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Hi all. I am in my forties. Wondering who else is on the boards in the same age bracket. Wondering how being sleeved has affected your life at this age. Do you wish you were sleeved sooner?

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1 minute ago, CherilynCurnett said:

46, just got sleeved

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Hi there. When were you sleeved and how are you feeling?

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48 and I was sleeved 7/31. I wish I had done it 10 years ago.

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6 minutes ago, CherilynCurnett said:

Sleeved 8-14

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Wow. Okay just this week. How are you feeling? Hope well. Getting those fluids in and walking a lot.

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4 minutes ago, J@Alabama said:

47 sleeved 4/12/18

Feeling great! Down 47 lbs.....40 more to go

Good for you!

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Just turned 40 in June. I'm having surgery in about 10 days and it is finally hitting me!

My old doctor proposed weight loss surgery wayyyy back in 2011. I'm sort of thankful I didn't do it then because it was the band and just sitting in the waiting room for a consult and having everyone discuss their adjustments made me uncomfortable. Also the surgeon seemed hurried, like he was running an assembly line, so I bolted.

Ideally I would have had surgery about 3 years ago when I was not in-between jobs, but it took me a lot mentally to get here, breaking out of my delusion that my yo-yoing was not real, that years were passing by and that it would happen without surgery tomorrow.

I'm also interested to hear what others in their 40s think.

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2 minutes ago, John Kitsu said:

Just turned 40 in June. I'm having surgery in about 10 days and it is finally hitting me!

My old doctor proposed weight loss surgery wayyyy back in 2011. I'm sort of thankful I didn't do it then because it was the band and just sitting in the waiting room for a consult and having everyone discuss their adjustments made me uncomfortable. Also the surgeon seemed hurried, like he was running an assembly line, so I bolted.

Ideally I would have had surgery about 3 years ago when I was not in-between jobs, but it took me a lot mentally to get here, breaking out of my delusion that my yo-yoing was not real, that years were passing by and that it would happen without surgery tomorrow.

I'm also interested to hear what others in their 40s think.

Congratulations on taking this journey. I agree that I would not have been mentally ready a few years ago for this surgery either. Now is when it was supposed to happen.

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Hi all. I am in my forties. Wondering who else is on the boards in the same age bracket. Wondering how being sleeved has affected your life at this age. Do you wish you were sleeved sooner?
Just turned 46, getting sleeved tomorrow. Part of me wishes I had done this sooner. Looking forward to the new and healthy me!

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23 hours ago, Letsgetgoing2018 said:
Hi all. I am in my forties. Wondering who else is on the boards in the same age bracket. Wondering how being sleeved has affected your life at this age. Do you wish you were sleeved sooner?

Just turned 46, getting sleeved tomorrow. Part of me wishes I had done this sooner. Looking forward to the new and healthy me!

Best of luck to you tomorrow! Keep us posted.

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5 minutes ago, KRR said:

I am 45, new here and was sleeved 7/11/18. I am feeling great no issues so far. Wish I had done it sooner!

Welcome! Glad to hear you’re doing so well!

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