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Got a call that I’m waiting for insurance approval. Then pre op appointment. Stuffs getting real
because I have anxiety disorder and ocd. What do you recommend for packing
I’m thinking
change of clothes and probably a pair of jammies
chapstick
Book to read
phone and charger
anything else.
I brought a comfy pillow, earphones and slip on sandals as well.

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Ejmom. That’s a good idea. I’m making a list to pack early. I live 1500 feet from the hospital. Lol.

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Just had my sleeve done Wednesday (4/10) at 10:30am. I’ve had little pain at the site, but I’ve felt the gas pain in my chest and back. dinner was a few sips of Unjury chicken Soup (it’s a delicious broth) and a few sips of crystal light. Ice has been my friend! It’s great because it melting slowly in my mouth gets it to go slowly down.

Getting the chewable vitamins and liquid meds down is not fun. I get a stab of pain with those things.

Things I’m using at hospital:
- PJs and my own shirt
- my own underwear and pads. Yes, I started my period. I can’t bend enough with the soreness to use tampons.
- biotene
- lotion
- chapstick
- phone
- headphones
- external battery to charge phone and short cable (it can sit right be me on my table within my reach.

So far I have not read using my iPad, but likely will a lot later today. I brought my laptop but asked my husband to take it home yesterday because I definitely don’t need it. I also haven’t used the robe I brought because I’m in PJs and don’t need it. I also haven’t worn the flip flops I brought. I just walk the hallway with the hospital slippers.

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I think I’m ready!
I have to be at the hospital tomorrow morning at 7:30 and my surgery is at 9:30.
Hopefully I didn’t forget to do anything.

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Surgery April 24th!!!
Liquids diet starts 4/17
I’m excited

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Good luck to everyone who has had their surgery or is coming up. I’m on day 4 post op and still in a lot of pain. Drinking is not fun and my big stitched sight is hurting.

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On 04/11/2019 at 03:44, Aiysha said:



Good morning everyone i just arrived at the hospital my surgery is at 7am I'm very calm and have great energy good luck everyone


Good luck!! You’ve got this!! See you on the losers bench ☺️ prayers for smooth procedure and speedy recovery!!

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April 4th!
Heaviest weight 293
Start weigh 279
Current weight 264
Height 5’5
Gastric bypass R-ny
1 week today post opp!!



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Good Luck to anyone that has their surgery today! Welcome to the Losers bench! :D

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1 hour ago, kaylyn2100 said:

April 4th!
Heaviest weight 293
Start weigh 279
Current weight 264
Height 5’5
Gastric bypass R-ny
1 week today post opp!!


I was on April 4th, as well. It's crazy to think it's already been a week. According to my nutritionist I can now move on the the full liquids stage. Thin creamed Soups, drinkable yogurts, coffee and shakes instead of just broths and other clear liquids. Never thought I would be so happy to drink shakes and creamed Soup. I am trying to get creative on reaching my Protein goal so I have been researching different soups and ways to add protein.

How are you feeling one week post op? I feel GREAT!

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Weight loss update!! I had surgery on April 1st and I’m down 9lbs! So 9lbs in 10 days. I feel great!!

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2 hours ago, CajunSam said:

I was on April 4th, as well. It's crazy to think it's already been a week. According to my nutritionist I can now move on the the full liquids stage. Thin creamed Soups, drinkable yogurts, coffee and shakes instead of just broths and other Clear Liquids. Never thought I would be so happy to drink shakes and creamed Soup. I am trying to get creative on reaching my Protein goal so I have been researching different Soups and ways to add Protein.

How are you feeling one week post op? I feel GREAT!

I'm another April 4th patient, but I have to wait until Monday before I can move on to full liquids. Uuggh.

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