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4 minutes ago, jnj701 said:


Thank you so much! My pre op diet isn't al liquid, its Protein Shake for Breakfast and lunch, and then a Greek yogurt or Protein Bar for snack (twice a day) and then dinner is 6 ounces of meat, 1 cup cooked vegetables and 1/2 cup starch. So I'm on day 5 of my 2 weeks and I've already lost 6.6 pounds so I'm hoping it's working lol I'm terrified of that happening, bc I have had some slip ups to be honest. But I hope all goes well on surgery for you!emoji173.png

Sounds good! I miss meat.... but I know that this is going to be so worth it!! Best of luck to you as well!!

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Hi! I'm scheduled for surgery June 6th! D-Day! I'm pretty nervous. Can people share with me what your pre-op diet is like?

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Well doc had to reschedule me to June 5, was June 2 for DS. I'm in Salt Lake City Utah w/Dr. Simper.

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My date is June 15 in Tijuana Mexico, Oasis Hospital...Where are you doing yours?

I'm having my surgery in Tijuana Mexico as well. Dr. Illan is preforming my vsg.


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My surgery is scheduled for May 30th (so 2 days from NOW...eek!), but you should be my sleeve buddy anyways, haha! My pre-op diet is only for a span of 3 days, and I'm so hungry! I haven't cheated since I know I'm very close to my surgery date, but this diet takes a lot of willpower! I hope it's all worth it in the end🤞🏼[emoji30]


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On 5/27/2017 at 11:37 AM, Simply_Divine said:


I normally get mine from Wal-Mart. They are kinda pricey (@$7.80) but they are worth every penny because they taste so good! Start out with the strawberry & cream, that's the best flavor in my opinion!

Sent from my SAMSUNG-SM-N920A using BariatricPal mobile app

I get mine at sams it is cheaper 16.66 a case (12)

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Hi

I am starting prep on Wednesday! Where are you? I am on long island!

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I am in Niagara Falls, NY

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1 hour ago, Kelbri96 said:

Hi

I am starting prep on Wednesday! Where are you? I am on long island!

I'm in Niagara Falls, NY

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