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Any Floridians in here? I am searching for some folks that are local to get together, hang out, and support one another. I do attend a support group here and they are great, but most of the folks support there, doesnt flow over. I am hoping to find ppl to bounce ideas off of, maybe go to the gym together and that sort of stuff. I know i am wierd LOL.. To all those here that are not Floridians.. Love you too.. dont want you to all feel left out. LOL

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Hi! I’m a Floridian too and not only that, but I’m getting my surgery done with Dr. Shillingford too. I’m pre-op and will be having my surgery on September 19th. I can’t wait. I see your stats and it looks as if you’re doing amazingly. I’m also 5’4” and my goal weight is 130. My current weight is 235.

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Dr. Shillingford is great. I will tell you he does not sugar coat LOL.. but that is the good thing, after all we are doing something major to our bodies. He did an awesome job. FYI- he does not take pics of the stomach unless you ask him before surgery. I did ask to see if he had mine and thats when i found out he doesnt take them unless the patient asks beforehand. I live in central florida so i do not go down to Boca for my follow ups.. i do them by phone consult and i have joined a support group here near home.

Let me know if you have any questions or anything.. i am glad to help.

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Hi! I am also in south FL and had my surgery with Dr. Shillingford on June 11, 2019. He seems pretty popular around here! LOL

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Hello 👋 I'm in Tampa. I am having my first bariatric surgery appointment with Dr. Dietrich on Sep 10th. Nervous and excited :)

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Hi all,
I'm in the Plant City area and work in Brandon. Dr. Keyur Chavda performed my surgery July 31st. I have not joined any support groups yet, I have alot going on at the moment but plan to in the near future.

5'4"
Starting weight 297
VSG on 7/31/19
Surgery wt: 266
CW 245
GW 135

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