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I don't have a surgery date yet, but my first consult with my surgeon with be August 29th. As far as the Pre Requisites. I don't have anything to begin on my part until 7 weeks before surgery bcuz I am not on hormones, I do not smoke or drink,and I do not take any type of diet pills. All I have to worry about is having the set up meetings with the dietitian, pre op lab work & pre testing & my last visit with my surgeon b4 surgery outside of any pre surgery support group meetings. But with my insurance deductble met, I hope to have it by November if not end of September.

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I don't have a surgery date yet, but my first consult with my surgeon with be August 29th. As far as the Pre Requisites. I don't have anything to begin on my part until 7 weeks before surgery bcuz I am not on hormones, I do not smoke or drink,and I do not take any type of diet pills. All I have to worry about is having the set up meetings with the dietitian, pre op lab work & pre testing & my last visit with my surgeon b4 surgery outside of any pre surgery support group meetings. But with my insurance deductble met, I hope to have it by November if not end of September.
Okay best wishes to you on your journey

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And the day before will be Precious Pouch and my 1st Surgiversity,and yes She Still is a forceful presence in my life, but I now only weigh 188 pounds instead of the 365+ I embarked at, and no matter what others may say I am Very very Proud of me for staying the Course this Long! Either I am very committed or I fail to know any better, but I ABIDE as the Dude said in the B8G LOBOWSKI, yes I surely Do!

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On 8/9/2019 at 11:34 AM, Frustr8 said:

And the day before will be Precious Pouch and my 1st Surgiversity,and yes She Still is a forceful presence in my life, but I now only weigh 188 pounds instead of the 365+ I embarked at, and no matter what others may say I am Very very Proud of me for staying the Course this Long! Either I am very committed or I fail to know any better, but I ABIDE as the Dude said in the B8G LOBOWSKI, yes I surely Do!

Hi Frustr8! It's been awhile since I've been on the forums, but I remember you were getting your surgery sometime around when I was and a bunch of us others who were active in the forums. How are you doing with your wls?

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