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Had my first appointment today with the surgeon. She was great! I was able to ask questions, and tell her about where I'm coming from/why I'm pursuing this opportunity all that. Gave me things to start thinking about in preparation.

She said she'd recommend the bypass instead of the sleeve, which is what I was going for. Doesn't see any medical problems that cause her concern.

Asking about a timeline what to expect, anddddddd she said that within the next 4 months I should be able to meet the requirements! I need to lose another 25 pounds to meet the weight for ideal safety. I've lost 12 pounds in the last 3 weeks. Super excited!! After I get that last 25 off, I have to do blood work and get cleared by the phychiatrist.

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That’s great!! Goof luck on your journey. Before you know it those 25lbs are gone!! How are you ?

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It's such an exciting journey.. Doesn't it feel that much more 'real' once the meetings begin?? Personally, I am so excited for the journey to my new future self. I know it's going to be a BIG change, but I know it's going to be 100% worth it.

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Congratulations! Your surgery will be here before you know it!

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13 hours ago, Repeatingthoughts said:

That’s great!! Goof luck on your journey. Before you know it those 25lbs are gone!! How are you ?

I'm very excited about this. 😊 I am relieved that I have a chance to be healthy.

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12 hours ago, BoredFatGirl said:

It's such an exciting journey.. Doesn't it feel that much more 'real' once the meetings begin?? Personally, I am so excited for the journey to my new future self. I know it's going to be a BIG change, but I know it's going to be 100% worth it.

Yes it doesssss. I've been reading everything I can get my hands on, and researched the surgeon. I practically felt like it was a fake thing until she walked in. Then, on my way out the check out receptionist gave me a bag with the presurgical soap wash with instructions. So that "I'm ready for surgery once I get my date". I have it on my desk so it's an everyday reminder. Yes, this is really happening!

We got this!! 🤯😁😁

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