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  1. toodlerue

    Struggling with liquids and food

    Did your doc give you any anti nausea meds? Give him a call & see what he recommends.
  2. toodlerue

    Feeling so depressed

    I’m so sorry. I can Understand how frustrated you are. That was wrong and rude of your nut to cancel your appointment right before your appointment. Is there anyway you can do a video appointment with them?
  3. toodlerue

    Peanut butter

    I haven’t heard of that happening & it didn’t happen to me.
  4. toodlerue

    Has pain in my back and stomach

    They say walking helps to get the gas out. The pain in my shoulder lasted 3 weeks! It was horrible!
  5. toodlerue

    Co morbidity

    I got approved with a BMI of 33 for medical reasons. A previous surgery to fix a hiatal hernia failed after 12 years. My esophagus was in an L shape & half of my stomach was above my diaphragm. Food was getting stuck 5-6 times a week. Because of my circumstances I didn't have to do any of the prerequisites & my doc was a Thorasic doc & not a Bariatric doc & he told me to get all my info from the internet.
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    Puree food ideas plz...

    I puréed food that I made for the family. Roast, chicken, carrots. I used the juice from cooking them. They were really good. Much better then baby food! I also made my own applesauce. Pealed an Apple, chopped it up and simmered it with some water & cinnamon. No need to add any sugar. I portioned them up in small containers & put them in the freezer. You also can add unflavored protein powder to anything you purée.
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    Bloating after meals?

    Same thing happens to me. I don’t know what it is. I don’t get it. How does it happen if my stomach is the size of a shot glass?
  8. Drink a little bit of Coke. That’s what the ER will most likely have you do. I kept small bottles on hand for this reason.
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    Bad taste in mouth

    I thought it was from not eating food with any substance in the 1st couple of months. As I added more food choices that required more chewing I noticed that it went away.
  11. toodlerue

    Stinky Pee

    Are you drinking a bunch of water? It could smell because you are dehydrated.
  12. toodlerue

    September 16th at 5:45

    Good luck. I pray that everything goes smoothly & there will be no complications.
  13. toodlerue

    Pain management medications

    Oh great I take 4mg of zanaflex almost every night.
  14. toodlerue

    waist training after gastric bypass

    How hot are they to wear? I just can’t imagine wearing one in the summer. I can’t even imagine wearing on in the winter time in Phoenix!
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    Pain management medications

    I am work with a pain management also. Directly after my surgery I had liquid Norco prescribed my my Surgon. After my 6week follow up he turned me back over to my pain management doc. I take tablet form pain & muscle relaxers now.