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Covid messed with my Pre-Op



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I am being revised Band to Bypass and have been dreading the pre-op diet.

I was 3 days out when all elective surgeries got cancelled due to Covid. I had followed the diet well and was rescheduled.

Date of the reschedule was coming up, was on the shakes and doing ok, only slipped once... again 3-4 days out was re-reschudled due to Covid.

I am due to go in tomorrow.

I really struggled this time, Firstly I missed the start day for the shakes (I work in government and between drought, fires and Covid I barely know what day it is), then I got in my head and have only successfully managed to do 4-5 days VLCD.

The VLCD I was given was: Brekky: shake, Lunch: shake or bar + salad, Dinner: Shake + Veg.

My diet has been Brekky: Shake or bar (if I remember), Dinner: Salad.

Im just super worried about starting late.

I was 123kg a week ago, 117kg ealier in the week and 120kg this morning (that time of the month due tomorrow for my op - Yay for me)

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I just needed to get that off my chest as it's really been stressing me out

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Hope you had your surgery and are recovering nicely. My surgery was rescheduled twice due to covid-19, and am now slotted in for August. It's been very stressful, but on the plus side there's a lot of pre-op weight loss due to multiple liquid diet adventures...

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