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2 minutes ago, apositivelife4me said:

What if I talked about my religious beliefs? I believe in witchcraft, the tarot and spiritualism and voodoo. What would be the reaction to me on here?

We'll pray for you.

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2 minutes ago, apositivelife4me said:

What if I talked about my religious beliefs? I believe in witchcraft, the tarot and spiritualism and voodoo. What would be the reaction to me on here?

I have no problem with that. Just dont make a voodoo doll of me....lol

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2 minutes ago, apositivelife4me said:

I pray to the many gods and godesses of the Universe. So

So, see you do believe in prayer!

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44 minutes ago, apositivelife4me said:

I will pray to Lilith for you Ochid.

Do as you please.

Edited by Orchids&Dragons

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Hello everyone just a quick note to say that I am alive and well. Surgery went well yesterday and save an uncomfortable night with a drain in my side and with a catheter and not being allowed to drink until the next morning when they could do a barium swallow I have done OK I think. I was discharged today and sent home I have been doing my breathing exercises and walking every hour or two for substantial period of time but still cannot get the gas out of that is trapped in my lower abdomen just wondering how long it took for all of you to be able to pass the gas out I know I will feel better if I do.

I have also been able to drink quite a bit 16 ounces of diluted pear juice 8 ounces of Optifast Protein and a cup of chicken broth which is way more that I could do following my sleeve surgery. I do wish I could eat, I miss eating even this close after surgery but I know I can’t maybe it’s just in the head

Thank you all so very much for your encouraging words the prayers and well wishes prior to my surgery I needed all of it and it made a world of a difference in my confidence level going in.

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37 minutes ago, ellie123 said:

Hello everyone just a quick note to say that I am alive and well. Surgery went well yesterday and save an uncomfortable night with a drain in my side and with a catheter and not being allowed to drink until the next morning when they could do a barium swallow I have done OK I think. I was discharged today and sent home I have been doing my breathing exercises and walking every hour or two for substantial period of time but still cannot get the gas out of that is trapped in my lower abdomen just wondering how long it took for all of you to be able to pass the gas out I know I will feel better if I do.

I have also been able to drink quite a bit 16 ounces of diluted pear juice 8 ounces of Optifast Protein and a cup of chicken broth which is way more that I could do following my sleeve surgery. I do wish I could eat, I miss eating even this close after surgery but I know I can’t maybe it’s just in the head

Thank you all so very much for your encouraging words the prayers and well wishes prior to my surgery I needed all of it and it made a world of a difference in my confidence level going in.

I haven't had the surgery YET but when I had a C-section a number of years back they had me rock in a rocking chair that was next to my bed to help with the gas and IT WORKED!

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21 minutes ago, ellie123 said:

Hello everyone just a quick note to say that I am alive and well. Surgery went well yesterday and save an uncomfortable night with a drain in my side and with a catheter and not being allowed to drink until the next morning when they could do a barium swallow I have done OK I think. I was discharged today and sent home I have been doing my breathing exercises and walking every hour or two for substantial period of time but still cannot get the gas out of that is trapped in my lower abdomen just wondering how long it took for all of you to be able to pass the gas out I know I will feel better if I do.

I have also been able to drink quite a bit 16 ounces of diluted pear juice 8 ounces of Optifast Protein and a cup of chicken broth which is way more that I could do following my sleeve surgery. I do wish I could eat, I miss eating even this close after surgery but I know I can’t maybe it’s just in the head

Thank you all so very much for your encouraging words the prayers and well wishes prior to my surgery I needed all of it and it made a world of a difference in my confidence level going in.

Notice what ellie123 said !

Thank you all so very much for your encouraging words the prayers and well wishes prior to my surgery I needed all of it and it made a world of a difference in my confidence level going in.

This is exactly what this post was intended for, to help someone who is facing or going through a difficult procedure or time in their life.

This proves that this post can and will accomplish what it was meant to do, yet there are some who insist on trying to tear it down.

I guess maybe I should have titled the post a little differently than I did, but I thought it would be very evident by the other post that I have made on this site that I was talking about the God of the Bible, the God that Christians believe that created the heaven and the earth and the fullness thereof, in our view the only true and living God.

In respect to others who have the same beliefs as I do, if I did not believe in the God that I'm talking about I would not even have opened this post to start with, but if I did I would have kept my silence.

No one is trying to force this belief on you, so if you don't believe as we do just don't click to open this post, it's that simple.

The Preacher

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14 minutes ago, The Preacher said:

Notice what ellie123 said !

Thank you all so very much for your encouraging words the prayers and well wishes prior to my surgery I needed all of it and it made a world of a difference in my confidence level going in.

This is exactly what this post was intended for, to help someone who is facing or going through a difficult procedure or time in their life.

This proves that this post can and will accomplish what it was meant to do, yet there are some who insist on trying to tear it down.

I guess maybe I should have titled the post a little differently than I did, but I thought it would be very evident by the other post that I have made on this site that I was talking about the God of the Bible, the God that Christians believe that created the heaven and the earth and the fullness thereof, in our view the only true and living God.

In respect to others who have the same beliefs as I do, if I did not believe in the God that I'm talking about I would not even have opened this post to start with, but if I did I would have kept my silence.

No one is trying to force this belief on you, so if you don't believe as we do just don't click to open this post, it's that simple.

The Preacher

@The Preacher please please never stop or cease. It was precisely when @Frustr8 pointed me to your thread hours before surgery that the peace that surpasses all understanding stayed my fretting heart to go through with it. Your prayers are relevant and VITAL and made a world of a difference for me, and will continue to make that difference for so manu! So from the bottom of my heart, Thank you 🙏🏼

Edited by ellie123

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1 hour ago, Midwest Girl said:

Hi The Preacher,
I am a woman of faith and I would love it if you prayed for me. I’m having a revision from the lap band to the gastric bypass on September 18. Please pray that it all goes well!!! Thank you!!

God bless you for your request, I just went to the Lord on your behalf and will continue to do so, I'm praying that the Lord will keep His hand upon you and guide the doctors that will perform the surgery.

May God in all of His infinite mercy watch over you take care of you.

The Preacher

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