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my doc required me to do a 14 day liquid diet, but I started it a week early....so I did a 3 week pre-op....

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I am required to do a two week pre-op diet. 4 shakes a day plus one 300 calorie (or less) frozen dinner and unlimited veggies. (Thank GOODNESS for the veggies... that should keep me from being too cranky at work.) Actually, I plan to have the frozen dinner for lunch and a veggie salad for supper. (I can use Salad Spritzers on the lettuce.)

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My doc requires a 2 week pre-op diet, but I am still about 5.5 wks out. I started this week eating like I will once I get to solid foods after being sleeved, just larger portions. High protien, very little carb, almost no sugar and really getting in the liquids. Then instead of a 2 wk liquid diet I will start a week early and do 3. I would really like to lose about 25 lbs before surgery.

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I was on the diet for 2 weeks prior to surgery. I lost 16 pounds.

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Two weeks were required but I started 2 days early. I lost 11 kilos (28 pounds) in 16 days.

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Cool I was thinking about doing it about a month prior, I really wanna be under 300lbs by surgery which hopefully will be August sometime.

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Ten day pre-op diet. 3 Protein Shakes and in between yogurt, cottage cheese or broth.< /p>

Lost ten pounds before surgery. I was proud of myself. It's the first diet I didn't cheat on!

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I wouldn't want to give my stomach that much time off without exercise (it is a muscular organ, after all...) The length of post-op liquid diets that some docs impose makes it hard enough for a lot of patients to get back to handling real food again; I wouldn't want to make that any worse. Certainly go low cal (and low carb as well, if one is so inclined) to get a jump on the weight loss, but excessive liquid diets aren't necessary for that.

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3 days of Clear Liquids before surgery.

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I have to do 3 weeks shakes/bars pre-op...last 3 days all liquid...it will be interesting to see how much I drop in those 3 weeks...

GOOD LUCK!

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i dont have my date yet. waiting on the call. but my doctor wants me to lose 10-20lbs. this is day two of 2 shakes a day. omg i am so hungry. in between i drink cyrstal light because i can drink it fast and fill full. i dont even know what to do in between. cant wait to eat my meal.

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Oh wow, my doc needs a 10lb loss as well. I'm not scheduled yet either but I really wanna be under 300 by surgery to put my goal more within reach. God bless you in your journey.

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