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New Site Rules

From today there are new rules for the use of Banding Together. These have been set up to ensure that our site remains a welcoming and supportive environment for all users. By continuing to use the site, you agree to abide by these new rules. If you do not wish to agree to them, please contact us and we will be happy to remove your account.

Please familiarise yourself with the new rules here: http://www.bandingto...tion=boardrules
(You can also access them on every page of the site at the bottom right of the page)

For more information on these rules, or to ask any questions, please visit this thread: http://www.bandingtogether.com.au/community/...a-fresh-start-for-banding-together/
Thanks! Dave

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Frequently Asked Questions

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Family and Friends

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

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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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Pre-Op Recipes

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

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Post-Op (Liquid Phase) Recipes

This section is for liquid recipes. Viva la Straw!

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Mushie Recipes

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

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Normal Recipes

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

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