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boringtessa

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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About boringtessa

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  • Birthday 09/15/1982

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    Female
  • City
    Santa Rosa
  • State
    California

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  1. Somehow, even in spite of the pain after every meal, I can't seem to get myself to eat more slowly.  I want to eat slowly, but my brain still gets frantic whenever it's food time.  I'm afraid I might be stretching my sleeve, which could be dangerous at only 1 month since surgery.  Don't know what to do other than just go back to liquids, but I can't stay there forever!

    1. Hop_Scotch

      Hop_Scotch

      Have you tried the usual strategies? Putting down knife and fork between bites and leave there until about 30 seconds after you've swallowed the previous mouthful. Deliberately slowing down the chewing and counting each chew until 30 or 40?

    2. boringtessa

      boringtessa

      I always intend on doing those things, but I go into a frenzy! But you're right to remind me of this because I NEED to make more of an effort and do the basics. Thank you!

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