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15 minutes ago, Iwanttoseemytoes said:

It let me add myself but i wasn't sure how to sort it so my date would be in the right order.

I can sort it, it's very different than excel. Probably a trademarked process by Microsoft lol

9 minutes ago, ALFxRNY said:
15 minutes ago, Iwanttoseemytoes said:




It let me add myself but i wasn't sure how to sort it so my date would be in the right order.

I tried to edit to add what procedure I was having but I couldn’t 🙁

I'll add it in for you

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38 minutes ago, MN_Meg770 said:

I am having RnY on July 23 in St. Paul, MN.

Welcome! I've added you to the member list too!

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23 minutes ago, Ylime said:

Welcome! I've added you to the member list too!

Thanks!! Happy to be a part of the club :)

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4 hours ago, Chrisb428 said:

I feel like Im never gonna finish the process....

I know what you mean. I’m in the home stretch and it still feels like it’s taking forever. I just want my date. I am happy that I had to diet since February 1st. I’ve learned a lot from my team and I’ve list weight so less to lose after surgery.

You will get there. Take away as much info from the providers you see during that time. Get things you will need after surgery. Good luck to you. 😊

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1 minute ago, Bellasoo said:

I know what you mean. I’m in the home stretch and it still feels like it’s taking forever. I just want my date. I am happy that I had to diet since February 1st. I’ve learned a lot from my team and I’ve list weight so less to lose after surgery.

You will get there. Take away as much info from the providers you see during that time. Get things you will need after surgery. Good luck to you. 😊

Thanks, I started my process in February also. It seemed to be going along until this point. I feel like I'm at a stand still...lol 4/6 done. I'm just being impatient and bratty!

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I started mine February 12th. I feel very fortunate that everything has gone so smoothly! I hope everyone gets their dates soon!

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Feb 21st was my seminar and then visit 1 the 26th

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Im not sure if u were talking to me or not but im having rny bypass

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On 05/23/2018 at 23:24, Chrisb428 said:



Im not sure if u were talking to me or not but im having rny bypass


Yes I was talking to you.

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Almost two weeks post op VSG!! Feeling better this week check out my Surgery blog on YouTube through out my whole hospital stay!! Two week post op video coming soon!! Like and subscribe!! Copy link or click 😊😊😊
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoDS8UYKi9Wu1__0j9qJ8rA

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Well, YLime, maybe good news in the morning? Cross your fingers and toes for me Everyone.😛

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Well guys my semi regular check in I go see the nut in a few hours my home scale is basically broken it gives zero consistency so I’ll have to wait til I see the number at the office

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11 hours ago, Ylime said:

OK - The surgery date list is up: https://tinyurl.com/SummerWLS

I've sorted the list by date so everyone can find their surgery twin - there are lots of matches! For those that have a time frame in mind but haven't yet scheduled, I've listed your time as tentative. For anyone that has posted but not shared a date yours is listed as TBD.

You can edit your information on this sheet anytime. If I've missed you, you're new, or when you get your surgery date just go into the sheet and add your info!

I have also added a column for surgery type. If you want to share, you can go in and add the type of surgery you're having. I didn't fill this one in for anyone as I know some people don't want to share that info.

*Certainly if anyone doesn't feel comfortable having their info listed, please let me know and I'll remove you (but you'll definitely still be welcome here!).

I'll be placing this link in my signature so everyone can find it easily.

Thank you for putting this together

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