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April 12th 2018 & Random Thoughts



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Well, it’s almost here. Tomorrow, I will finally have RNY surgery. Although I’ve enjoyed many incredible moments, many have been based around food. I am looking forward to new adventures. Starting with a trip to Disney!!

It has been quite a journey so far. Gaining and losing 100s of lbs. The straw that broke the camels back for me was losing 50 lbs last year. I was working out and eating right. I fell off the wagon and not only gained back the 50 lbs but an additional 40 lbs. I was devastated. I’m approaching 50 years of age and I feel myself slowing down. Missing out on activities with family and friends. It is time for a change.

I have spent time during my pre-op journey reaching out to all that encouraged me throughout the years letting them know that their advice did not fall on deaf ears. My only wish would be to have had my parents living to watch this transformation.

I am so grateful to my wife who was and always will be supporting me throughout this process. I am also grateful to all my family and friends for their support.

So let’s do this!!

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Congratulations on your surgery tomorrow. Hope all goes well and that you heal up quickly!

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Best wishes on a safe successful procedure and quick recovery:) You got this!

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May everything go extremely smoothly tomorrow.

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56 minutes ago, TainaRoque said:

My RNY is tomorrow too!!!! Good luck !

Taina good luck to you as well.

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Thank you all for your wishes.

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Well it's your Day of Days and by now if you're not there you are probably on your way. Please,remember we are all proud you sought this, made your decision for this and are committing yourself to a brand new lifestyle. Have a perfect surgery and a speedy recovery. We hope to be updated as soon as you are able. In the meantime keep remembering you are loved and matter a lot to all of us![emoji106][emoji39]

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12 hours ago, TainaRoque said:

My RNY is tomorrow too!!!! Good luck !

Good luck to you! Hope you heal quickly!

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Hello all,

i just got home from the hospital. I had a great experience. Honestly, I thought it was going to be worse. I did take all the pain medications I could take. So that could be a part of it. They also kept giving me anti nausea meds for precautionary measures. The nurses were top notch. Certain movements do give me some discomfort. I think the worst part was the drink for the upper GI test.

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40 minutes ago, Imwichya said:

Hello all,

i just got home from the hospital. I had a great experience. Honestly, I thought it was going to be worse. I did take all the pain medications I could take. So that could be a part of it. They also kept giving me anti nausea meds for precautionary measures. The nurses were top notch. Certain movements do give me some discomfort. I think the worst part was the drink for the upper GI test.

Oh, yeah! That upper GI stuff was nasty! Glad you're home and that everything went well. Best wishes for a speedy recovery!

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Congratulations and now center on g4tting healthier, stronger and fitter. Heal smoothly and quickly😛

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Congrats on your successful surgery!!! Welcome to the losers' bench!

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Congratulations! I'm glad you're home.

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