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  1. #1
    Gastric Sleeve Member Sturk's Avatar
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    Default Surgery tomorrow

    So surgery is first thing in the morning. A little nervous but let the roller coaster begin...



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Truss's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Russ
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    Stay strong and expect the first 24-48 to be tough but everyday it gets better.. after day 1 I felt I was going to be ok.

    Good Luck !!... let us know how u doing

    Russ


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    Gastric Sleeve Member EllisM80's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Michelle
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    Dr. Clifford Black
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    Good luck! Prayers for you!!!




    HW: 315 lbs (2008) Maintained at 296 until 2015.
    SW: 255 lbs (10/11/18)
    1 mth post op: 229 -26lbs
    8 weeks post op 213 -42lbs
    3 month post op 197 -58lbs (at home)
    3 month post op appt 196 -59 lbs (1/28/19)
    6 month post op 171 -84 (4/11/19)

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    Gastric Sleeve Member Bellagirl's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Lisa
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    Good luck!



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    Gastric Sleeve Member KiwiGal's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Lisa
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    Stephanie Ulmer
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    All the best.
    This is such an exciting time for you. :-)
    The first few days you won't be up to much but after that each day will just get better and better.
    Sleep when you can, walk as often and as far as you can, sip, sip, sip that water and be kind to yourself.
    Please let us know how you are getting on.



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Sturk's Avatar
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    Doing really well. Sore. But came home around 4 and have been walking and sipping. Everyone’s advice and openness on here has been a big help.

    One silly question, how do you get the weight chart on your signature?



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    Gastric Sleeve Member EllisM80's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Michelle
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    Dr. Clifford Black
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    Quote Originally Posted by Sturk View Post
    Doing really well. Sore. But came home around 4 and have been walking and sipping. Everyone’s advice and openness on here has been a big help.

    One silly question, how do you get the weight chart on your signature?
    So glad you are doing well! Tap the "ticker" tab at the top of the page to make your scale. Hit save. Click on 'forum signature' if you want to log milestones.




    HW: 315 lbs (2008) Maintained at 296 until 2015.
    SW: 255 lbs (10/11/18)
    1 mth post op: 229 -26lbs
    8 weeks post op 213 -42lbs
    3 month post op 197 -58lbs (at home)
    3 month post op appt 196 -59 lbs (1/28/19)
    6 month post op 171 -84 (4/11/19)

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    Gastric Sleeve Member sraebaer's Avatar
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    So exciting! Get ready for fun and the best year of your life!



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Sturk's Avatar
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    Thank you!!!



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    Gastric Sleeve Member jerzeygirl's Avatar
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    Dr. Louis Balsama
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    You're going to love this journey! Be patient and do a little more each day, sip like it's your job, and take your time moving from one stage to another. This is just the beginning of a whole new lifestyle, so plan how you want to live it



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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Dr. Foreman
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    Quote Originally Posted by Sturk View Post
    So surgery is first thing in the morning. A little nervous but let the roller coaster begin...
    So excited for you, and congratulations! My surgery is in a couple of weeks as well. I think feeling a little nervous is normal. You're going to do great! Keep us posted!



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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Dr. Foreman
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    Quote Originally Posted by Truss View Post
    Stay strong and expect the first 24-48 to be tough but everyday it gets better.. after day 1 I felt I was going to be ok.

    Good Luck !!... let us know how u doing

    Russ
    Hey Russ!
    Looking great, glad to hear you're moving right along the goal scale.



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    Gastric Sleeve Member EllisM80's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Michelle
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    Quote Originally Posted by Sturk View Post
    Thank you!!!
    You're welcome




    HW: 315 lbs (2008) Maintained at 296 until 2015.
    SW: 255 lbs (10/11/18)
    1 mth post op: 229 -26lbs
    8 weeks post op 213 -42lbs
    3 month post op 197 -58lbs (at home)
    3 month post op appt 196 -59 lbs (1/28/19)
    6 month post op 171 -84 (4/11/19)

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  26. #14
    Gastric Sleeve Member KiwiGal's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Lisa
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    Stephanie Ulmer
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    Glad that you are home and doing well.
    Take it easy this week and just concentrate on getting your fluids in and walking as much as you feel you can. Rest and sleep.
    You are not going to believe how this is going to change your life for the better. :-)



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Christie13's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Christie
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    Default Re: Surgery tomorrow

    Hope your surgery went well and you are recovering well. Remember week 1 is the worst but it will get a little better and easier each day.



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