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On 09/21/2021 at 21:20, curvygal said:



Hello everyone! My surgery date is 10/8 - from the band to the bypass. I am extremely nervous for the procedure and scared of this to not working. I am vegan so the food options also worry me and not getting enough of everything I need. Good luck to all of you and I would like to hear more of your stories post surgery.


They are doing both surgeries at same time? If anyone else had a band removal please reply too 🤗

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My date was set yesterday - 10/13/21 - for the Sleeve. I'm self-pay, so everything is moving pretty quickly. I had to cancel a few sets of plans, but it'll be worth it!

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Hi! I just signed up with Bariatric Pal, so I'm unsure how this works! I am not tech savvy! My surgery will probably be scheduled for October or November. I have fulfilled my six month insurance requirements and have gotten approved! That is, if I don't back out of having it! I've worked so hard getting here, but now I'm unsure and dealing with some other personal issues that may affect my decision! I go back and forth with it every day! I'm 65 years old and have been obese for about 20 years now, so I still remember what it is like to be thin and miss myself! But now, it is more for health reasons that I must do this surgery or lose weight on my own! I was 259 when I first signed up for program. Now I am 229 after 6 months on diet.I did great the first three months, but it gets harder because I do not like vegetables and I do not like to cook, so I am not eating as well as I should. This high Protein, low carb diet is supposed to be for life, so I'm worried about sticking to it! I'm more scared about complications after surgery than I am the surgery, although I don't like the idea of that either! Im questionsing why I'm getting this done, since I did lose some without it. Will it really make it easier because I won't be hungry? Or, will I just get sick if I eat wrong or too much!! Good luck to all y'all!

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Today I’m starting the boost diet. It’s a pretty big mind trip already. Anyone else started yet?

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4 hours ago, LisaBertone said:

They are doing both surgeries at same time? If anyone else had a band removal please reply too 🤗

I had lap band surgery December, 2007. I had it removed December, 2010.

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On 09/23/2021 at 20:36, Breanne (w 2 pups) said:

Today I’m starting the boost diet. It’s a pretty big mind trip already. Anyone else started yet?

I am on my fourth day and today has been the hardest so far!

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On 09/23/2021 at 19:52, LisaBertone said:


I am on my fourth day and today has been the hardest so far!

Is it the actual hunger or something else?
Today I took some cbd to suppress my appetite so that hasn’t been much of an issue yet, but I’m obsessively thinking about food. Way way more than I usually do, but to be fair I probably thought of it more than an average person.

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So I just finished day three of the pre-op diet. In my area it’s super restrictive with 5 boost diabetic, and one serving of a specific broth and one serving of sugar free Jello a day.

It’s not as horrible as I thought. Yet.
I’ve been “cheating” a little. I’m using CBD as an appetite suppressant. And I’ve had 3 servings of broth and two of jello a day. Way less than 100 calories for all the cheating.

I think the CBD is saving my life.

Buuuut today for the first time in my life I learned from first hand experience “don’t trust a fart”. Thank god I was at home. 🤦🏼‍♀️

How’s everyone else’s pre-op going? What’s your pre-op diet going to be?

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I am having surgery on the 5th of Oct.

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On 9/23/2021 at 1:34 PM, LisaBertone said:

They are doing both surgeries at same time? If anyone else had a band removal please reply too 🤗

Yes, on the same day they are removing my band and then doing the bypass. I am nervous about the pain and recovery afterwards and if I will be up and moving the same time as everyone else.

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Just got scheduled for 10/11 ... two weeks from today! Aiiieeee!!!!!

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