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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    04/29/2019
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    Dr. Foreman
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    Default Day After sugery

    Well I had my surgery yesterday morning and I am back home this afternoon. It was an absolute breeze, the Doctor and nursing staff were the most awesome I've ever experienced. The last thing I remember was talking to the pre-op team and then I woke up in my room.

    I feel good. Having just a little stomach pain, nothing major. I'm walking, walking and sipping, sipping. LOL



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Bellagirl's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Lisa
    Surgery date
    03/27/2019
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    Corrigan McBride
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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    Glad to hear everything went well! Sounds like you’re off to a good start.



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Laurallynn's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Laural
    Surgery date
    09/28/2012
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    Cuneen
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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    Good to hear!



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    Gastric Sleeve Member EllisM80's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Michelle
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    10/11/2018
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    Dr. Clifford Black
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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    I'm glad everything went well! Good luck on this wonderful journey!




    HW: 315 lbs (2008) Maintained at 296 until 2015.
    SW: 255 lbs (10/11/18)
    1 mth post op: 229 -26lbs
    8 weeks post op 213 -42lbs
    3 month post op 197 -58lbs (at home)
    3 month post op appt 196 -59 lbs (1/28/19)
    6 month post op 171 -84 (4/11/19)

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    Gastric Sleeve Member Christie13's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Christie
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    11/03/2016
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    Dr. Wright
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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    That's awesome!! Be sure to take it easy and rest as well. Hopefully things continue to go smoothly. Now time to enjoy the journey.



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    Gastric Sleeve Member KiwiGal's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Lisa
    Surgery date
    09/04/2017
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    Stephanie Ulmer
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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    Great stuff. Rest as much as you need to, sip that water, walk as much and as often as you can, and above all be kind to yourself.
    This is the start of a healthier life :-)



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Dutchie's Avatar
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    Simonne
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    01/03/2017
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    Dr. Pablo Enriquez Valens
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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    Welcome to the loosers bench!
    English is not my first language, so I may and do make mistakes in my spelling, or say things oddly. Please ask me, if you want any clarifications.



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Truss's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Russ
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    03/28/2019
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    Dr. M. Cox
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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    Almost there !!!... Like I said the first 48 hrs. Is by far the most enduring.

    The most important part:. YOU have already took control of, that’s your POSITIVE ATTITUDE.

    I’m so glad you felt good enough to make a post ( you have been so supportive since you joined this forum, and I knew you were going to be fine.)

    Really lay low, today and maybe tomorrow sleep when you can. ( I’ll never forget that advise) it was spot on.

    I can’t sleep, up early It’s like the first day of school for a kindergartner, ready to change gears and get to work.

    I know 2 things, I’m not ready to retire like I thought I was, and I’d be a terrible wife, I hate washing dishes and doing laundry.. I’ve learned there’s more to
    daily living then I thought. (32 years of marriage) and I just realized I didn’t know how to separate clothes before washing. LOL

    Hope you have a GREAT DAY!!
    RUSS


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    Gastric Sleeve Member sraebaer's Avatar
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    Don't forget sleeping! I slept most of that first week. When I was awake I sipped and walked a little. Sounds like you are off to a wonderful start!! Go you!



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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
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    04/29/2019
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    Dr. Foreman
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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    Quote Originally Posted by DutchSleeve View Post
    Welcome to the loosers bench!
    Thanks Dutchie. I wanted to say thank you for bringing up that C02 with my surgeon. I asked him when he checked in before surgery about pushing that out and I think he was impressed that I knew to ask about that. HAHA Needless to say, he must have done it because I had no gas pressure or pain afterwards.



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    Gastric Sleeve Member Dutchie's Avatar
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    Simonne
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    Dr. Pablo Enriquez Valens
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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    Yeah!
    Good for you for asking and good for him for doing it!
    English is not my first language, so I may and do make mistakes in my spelling, or say things oddly. Please ask me, if you want any clarifications.



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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    Day 9 myself and it gets easier! If you have a moment of crying, that is perfectly normal ����



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    Gastric Sleeve Member
    I have had a gastric sleeve.
    Surgery date
    10/02/2017
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    Dr Walter Cha
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    Default Re: Day After sugery

    Sounds great. A good start and a great attitude. Drink the water and follow the program and you will do great. Keep us posted.



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