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  1. Thread: First post

    by wattek58
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    Re: First post

    I turned 60 in October and had my sleeve Feb 1, 2019. I too was scared and somewhat intimidated. I still enjoy food, just more picky and know when I get full to stop. I have not been sick at...
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    Re: Welcome your input!

    I lost 30 lb prior to surgery...I started my high protein low carb diet November 1st--3 mo before my surgery. So only 13 pounds since surgery. I have hit a plateau for the last week or so...I know...
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    Re: Welcome your input!

    I went to TJ alone in early February this year. I wish I had taken someone with me. It was kind of scary. It would have been nice to have a person you know to be with you and would have been...
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    Re: Home from Tijuana

    Feeling much better. I think i was exhausted from the trip home. I appreciate your positive comments.
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    Home from Tijuana

    So so glad to be back home after surgery on Friday. Yesterday was awful...fever, chills. Today better just tired. Can't say this was a good decision yet. Feeling like i may have made a mistake. ...
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    Re: Liquid Diet help

    Muscle milk protein shakes are my favorite liquid protein source. Most are 20 to 30 grams and low carb and taste good.
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    Re: trouble getting onto this forum

    Scared me...thought they had shut the site down. Not a good sign, especially with my surgery coming on Friday!!
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    Re: New to VSG-Procedure 04/12/19 in Mexico

    I have a cousin who had Dr Almanza for her surgery. She said it was great. She said the care was definitely different than here in the states but it was also much cheaper and made it more...
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    Re: 2 weeks post op

    How much pain did you have after surgery? Did you have to travel home?
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    Re: Newbie...1 week from today.

    My surgery is 2/1...I am nervous and anxious to have the procedure. Please let me know how things go for you. I look forward to hearing your experience and progress.
  11. Re: Anyone RECENTLY have Dr. Almanzo do your surgery?

    I am scheduled with Almanza 2/1/19...I will be anxious to hear how your surgery goes. I am fearful after reading so many bad things about him. I had a relative who had surgery with him a few years...
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    Re: newbie, 2 days post op

    my surgery is scheduled for feb 2019. Glad to hear your 1 PO day was much better than the day of surgery. How long are you being hospitalized? Wishing you good luck and appreciate your updates re:...
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    Re: Cant Believe I'm actually doing this!!

    I am also from Indiana and going to have surgery with Almanza in Feb 2019...will be very interested to follow your progress and see how your surgery goes. Keep us informed. I am sure you will do...
  14. Thread: Post surgery

    by wattek58
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    Re: Post surgery

    WOW...makes me leery. I have Almanza in Feb 2019. That is a very scary situation. You could have been septic (if you weren't already). Keep me up to date on your progress and appreciate any...
  15. Thread: Greetings!

    by wattek58
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    Re: Greetings!

    Good luck with your surgery. Mine is not scheduled until Feb 2019. I am sure I will be anxious, nervous, worried and second guessing myself at that time. Keep us updated on your progress. You CAN...
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    Re: Lap band revision to sleeve

    so glad to hear no NG....was not looking forward to that for sure. who did you surgery? had your port moved/migrated at all? Mine has moved up to the bottom of my esophagus.
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    Lap band revision to sleeve

    Has anyone had surgery to revise lap band to sleeve? Where did you have the surgery? Did you have an NG (nasogastric) tube for a while after surgery? Please share any experiences...
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    Re: I'm scheduled !

    I am scheduled 2/1/19 with Almanza. I am excited and a little fearful. will be traveling alone and scary to be there for surgery alone...but I know everything will be ok and feel I am making the...
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