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I lost 18 then stopped. I don't know if it is because I am constipated or what...yeah. I know tmi, but I haven't gone in over a week.

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So im 2 1/2 weeks post op an im experiencing left shoulder pain and left throat/gland pain all of the sudden, now i read in wls surger for dummies book if you experience shoulder pain when you leave the hospital to call your surgeon right away?! Do anybody know why or what this is?

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So im 2 1/2 weeks post op an im experiencing left shoulder pain and left throat/gland pain all of the sudden' date=' now i read in wls surger for dummies book if you experience shoulder pain when you leave the hospital to call your surgeon right away?! Do anybody know why or what this is?[/quote']

I believe it's because those are symptoms of a leak

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*sigh* I'm feeling down. I lost 11 lbs on my pre op diet and I had lost 14 lbs since surgery. Yay, right? I know! But once I introduced more food-like smooshy foods I actually gained weight. Only 2 lbs so far but it still sucks. I've read that around week 3 lots of people's weight loss changes as their body adjusts. I am trying to keep an open, optimistic outlook but it's hard. I can tell my body is changing. I can see my waist is smaller and my inner thighs and that I have ankles again. But I also am feeling guilty (I think it's guilt) because its hard to get in all my Protein, all my Water, all my Vitamins, and eat smushy foods. Some days I've done good and met my Drs/NUTs minimum of 60 grams of Protein and 38-42oz of Water. But I know they'd like to see me have more of each every day. So I feel like that and the fact that I've tried things I shouldn't (crab meat, over cooked broccoli and carrots in Soup I didn't puree, scrambled eggs, and some spoonfuls of a sweet sugar filled whipped choc mint pie) makes this all my fault and I'm a miserable failure. And I've been walking and taking the stairs but I've only done a handful of sweat inducing cardio workouts since surgery. My husband is telling me that it's only been a couple of weeks, ease up on myself, and that my body is adjusting. I just don't know how to feel. :(

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*sigh* I'm feeling down. I lost 11 lbs on my pre op diet and I had lost 14 lbs since surgery. Yay, right? I know! But once I introduced more food-like smooshy foods I actually gained weight. Only 2 lbs so far but it still sucks. I've read that around week 3 lots of people's weight loss changes as their body adjusts. I am trying to keep an open, optimistic outlook but it's hard. I can tell my body is changing. I can see my waist is smaller and my inner thighs and that I have ankles again. But I also am feeling guilty (I think it's guilt) because its hard to get in all my Protein, all my Water, all my Vitamins, and eat smushy foods. Some days I've done good and met my Drs/NUTs minimum of 60 grams of Protein and 38-42oz of Water. But I know they'd like to see me have more of each every day. So I feel like that and the fact that I've tried things I shouldn't (crab meat, over cooked broccoli and carrots in Soup I didn't puree, scrambled eggs, and some spoonfuls of a sweet sugar filled whipped choc mint pie) makes this all my fault and I'm a miserable failure. And I've been walking and taking the stairs but I've only done a handful of sweat inducing cardio workouts since surgery. My husband is telling me that it's only been a couple of weeks, ease up on myself, and that my body is adjusting. I just don't know how to feel. :(

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*sigh* I'm feeling down. I lost 11 lbs on my pre op diet and I had lost 14 lbs since surgery. Yay' date=' right? I know! But once I introduced more food-like smooshy foods I actually gained weight. Only 2 lbs so far but it still sucks. I've read that around week 3 lots of people's weight loss changes as their body adjusts. I am trying to keep an open, optimistic outlook but it's hard. I can tell my body is changing. I can see my waist is smaller and my inner thighs and that I have ankles again. But I also am feeling guilty (I think it's guilt) because its hard to get in all my Protein, all my Water, all my Vitamins, and eat smushy foods. Some days I've done good and met my Drs/NUTs minimum of 60 grams of Protein and 38-42oz of Water. But I know they'd like to see me have more of each every day. So I feel like that and the fact that I've tried things I shouldn't (crab meat, over cooked broccoli and carrots in Soup I didn't puree, scrambled eggs, and some spoonfuls of a sweet sugar filled whipped choc mint pie) makes this all my fault and I'm a miserable failure. And I've been walking and taking the stairs but I've only done a handful of sweat inducing cardio workouts since surgery. My husband is telling me that it's only been a couple of weeks, ease up on myself, and that my body is adjusting. I just don't know how to feel. <img src='http://www.bariatricpal.com/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/sad.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':(' />

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I am having the same issue. I think it's normal that you have a stall now. Ask yourself. Are you eating as much as you were before surgery ? Have you cut back on physical activity? The answer to both of those is probably no. If not, then it is physically impossible to maintain a weight you were maintaining before eating a only a fraction of what you ate before. Give it time. This is designed to work. Just be patient!

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*sigh* I'm feeling down. I lost 11 lbs on my pre op diet and I had lost 14 lbs since surgery. Yay' date=' right? I know! But once I introduced more food-like smooshy foods I actually gained weight. Only 2 lbs so far but it still sucks. I've read that around week 3 lots of people's weight loss changes as their body adjusts. I am trying to keep an open, optimistic outlook but it's hard. I can tell my body is changing. I can see my waist is smaller and my inner thighs and that I have ankles again. But I also am feeling guilty (I think it's guilt) because its hard to get in all my Protein, all my Water, all my Vitamins, and eat smushy foods. Some days I've done good and met my Drs/NUTs minimum of 60 grams of Protein and 38-42oz of Water. But I know they'd like to see me have more of each every day. So I feel like that and the fact that I've tried things I shouldn't (crab meat, over cooked broccoli and carrots in Soup I didn't puree, scrambled eggs, and some spoonfuls of a sweet sugar filled whipped choc mint pie) makes this all my fault and I'm a miserable failure. And I've been walking and taking the stairs but I've only done a handful of sweat inducing cardio workouts since surgery. My husband is telling me that it's only been a couple of weeks, ease up on myself, and that my body is adjusting. I just don't know how to feel. <img src='http://www.bariatricpal.com/public/style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/sad.png' class='bbc_emoticon' alt=':(' />

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I ate candy, popcorn, a tiny piece of bread. I've chewed gum. We r human. Don't beat yourself up. Just try to do better next time and if you mess up try not to overdo it. I've lost 19 pounds since surgery and the last week....nothing! I'm not stressing. It will come off.

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I think that you stick to the course. It hasn't been 3 weeks for me and the weight isn't coming off as it did before. I start soft foods next week and I am ready. I don't quite get in everything I should but I try. Remember keep your head up and stay the course, you can do it and when you're ready exercise a little. It's a lifestyle change. We all have different reasons to have surgery, mine was I wanted to see my children graduate and get married something my father couldn't do because he died young. I hold into that everyday as my primary goal to continue with what I started almost 5 weeks ago. It's a challenge that I won't fail myself this time. Stay positive it will happen.

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Same here. I am SO glad we are all having the same issues so I know it's normal. I only lost four pounds pre op and 19 lbs post op. gained a few ounces since I've started consuming other foods. I'm keeping up with everything I put in my mouth on my fitness pal. It is kinda discouraging because we are so scared to fail. I haven't lost anything since my first week of surgery although I am seeing a loss of inches. We sound JUST alike. My husband also tells me to chill it's only been a few weeks and I stay under 800 cals a day.

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I believe it's because those are symptoms of a leak

Nope.. I have symptoms of a blocked salavry gland. If i ahd a leak it would have been accompany with a fever,chills,vomitting,weakness.. Ect

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Im three weeks post op.. And i feel hungry all time .. Im eating like every two three hours.. Probably consuming like 800 cals,a,day.. Is it normal to be hungry like this all the time?

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Im three weeks post op.. And i feel hungry all time .. Im eating like every two three hours.. Probably consuming like 800 cals' date='a,day.. Is it normal to be hungry like this all the time?[/quote']

I am 3 weeks 5 days out and hungry a lot as well. I take Prevacid and gas x and it helps some. I stay around 800 cals a day too

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I'm a lil over 600 cals a day. I'm trying to do more eating of Protein rather than drinking. I'm ok to be on soft foods (including soft meats) now. I find that I burp up eggs each and every time I eat some. I feel full after 2.5 ounces drpending on the consistency of the food.

But what really got me lately is that when I eat something really flavorful (even if its on my ok list) I feel guilty. Is anyone else in that weird head space?

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I threw up for the first time last night. All has been going well, so I thought I could eat 1 slice of pizza. I was wrong. It wasn't like normal with the stomach contractions. It was just like...nope this food should be here. It's coming back up!!!

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I am hungry!!! But nothing tastes good. I'm sorry I appreciate the weight loss, but this is hard!!

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