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So tomorrow sees my VSG day...so here’s the deal, I was determined it was happening, no nerves, no nothing. So today at work I’ve been irratable & teary. Alot down to me trying to tie up a lot of loose ends that wont get done if I dont do it...coupled with MORE work piled up on me.

I worked three hours over to pull things back & feel frazzled. I drove home saying to myself “What the hell made you choose to do something so extreme?!!...this is a rash decision & you’re gonna regret it”

I’ve come home & gone to bed, no bag packed nothing. I feel numb...I hope this will pass & I dont go on to regret this big time...🤷🏽‍♀️😢

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Breathe.... it’s a massive decision but a wonderful decision to make. Work will still be there when you go back.
I was really teary for about 3 days pre-op, not sure I was doing the right thing, worried about the surgery itself, no one to understand my concerns, fears etc. You’ve got this 👊🏽👊🏽 Once you get through the first week, it’s heaps better. I had little pain just fatigue but sounds like you could some extra sleep too 🤭 good luck 😘

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Thank you SO much, Phoebes04, you’re right...I feel exhausted & drained. I’ve told my manager that I’m having surgery on my hiatus hernia. My colleagues found out today & kept saying to me “So WHY haven’t you tood us you’ve had surgery??” We should know.

I feel cross about it all & not what I needed emotionally. My husband is fussing over me & its just not what I need...

Thank you for your advice! Xxxx

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I had my hiatus hernia done at same time and that’s what I tell people 99% of the time also. Only a select group of (non judgemental) friends know the truth. Though my boss is a doctor, so he knows the truth.

I was back at work on day 7, but wish I had had the next week off also. I was so tired. Tell your work colleagues it’s none of their business and it’s private and that they should respect that. That’s what I said when people ‘attacked’ me for not telling them I was having surgery.

I’m not going to lie, it’s not easy, especially at the start. But if you are like me, I’ve struggled with my weight for over 40years and sooo looking forward to a healthier, happier, leaner version of me evolving this year 🥰

good luck today, you’ve got this 👊🏽👊🏽

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So tomorrow sees my VSG day...so here’s the deal, I was determined it was happening, no nerves, no nothing. So today at work I’ve been irratable & teary. Alot down to me trying to tie up a lot of loose ends that wont get done if I dont do it...coupled with MORE work piled up on me.

I worked three hours over to pull things back & feel frazzled. I drove home saying to myself “What the hell made you choose to do something so extreme?!!...this is a rash decision & you’re gonna regret it”

I’ve come home & gone to bed, no bag packed nothing. I feel numb...I hope this will pass & I dont go on to regret this big time...🤷🏽‍♀️[emoji22]
You will be fine. I think everyone is nervous before the actual surgery but it is so worth it!! Once you start seeing results hopefully you will feel this is the best decision you've ever made. Good luck on your journey..

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