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December 6th! Although worried about it getting postponed since COVID is surging here in the midwest. My pre-op diet starts on Thanksgiving, so I might be opting out of the family celebration - that's a huge test of willpower right off the bat!

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3 minutes ago, heysam said:

December 6th! Although worried about it getting postponed since COVID is surging here in the midwest. My pre-op diet starts on Thanksgiving, so I might be opting out of the family celebration - that's a huge test of willpower right off the bat!

Surgery date twins!! My pre-op diet starts Nov. 22 and then thanksgiving and then my sister in law is getting married the Saturday after thanksgiving 😩 if we can do this, we can do anything!

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On 11/9/2021 at 11:25 PM, buttermint said:

December 3rd in Mexico!

My “almost” surgery twin. Sending good thoughts!

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When I had my first Bariatric doctor visit and decided to do this, I told myself I was not going to say anything about it to my friends. Not close friends but groups of people we hang out with at times. Well, I've been telling a lot of people and I kick myself every time. I just can't shut up about it. Most people look at me like I have 2 heads and go on about how it's extreme and scary and oh "you better be aware that it will change your life a lot". I want to snap back and say, don't you think I know that and don't you think I've done a lot of research on this before I going in to it? Most don't have any clue about it. My fat friends look and feel guilty when I start talking about it, like I'm going to try and talk them in to it.
I guess, I'm just excited and I want to talk about it. Then I get disappointed when I get weird, uneducated, ignorant responses. That's why I love to get on this site. It brings me back to why I'm doing it and how great my life will be and that I'm not alone.
Hahaha!!! Dont feel guilty! If you think now, your friends give you that look, after surgery, youre gonna be a celebrity! My family members that didnt know i had the RNY immediately found out and started asking my mom how i was, how was the surgery, its like disbelief. Had my surgery on Nov 1. And this Thanksgiving were hosting, so i cant wait to see the look on friends faces when i eat chicken broth with veggies. And at church we had a chili cook off, i did my chili and didnt eat the whole time, and when i told people why, they just hang on you, like a super power. Its funny, really! By the way, im in Ft Myers, so were across from each other. Good luck!

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1 hour ago, cheryl o said:

Hahaha!!! Dont feel guilty! If you think now, your friends give you that look, after surgery, youre gonna be a celebrity! My family members that didnt know i had the RNY immediately found out and started asking my mom how i was, how was the surgery, its like disbelief. Had my surgery on Nov 1. And this Thanksgiving were hosting, so i cant wait to see the look on friends faces when i eat chicken broth with veggies. And at church we had a chili cook off, i did my chili and didnt eat the whole time, and when i told people why, they just hang on you, like a super power. Its funny, really! By the way, im in Ft Myers, so were across from each other. Good luck!

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Love it!! And you gave me a chuckle.

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Hi from Kentucky! 🤗

My sleeve is scheduled for December 1 with Dr. Oldham in Louisville, KY.
I’m 4 days into my preop liver shrinking diet (8 lbs lost since!).

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On 10/23/2021 at 12:45 AM, NikoNiko said:

Me! December 2nd!!!

Mine too!

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On 11/21/2021 at 2:14 PM, Ash45 said:

Mine too!

Hey there surgery twin. I am the same height but linger between 225-230 right now. Please keep me updated and ill do the same.

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