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I am getting nervous almost ready to back out. I am terrified. I am worried about pain leaks and complications. I just do not want to regret this. Gastric sleeve surgery scheduled for Jan 16 2023.

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You'll do great!

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I had my sleeve done on 1/16, too! It’s been a few days and I’m happy to be home and feeling more normal. It’s been a steep learning curve but I’ve felt pretty good so far. How are my other 1/16 buddies feeling?

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January 26 👍

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Hello everyone my Gastric sleeve surgery was January 19th. I was super nervous and anxious. Dealing with slight soreness and some surgical pain. I'm @ the 30g of Protein range and roughly 50L of fluids. This two week phase is going to be tough. I'm glad to see that there's a place where we can look for support when needed.

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I go back to work tomorrow after 2 weeks off. I had my post-op today. I'm down 18 lbs from the day of surgery. I'm feeling great and getting my 60+ g of Protein in and tons of Water. I do 2oz of soft foods every 2 hours. Today my BP was 114/70 and I haven't been on BP meds since 2 days before surgery. I sort of feel like that's a huge NSV already!

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On 11/30/2022 at 18:43, Merida said:



My date is January 10th! Less than 6 weeks away! Who else is going to be starting their new life in January?


Hi my surgery date was January 10th as well! Hope all is well so far!

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Surgery scheduled for January 30t for me!

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01/24/2023 01:56 AM, Vin said:



Hello everyone my Gastric sleeve surgery was January 19th. I was super nervous and anxious. Dealing with slight soreness and some surgical pain. I'm @ the 30g of Protein range and roughly 50L of fluids. This two week phase is going to be tough. I'm glad to see that there's a place where we can look for support when needed.


Yay, we’re surgery twins! I also had the VSG/Gastric Sleeve on January 19th. 😊

How are things going for you?

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