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I've been trolling this forum for months, and its been a wealth of information.

Things are starting to get real, as my insurance company says I will have a decision within 5 days. My doctor says they kinda have to say yes.

On my surgeon's web page,it says he's done over 3000 procedures. Now, I'm a man that isn't scared of a whole lot. I race cars, shoot guns, wrestle grizzly bears for fun (well, two out of three ain't bad) and I usually just duct tape my wounds and walk it off.

But I'm 59 and I am thinking about death a lot.

What is my surgeon gets bored and falls asleep?

I guess I should make a will. I don't want the state to get my dogs or my guns if I die. Or my collection of studded leather BDSM gear.

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Nothing at all wrong with having a will at any point in life.

there is also nothing at all wrong with asking your surgeon if he had plenty of sleep before the morning of your surgery. I did this and my surgeon replied, yeah. I am good. Seriously do this. It will set your mind at ease.

wls is very safe with very low complication rate. Make a list and next time you see your surgeon ask him any questions you can think of. Like what his complication rate is.

this is perfectly normal stuff to ask and will set your mind at ease.

good luck!!

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Haha. You will live. At least long enough to address those goals.

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Ha! I just read your goal.

I asked my surgeon if he had his coffee the morning of surgery; he told me he had, and a good night's sleep, as well.

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Hmmmm...but then you would need enough to go around for the entire operating room staff...

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This is Tucson, AZ. I'm 45 miles from the Mexican border. No problem there. Drug dealers on every street corner here.

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Silly person.... 😁

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Posted (edited)

My surgeon says death is a possible complication, but the odds are 1 in 1000. He said that with a straight face even. 🤣

Edited by Uomograsso

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Its either that or let being morbidly obese kill you off slowly. It was an easy trade for me.

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Yeah, I hear you. I was a hefty by and a husky man. I used to be an auto mechanic, and that helped keep the muscle up and the fat down. Now I write service and I'm turning into a disgusting fat slob with a bunch of fat related medical problems.

I'm ready. Should be getting authorization in a few days.

No, that is not actually my picture above!

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1 hour ago, Brent701 said:

Its either that or let being morbidly obese kill you off slowly.

Dead nuts on = Hey I am 53 and it was not bad - You are dying now so change and get healthy.

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