November 2022 surgery support! in Gastric Sleeve Surgery Forums Posted December 15, 2022 22 hours ago, NP_WIP said: Make sure you are having your Protein and your liquids and try to squish some walking in your routine. I found it hard to drink the first few days, but I made sure I was drinking at least 1oz more each day still can't hit 64oz, but my doc said as long as I hit 32-40oz and use the restroom 4 times a day, I will not get dehydrated. Yes I am definitely getting my Protein in and sipping my Water all day. Tried this lamb dish last night it was so moist and went down good. Moist meats are important.