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    Hi Pamcat!
    Can you tell me about your experience with Dr. Aceves? Any advise you would give?
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    Pam,
    I had surgery on April 18th with Dr. Aceves...we missed each other by a couple of days! How funny! Also, I used to live in Tacoma. I now live in Orlando, Florida. I thought Dr. Aceves was great. I hope you are doing well.
    Anitra
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    Hey there - wanted to wish you well for your surgery. Looking forward to hearing from you on the Sleeved side.
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    good luck with this tiny frequent sips ask for your pain meds the first couple of days...
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    This is your WEEK!! Congratulations!! Good Luck on your NEW Journey, wishing you a Speedy Recovery........
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About pamcat
Sleeved or not sleeved:
I have had a gastric sleeve.
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Seattle area
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Hiking, walking, the beach, movies, reading, exploring
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Homemaker
Name:
Pam
Gastric Sleeve Surgeon:
Dr. Alberto Aceves
Surgery date:
2013-04-25

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Update at about 4 months out

by pamcat on 08-23-2013 at 07:51 PM
Well, I am almost 4 months out, and have a few updates to report. First, if you are getting sleeved in Mexico, I highly recommend purchasing enough Nexium to last 6 months (at least). I recently ran out, and had to go back to using what Dr. Aceves' office gave us (Pantozol), which is not nearly as good. Subsequently, I purchased the Costco brand (Kirkland) equivalent of Prilosec, and that seems to be working fairly well, although not as good as Nexium. The price was reasonable, though.

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Now 22 days out and doing fine!

by pamcat on 05-17-2013 at 08:14 PM
I am 22 days out, and am now introducing some new foods. Last night I had baked salmon, and did great with it. I also had a couple bites of boiled sweet potato (Asian type), and that was fine as well. This stage is so much better than those first 10 days! I don't think I am getting quite enough water in, so I am working on that. Also, I think I hit a stall with the weight loss, as I have been the same weight for the last several days. But my clothes fit better - yea!!!! Cannot wait to go down a

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One Day Post-Op

by pamcat on 04-26-2013 at 10:30 AM
Hello!

I am one-day post op, and am doing pretty well. I am definitely sore, but have walked several times, and slept a lot, although it is a bit difficult to get comfortable. I am really glad I did this, though! I am looking forward to the future! So far, I think the hardest part is deciding whether or not to do the surgery. So many emotions involved. Will keep you posted. My doctor is Dr. Alberto Aceves.
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