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Well welcome welcome Lauryn, I am the OP the original poster for this thread, so it is rather my baby after all.
You're doing liquid for 3 weeks? Got you beat, I did mine the entire month of August, because I wanted my liver to shrink down as much as possible, and it did. Dr Needleman , my surgeon, said it was lovely, smooth and healthy. So yes it is well worth the trouble, for every week you do your diet, your liver shrinks 2.4%. And yes it can be frustrating. My surgery weight was 319, at 4 months out I am 260-ish, probably today 263 or 4, because I haven't done #2 yet. I had an RnY, and I am one of the complications, I am strictured, and I have healing ulcerations in my small intestine. I have a PICC line, that stands for a catheter inserted in my upper left arm, 12 hours a day I am fed nutrition that way so my GI system can rest and heal. Don't be concerned, in all the people on Bariatric Pal I am the only one, makes me special. Had it since November 29th 2018, got pretty used to it by now, don't know an ending date, but I am in this to win this, so no tears, no frustration, no bemoaning my fate, it is what it is. I will heal, I have two great bariatric surgeons on my team, they say I will end up fine, I believe them And in them.
Whether you are a sleeve or bypass, your surgery will be fine.
Thank you so much. I am also sending nothing but positive energy your way! Now I feel bad about complaining about liquids for 3 weeks lol

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Hello to all! Newbie here...You all are so inspiring! I'm doing my pre-op liquid diet for 3 weeks. It's frustrating but I will continue to push forward. My surgery date is January 24 2019.

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Girl, you got this! Let me know if you need any tips! 115lbs down, 8 months post op! I'm no pro, but I've been where you're at.

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Update on me: just crossed into the 100’s on Saturday! Started at 301.
Congrats!! Cant actor until i'm thereee too! I'll be with you in onederland 26lbs from now!

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Very very proud of you, Tangela! Keep up your Good Work!😝

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Started at 343 in February 2018 when I first saw the surgeon and nutritionist. I weighed 283 the day of surgery 9/17/18 and today I am 228. You're all doing great and we've got this! Being less than 30 lbs until I'm in the 100s is craaaazy to me. Can't wait!

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Hello Ladies!

It's been a while. Still trying to claw my way to onederland. But I am hoping I see it soon! Been dealing with a lot of depression, anxiety, and health wise I feel pretty blah. I have some deficiencies going on--Vitamin A, D, Zinc and Iron. I am trying to be more religious with my Vitamins but it is hard since they still make me nauseous. Also, I am almost always dizzy.

Goal for this year is to get and be more positive. Welcome to all the newbies and congrats on all the progress!

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