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    Re: Day 4 of surgery post op

    It does get better. Take it one day at a time. My surgeon prescribed nausea medication so that might help you get through this period.
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    Re: New with a question

    I use the date I started the six month pathway to gastric sleeve surgery. I had to work hard to lose that weight too! My surgeon uses my first weight in at his office when figuring total weight loss....
  3. Re: The Dangers of Comparing Yourself to Other Gastric Sleeve Surgery Patients

    Everyone is different and so is their journey. I have struggled post-op with GERD, stomach aches, and the mental aspect. I feel I am a slow loser and constantly comparing my weight loss to others....
  4. Re: HELP!!! Post Op Gastric Sleeve Nausea & Throwing up

    Have you talked to your bariatric team? I have prescription nausea medicine that I sometimes have to take. You don't want to get dehydrated again. I hope you get some relief soon.
  5. Thread: Newbie

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    Re: Newbie

    Did you have your surgery? How is recovery going?
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    Re: smoking an the sleeve?

    I don't have an addiction to cigarettes but I do have an addiction to junk food. I had my gastric sleeve over five months ago and I physically would not be able to binge on junk food right now as it...
  7. Thread: Newbie

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    Re: Newbie

    Your surgeon should give you specific instructions on the pre-op liquid diet. I would follow it exactly and the very best you can. I could tolerate protein shakes before surgery but they made me sick...
  8. Thread: New today

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    Re: New today

    Hi! I was in the hospital having my gastric sleeve surgery on my 55th birthday. I haven't had any complications (except GERD) but for me it has been one of the hardest things I have gone through and...
  9. Thread: Newbie

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    Re: Newbie

    Hi! Working on getting the surgery for two years shows determination so you are probably going to do great! My advice is take it one day at a time. I hope your surgery goes well and please keep us...
  10. Thread: Hey ya’ll

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    Re: Hey ya’ll

    Hi Lil ROSE73,
    I hope your recovery goes well! There are a lot of us on this journey to improved health!
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    Sticky: Re: How many days post op in hospital?

    As you can tell everyone has a different experience. I stayed two nights. My I.V. was really hurting so I wanted it out. The pain from the surgery was not bad but I had a lot of trouble with GERD for...
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    Re: New threads and stories

    Kenson - I pray that your cancer treatment will be successful! You are an encouragement to us new folks on this weight loss surgery journey!
  13. Thread: Onederland!

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    Onederland!

    ONEDERLAND...so nice to see you again! Recovery has been rough but it is a wonderful feeling!
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    Re: 3 years post op reflux

    Some of us have acid reflux no matter what our diet is. Water can cause it! I've read and heard it is common after gastric sleeve and for some gets worse years after their surgery. Do you take...
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    Re: Struggling on Day 3

    I wasn't able to get much liquids down those first few weeks after surgery. Just try to sip and get what you can down. My surgeon gave me nausea medicine which helped that constant sick to my stomach...
  16. Re: Further Anxiety and Depression Due to the Pandemic

    I am feeling post op depression and the pandemic and all that is happening in the USA is definitely contributing. I am feeling so much better physically as I recover from my surgery but the...
  17. Thread: Newbie

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    Re: Newbie

    It sounds like you are doing well.

    Ask your surgeon about the exercise. I could do walking as soon as I was able but told to wait until 8 weeks for bike riding.

    It is very important to follow...
  18. Thread: New member

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    Re: New member

    I hope your recovery is going well!
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    Re: 14 weeks post-op

    Thanks for the replies! I just had my 3 month post op visit and the surgeon said I was doing well. Just like your answers, he said more protein would help the hunger.
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    14 weeks post-op

    Just curious how many people are or remember feeling hungry around 14 weeks post-op? Can you give me an idea what you are eating in a day? It's slow going learning what foods I can tolerate. I'm...
  21. Thread: Gerd question

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    Re: Gerd question

    I had GERD before gastric sleeve surgery as well. I had an awful time with GERD for a couple months following surgery. It is being managed pretty well right now by Protonix 40 mg twice a day. My...
  22. Thread: Garbage

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    Re: Garbage

    I had problems with acid reflux too. My surgeon actually scheduled me for a conversion to gastric bypass but my insurance did not agree. Around two months post op my reflux is mostly under control. I...
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    Re: GERD - possible revision to gastric bypass

    I guess this forum isn't for me because I never get any replies. Oh well.
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    GERD - possible revision to gastric bypass

    I am seven weeks sleeve post-op. I was readmitted one week after surgery for GERD (couldn't get liquids down, horrible acid reflux). I am still really struggling with GERD. I take 40 mg of Protonix...
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    Re: 7 years on the 7th!

    I don't find any your posts a waste of time! I spend a lot of time reading back through the experiences everyone has had. I just had my surgery and am trying to figure it all out. Drinking enough,...
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