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Welcome Michelle, There's a lot of good info here don't be afraid to ask. Congrates on getting a surgery date.

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On 6/12/2020 at 11:29 PM, maddmar said:

june 23rd

I'm June 23rd as well. Good luck surgery twin!

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Tomorrow is the anesthesia appt (don’t think much is involved other than going over the telephone pre-op info, hope not anyway). I will have a covid test while there (for my Thursday/June 18th surgery). Also have to stop by the surgeon’s office for paperwork (thank goodness it’s next door). I work in healthcare and so Tuesday and Wednesday I work, no choice, since I am leaving people without care for 2 weeks as it is. But that’s fine, sitting around isn’t much fun anyway. So it’s here now :DRUM ROLL; surgery week!

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On 4/15/2020 at 7:50 PM, G8trgrl said:

I just scheduled my surgery today. I was wondering if anyone else is having their surgery in June.

I had my surgery 6/5/20. Good luck with everything!😁

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36 minutes ago, ambernshearer said:

I had my surgery 6/5/20. Good luck with everything!😁

I also had mine June 5th!

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42 minutes ago, mattk53 said:

I also had mine June 5th!

I hope you're having a better adjustment period than I am! I've been miserably sick since I was discharged (4 days post-op). I've already been to the ED twice for fluids. I can't seem to keep anything down. Thankfully I work at the hospital and am good friends with my surgeon. Otherwise, I feel like my recovery would be much worse.

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No, I'm doing good. So sorry you're having problems. I hope things get better.

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Time for another update. VSG on the 12th in Nuevo Laredo with Dr Galileo Villarreal. Feeling pretty great all around. The five hour drive home yesterday was a little rough, the bumps weren’t an issue at all, just the time sitting still (with some walking breaks). Woke up this morning with left arm pain that was so bad I convinced myself I was having a heart attack... did some deep breathing exercises and walked it off and that’s gone now. Drinking fluids no problem. Not much pain any more except when I hiccup or my tube formerly referred to as a stomach contracts to empty, slight pain from the hernia repair still. All in all really happy with the outcome. Only had a 7 day preop diet starting on the 5th but I’m down 18lbs since then. Super excited about the future, can’t even imaging what I’ll look like with a skinny face :) oh and I’m already not thinking about food constantly. it’s weird.

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