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almost there to surgery

Discussion in 'Introductions' started by Nancy R, Dec 5, 2017.

  1. Nancy R

    Nancy R Member

    Messages:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Surgery Type:
    bypass
    Surgery Date:
    Jan. 29, 2018
    Start Weight:
    215
    Current Weight:
    202
    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    Deerfield, Wisconsin
    I see my doctor in 2 weeks to set up surgery date and I am getting nervous.
     
  2. Carolyn337

    Carolyn337 Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    236
    Trophy Points:
    44
    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Surgery Date:
    8/21/2017
    Start Weight:
    337lbs
    Current Weight:
    286.9
    Goal Weight:
    203
    Location:
    Blacksburg, Va
    This surgery is a major ones. life changing and all that. But it's a good one that most likely gets the results you're lookin for. I remember being nervous as well. I just told myself it's gonna make me look and feel good. And I won't need a niptuck. Lol. I think you will be in good hands. If not, we will just have to find you new ones. :cool:
     
  3. Pixx

    Pixx Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    235
    Trophy Points:
    37
    Surgery Type:
    Gastric Bypass
    Surgery Date:
    6-19-17
    Start Weight:
    410
    Current Weight:
    305
    Goal Weight:
    165
    Location:
    Texas
    One step closer to a new you! Perfectly normal to be nervous! Your going to do well though, and year from now you will reread about it and smile :) Welcome to the group! :)
     
  4. Nancy R

    Nancy R Member

    Messages:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Surgery Type:
    bypass
    Surgery Date:
    Jan. 29, 2018
    Start Weight:
    215
    Current Weight:
    202
    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    Deerfield, Wisconsin
    Thanks. My main reason for the surgery is I am diabetic ( type 2) and taking a lot of insulin (over 200 units a day) plus 2 different kinds of pills for it. I have severe sleep apnea which I have to use a BIPAP (it is like a CPAP but with 2 air pressures) otherwise I stop breathing every other minute or more. Doctors said the surgery will help with these problems. I sure hope so.
     
  5. Tracy Lindenmuth

    Tracy Lindenmuth Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    780
    Trophy Points:
    59
    Surgery Type:
    Bariatric bypass
    Surgery Date:
    December 22, 2016
    Start Weight:
    270
    Current Weight:
    146.8
    Goal Weight:
    135
    Location:
    Sunbury Pa
    Nancy, welcome to our support group, being nervous is normal, you will be fine, good luck with your journey
     
  6. Nancy R

    Nancy R Member

    Messages:
    10
    Trophy Points:
    6
    Surgery Type:
    bypass
    Surgery Date:
    Jan. 29, 2018
    Start Weight:
    215
    Current Weight:
    202
    Goal Weight:
    125
    Location:
    Deerfield, Wisconsin
    Thanks.
     
  7. Carolyn337

    Carolyn337 Bariatric Guru

    Messages:
    236
    Trophy Points:
    44
    Surgery Type:
    Sleeve
    Surgery Date:
    8/21/2017
    Start Weight:
    337lbs
    Current Weight:
    286.9
    Goal Weight:
    203
    Location:
    Blacksburg, Va
    I read alot about the diabetes going away after surgery. Well sometimes it lowers the glucose to the point of too low but that's probably preferable to taking pills and insulin. It lowered mine so that I had to find a way to adjust that. My cpap records how many events an hour I have and that seems like it's a little less than when they tested me. I hope to stop having to sleep with it. Soon. Maybe someone has had more success and will shate their secret
     
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