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Day 3 of pre op liquid diet. Surgery in 5 days on 2/23 which is 11 weeks from when I should have gotten it done but postponed because of Covid spike. I have been reading how much weight people lost in the first 90 days or so and it is inspiring! I understand there will be some rough times ahead but I know this is going to be worth it! I should be back home this time next week thinking what the Hell have I done but tht too will pass. I have enjoyed lot of good reading and gained a bit of knowledge on here in a short time. Let the journey begin!

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Best wishes and keep us posted on your progress.

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18 minutes ago, GradyCat said:

Best wishes and keep us posted on your progress.

Thanks! I wish I had been able to have my surgery on 12/16 but all things happen for a reason. I was able to enjoy Christmas, The College football playoffs and NFL playoffs but ready to slim down. Thanks for the encouragement and you are doing great!

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Congratulations! I'm praying you have an easy, uncomplicated procedure and a quick recovery. 🤗

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