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I Am Going to Have Lap Band Surgery

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 5 People

    as much as I hate doctors I secretly like going in for minor surgery or any thing to keep me over night.I feel safe and protected
    youngkinyteenmom youngkinyteenmom 18-21, F 2 Responses 19 mins ago

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    Hey lovely ladies, I was wondering if anyone out there has any success on managing your pain through herbal remedies, therapies, foods to avoid etc... I have endometriosis and...
    Daniellasw Daniellasw 26-30, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    I'm currently 28 healthy-ish ( just had a physical and all was well :) ) and was diagnosed at age 10. Every night I would go to sleep I would wake up vomiting I would aspirate my...
    nighthawkra nighthawkra 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    Howdy! I was born in 1961 with several congenital defects, most corrected by surgery. Soon after birth, the medical staff saw immediately I had both a heart defect and a fistula...
    just2curious2 just2curious2 51-55, M 2 days ago

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    I have BDD. I am going to be assessed for BDD next week. I already know I have it. I'm reading a book now and it sounds like me. Basically it's a person that's preoccupied with a...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Wahoo I am one week post up from double jaw surgery and genioplasty to fix my class 2 overbite and I am already loving the results.
    askmemyname askmemyname 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    A new band I discovered and their ******* awesome. My new favorite punk band. Easily beats The Misfits and Circle Jerks. I can't believe it took me like 4 or 5 years after really...
    ThatMetalDude ThatMetalDude 22-25, M 4 days ago

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    Feeling depressed, I'm so confused, I want to quit band, but I'm scared that I'll regret it. I hate it so much but I'm scared it will affect marching band which I love immensely...
    AllieKat17 AllieKat17 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    hello everyone! I'm very excited to be here, and to have found support for gastric bypass. I am having surgery on 09/16/15 and I am SO scared! I only have two people who support my...
    cameoanne cameoanne 31-35, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    PastBefore my incident I was a pretty active individual. My favorite hobby was bowling. I had even gone to Las Vegas to bowl in the Open Championship with my team mates. It was so...
    moeduff5141 moeduff5141 22-25, F a week ago

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    "Confused, Complain." 4.12.15 I'm 14. I'm always in situations where I'm always so close to something. Or so far from an opportunity I then wither out of control. What I'm...
    eztahhelp eztahhelp 18-21, F Aug 22

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    I really want plastic surgery I want a tummy tuck and a Breast lift and fat injections for my butt 😩😩😩 I know your supposed to really love yourself but ehh
    NicoleLovex20 NicoleLovex20 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    It's the first home game for football, which means that I have to be here to play in the bands halftime performance. Usually the band waits in the band room until it's time to go...
    Tristan46 Tristan46 16-17, M Aug 21

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    I had my surgery 6 days ago. It was the most painful thing I think I have ever gone through.My first back surgery was over half my life ago, so I don't really have too many good...
    bluepinky12 bluepinky12 31-35, F Aug 21

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    I am a 13 year old girl who has a condition called hypothalamic obesity. When I was 11 I had a life threatening brain tumor. It wasn't cancer, but they had to take it out or else...
    hypostacy13 hypostacy13 13-15, F Aug 21

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    I have to remember. It's not like in stories where every ending has been set, chosen for them by the author, where the ending will always turn out the way "it should". In other...
    Juls4 Juls4 18-21, F Aug 20

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    The first one was when I was a baby. I was born cross-eyed, so I had surgery to adjust my eyes. The second one was brain shunt surgery for hydrocephalus when I was 14. The third...
    hiddenkitty hiddenkitty 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    Strong but Not without Weakness: a Weakness of Crystals with Mysterious EnergyIn this post, I've written about an almost surreal, coincidental experience tied with recent events in...
    shaandar shaandar 31-35, F Aug 18

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    I was in a head on collision that almost cost me my life. Before we crashed I steered my side of the car into the collision so my ex wouldn't get hurt. I end up with both my fibula...
    Jakeyboi989 Jakeyboi989 16-17, M Aug 17

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    T minus 7 days until i go in for surgery on my broken back! Anybody have any ideas or thoughts who have had back surgery! My biggest concern is the bone graft from my hip... thats...
    sweetiepee101 sweetiepee101 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    good news, not as bad as I thoughtbad news is, I still need surgery
    craigslist504 craigslist504 36-40 Aug 17

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    I have had CRPS for 5 years. I am a flight attendant and had a passenger fall on me. I first noticed weakness in my legs and a shooting pain down my legs and severe low back pain...
    dedelocken dedelocken 51-55, F Aug 17

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    Its more of a studycation to study without any distractions for awhile so yes, its strictly a vacation from Experience Project. I love writing when I am upset and I have been...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 17

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    From the time I was very, very young, music was my passion. I can remember, vividly, laying next to the speakers in our apartment, at age 7, playing my mother's albums as loud as I...
    badassgirrrl badassgirrrl 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 17

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    I'm a full B or maybe bigger on my left side and I pretty much have nothing on the right. I'm happy for those of you who have found peace with it or whatever but I'm using this to...
    Inuse1 Inuse1 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 16

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    Lately I've been doing a lot of research and I decided I wanted to do some surgery... But no one agrees with me everyone is always telling me these horror stories etc. I mean it is...
    XoxoJLN XoxoJLN 22-25, F 3 Responses Aug 16

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    What it means to me to have a brain tumor. It means faking a smile when I feel like dying. It means going to the hospital alone. It means thanking God each morning that I have...
    Kwakwakalanooksiwae Kwakwakalanooksiwae 36-40, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    well, not technicall yet but i will be having spinal surgery on the 25th. i am getting screws and bone graft (from my hip) into the two fractures i have. i am wondering uf anyone...
    sweetiepee101 sweetiepee101 18-21, F Aug 15

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    Hello, I read through all the postings here and I thought I should contribute too. Iam 50 years old now, am from Germany and live in the USA now. I have Glaucoma from birth. First...
    LordAshcroft LordAshcroft 46-50, M Aug 15

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    I am having double jaw surgery August 19th (next Wednesday) to fix my overbite. I'm so pumped but also very nervous. Anyone here had corrective jaw surgery?
    askmemyname askmemyname 18-21, M Aug 13

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    My oldest dog, Roscoe, is getting surgery to remove yet another benign tumor tomorrow. He's getting old, and on top of that he's fought cancer twice, but it doesn't stop him from...
    minioreosarebomb minioreosarebomb 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 12

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    At the age of 12 I got surgery to try to repair a problem with one leg. however it didn't work so I am worst than how I was :(
    LaDulceVida0810 LaDulceVida0810 22-25, F Aug 12

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    Picture above is not me lol She just had a brow lift..... What a difference.... I'm going to go for my consultation next month. Yippie! I think??? Well I want to get laser...
    toniyl toniyl 36-40, F 3 Responses Aug 12

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    I had arthroscopic knee surgery in the 90's and again 2.5 years ago after a kid backed into me with a car. My right knee is bone on bone and I just can't take it anymore. My...
    steverick steverick 56-60, M 2 Responses Aug 12

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    I had surgery when I was 8 and I hated it, really don't like hospitals
    itsme9009 itsme9009 13-15, M Aug 12

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    With more than 20+ brands of fitness monitor bands, it would be hard to know which one to purchase. As health conscious people are already getting dragged into this kind of thing...
    jakeprentice jakeprentice 22-25, M Aug 11

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    It all started with one apple, it was a good apple till... I cut my finger while cutting it! I did wash the small cut and put pressure on it. When the band aid part came it all...
    Kawaiigirl Kawaiigirl 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 11

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    I am so glad I found this site! I have a thoracic aortic aneurism that needs to be repaired. Its just a matter of when, I am still waiting for the appointment with the surgeon...
    Ladytruee Ladytruee 46-50, F Aug 11

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    People who get it aren't less real or more superficial. Your appearance matters in this world sadly yet realistically. People get work done to feel better about themselves FOR...
    internallybroken internallybroken 16-17, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    I've had 4 surgeries in my life. 3 of them on my right eye and I've also had surgery to fix my left ankle after I broke it.
    HuggiesBoy20 HuggiesBoy20 18-21, M Aug 9

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    I just had a hernia surgery earlier yesterday (Saturday morning.) I had to be there before 6 am because I needed a shot of blood thinners because I had a pulmonary embolism 14...
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