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Whether you are exploring the possibility of getting a lap band or have decided to get a band and are preparing for surgery, this area of the Banded Living™ community is designed for you.

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Here you will find links to the ten most recent articles about Exploring and Preparing published on the Banded Living™ website.
Exploring
Weight Loss Surgery Is, or Is Not, The Easy Way Out
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
Today I am reprinting a blog I wrote back at least 6 years ago - Is Weight Loss Surgery The Easy Way Out? I get angry every time a "newbie" tells me that folks are saying they took the easy way out by having surgery. . . . keep reading


Preparing
Preparing For Lap Band surgery -- What To Have On Hand.
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
I often get hung up in the details of things, planning to the nth degree, but somehow, even after attending support groups before surgery, and following my doctor's instructions, I still did not have everything I needed in the house for right after my Lap Band® surgery. I had tried many and decided on one protein drink, had some soups and some sugar free jello, but that was about it. . . . keep reading

Long Term Success After Weight Loss Surgery - Removing The Obstacles In The Way - The Power of You
By: Sandi Henderson From SandisBandedLiving Blog
So you decided to have weight loss surgery. You go through whatever pre-op program your insurance company or your doctor requires of you. Now it's time, the day has arrived and your mind is spinning in so many directions, the thoughts just keep coming one after another: . . . keep reading


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