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Just now, niffer said:

@ doublepau when will you start your pre op diet? (if you have one) My pre-op appointment is 2/7 so I assume I be be starting then or shortly thereafter.

@niffer I don't believe my surgeon requires a pre-op diet. Buy my pre-op appointment is on 2/4 so I'll let you know what happens :)

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9 days into my 21 day pre-op and I'm down 16 pounds. It's a good motivator to stick to the diet. I keep thinking "almost half way!" My diet is pretty strict (3 Protein shakes/day and up to 250 cal of low glycemic veggies). I don't always get in all 3 shakes, and am still working on upping my Water intake. I find evenings are the worst for cravings. How is everyone else doing on their pre-op (if you've started it yet).

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[mention=365410]niffer[/mention] I don't believe my surgeon requires a pre-op diet. Buy my pre-op appointment is on 2/4 so I'll let you know what happens [emoji4]
Good luck, keep us posted!!!

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8 hours ago, ResaRoo said:

9 days into my 21 day pre-op and I'm down 16 pounds. It's a good motivator to stick to the diet. I keep thinking "almost half way!" My diet is pretty strict (3 Protein shakes/day and up to 250 cal of low glycemic veggies). I don't always get in all 3 shakes, and am still working on upping my Water intake. I find evenings are the worst for cravings. How is everyone else doing on their pre-op (if you've started it yet).

Congrats! 16lbs is amazing!

My surgery was on then off now on again for Feb 4th

I find my night cravings to be the worst too my preop diet is shakes Water tuna oatmeal and broths I’ve only been doing the pre op diet for 5 days and I’m about 6 lbs down

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February 13th!!! 🎉. Good luck to everyone I can’t wait to see your results!!

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OH NO! I'm scheduled for surgery on Monday and I have a cold! I felt a bit run down and scratchy throat, but by last night I was sneezing, woke up this morning and I can hardly swallow and I am losing my voice. I'm so scared that they won't do the surgery on Monday. I have emailed my surgeon (the pre op instructions said to notify your surgeon if you had cold/flu like symptoms)…. :( I'm ready to just cry.

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On 1/13/2020 at 9:09 PM, Ninja-slash-nerd said:

I was never at risk of ruining my surgery because I'm not having cravings. And I was never rude to anyone.

On 1/13/2020 at 9:38 PM, Ninja-slash-nerd said:

No, the experience is not that similar. Because with the sleeve, you're far less likely to suffer from dumping syndrome. But thanks for your input.

9 hours ago, HLsleeve said:

Congratulations......im scheduled for February 24th

Good luck with surgery

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On 1/13/2020 at 9:09 PM, Ninja-slash-nerd said:

I was never at risk of ruining my surgery because I'm not having cravings. And I was never rude to anyone.

On 1/13/2020 at 9:38 PM, Ninja-slash-nerd said:

No, the experience is not that similar. Because with the sleeve, you're far less likely to suffer from dumping syndrome. But thanks for your input.

9 hours ago, HLsleeve said:

Congratulations......im scheduled for February

Good luck with your surgery

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3 hours ago, lisafrommassachusetts said:

OH NO! I'm scheduled for surgery on Monday and I have a cold! I felt a bit run down and scratchy throat, but by last night I was sneezing, woke up this morning and I can hardly swallow and I am losing my voice. I'm so scared that they won't do the surgery on Monday. I have emailed my surgeon (the pre op instructions said to notify your surgeon if you had cold/flu like symptoms)…. :( I'm ready to just cry.

Hope you’re feeling better I’m just getting over something from last week and it was bad my dr called in an antibiotic for me - and I consulted with my surgeon before taking he was ok with the antibiotic

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On 1/28/2020 at 6:47 PM, myholidayboyz said:

My paperwork was submitted to my insurance 1/21/2020. On 1/23/2020 I got an email from my insurance letting me know I was approved. My surgeons office just got the paperwork today.

I was told when they submitted my paperwork to insurance that they have 15 days to approve. It took Humana less than a week. Good luck!

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