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I can eat more than 8 oz before I'm full. Moved to full liquids and can now have my Meal Replacements, but I'm still hungry. My dr doesn't fill any during surgery. I wonder how big my tummy is?! I am just SO hungry, I could eat somebodys arm! I think this is what bandster hell is.

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Congratulations on being banded. I was banded on Monday and am totally opposite from you. I had 3oz of yogort and 3oz of carnation bfast drink yesterday plus a freezie and Water. Today I had about 5oz of bfast drink and 3oz of yogort and think I am good for a while. My stomach is growling like a monstor and I am burping like a 9 yr old boy but am not hungry whatsoever. I am almost too full to drink, but have to keep sipping my Water.

Keep drinking, that would probably fill you up and get some high Protein foods into you today. Greek yogort was pretty thick and I had to add some powder stool softener to it - good times here - but could add extra Protein Powder to Soups, yogorts, puddings.......once I get more hungry, I will sprinkle Protein Powder in everything, until I can chew my Protein.< /p>

Good luck to you and just keep busy and sip away the day.

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You'll get thru it, I promise. That first 4 weeks that I was on a liquid diet, I could've eaten anything that passed my window. When I'd go to Albertsons 3x a week to stock up on Tomato Soup and Jello, I'd smell the deli fried chicken and I almost gave in several times. I didn't tho. I did cheat and go to soft foods (mashed potatoes, applesauce, etc) a week early cuz I was soooo starving. I regret not following the rules.

Good luck to you! You WILL get thru it!


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I was banded back on Aug. 20 and my 1st fill isn't until Oct. 3. I stay hungry! Everyone tells me to eat more Protein and I am taking in about 90 grams of protein a day. My dietician tells me to eat what I feel like eating right now but to keep my caloric count below 1000 calories/day. I am hoping my appetite will diminish as my band begins to be filled.......everyone tells me it will. I have posted that I do not like the smell of whey protein and have gotten a lot of good suggestions. I wish you luck, we seem to share the same issue.

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