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@ Manpower, haven't seen,or heard from you in months but if have a FYI for you. OSU says absolutely no pickles not even Level 4. Be glad you are in Cornhusker Land!

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RNY on June 11,2018.

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Hey all! I just joined last week. I have my last pre-op appointment on July 31st, and surgery schedule for August 13th! Feeling lots of emotion and a little scared but know this is the best decision for me.../

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Hello everyone. I am going through all the pre-op hoops right now and hope to have surgery this fall. I am 43 years old and a busy mama to 7 kids from preschool to college.
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Hi There! going through the hoops here! I was originally referred to a Core program, (3 months of shakes) but when I met with the doctor, he said I was a good candidate for surgery. After thinking it over and talking to a few people who have had the surgery, I opted in. I have a pre-op group info session next week. From there, I have no idea how long til surgery. I'm expecting about 6 months but who knows. I'm in Ontario so it's all covered so I feel really luck. My work place is also very supportive.

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Hi new here. The process for me went very very fast. My initial visit was May 22nd & I’m scheduled for surgery July 26th. I have a BMI of 37. I think the most stressful part was the psych evaluation. Not sure why it was so stressful but it was.

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Wowee You are on Speed Dial instead of slogging along forever like I feel I have done. But you are very welcome and we are proud to add you to our world-wide group. I am 72, BMI of 47, planning RnY bypass surgery yet this month, I should find out an exact date 7/17/2018. It will be at Ohio State University Hospital with Bradley J Needleman. the top Dog Bariatric Surgeon. there so I am a lucky lady. Been on this trek since August 2015, many stops and starts, but soon it will be completed and I can start on a future life more healthy, more fit and a lower weight is pretty cool too. Lets share this experience together!😛🍀🙏😷🌈
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That would be great frustr8! Please keep me posted when your surgery date is. Hopefully we can share ideas on anything that would help get through it all

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I had my surgery on Friday and still recovering

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5 minutes ago, tiyana Harvey said:

I had my surgery on Friday and still recovering

What surgery did you have and how is your recovering coming along?

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