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I am scheduled for June 2nd. So excited! Got my preop tomorrow.

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Im scheduled for June 1st i was originally scheduled for may 26 but it got postponed im glad it did i was a nervous wreck lol im still kind of nervous mostly just anxious you wanna know that your making the right decision but their isint really a way to know that the whole uncertainty of it all is killing me i also keep running into negative stories and other people negative experiences

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I am going through the same thing. Everyday I read about what to expect, what do I need, what can go wrong...its alot. I have my preop today with the surgeons office. Hopefully that goes well. Im excited to have the surgery. Just scared of the changes afterwards.

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I have been recently focusing more on the long term (better health outcomes) and the practicalities of my surgery date (booking time off work & dog-sitter!) But I am worried I am not going to cope in the month or two following surgery with the fatigue and adjusting to new ways of eating and drinking. All my surgeon says is research more! And then when I have too many questions about malabsorption he said I had read too much hahaha.. it's really hard to know how it will be for each individual. I am scared as I am self-funding mine that I will be in debt for a procedure that won't work / goes wrong. But I have faith in my surgeon and can't go on like this.

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I was told that I am going home from the hospital the same day, and should only be out of work a week (desk job). I am so ready! I am almost a week into the liquid diet, and it’s getting easier every day. I am walking and drinking a ton of Water. I am losing between 1-2 pounds a day- and that’s motivating me!! Good luck all!!

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I was told similar, that I would be off work for a week (desk job and working from home). So, I've told my boss to definitely plan on me being out a week, but, thankfully he is fine if I need to take more time or work half days for the second week. I've heard of a lot of folks going home the same day. My surgeon has me spending one night at the hospital and I have no doubt I will be anxious to get home the next day! So glad to hear the liquid diet is getting easier! I'm going to remind myself of that a bunch when I start mine at the end of the month!

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I was told I would be out 3 weeks which he gave me doctors note for. Which is ok with me lets me get my routine before I go back. Im staying one night in the hospital and only have to do liquids the day before surgery. Im so glad. I was worried about having to do it for 2 weeks.

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I'm having an endoscopic sleeve done 6/17! Could probably have chosen earlier (self-pay) but that's the best time I could get time off work.

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Has anyone used Georgia SurgiCare in ATL for their Gastric sleeve surgery? I am scheduled for June 15th.

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Hi Everyone!

how wonderful to have found this forum!

My surgery is scheduled for June 1st. Not nervous, just ready to have it and then be able to live! So glad to have found this forum to be able share with others. I may be a bit older than many of you — I’m 62. I just retired and have helping to take care of grandchildren.

My main goals are to stop the beginnings of joint pain, high blood pressure, etc. I also want to be able to run and play with my grandkids for many years.

I have a hiatal hernia that is going to b3 repaired at the same time. Anyone else with this issue?

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Lucky me....as if the 2 week pre op diet wasn’t already going to be hard enough I will be out of town in Ohio for the first 5 days if it! I don’t know if you guys know what a demolition derby is, but not only is it a lots of cars smashing it’s, bbq’s on the trailers and lots of drinking lol... this is going to be interesting for me lol

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