

What time is everyone's surgeries on Monday? Mine is 7:10. I'm wondering if there's anyone earlier than me?

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I don't have a time yet. But imagine! You'll be done by 8 am!! So exciting

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4 minutes ago, Cass Elliot said:

I wish love and support to all the CPAP users (is that how you even spell it?). I am also one of them - I must admit that NOT having it was worse. I got in alot of car accidents and would fall asleep at red lights I was so exhausted. Plus my teenagers would yell, ;MOM YOU SOUND LIKE DARTH VADER WHEN YOU SNORE!!'

It would be so wonderful to think that my airway isn't closing repeatefly (like more than 100 times a night) because I am so overweight! To think I could shift in bed better (I almost wrote '****' because my F key is wonky!! ha ha that was probably next)

In any case, I am wishing all CPAC / CPAP / CCRAP ha ha machines to be retired to the fat hall of fame.

GOOD LUCK EVERYONE!!!!

THANK YOU FOR BEING THERE!!

Also Cass, when is your surgery? I see that you're only 250 pounds. My gosh, girl. You'll be at goal probably six months after surgery.

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