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Hi! I am new here...

Scheduled for 06/29... I am freaking out. Last night I had the realization that I am actually scared of being a normal weight..... I am not sure how I am going to survive the next 20 days. I am so nervous!

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I had the lap band 11 years ago and lost 100 pounds. The ease of moving around was heaven. I didn't walk into a room and try to figure out what chair I would sit in or could I do the booth. People start to talk to you and you get attention. I got to do what I wanted to do without fear of how would my size effect it. Go for it and live your best self. Make a list of all the things you were afraid to do or wanted to do but didn't because of size. Then go out and conquer the world.

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7 minutes ago, Axxx said:

I’m scheduled for June18th as well. Starting get a little nervous but I guess it’s nice to be in the same boat as you guys.

So am I! I was super nervous but now I'm just excited and ready to be on the other side of surgery and on my weight loss journey.

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I'm currently scheduled for 7/9 with the possibility of being moved into the end of june if insurance comes back soon. So i figured I'd send out a Hello to the June Sleevers as well!

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i was scheduled to have my sleeve on the 5th of june but it was pushed back to the 11th tomorrow.. i have prepared myself for as best i can for this life changing operation...

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56 minutes ago, johnedwin said:

i was scheduled to have my sleeve on the 5th of june but it was pushed back to the 11th tomorrow.. i have prepared myself for as best i can for this life changing operation...

Just know this

Life-saving life-changing

Youll never be the Sane as u were before

ur goal when eating js to provide ur body with nutrition to sustain ur life. It will never be about fun anymore when I eat. If u choose cake over a meal, u will not be taking care of ur body.

just remember this...if they tell u it’s time to get up and walk, get up and walk, walk, walk, walk, walk , walk. Drinking in the beginning will be a chore. Take a sip every 10 minutes. With me, I the second day, the day I went home. I walked around the ward, and every time I got to my room, I’d sip Water then go back around again, I did that for like 45 minutes.

When u get home. Get up every 15 and take stroll around the house, when u do, take a sip of water.

be very methodical and you’ll be fine

plan

good,luck

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Also new. Scheduled for 6/24. Started liquid diet today

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Hi Everyone,

This is my first post. I'm from MA and am having the Gastric Sleeve on 6/18/19.

Nervous and excited. I'm grateful to everyone who is sharing their own experiences and truths. I know that life will be dramatically different.

Best of luck to all the June Sleevers!

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My husband is from Massachusetts! Welcome to the forum. 😊

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52 minutes ago, Blair P. said:

Hi Everyone,

This is my first post. I'm from MA and am having the Gastric Sleeve on 6/18/19.

Nervous and excited. I'm grateful to everyone who is sharing their own experiences and truths. I know that life will be dramatically different.

Best of luck to all the June Sleevers!

Welcome! I'm in Boston as well and having surgery the same day at BMC. I'm halfway through the pre-OP diet. 😫 Good luck!

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5 hours ago, johnedwin said:

i was scheduled to have my sleeve on the 5th of june but it was pushed back to the 11th tomorrow.. i have prepared myself for as best i can for this life changing operation...

Good luck tomorrow! I just had mine on 5/23 & honestly - it's been great. First 24 hours were way more painful than I expected. Everything else has been easier than I expected. The day after when they finally gave me fluids, it was not hard to get them down. I did the 2oz sipped. Watched the clock and paced myself, but easy. The first 2 weeks of nothing but Soups I was climbing the walls. I'm literally... 18 days post op and no complications. I can easily easily drink. I woke up this morning & probably drank 8oz in one sip. I'm being careful to never drink at least 30 min past eating & have made it a personal challenge to get down 65oz of just Water per day, but it's not been hard. Liquids go down super easy for me. Meals, 4oz. I'm eating eggs, ground meats, yogurts. A lot of quiche - eggs and cheese & veggies. I've also had no issues whatsoever with swallowing any pills.

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First post here. I had my sleeve surgery on 6/4 , so I'm 1 week post-op. Doing OK, though still having a lot of pain from my "stomach removal" incision. Walking & moving more every day. Still on liquids for another week. Can drink really well, as long as it's not a BIG gulp! Then it hurts... oh how it hurts!

Finally hit my Protein & liquid goals yesterday. Yay!

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I hope you feel better each day!

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