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    Default Surgery 12/17/19

    Hi, I am having my gastric sleeve on 12/17/19. So have been on this liquid diet for 7 days now and surgery is two days away. I do not have to do a bowel prep but seems the clear liquids starting tomorrow should take care of anything that may be left. Words of advice? Can't lie....I'm a little nervous. Thanks.


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    Gastric Sleeve Member kenson's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Dr. Karl Strom
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    Default Re: Surgery 12/17/19

    healthynurse, welcome to the forum. I didn't have to do any type of cleanse for surgery. Words of advice is what I tell everyone. Do exactly what your bariatric team tells you to do and you will be just fine. Good Luck!



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    Gastric Sleeve Member sraebaer's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Default Re: Surgery 12/17/19

    We were all nervous, but I have not made a better decision in my lifetime! Best of luck to you.



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    Gastric Sleeve Member AnnieG's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Annie
    Surgery date
    10/05/2017
    Surgeon
    Dr. Ryan Heider
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    Default Re: Surgery 12/17/19

    I'm sure you've had quite a day and are on the far side of the surgery! It is the best decision I've made, and one of the best things I've ever done for me! Great group.

    Hope you are soon on the mend. Drink water, walk, rest!
    [I]HW: 240 lbs SW: 199 lbs GW: 140 lbs

    1 MO = 167.0 2 MO = 156.4
    3 MO = 148.4 4 MO = 140.6
    5 MO = 136.0 6 MO = 130.0 (GOAL)
    1 YR = 122.0 2 YR = 140.00

    Happy with my weight; happy with my size; over-the-moon with my health!

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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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    09/04/2017
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    Stephanie Ulmer
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    Default Re: Surgery 12/17/19

    Hi There.
    Hope your surgery went to plan.
    When you are up to it please come back and let us know how you are getting on. There are lots of great people here who are very happy to offer support and advice.



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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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    10/11/2018
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    Dr. Clifford Black
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    Default Re: Surgery 12/17/19

    Hope everything went well today. Walk the gas out, sip, sip, sip and follow up with your bariatric team. Good luck in your recovery.




    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 months post op 197 -58lbs (at home)
    3 month post op appt 196 -59 lbs (1/28/19)
    6 months post op 171 -84 lbs (4/11/19) (at home)
    9 months post op 150 -105 lbs (7/11/19) (at home) *GOAL*
    1 year post op - maintained at 150

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