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I even pushed myself to a 3 mile hike all up hill on mountains yesterday and I weighed myself this morning and I STILL haven't broke the scale yet. Standing still at the same weight for almost five days now. I don't know what to do anymore

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Maybe you're making yourself crazy by getting on the scale at all right now? :)

As hard as it might be, why not put it out of reach for a week or two...think you might be pleasantly surprised when you do weigh in.

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Funny thing is, prior to surgery I never liked ice or anything too cold for that matter. I always went with room temp liquids. However, now ice has become one of my favorites. I am in love with the sugar free tropical flavored popsicle. Yum. Feel better!

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I feel how I look! My stomach won't let me eat nothing but ice chips!

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Hi Jules, not to be too TMI, but have you had a good BM lately? My weight stayed the same for several days, I felt sluggish because I hadn't had a decent BM. My doc told me to take some milk of magnesia. It worked. Afterwards, I have much more energy and I've been losing steadily.

I even pushed myself to a 3 mile hike all up hill on mountains yesterday and I weighed myself this morning and I STILL haven't broke the scale yet. Standing still at the same weight for almost five days now. I don't know what to do anymore

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Hi Jules' date=' not to be too TMI, but have you had a good BM lately? My weight stayed the same for several days, I felt sluggish because I hadn't had a decent BM. My doc told me to take some milk of magnesia. It worked. Afterwards, I have much more energy and I've been losing steadily.

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Hi LadyJay, I'm having that problem... No BM :/ My sleeve was exactly a week ago today. I've tried the benefit, Miralax, andoday i did take a total of 4 tablespoons of Milk of Mag. I'm just so desperate at this point i don't know what else to do. Drinking enough Water and still on liquid diet. I don't know what else to do... Ideas?

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Funny thing is' date=' prior to surgery I never liked ice or anything too cold for that matter. I always went with room temp liquids. However, now ice has become one of my favorites. I am in love with the sugar free tropical flavored popsicle. Yum. Feel better!

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Haha me too! Always been a big Water drinker but preferred it room temp, now can only drink it if it's cold. Love the sf popsicles too! :-)

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Hi LadyJay' date=' I'm having that problem... No BM :/ My sleeve was exactly a week ago today. I've tried the benefit, miralax, andoday i did take a total of 4 tablespoons of Milk of Mag. I'm just so desperate at this point i don't know what else to do. Drinking enough Water and still on liquid diet. I don't know what else to do... Ideas?[/quote']

I took colon cleanz and it worked but made me feel sick too. dr said it was ok to take though, but for something less harsh, he suggested I try prune juice. I drink a cup every morning and it has been working. It's not a great taste but give it a try.

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I took colon cleanz and it worked but made me feel sick too. dr said it was ok to take though' date=' but for something less harsh, he suggested I try prune juice. I drink a cup every morning and it has been working. It's not a great taste but give it a try.[/quote']

Apple juice help also

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Hi LadyJay' date=' I'm having that problem... No BM :/ My sleeve was exactly a week ago today. I've tried the benefit, miralax, andoday i did take a total of 4 tablespoons of Milk of Mag. I'm just so desperate at this point i don't know what else to do. Drinking enough Water and still on liquid diet. I don't know what else to do... Ideas?[/quote']

I hat to say it, because I know it's gross....but maybe it's time for a suppository?

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I know lady. It's been 14 days and I have had only one small bm. I have tried everything. Milk of mag, moral ax, two other brand laxatives, ducolax, and the one time I did go I had use a fleet enema.

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Congratulations

Thank you Denise !

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Whoa! I had noo idea how much this surgery actually costs. Just logged into my blue cross anthem to check a claim and saw how much my insurance has paid out! Thank you Blue Cross!!

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