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10 hours ago, damonlg said:

August 1st with one week pre op milk diet.

Aug. 1 is my date, too! Hi, Surgery Buddy. I'll be having it done in Houston area.

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My sleeve date August 1st!!! The surgery is being performed in the same hospital where I was born.

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On 7/3/2018 at 5:50 PM, BeeCat said:

Saw my surgeon again today, submitting my paperwork for bypass surgery to insurance this week, Tentative surgery date pending approval should be mid August!!! After approval I have to get blood work done and attend some kind of pre-surgical class then I get my actual date and start my pre op diet.

I made an appointment for next week with a pyschologist to discuss my relationship with food and hopefully gain insight into my relationship with food, I want this to be successful long term and don't want any emotional surprises,

So excited!

I might have missed another post, but any news yet?

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I am curious that so many people are going from Sleeve to bypass. What is the reasoning behind this. Do you not have the option to go straight to the bypass. Can someone Enlightened me. Concerned it’s a just using us patients to make more money for the doctors?

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@ShianneB my surgery date is also August 8, 2018. I’m having the bypass. It’s nice to know others that are going through at the same time.

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On 7/13/2018 at 7:30 AM, damonlg said:

I am curious that so many people are going from Sleeve to bypass. What is the reasoning behind this. Do you not have the option to go straight to the bypass. Can someone Enlightened me. Concerned it’s a just using us patients to make more money for the doctors?

I've heard a lot of people say they ended up with gerd so severe they had to switch.

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On 06/30/2018 at 18:41, brenda1723 said:

Mine and my husband are both scheduled August 1
I’m July 25 so I’ll be close to your date.

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On 06/30/2018 at 08:51, KCgirl061 said:

I am on Aug 6 for VGS.
I’m July 25 so I’ll be close to your date.

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On 07/02/2018 at 11:31, YoBL said:

My date is August 3rd!
I’m July 25 so I’ll be close to your date.

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On 07/11/2018 at 02:47, damonlg said:

August 1st with one week pre op milk diet.
I’m July 25 so I’ll be close to your date.

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On 07/02/2018 at 11:31, YoBL said:

My date is August 3rd!
I’m July 25 so I’ll be close to your date.

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