Jump to content
×
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!

Recommended Posts

I Understand you shouldn't drink it but what if youre out with the girls and you want a drink? I understand that there is extra calories involved that you shouldnt have with your diet. PS I hate wine! I am a former beer drinker :(

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

How far post op are you? With beer you have to be wary of carbonation, especially early postop. I've also heard people say that their alcohol resistance was much lower after surgery, so a small amount may have a big effect.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Water is boring and I was asking seriously so if you have nothing to add then don't. I am a little over 3 weeks post op. and I am having my annual party at my tiki bar next week.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I feel you Skyjack1, I enjoy drinking nights with my girls also. Lucky for me I love wine so no carbonation issues to deal with, but I am curious to find out if I will become a member of the " One and Done" club with a lower tolerance. Trial and error I guess.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I've had a wine, vodka and clamato, vodka and lemonade, rye and water...not all at once on different occassions! It just doesn't seem the same as before I never actually ended up finishing any of them but I felt like I was taking part. I did not feel the fast dizzy effects that some speak of but I'm sure it's different for everyone. My docs plan says I can have a drink after 30 days just with all the calorie warnings ect that everyone has heard. I'm lucky lately if I get 600 cal in daily anyway so I counted the cocktail in my calories for the day. My only other worry was that when I drank in the past I would lose my food portion control...muchies and I would'nt want to unwittingly put myself in that position right now. But so far I haven't felt like more than one drink anyway.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oh the docs advise also included taking my PPI before alcohol

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I noticed I get tipsy after 1/2 a glass of wine now, however it wears off just as fast. I am almost 6 weeks post op and had my first drink at 4 weeks out. No judgement please! I don't think 1 drink will hurt.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
I noticed I get tipsy after 1/2 a glass of wine now' date=' however it wears off just as fast. I am almost 6 weeks post op and had my first drink at 4 weeks out. No judgement please! I don't think 1 drink will hurt.[/quote']

If I were you I would treat yourself to a pins colada or something fun. My moto is everything is ok in moderation. :-)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Well beer is as always my drink of choice. I am afraid I will stretch the sleeve though. Is that forever? I had a glass of wine and a vodka drink last night and they just dont do it for me (no judgement please)

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Do you like mixed drinks? Like a Tequila sunrise, or Vodka cranberry, Bloody Mary, Margarita? I would be worried about stretching your sleeve with anything carbonated. I am missing SF Red Bull like crazy! What if you let the beer go a little flat first? Would that just make it gross to drink I imagine?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Oh jeez, never mind... just saw what you wrote about trying vodka drinks.< /p>

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

So is that carbonation thing forever?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

From what I heard, yes :/ Carbonation will permanetly stretch your sleeve. I know people who have had surgery and can ttotally tolerate soda and beer but its just a bummer to stretch the sleeve after going through the surgery. I hope you find an alternative!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recent Topics

  • Most popular:

  • Recent Status Updates

    • ms.sss  »  Krestel

      RE: the running/training
      Honestly it started with me just doing laps around the kitchen that first post-op week.
      In a week, I graduated to walking up and down my street, then to walking around the block every day.
      The distance increased, then the speed.
      Then I started running little spurts during my walks, then to alternating 1km runs with 1km walks.
      And now I can do a continuous 10k (which I totally did for the first time this morning...so full of myself about it today, it’s disgusting.)
      Just do something everyday and slowly increase speed and duration, next thing you know you’ll be one of those odd “running people” (who I never understood pre-op, but now totally get, lol)
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • allwet

      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • allwet

      ok, I know it proves me as weird as some of you always thought but this was a fun site to kill time on.
      https://www.omnicalculator.com/
      enjoy 
      · 2 replies
      1. Ava R

        Happy Sunday! I like weird people. Normal people are boring! :) I began following you and wanted to know if there are any other members you would recommend? My surgery is 8/29/19 and I want to learn as much as possible. Have a great day and thanks so much for the website.

      2. Orchids&Dragons

        I love it! Thanks!

    • ms.sss

      I am officially the awesome-est person in my universe.  I. RAN. A. 10K. THIS. MORNING.  *drops mike*
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • Krestel

      I just realized that I miss breads and buns much more than chocolate amd candy. How wierd!
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
  • Trending Topics

  • Together, we have lost...
      lbs
    ×