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I only have to do one day of liquid diet.. why would that be do you think?

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In schedule for August 28, 2018 , less then a month away. My liquid diet starts on the 14th. I’m very excited but I’m not gonna lie... I’m nervous and anxious about the surgery.
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1 hour ago, Svdlux23 said:

I only have to do one day of liquid diet.. why would that be do you think?

I dont have any liquid diet to do. Surgeon uses a liver retractor device and likes his patients to have good nutrition b4 surgery. Idk but the surgeons are all VERY different .

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That's interesting. I have the feeling they just want my system cleaned out so there is nothing in my tummy for surgery. I am glad I don't have to do weeks of it!

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I am starting day 1 of my 3 weeks diet today.

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On 7/27/2018 at 11:52 AM, EasternNC said:

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.

Thank you EasternNC!

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As for the liquid liver reducer diet, I asked the nurse for my surgeon if I had to do a week long liquid diet and her answer is classic:

"No, we assume that if you're fat so is your liver. It doesn't impede the surgery."

I like people who tell it straight and have a sense of humor.

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New here! I was lap banded years and years ago and had success. But alas, the band slipped. I year without the band now and very much in need of a revision.

Surgery scheduled for 8/22. Preop diets starts in 8 days.

Looking forward to getting to know you.

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And although I am only a wanna-be August person, I'm. actually September 5th, not too many have checked in for,my month yet so I kinda lurk her for companionship. I am very glad to meet you, want to Welcome You, and hope to follow along with your stray as i,am sure you will mine. We are all Works in Progress👣, doing the best we can for the best results possible.😛🌻😛
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Surgery on 8/21. started a 3 week pre-op diet but really struggling with not eating like normal.

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Well guys it’s August!!’ We have got this! Best of luck! and keep everyone updated! I just started my liquid diet yesterday!
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pre op diet begins tomorrow ! saying goodbye to most foods today, lol

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Goodbye food and HELLO NEW ME!! Yeah!! You go girl👍👏👏. I start preop on the 6th, Monday.

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August 1st sleever... just had it done and let me tell you, this post op gas pain is NO JOKE! 😔

So excited it’s finally done though. It’ll be worth it in the end! Good luck to all of you this month!

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Hi all :) My surgery is Aug 6th so I will be preparing the house and getting everything ready for me to come home to after surgery this weekend. I have been kind of nesting already if that makes sense. I just know I will worry about something needing to be accomplished if I don't do it all now. I think i'm more worried about that then surgery lol!

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