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    • Welcome to the updated BandingTogether   06/20/2015

      Welcome to a new and updated Banding Together - we have updated the site to overcome spammers and to give you a new, modern forum to use. Please provide feedback on the new site here: http://www.bandingtogether.com.au/community/topic/17636-feedback-on-new-site/ Also, if you're interested in applying to be a site moderator, apply here: http://www.bandingtogether.com.au/community/topic/17635-bandingtogether-moderators-wanted/  

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    1. Introductions

      Welcome to the Banding Together Community! Please tell us a bit about yourself, so that we can all get to know each other better.

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    2. Frequently Asked Questions

      Have a question about the Lap Band process or life after Lap Banding? Check here first because we may have already answered it :)

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    3. The Bandit Lounge

      Up for a chat? Join us in the Bandit's lounge to discuss anything you want (well, within reason!)

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    4. The Photo Gallery

      A place to share your progress photos or check out others successes.

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    5. Considering a Lap Band?

      Are you thinking about getting a lap band and want to ask some advice? This is the place!

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    6. Family and Friends

      Join family members and friends to discuss how to live with someone living with a lap band

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    7. Sleeve Central

      A new forum for our friends who have had a gastric sleeve instead of a band. You're all welcome too! :)

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    1. Site Suggestions

      Have an idea to make this site better? Please let us know!

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    2. Technical Support

      Having problems and don't know where to turn. Something not working on the site or need assistance? Post here and we will help

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    1. Pre-Op Recipes

      This section is for the pre-op stage (often involving OptiFast)

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    2. Post-Op (Liquid Phase) Recipes

      This section is for liquid recipes. Viva la Straw!

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    3. Mushie Recipes

      It's time to thicken things up! This section is for the mushie stage recipes.

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    4. Normal Recipes

      Life after lapbanding. This section is for normal recipes after you have completed the surgery phases.

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