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Hi all,

I’ll be going in for my initial consultation on April 20th. Anyone sleeved in Atlanta or the surrounding areas?? I’d love to hear your experience!

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Haven’t been sleeved yet, waiting on my date. Who are you using? I’m using Peachtree Bariatrics.


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Haven’t been sleeved yet, waiting on my date. Who are you using? I’m using Peachtree Bariatrics.




I’m going through Gwinnett medical center as of now. I signed up for a seminar through Peachtree bariatrics but I got cold feet and never went. A friend of mine recommended Gwinnett medical so I made an appointment. I’m going to see how I feel after the first consultation and then take it from there. How has your experience been with Peachtree?


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Good so far. They are a little slow with getting the paperwork in. But, they are busy so i get it.


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I was sleeved in Atlanta at Northside. My Surgeon is Dr. Procter from the Family by the Ton show. I actually started with him before the show aired so that’s not how I learned of him.

Physically I’m doing well. I got permission from my nutritionist to advance my stages a little sooner because the liquid diet was starting to drive me crazy. I’m on my 5th week out and eating soft foods and starting to try regular foods.

I have not lost my feeling of hunger but I know not everyone does. I take a daily acid reducer and will do so for at least 3 months.

What specific questions did you have? I feel like I’m just babbling. :)


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I was sleeved in Atlanta at Northside. My Surgeon is Dr. Procter from the Family by the Ton show. I actually started with him before the show aired so that’s not how I learned of him.

Physically I’m doing well. I got permission from my nutritionist to advance my stages a little sooner because the liquid diet was starting to drive me crazy. I’m on my 5th week out and eating soft foods and starting to try regular foods.

I have not lost my feeling of hunger but I know not everyone does. I take a daily acid reducer and will do so for at least 3 months.

What specific questions did you have? I feel like I’m just babbling. [emoji4]




Congratulations!! I’m more so concerned with the feelings or ‘pain’ right after surgery or coming from the anesthesia. How was the initial first days for you post op


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Congratulations!! I’m more so concerned with the feelings or ‘pain’ right after surgery or coming from the anesthesia. How was the initial first days for you post op



So this was my first surgery ever so I was nervous at first. Also I was a high BMI patient. Once at the hospital EVERYONE was so awesome! When it was time to go home I didn’t want to leave.

Once I went to sleep in the OR I don’t remember anything until they wheeled me to my room. Apparently I was in recovery for a couple of hours first but I don’t remember it at all.

I really didn’t have much pain. They kept the drugs in my IV going so I’m sure that’s why the pain didn’t bother me. When I left the hospital on day 2 I actually just took liquid Tylenol and ended up not needing the Oxy prescription given to me. My incisions never bothered me either. I had 5 of them. The bigger one had some stitches poke through which I will show the Dr. next week.

Now, I did throw up once (with blood) while I was still in the hospital. I’m not sure why other that I tried to get up too fast. I walked every 2 hours and was able to start drinking and eating Jello the same evening of my surgery.

I took 4 weeks off from work and I needed it. Trying to relearn eating has been a struggle and I have been tired. Had a problem getting all my Protein in and still working on that.




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So this was my first surgery ever so I was nervous at first. Also I was a high BMI patient. Once at the hospital EVERYONE was so awesome! When it was time to go home I didn’t want to leave.

Once I went to sleep in the OR I don’t remember anything until they wheeled me to my room. Apparently I was in recovery for a couple of hours first but I don’t remember it at all.

I really didn’t have much pain. They kept the drugs in my IV going so I’m sure that’s why the pain didn’t bother me. When I left the hospital on day 2 I actually just took liquid Tylenol and ended up not needing the Oxy prescription given to me. My incisions never bothered me either. I had 5 of them. The bigger one had some stitches poke through which I will show the Dr. next week.

Now, I did throw up once (with blood) while I was still in the hospital. I’m not sure why other that I tried to get up too fast. I walked every 2 hours and was able to start drinking and eating Jello the same evening of my surgery.

I took 4 weeks off from work and I needed it. Trying to relearn eating has been a struggle and I have been tired. Had a problem getting all my Protein in and still working on that.





Thanks so much!! Are you going to be documenting your journey via social media


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Thanks so much!! Are you going to be documenting your journey via social media



I thought about it and even made videos. I haven’t decided to post them yet. I love the ones that Ive seen and appreciate people being so open and sharing their experiences. However not yet sure if I want to open up my life to the Internet like that.


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I thought about it and even made videos. I haven’t decided to post them yet. I love the ones that Ive seen and appreciate people being so open and sharing their experiences. However not yet sure if I want to open up my life to the Internet like that.



Understandable! I have two YouTube channels so I’m definitely going to be documenting my journey


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