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I’m scheduled for my surgery November 7th, and it’s starting to feel real. I’m having a lap band to bypass revision and only taking one week off from work (nine days counting the weekend). A little worried about just a week.

Anyone else in November?

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11 hours ago, Serifa said:

I’m scheduled for my surgery November 7th, and it’s starting to feel real. I’m having a lap band to bypass revision and only taking one week off from work (nine days counting the weekend). A little worried about just a week.

Anyone else in November?

I was a Band to Bypass revision. A week is pretty short, and my surgery was SUPER easy... and even still, a week would not have been enough time to be comfortable going back to work. I'd highly suggest getting more time if you can.

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I'm scheduled for Nov 19, and nervous as well!

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I’ll keep the option open to half days on Wed/Thu/Fri. I have a desk job so hopefully it will be o.k.

Mombod: Starting to prepare for the pre-op diet. I’ll do low carb/low fat for two weeks then three days before switch to Clear Liquids. Had my blood and stress test yesterday. I just want Nov 7th to be here!

I’m only telling a few family members and am trying to figure out how to navigate the secrecy. Kind of strange.

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I’ll keep the option open to half days on Wed/Thu/Fri. I have a desk job so hopefully it will be o.k.

Mombod: Starting to prepare for the pre-op diet. I’ll do low carb/low fat for two weeks then three days before switch to clear liquids. Had my blood and stress test yesterday. I just want Nov 7th to be here!

I’m only telling a few family members and am trying to figure out how to navigate the secrecy. Kind of strange.

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I’ll keep the option open to half days on Wed/Thu/Fri. I have a desk job so hopefully it will be o.k.

Mombod: Starting to prepare for the pre-op diet. I’ll do low carb/low fat for two weeks then three days before switch to clear liquids. Had my blood and stress test yesterday. I just want Nov 7th to be here!

I’m only telling a few family members and am trying to figure out how to navigate the secrecy. Kind of strange.

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My doctor isn't having me do clear liquids at all pre-op. He said I have to do a week of Protein Shakes and lean cuisines, which is kinda strange I thought.

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On 09/30/2018 at 19:18, Serifa said:



I’m scheduled for my surgery November 7th, and it’s starting to feel real. I’m having a lap band to bypass revision and only taking one week off from work (nine days counting the weekend). A little worried about just a week.




Anyone else in November?


I scheduled my surgery today for November 13. That will give me the rest of that week and Thanksgiving week to recover.

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That’s great. I tried for that date but couldn’t get it. 30 days until surgery so getting excited! Starting low carb low fat tomorrow. Just want it to be here.

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November 5th for me!

I'm terrified, but started drinking the Premier Protein shakes and Greek yogurts for Breakfast and lunch about 3 weeks ago. I'm happy that those, to me, are incredibly filling...which makes me a little worried about how hard it will be to force down anything once our stomachs are tiny :/

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November 5, you’ll go in two days before me. I started my low carb low fat this weekend. You’ve been on yours for three weeks, that’s great. Your body will be ready for it. I go to liquids on November 1 then surgery on the 7th. I can’t wait. I really want to make this work.

I can’t figure out how to change my surgery/height/weight. It’s from when I had my lap band in 2011, it’s very old!

Good luck to you and glad to have people going through this together!

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On 10/3/2018 at 8:33 AM, MomBod said:

My doctor isn't having me do Clear Liquids at all pre-op. He said I have to do a week of Protein Shakes and lean cuisines, which is kinda strange I thought.

My surgery is November 1st. I don't have to do clear liquids either. I do 3 shakes a day and one Healthy Choice/Lean Cuisine for 15 days prior. I start that on October 16th. Not complaining! lol.

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My date was scheduled for Oct. 8 but I had to reschedule until Nov 9 because of my father in laws passing. I just didn’t feel I could focus on this 100% at the time. I am ready for this Nov surgery.

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So sorry about your father in law. November 9th is around the corner. I’ll be coming home as you go in and I can give you the download. I’m trying out different Vitamins to try out. I bought the berimelts but think they might be too sweet. I want to do the Patches but my nutritionist advised against it.

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Surgery scheduled today!! November 5th! Haven’t decided if excited or nervous!! Lol
Does anyone want to start a private group for November Bypass?

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