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So, I had my psych evaluation 2 weeks. It went really well! I was nervous and scared I’d say something stupid that might prevent moving forward, but apparently I am a clinically sane person! Anyways, I got the phone call yesterday, “Hi how are you???? Are you ready? Pre-Op is the 15th and the surgery date is the 19th!” I literally sat on the other line in silence. I had no idea what to say, how to react, and I said “August??” The nurse started laughing and said yes!!

I’m still struggling today and didn’t sleep well last night, 10 day, it’s only 10 days away!!! Obviously I know everyones story is different, I’m just blown away that I’ve been working on this for over a year, never thought I’d make it to hear someone telling my surgery date. I just hope this awkward numb feeling goes away. I know I should be beyond excited about having my date, guess that’s the procrastinator in me, wanting more time to plan.

Please tell me I’m not the only one that has had this “awkward numb” feeling after you get your surgery date...

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Congrats on getting your surgery date. It's only 10 days out . . . are you already on your pre-op diet and preparing for the procedure?

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Congratulations!! I’m on the 19th as well!!

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Congratulations to both of you!! Woop woop!!

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🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆

🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥CONGRATULATIONS🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥

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I was supposed to have my surgery this Monday the 12th but I’ve been rescheduled for the 19th as well! I have to say as absolutely excited as I am to reboot my life & my health I was a little relieved to have another week to absorb all the emotions I’m feeling about it!! Congrats ladies! We’re surgery triplets !!!

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My pre-op is the 14th surgery on the 19th too. I am in the OMG it's a week from Mon feeling right now. It feels like just time just flew by so fast.

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Well, made it through day 1 of only clears, and it flew by! Just one more day! I still can’t believe it’s actually here! I just can’t believe I made it. I wish all of you the best of luck, especially KishaG and Bianca! We did it! I’m so ready for this amazing life changing experience!

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Good luck tomorrow!! I was good the day before..I meditated before going in and things went well!

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Tomorrow is the big day & I feel ready & excited. Things have begun to change within me since I began this journey. Slowly I’ve started to regain some of my lost self esteem. Committing to the surgery alone ... making a commitment to myself has brought back in me a sense of self love which has been missing from my life for several years.
I’m very reflective this morning because I know I’m embarking on a new life. One that I’m excited about . Best of luck to all my surgery twins! We’ve got this!!!!

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On 08/18/2019 at 03:56, TraviMac said:

Well, made it through day 1 of only clears, and it flew by! Just one more day! I still can’t believe it’s actually here! I just can’t believe I made it. I wish all of you the best of luck, especially KishaG and Bianca! We did it! I’m so ready for this amazing life changing experience!

Thanks you! You too!

Yes it flew by. What time is your guys surgery

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3 hours ago, TraviMac said:

Well, made it through day 1 of only clears, and it flew by! Just one more day! I still can’t believe it’s actually here! I just can’t believe I made it. I wish all of you the best of luck, especially KishaG and Bianca! We did it! I’m so ready for this amazing life changing experience!

Not gonna lie, I barely made it through bowel prep yesterday, that stuff is even nastier coming up than it was down LOL It did made first days of liquids easier though. I can't believe that by this time tomorrow I will all done. Wow Just wow! I'm at 7:30 tomorrow GL Yall!

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On 08/18/2019 at 07:20, KishaG said:





Not gonna lie, I barely made it through bowel prep yesterday, that stuff is even nastier coming up than it was down LOL It did made first days of liquids easier though. I can't believe that by this time tomorrow I will all done. Wow Just wow! I'm at 7:30 tomorrow GL Yall!


Yes I agree it was difficult, glad it’s the weekend when I have to do the 2 day clear liquid diet.

Nice I’m at 9am

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So, I had my psych evaluation 2 weeks. It went really well! I was nervous and scared I’d say something stupid that might prevent moving forward, but apparently I am a clinically sane person! Anyways, I got the phone call yesterday, “Hi how are you???? Are you ready? Pre-Op is the 15th and the surgery date is the 19th!” I literally sat on the other line in silence. I had no idea what to say, how to react, and I said “August??” The nurse started laughing and said yes!!

I’m still struggling today and didn’t sleep well last night, 10 day, it’s only 10 days away!!! Obviously I know everyones story is different, I’m just blown away that I’ve been working on this for over a year, never thought I’d make it to hear someone telling my surgery date. I just hope this awkward numb feeling goes away. I know I should be beyond excited about having my date, guess that’s the procrastinator in me, wanting more time to plan.

Please tell me I’m not the only one that has had this “awkward numb” feeling after you get your surgery date...
Congrats and good luck on your surgery and post op healing!

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On 08/18/2019 at 08:52, Bianca S. said:


Thanks you! You too!



Yes it flew by. What time is your guys surgery

I’m assuming I am the second case of the day because I don’t have to be there till 6:45am. So pumped! Almost there guys!!!!

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