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August 2018 sleeve surgery!!



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August 20th is when ill being having my sleeve done. To say I am nervous would be an understatement but I'm ready for this change in my life.

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My best friend had her gastric sleeve done Oct 25th last year. I offered to stay with her the night she got home from the hospital but she declined the offer. A couple of days later she was already driving. She has a high tolerance for pain too so I think you'll be fine if you don't have anyone to stay with you. I would just have a family member or good friend who you can call to come if something unforeseen happens.

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I am scheduled for gastric sleeve on Aug 30th at the VA Hospital in Huntington, W VA. I live in NC so it will be a long drive but that's where the VA does the surgery. I am very excited.

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August 23! Whooo can't come fast enough. I have 2 more vacations prior

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Hi Everyone,

I am having mine done, this coming Tuesday, July 31st. I am very excited and a tiny bit nervous about the surgical discomfort following. I am soooooo ready to have this done.

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And @ Rennaa, not to rain☔on your little parade but most hospitals will not release you unless you have another adult to rely on. I can't believe I'm telling you this, I'm usually a straight honest shooter in life, but have a friend show up at the hospital, that way even if she doesn't stay the rest of the day or all night with you, the Bariatric people don't think they are abandoning you to " the wolves", you are a careful with-it person. Just trying to save you ❤ ache!

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Hey guys I just got word that I was approved yaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyy so at aprox 7:30 am in Baltimore Maryland at greater Baltimore medical center I will be told time for a lovely nap and then I will wake up about an hour later with my own very new very tiny tummy. Now guys this is important as with all new babies it deserves a name a proper name one that emits pride but also comedy when it decides to inevitably act up in public as one to do being a angry toddler of a tummy help me guys names ideas well wishes

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@Frustr8 My husband will be with me every step of the way, he is very supportive and I'm in no way going through this alone. Good advice though, I know hospitals can get pushy.

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Thank You, I just don't want you to have anything but the best experience. You have your husband for support, must be a special guy to have a special gal like you. I have my son, my Tomkitten, my pet name for him, he emotionally supports me in a way his late Father would have not. One of the many reasons i,waited until 72 for surgery, but,this is my time, my day to shine forth, and if someone reading or seeing me is encouraged my purpose here is fulfilled. Live and prayers🙏for you and your upcoming surgery!

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My sleeve date is 8-22-18. Have waited soooooo looooong to get this done. I know it’s going to be hard but was thinking that it cannot be any where near as hard as living all these years as an obese person. Living through the bullying, shame, humiliation, rejection, physical problems, lack of good clothing and footwear choices, self recriminations, and....and....

Good job all! Fight the good fight! Get Gas X, walk a lot, ask for your pain meds, drink Water.

BTW- Premier Protein is NOT a source of Protein ISOLATE, it is a protein concentrate. We NEED the protein ISOLATE...better source of amino acids. I just learned about that. Have been using the Premier for a while 😩.

Looking forward to our new selves!

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On 07/26/2018 at 22:50, RagazzaGrassa said:



Hello Everybody!




Just joined today after having trolled the site this week!




My sleeve surgery is scheduled for Aug 16th and I am so very excited to get this done! I have a high tolerance for pain, but for some reason am feeling like a chicken when I think about the potential pain to come from this surgery! I think it is just nerves and I'll be fine!




I do have a question-do you need someone to be with you your first night home?






You’re my surgery twin!! :)

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I am also August on the 14th. It needs to get here soon. So ready to get this part done. Known my surgery date for a while. I have no pre op diet just nothing after midnight the nigjt before. Come on Surgery date. I do have a preop appt on the 10th. Will not know surgery time until the afternoon before either. Anyone on the 14th?

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