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I had my band fitted 30th October 2018. Looking for some people round about the same timescale so we can support each other through this. I'm currently 3 week post op and totally ready for food now. 1st fill scheduled for 11th December.

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11 minutes ago, beft91 said:

I had my band fitted 30th October 2018

@beft91

hey bud

not a lapper, i had sleeve - still, i wanted to say welcome and good luck

kathy

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Hi! I had a band put in the week after you, so definitely a buddy. How are you doing?

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Hi! I had a band put in the week after you, so definitely a buddy. How are you doing?

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Doing great tbh. Had no side effect I.e. trapped wind or pain other than discomfort first few days. Back working and driving after 5 days. Feeling so ready to eat it's unreal. Need to find a diet I can follow to stay fuller for longer. How are you feeling?

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Pretty good today, it's been two weeks so I am on to puree and soft food and it is so nice to chew again! The bloat is finally coming down too so that's a nice change. For the first time ever, I'm excited about losing weight, weird right?

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Pretty good today, it's been two weeks so I am on to puree and soft food and it is so nice to chew again! The bloat is finally coming down too so that's a nice change. For the first time ever, I'm excited about losing weight, weird right?

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Not weird at all! I think the excitement is needed for sure. I'm excited for the little things. Bought some shoes and have gone down a size! [emoji3]

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22 hours ago, beft91 said:

any pointers would be great

@beft91

since you asked - this is picky i know but....

you should say you had the lapband- not gastric band

they are two different animals!

happy turkey day😊

good luck

kathy

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[mention=353067]beft91[/mention]
since you asked - this is picky i know but....
you should say you had the lapband- not gastric band
they are two different animals!
happy turkey day[emoji4]
good luck
kathy
In the UK I was under the impression that lapband and gastric band are the same thing? My mistake, apologies!

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7 hours ago, beft91 said:

In the UK I was under the impression that lapband and gastric band are the same thing? My mistake, apologies

@beft91

hey bud - silly head!!😊

no prob, just a comment

glad are you are on your way to recovery with your lapband😊

good luck

kathy

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