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Today I have my GI xray and my lab work including stool test for h pylori. I've already had initial with surgeon and my nutritionist visits are all set up. I'm pretty excited. Over the next 4 months I have appts lined up. I will keep you guys posted

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Congrats! I have my surgery on 6/27. It will seen like a long time but it will be your surgery date before you know it!

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Congratulations, you have made a good decision. Getting the sleeve is one of the best decision I've made in my life and wish I'd done it sooner. My advise to you is to follow your doctors instructions and once you do you will love this tool.

Wishing you good luck.

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Good Luck and Congratulations!

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Update-I've gotten my test results back and I have to take Iron and calcium citrate. I also had my first nutrition visit and I have a lot of habits to change. First NO MORE SPARKLING Water. T

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Best of luck to you! I'm at the beginning of my process as well. Have those test next month. That's going to be tough for me giving up the sparkling Water :(

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Update: My new labs are good and the surgeon cleared my labs. Iron and Calcium look good!

Last thing to be cleared is my last appointment with the nutritionist tomorrow! I have no doubt it will, as I have lost 9lbs since doing the nutrition plan and I was not required to lose anything.

My surgeon says once nutritionist clears me, he will submit me for surgery approval with my insurance company. It can take 3-days to 3 weeks. So I should know by the end of September.

I cannot believe how fast this went!

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I'm excited to get your updates. Finger crossed for fast approval!

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Im new and excited too I already had my pych visit my endoscopy and one nutrit visit . having my sleeve done November 11. I was approved on my first consult with the surgeon and given my date the same day . Don't know if it was good insurance or just that huge lol anyway im on my way. Been binge reading on this forum with the February babies who are 7 months out now . wondering how,sherriebabi ,anythinganna, and the others are doing . their eating journey was kinda scary and encouraging at the same time.

Any November babies out there?

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Yay I’m so excited for you! Congratulations!

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Congratulations [emoji112][emoji112][emoji106][emoji106][emoji106]

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