Stomach growling??


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I was banded on 9/11 so I am 5 days post-op now. I get 60 grams of Protein in each day, and I don't really feel hungry too much. But I do have this constant stomach growling thing going on, which in the past would mean an instant snacktime. But if I really stop and pay attention when it growls, I don't feel hungry. Anyone else have this issue? How can you tell the difference between head hunger and physical hunger? I am drinking throughout the day and have SF popsicles as a "snack". So I don't feel like I need any more, but my stomach won't stop growling!!! What's up with this??

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Seriously... I do meeting on an almost daily basis in work as a nurse, and I am finding I am having to shout to be heard Over the sound of my own stomach... I can hear it growling "please louise, were r my pies, crisps and chocolate, feed me, feed me" It's like a baby, I have tried to ignore it, but it's trying every trick in the book!! Just as I am about to speak with a doctor or a patients relatives.. It shouts out "feed me or I will embarrass you" Some times a rubble, so loud the other day, the kids thought it was storm.. Sometimes a screech or a loud burb, anything to distract me and get my attention!! It's even started growing during love making!! But I tell you now stomach growly monster, u have had your fair share of pies, crisps and chocolate, In fact more then most have in a life time, well the funs over, so you can growl, scream and cry all you want, this lady ain't for giving in!

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Me either!! I haven't given in at all....mostly because I can't give in. I'm only a few days out so there isn't really much I can cheat with. But sometimes this growling is just plain painful!

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Noisy stomachs do not mean you are hungry. Mine does it all the time, often after I have just eaten. Its a common part of banded life so you may find you need to get used to it.

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Congrats on your surgery! You will learn that your stomach will make all kinds of noises from gurgling to growling, which seems to be perfectly normal I think. Best wishes to you!

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Im so glad im not the only one going through this! lol I was banded 9/13/13 and the loud noises have begun hunnie! i know im not hungry but the noises are sooooooo loud!

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My stomach plays whole symphonies... and I am almost 2 years out. It is normal.

I think I just never let it get empty enough to hear it before! :P

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Ha ha ha! I thought it was just me! I was banded on 9/12 and even though I am not hungry at all my stomach sure has a lot to say!

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I was banded 9/11 and my stomach has been a loud commentator ever since! I'm not hungry and I have no urge to cheat on my liquid diet. It is rather funny. I hope it settles down some before I go back to work next week. That could prove interesting...LOL

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I envy you guys. I'm starving. And nothing makes me feel better. Anyone know if a dairy free Protein? I have found out I have a dairy issue

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