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    Re: Day 2 - Home, and oh the gas pains...

    I stayed upright the full time and kept a heating pad that I would constantly alternate from my upper chest to my upper back (all left side). I never experienced a single gas pain. And...
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    Re: Almost 2 weeks out and ?s

    I am with you, I will be 2 weeks post op tomorrow and I get the hungry rumble near meal times. It really caught me off guard, but people I have spoken with seem to think once we are on regular food...
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    Sticky: Re: Vitamin intake after gastric sleeve.

    All my doc sent me home with was a script for Vit D as I was deficient. So I'm guessing that must mean they gave me a large dosage to carry me until my month check-up?
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    Sticky: Re: How many days post op in hospital?

    I had my surgery this past Tuesday (7th) and got sent home on Thursday. They told me I had to either pass gas or have a BM before I could go. Still no BM (it is now Saturday), but the gas is coming...
  5. Thread: I'm home!

    by AliP72
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    Re: I'm home!

    I just went home today too! Congratulations and here's to hoping us both a nice smooth quiet recovery,lol!
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    Sent home today, day 3 post-op

    So, I got to go home today and to my surprise, he said I could start my full liquids. Only 3 days out. Is that normal?> I sure thought it would be a week before I could go to fulls. I am doing it...
  7. Thread: Surgery Soon!

    by AliP72
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    Re: Surgery Soon!

    Thank you everyone, surgery is tomorrow (7th) and I can't wait! I think the hardest part of this for me is the reminiscing of foods I wish I could have and knowing that I can't. Is that horrible to...
  8. Thread: Surgery Soon!

    by AliP72
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    Re: Surgery Soon!

    Thanks so much, I think the thing I am most nervous about is the recovery, I don't handle pain very well, lol! But I'm at a place where I don't care, almost anything is worth getting this weight off!
  9. Thread: Surgery Soon!

    by AliP72
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    Surgery Soon!

    Hi, newbie here!
    My name is Ali and I am scheduled for Nov 7 and nervous as heck! 45 with 2 grandkids and hope to find friends here to ask/answer questions and just generally commiserate and/or...
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