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Congrats and I will follow this thread as I expect to have my vsg in June or July

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My surgery is on June 5th. I pray that this is the right decision and that I will be healthier. For me it was between this surgery or heart surgery so the choice was clear. I am excited and scared at the same time.

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On 04/16/2023 at 23:52, mcchaynes said:

My surgery is on June 12. Where is everyone going? I downloaded this app not knowing if this an overall or a specific company

Congratulations…… I’m going to Mercy Hospital in Long Island

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On 04/17/2023 at 21:58, BigSkyLife said:



June 1st! Brand new on here, so glad I found this site!!


Yesssssss… Congratulations 🎉

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On 4/16/2023 at 7:04 PM, MarisAthena said:

My surgery is on June 5th. I pray that this is the right decision and that I will be healthier. For me it was between this surgery or heart surgery so the choice was clear. I am excited and scared at the same time.

I am afraid too, but know it's going to open up whole new doors to life! You got this! Mine is June 1st, we should stay connected.

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I talked to my mayo Clinic surgeon. I will have a two weeks liquid diet prior to the surgery, it is a simple diet combination each day of 4 premade Protein Shakes (they have a list of 4 but doing some research I found that the Premier Protein from costco are the most affordable ones), 16 ounces of regular orange juice and 32 ounces of Water mixed with electrolyte mixes (Nuun or IV Hydration). After finishing those each day I can have broth or bouillon or non carbonated beverages. He also recommended a low carb diet until then. The surgeon also mentioned that I should be near the hospital after the release for some days since it seems that the majority of complication arise in the first two weeks and I live several hours away. These days I find myself craving things that I never crave. I read somewhere that they are called “food funerals”. And here I go toward another food funeral. Tonight is cantaloupe.😀

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Mira and BigSky, thank for your kind words! They matter the world in this transition!

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On 04/17/2023 at 23:07, MarisAthena said:



I talked to my mayo Clinic surgeon. I will have a two weeks liquid diet prior to the surgery, it is a simple diet combination each day of 4 premade Protein Shakes (they have a list of 4 but doing some research I found that the Premier Protein from costco are the most affordable ones), 16 ounces of regular orange juice and 32 ounces of Water mixed with electrolyte mixes (Nuun or IV Hydration). After finishing those each day I can have broth or bouillon or non carbonated beverages. He also recommended a low carb diet until then. The surgeon also mentioned that I should be near the hospital after the release for some days since it seems that the majority of complication arise in the first two weeks and I live several hours away. These days I find myself craving things that I never crave. I read somewhere that they are called “food funerals”. And here I go toward another food funeral. Tonight is cantaloupe.😀


Thank you I’m going to costco this weekend my liquid diet starts May 23rd

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On 4/16/2023 at 11:52 PM, mcchaynes said:

My surgery is on June 12. Where is everyone going? I downloaded this app not knowing if this an overall or a specific company

I will have the surgery at mayo Clinic in Jacksonville Florida.

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