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With the holiday the day before, i was surprised when she told me it was the next open day! I was honestly thinking they would schedule me more towards the end of July! But I also was expecting it to take 2 weeks for insurance approval, not 2 days!!

July 5th is going to be the first day of our new lives!!

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I know the woman I had was like "so the next available day isn't until.....July 5th" I was expecting mid-late August or something from the way she paused. So exciting!


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Hehe I was expecting to get a date for mid to late June so July 5th was alright for me too! My insurance really dragged their feet otherwise I could have had an earlier date.

Can't wait for surgery day!! I've started stocking up on Protein Shakes and other approved stuff for the liquid pre-op/ 1st week of post op diets!

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Wow! It's beginning to feel real....just left my last nutritionist appointment....start preop diet on Monday and surgery is scheduled for July 10th...don't have official approval from insurance yet, but said she feels strongly that we won't have any issues!!! Let's get this party started!!!

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july 17th for me! I am a revision from the sleeve

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Well, today starts my 2 week preop diet....1st Protein Shake down...praying this is not too much of a struggle, even though I know it will all be worth it in the end!!!

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On 6/12/2017 at 5:29 PM, TippyToesX said:


You have a 3 week pre-op diet? 🤔

8 more days!! 🎉

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8 more days!! [emoji322]


Omgggg I know!!!
How's your pre-op diet going?

I'm so excited/nervous/anxious!

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8 hours ago, TippyToesX said:


Omgggg I know!!!
How's your pre-op diet going?

I'm so excited/nervous/anxious!

Well...I have a BMI of 40. That's my DRs threshold for surgery. So he said I only have to be on liquids for 24 hours prior to surgery. But I started yesterday trying to cut back.

I don't feel like I'm as prepared as I should be. Because of my BMI, I could not fall under 244# or my insurance would deny me and I would have had to start the entire process over again that I started in Dec. so I've had to continue with my bad eating just to maintain. Now I feel unprepared. I have 4 kids and I haven't practiced cooking the good stuff much so my whole house is diving head first into this process. I've failed for the last 15 years trying to loose so I'm just freaking out that I won't do good with this.

How's your preop??

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Started my 2 wk preop liquid diet for my July 10 surgery.....I know what you feel like to be unprepared! My BMI is 37, and it has been for the last year. I haven't really lost any since I have made the decision to have the surgery last fall.

These next 2 weeks are going to be tough-5 day camping trip with the family...those Protein Shakes aren't exactly beer and smores-so, I am just dreading this. But I think about how bad I hate being fat. it consumes my every day and I hate myself for that.

I am sure that everyone here has similar feelings, but it doesn't make this much easier!

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So just left having my EGD....everything looks good...he did say he found a small hiatal hernia, but we can fix that during surgery....12 days till surgery!! I am excited!!!

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Started my 2 wk preop liquid diet for my July 10 surgery.....I know what you feel like to be unprepared! My BMI is 37, and it has been for the last year. I haven't really lost any since I have made the decision to have the surgery last fall.
These next 2 weeks are going to be tough-5 day camping trip with the family...those Protein Shakes aren't exactly beer and smores-so, I am just dreading this. But I think about how bad I hate being fat. it consumes my every day and I hate myself for that.
I am sure that everyone here has similar feelings, but it doesn't make this much easier!

My surgery date is July 10th too!


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thankfully I don't have a pre op diet this time. they pushed my surgery by a day to july 18th , my dr wants to perform the surgery with his partner. I think im going to put myself on a slight pre op diet though. im going for medical clearance on july5th and my pre admission testing is july 10th

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