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Well, Thursday is the big day. Thursday I go to my first appointment to see about how to get a sleeve revision to a RYN.

I don’t know why but I am really not excited about it. When I first considered getting the sleeve, I was really gong ho about surgery. I wasn’t worried at all. Just wanted the surgery to go smoothly and quickly.

Now that I am face with needed a RNY revision do to change complications associated with my sleeve, I am just stressed. And a little freaked out.

Anyone else feel like this?

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Well, Thursday is the big day. Thursday I go to my first appointment to see about how to get a sleeve revision to a RYN.

I don’t know why but I am really not excited about it. When I first considered getting the sleeve, I was really gong ho about surgery. I wasn’t worried at all. Just wanted the surgery to go smoothly and quickly.

Now that I am face with needed a RNY revision do to change complications associated with my sleeve, I am just stressed. And a little freaked out.

Anyone else feel like this?
Hey there!
Yes I felt the same way I am 3 months out from a revision do to complication of my vsg. I just focused on feeling better I had really bad Gerd and hital hernia had returned along with few other things. I felt very confused and didn't want anything to go wrong. And things went good. Try and stay positive it will be ok[emoji4] hope that helps please keep us posted

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I felt the same way. It took me years to see a doctor about my sleeve to RNY revision. It is very scary!

but being anxious & scared is normal. But things got better when going through the program again and feeling confident with what my surgeon & team were saying. And honestly, being on this forum helped; to read about others revisions. Don’t give up and try to remain positive. If you have complications that can only be fixed with a revision, then it’ll all be worth it in the end. Hang in there!

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The rny was really easy for me- what are you specifically nervous about and maybe folks can help ease your mind?

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May I ask why you have to be revised from sleeve to RNY. I have the lapband and am getting bypass in September. Never lost significant weight with band.

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8 hours ago, Midwest Girl said:

May I ask why you have to be revised from sleeve to RNY. I have the lapband and am getting bypass in September. Never lost significant weight with band.

I was just revised to bypass from band last week. I only ever lost about 35 lbs with the band but would have stuck food constantly which made me eat sliders. So far so good. I waited 10 yrs too long to make the change. Good luck!

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I'm also going band to bypass in September... terrified and excited. How are you feeling Carla?

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On 07/10/2018 at 13:13, Midwest Girl said:

May I ask why you have to be revised from sleeve to RNY. I have the lapband and am getting bypass in September. Never lost significant weight with band.
I have Gerd and other complications from my sleeve.

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Yes this is the reason the doc said RNY because I have some reflux from the band and he said reflux gets much worse with the sleeve

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