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Exudos194

Gastric Sleeve Patients
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    I don't go daily either, usually 2-3 days Between, not much food going into us, so I suspect it's normal. I have added fiber occasionally like 2-3 times a week, but have not needed any laxatives or supplements. I did start using JuiceFestiv to increase my daily fruit/veggie intake, which has Enzymes and a bit of fiber, so maybes that's helping a bit too.
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    I've noticed stomach grumbling while eating, stomach grumbling before and after eating, before this was "hunger" to me. But now I haven't felt hunger, because the grumbling just seems normal now. I guess maybe I had "head hunger" before and the pre op diet and limited choices since have eliminated. Here's hoping it stays that way lol
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    Those of you that are feeling hunger, did you feel hunger at first after surgery, or did you slowly gain your hunger? I'm 4 weeks out and still don't feel any hunger, would be nice if it stayed like that lol.
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    It's amazing, I used to go ~5 days a week, but now going every other day to start! Can definitely see the difference in the scale on the gym going days!
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    I was cleared at 3 weeks for lifting, 6 weeks before any ab workouts though.
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    I was a frequent gym goer prior to surgery, so I'm just doing what I did before with lower weight. I typically start with 1 hour of cardio on the elliptical, then progress to weight lifting. Bench Press, Bicep Curl, Tricep Extension, Shoulder Press, Lat Pulldown, Back Extension. The only thing I still haven't added back is any AB specific workout.
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    Glad to hear it's nothing serious. I started taking a fiber supplement (Metamucil) once a day to help with the BM, it helps greatly, especially at first when protein is pretty much all we're eating.
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    Definitely call your surgeon if it's gotten worse. Personally I haven't had any pain at all, but worsening pain is a concern.
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    I will, doctor said based on how incisions are coming along I should be fine. Of course won't start doing anything core/abs until at least 2+ more weeks
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    Just following up, tomorrow marks 2 weeks since surgery and I've lost 21.6lbs so far. I can start soft foods tomorrow (yayy done with liquid!) And I'm cleared for gym and exercise starting Saturday.
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    How much walking exercise is everyone doing? Anyone been cleared for gym yet?
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    Hi y'all I'm 11 days post op, and nearing the two mark to start solid foods! I've lost 18lbs so far and loving it. Questions for you all, I never had any pain at all, or nausea, to the point that I wondered if they cut me open at all (despite the very obvious incisions). I also had no problem drinking water or any liquid so far, including creamy soup. I've had some BM issues and have introduced a daily serving of metamucil and it has helped. Do a double scoop after a particularly troublesome BM I go on hourly 5-10 walks throughout work. My incisions themselves are mostly gone, just scabs that are starting to peel off and fall. I don't get hungry anymore either, after drinking something I get a stomach rumbling, similar to when I used to be hungry before, but without the sensation of hunger. I've been taking my chewable vitamins everyday but just recently ordered the Patchaid patches and can't wait to try them!
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    Any April 2021 surgeries?!

    I had mine on 4/22, and was up and walking within an hour. Didnt take first BM until 4/25 though and it was fine. I had been taking a fiber supplement since week before surgery, because the protein diet did cause some BM isssues and didnt want that coming up again post surgery.

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