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charismatic

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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  1. I did Had my sleeve done at Northside Hospital and they have a great support group. Atlanta For more information, call (404) 845-5457. 1st Saturday, each month, 10:00 a.m. (lead by Ginger Rock) 2nd Thursday, each month, 5:45 p.m. (lead by Debbie Spamer, Dr. Macik and Dr. Daly)
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    Want to go rouge!

    Before I realized that my whey protein has a cheese aftertaste I dumped some in sugar free pudding. Fortunately it was cheesecake flavored so I can manage it. I’m going to look for and try the Nectar. Maybe I’ll put some of the whey in a cheese based soup. Wonder if I’ll be able to handle that. Also emailed my dietitian to see the if I could try puréed egg salad or tuna.
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    Can’t Sleep Because of Hunger

    I too have been having some of the worst hunger pains/pangs too. The nurse said it was actually cramps. No clue if that’s true but when I take Levein it feels SO much better.
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    I haven’t had neck or shoulder pain but I’ve has gas pains in my abdomen and tons of cramping. I also have weird pain in my left side but I’m thinking that might be gas too so trying not to worry.
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    So far I haven’t noticed any smell changes. I have noticed that the protein drink I was using pre op no longer taste good. It’s bitter. My husband loves it so at least it’s not a waste.
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    Not itchy but I have pooped. [emoji3] I’m not weighing until I go to the Dr on Monday.
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    I had compression things on the bottom of my feet for the surgery but they were removed after my first walk. Hopefully you can enjoy full liquids soon. The variety is nice.
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    Hey Stevie! I’m hang in there, actually left the house today just to get out. I haven’t been able to take the oxy because it just comes back up. I’m using liquid Tylenol and it seems to work fine. The best thing is the Meds for cramps. I get this painful feeling I can only describe as horrible hunger pangs fortunately the meds have been helping with that. I’ve been getting 2 shakes in so that’s at least 60 grams of protein. I tried bone broth yesterday and hated it. Mixed it with some cream of mushroom soup (strained) and it’s not bad. I want everything I eat/drink to have protein in it.
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    Made it to the losers bench@

    Yay! Me too!! Just got discharged.
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    Made it to the losers bench@

    Congrats Apple, we did it!!!
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    Apple and Stevie, How are y’all doing? The gas pain this morning was pretty bad. The pain meds have been great and I’ve gotten in some good walks. I’ve had water, broth and jello. May be able to go home in the morning. Hope y’all are doing great!!
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    Thank you!!
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    All socked up! Not in love with final weight but did lose 11 pounds on 2 week diet. I also got to eat real food so it wasn’t all liquid.
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    Prayers for all of us!
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    Hey Apple! I’m reporting at 5:30am too. Watching the clock tick down.
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    Lol! I’m up! Got about 3 hours of sleep. Getting ready to head out
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    Help, what do I pack?

    Vending machine made me lol! Thanks for that!
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    15 hours post-op: All the details

    Thanks for this post. I have surgery tomorrow am and I’m nervous. In my heart I know it’s the right thing but I’ve never had surgery before so I’m scared.
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    Just took pre-op photos

    Love it I’m sending mine off to be processed and returned by mail! Funny - the bathing suit photo looked as I expected the photo I took in this dress I love but was always too small shocked me. It was not cute!
  20. Oh lawd! Further confrontation that I’m making the right choice. Lol!
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    Apparently the body absorbs the gas over time. Or so I’ve been told.
  22. My understanding is that the pre op diet should be low carb, low calorie ad high protein. Why not just let us eat real food that meets those requirements? I’m on day 14 of my 3 week semi liquid diet and I’m sick of shakes. I’d rather just eat some shrimp or other protein. Knowing that I’m going to have to do liquids after surgery why do them so much now when my stomach is regular size and real food doesn’t hurt. Just wondering and struggling. I feel bad for those on total liquids before surgery. I guess starting before surgery should make it less rough after surgery to just do liquids for a while.
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    Pre op diet question

    NYC - thanks! This is what I figured too. Only 3.5 days for me to go.
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    Any March 2018 Sleevers?

    Hey! I’m March 14th and self pay (by choice) too! What time are you scheduled for?
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