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I’m having surgery on the 8th. Gastric sleeve and hernia repair. I’m terrified! I was approved for the lap band many moons ago and chickened out the night before. Here we are again and I’m going to need some positive reinforcement in order to go through with it, which sucks because I want this surgery so badly.

Mine is being done by Dr. Robert Marvin in Houston, TX. ❤️

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they're both very safe surgeries - you'll do fine!

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I’m having the sleeve and hernia repair done this Friday 10/1! I wasn’t nervous until probably a few days ago. The 3 week liquid diet has kept me pre-occupied with misery. Lol. I know it’s for the right reason, I’m just over the same flavors for so many days. Well, and I’d like to chew again. I’m in Wisconsin.

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My surgery is on Oct 13 w/ Dr. Baranov in Saratoga Springs NY. I'm not looking forward to the 3 day liquid diet, but I know it will all be worth it!

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On 9/27/2021 at 6:27 PM, LyricalWarfare said:

I’m having surgery on the 8th. Gastric sleeve and hernia repair. I’m terrified! I was approved for the lap band many moons ago and chickened out the night before. Here we are again and I’m going to need some positive reinforcement in order to go through with it, which sucks because I want this surgery so badly.

Mine is being done by Dr. Robert Marvin in Houston, TX. ❤️

Congratulations to you! You've come so far, you don't want to let fear win again, do you? I will be having surgery on October 4th and I'm very excited! We're going to do GREAT!!!

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Doing the sleeve NEXT WEEK! On the 13th with Dr. Sashi Ganta in Austin, TX.

Currently on day 2 of 28 of liquids only (pre op 1 week & post op - 1w clear, 2w all liquids) and trying my best not to be hangry or cranky about it. But I am kind of hungry and cranky about it right now- not going to sugarcoat it.

But I am otherwise super excited about everything!

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Hi! I had my Gastric Sleeve and hiatal hernia repair done on Monday, 10-4-21. I'm on full liquids until 10-18-21. So far I'm doing pretty good!

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On 10/7/2021 at 2:01 PM, Meganator said:

Doing the sleeve NEXT WEEK! On the 13th with Dr. Sashi Ganta in Austin, TX.

Currently on day 2 of 28 of liquids only (pre op 1 week & post op - 1w clear, 2w all liquids) and trying my best not to be hangry or cranky about it. But I am kind of hungry and cranky about it right now- not going to sugarcoat it.

But I am otherwise super excited about everything!

Tomorrow is the big day! Yesssss! Looking forward to counting down the days to purees.

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