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I haven't had surgery just yet. I've met with my surgeon back in November and I told him I wanted the sleeve, but just a couple of days ago I've been considering the RnY bypass.

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I did but I am not typical. I knew in my heart that the bypass would have been a better surgery for me from the start. I feared the malabsorption and possible complications from bypass so I opted for the sleeve.
never experienced gerd in my life. Until after my sleeve.
about 1 year post sleeve I had gerd and a hiatal hernia. Ended up having to revise to bypass. Some of the things that made me think hard about having the bypass in the beginning was that I did not want to have to do surgery twice.
having said that, there are many people that do just fine and are successful with the sleeve.

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No regrets at all. It wasn't all easy, but it wasn't all that hard either. I've not had any complications from the surgery and my lifestyle is a lot better.

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Definitely do not regret a thing. Best decision I have ever made. I only wish I would have done it sooner.

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1 hour ago, JessLess said:

No regrets at all. It wasn't all easy, but it wasn't all that hard either. I've not had any complications from the surgery and my lifestyle is a lot better.

Same as above best decision i ever made - IT saved my life

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I only regret not doing it sooner. The quality of life improvements have been amazing.

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I also regret my delay. Should have done it a few years ago. Crazy improvement

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Best 14K i ever spent.... and would do it again and again

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Dont forget it on your taxes!!!

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11 minutes ago, Brent701 said:

Dont forget it on your taxes!!!

i can do that? helllll yes

Damn i knew i like you for a reason...... hehehehe

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I'm only 6 weeks out but I'm so excited about having had the sleeve! I'm only 28lbs down so far but there is a difference in how I feel for sure. I don't regret it and I pray I never grow to.

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No regrets, it saved my life and gave me a new start. This girl huffed and puffed down the block, to her car, and is not preparing to do a race and does 6 to 8 miles in a day. Aside from typical pain at the big incision (where the stomach comes out), I've been blessed with no complications and haven't gotten sick once yet. Yes, I've had uncomfortable bloating, and some times feel nauseated (mostly my Vitamins, which I'm changing) but that's all. It's been such a tremendous blessing, but it's truly a personal decision. All I can suggest is to educate yourself, listen to your surgeon and nutritionist and, if you make the choice, don't let others get you down.

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