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My original date of June 17 had to be cancelled because I failed my stress test, which in turn caused the surgery to be postponed. Everything’s OK now & I officially have a new date! July 22nd awaits! I’m excited, nervous & pumped all at once. The countdown begins!

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I'm glad they were cautious and checked you out prior to surgery. Good luck on your WLS journey.

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Now we have the same surgery date!!!!! Let's keep in touch and share our adventure to the tool together. Do you start the liquid diet next week on the 8th?

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Hi Kathaleen, I am scheduled for July 22, 2019 also I am going to Nevada a place called Blossom Bariatrics. Well actually my stress test is the 22nd and my surgery is 7/24/19. I hope to God I don't fail my stress test . I was told if I could walk on a treadmill for 20 minutes without chest pains I should be fine. But I start my liquid diet on July 8, they recommend 14 days prior.

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Hey, Sleeve Sister! My doctor isn’t as strict on the liquid diet 2 week pre-op as others. He said that I should avoid carbs- cut out the Pasta, bread, etc... you know, the “good” stuff. LOL! He allows soft foods, yogurt, scrambled eggs, etc. I’ll probably do what I did before my date was changes. Do the soft food thing for a week & switch to all liquid for the final week.

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My original date of June 17 had to be cancelled because I failed my stress test, which in turn caused the surgery to be postponed. Everything’s OK now & I officially have a new date! July 22nd awaits! I’m excited, nervous & pumped all at once. The countdown begins!
Congratulations,are you feeling?

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1 hour ago, shanshan said:

Congratulations,are you feeling?

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I am doing GREAT!! I wished I had listened to my doctor who had been urging me to have the surgery two years ago!!

My surgery was 7 weeks ago today. So far, I have lost a little over 50 pounds. I am not feeling hungry, which makes it SO much easier.

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2 hours ago, LovelyE140 said:

How did surgery go for you? I am scheduled there in 2 weeks.

The surgery went very well. I was sore afterward, but not in actual pain. They gave me a prescription for a pain killer, but I only used them the 1st 2 nights at home. After that, I didn't need them.

I spent 1 night in the hospital.

Mom -surgery

Tues - home

Wed - rested.

Thurs - I was driving around - just another normal day. LOL!

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6 hours ago, LovelyE140 said:

How did surgery go for you? I am scheduled there in 2 weeks.

I had surgery 7/24/19 with Blossom Bariatric in Nevada. It was smooth for me no pain, no discomfort, no nausea, no vomitting 2 days after my procedure I flew home. So far I'm down 35lbs but in the last week i hit a stall. After surgery I was a little tired it lasted about 2 weeks now i do Zumba 3 days per week and I walk (3 miles ) 3 days per week. The best decision I could have made

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7 hours ago, NancyLF said:

The surgery went very well. I was sore afterward, but not in actual pain. They gave me a prescription for a pain killer, but I only used them the 1st 2 nights at home. After that, I didn't need them.

I spent 1 night in the hospital.

Mom -surgery

Tues - home

Wed - rested.

Thurs - I was driving around - just another normal day. LOL!

That is awesome! Sounds like recovery was a breeze.

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I am doing GREAT!! I wished I had listened to my doctor who had been urging me to have the surgery two years ago!!
My surgery was 7 weeks ago today. So far, I have lost a little over 50 pounds. I am not feeling hungry, which makes it SO much easier.
That's great glad you're doing well and keep up with the good work[emoji173][emoji1434]

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