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Sitting here at work drinking afternoon decaf with caramel Protein as Creamer, thinking.. I have 2 more days. tomorrow i drive down to Miami, and i am preparing work for my absence so i haven't had a whole lot of time to think about it, but its here. The day is just about here. I dont feel nervous, or scared, or excited really LOL. Its almost like its a task that needs to be completed. My boss was asking how i am feeling, as she is aware of what i am doing, and i told her i am fine. I dont know what to make of the no feelings about it LOLOL.. maybe i am scared but hiding the feelings? Anybody else set for the 8th out there?

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21 minutes ago, Jazzy1125 said:

Sitting here at work drinking afternoon decaf with caramel Protein as Creamer, thinking.. I have 2 more days. tomorrow i drive down to Miami, and i am preparing work for my absence so i haven't had a whole lot of time to think about it, but its here. The day is just about here. I dont feel nervous, or scared, or excited really LOL. Its almost like its a task that needs to be completed. My boss was asking how i am feeling, as she is aware of what i am doing, and i told her i am fine. I dont know what to make of the no feelings about it LOLOL.. maybe i am scared but hiding the feelings? Anybody else set for the 8th out there?

I wasn't really scared or nervous really. I mean, there were some, but I fully understand the benefits and risks, as well as being really confident in my surgeon and team, I had the same surgeon that installed my lab band remove it and revise to the bypass, so I had no fear over her skill.

Congrats, good luck and here's to a smooth recovery!

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24 minutes ago, Jazzy1125 said:

Sitting here at work drinking afternoon decaf with caramel Protein as Creamer, thinking.. I have 2 more days. tomorrow i drive down to Miami, and i am preparing work for my absence so i haven't had a whole lot of time to think about it, but its here. The day is just about here. I dont feel nervous, or scared, or excited really LOL. Its almost like its a task that needs to be completed. My boss was asking how i am feeling, as she is aware of what i am doing, and i told her i am fine. I dont know what to make of the no feelings about it LOLOL.. maybe i am scared but hiding the feelings? Anybody else set for the 8th out there?

I was sooooo nervous a whole week before surgery and the day of, but after it was over it was so surreal to me and I am so happy I did it.

Congratulations and I wish you all the best. 🙂👍

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Wishing you a speedy recovery. You’ll do great!

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