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I’m June 1st as well...definitely feeling real now. I start my Preop diet on 5/18 then I go to my surgeon for the preop visit on May 27th. Office told me to plan on being there for 2-3 hours. From there I go to the hospital for preadmission testing...it’s going to be a long day! I don’t know if they will do the covid testing on the 27th or if I’ll have to go somewhere over that weekend. I have to work the night of 5/29 .. it’s my last shift to work before Surgery. It’s just around the corner!!! So excited and nervous!

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On 5/7/2021 at 11:30 PM, BDL58 said:

I’m June 1st as well...definitely feeling real now. I start my Preop diet on 5/18 then I go to my surgeon for the preop visit on May 27th. Office told me to plan on being there for 2-3 hours. From there I go to the hospital for preadmission testing...it’s going to be a long day! I don’t know if they will do the covid testing on the 27th or if I’ll have to go somewhere over that weekend. I have to work the night of 5/29 .. it’s my last shift to work before Surgery. It’s just around the corner!!! So excited and nervous!

You GOT THIS. I hope it all goes really smoothly for you. I start my pre-op diet on the 26th. Getting more and more nervous but I'm super excited

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Hello June surgery buddies! My gastric bypass is scheduled for June 18. I have my pre-op appointment for labs and to meet with the dietitian and psychologist on June 2 and I start the liquid diet on June 11. My surgeon has patients do a full liquid diet - just Clear Liquids and four Protein Shakes a day, so I’m a little worried about that but I figure I can do anything for one week. I’m so excited (and more than a little nervous!) now that I have dates for everything - it just makes it seem so real. Looking forward to sharing this journey with all of you!

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My date is the 21st of June. Still haven't wrapped my head around the fact that I'm actually gonna do this, feels a bit surreal. But looking forward to it!

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My pre-op diet starts on the 26th of this month. I'm so nervous but so excited. And truthfully, I'm trying not to eat all the things I feel like I won't be able to have for a long time. I did have a cornish pasty (which are my favorites) and that was wonderful but its going to be fine not having things afterwards. I had 30 years of doing what I wanted and I didn't do well with it, so now its time to try something new. Full steam ahead.

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On 4/21/2021 at 1:57 PM, Teetee5490 said:

Congrats, mine June 2nd!!!

mine is June 2nd also...happy two weeks out

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My doctor said he should be able to get me my surgery date on the 30th of this month I started this process on March 31st of this year so I’m hoping for a June surgery date🤞🏼

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My date has just been bumped from 12th to the 15th...going to try to reorganise care, dogsitting and work.. fingers crossed it will be ok!

Nervous again today and not really focussing on work...

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I'm officially scheduled for June 8th!

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My surgery is this Friday, 5/28. I decided to post with the June crew, since I will probably have more of a shared experience with you folks. (And I'll be the first in the group to have surgery.) I was originally planning surgery last June, but stuff happened.

My pre-surgery diet has been both shakes and solid foods, 1000 calories a day, 90 grams of carbs and 90 grams of Protein. Five days before the surgery, they had me start an immuno-nutrition drink made by Nestle three times a day. It's made my otherwise tasty shakes taste like medicine. Too bad.

Does anyone think they will notice if I have one last Whataburger the night before the surgery?

I have pre-admission testing Wednesday, the dietitian consult Thursday afternoon, and I have to be at the hospital noon Friday.

BTW, I am a singer, amateur but pretty serious about it. I sing in two men's quartets. They both rehearsed last week for the first time in over a year. It felt SO good! My voice coach tells me I should plan not to sing until the surgeon clears me for lifting. I'm hoping I can push that up a bit, but they will be messing around in the neighborhood of some muscles that are crucial for good singing.

In one of my quartets, they asked what kind of surgery I was having. When I told them "gastric bypass," one of the guys said, "I had that." He's even bigger than I am. Turns out that before the surgery, he weighed 525, and now he's 280. It was a life-changing event for him. Now he can sit on the floor and play with his grandkids.

I'll post in here when I get the chance, possibly from the hospital. They tell me I will be in for one to two nights.

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1 hour ago, Dave In Houston said:

My surgery is this Friday, 5/28. I decided to post with the June crew, since I will probably have more of a shared experience with you folks. (And I'll be the first in the group to have surgery.) I was originally planning surgery last June, but stuff happened.

My pre-surgery diet has been both shakes and solid foods, 1000 calories a day, 90 grams of carbs and 90 grams of Protein. Five days before the surgery, they had me start an immuno-nutrition drink made by Nestle three times a day. It's made my otherwise tasty shakes taste like medicine. Too bad.

Does anyone think they will notice if I have one last Whataburger the night before the surgery?

I have pre-admission testing Wednesday, the dietitian consult Thursday afternoon, and I have to be at the hospital noon Friday.

BTW, I am a singer, amateur but pretty serious about it. I sing in two men's quartets. They both rehearsed last week for the first time in over a year. It felt SO good! My voice coach tells me I should plan not to sing until the surgeon clears me for lifting. I'm hoping I can push that up a bit, but they will be messing around in the neighborhood of some muscles that are crucial for good singing.

In one of my quartets, they asked what kind of surgery I was having. When I told them "gastric bypass," one of the guys said, "I had that." He's even bigger than I am. Turns out that before the surgery, he weighed 525, and now he's 280. It was a life-changing event for him. Now he can sit on the floor and play with his grandkids.

I'll post in here when I get the chance, possibly from the hospital. They tell me I will be in for one to two nights.

My doctor told me a story about a patient that swore she kept the diet and when he did the surgery he was picking onions out of her stomach. Not sure how true it is but it made me think twice. I would take a pass on the burger.

i was intubated for surgery and my throat is still sore to a degree, I had my surgery on 5/20/21

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1 hour ago, Dave In Houston said:

Does anyone think they will notice if I have one last Whataburger the night before the surgery?

Don't do it, not the night before surgery. If you must do it, do it a couple of nights before. But if you need to be on a clear Fluid diet a set number of days before surgery make sure you have the burger before that.

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