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I'm 12 or 13 weeks post-op. I lost count. I'm so tired all the time with no energy. Is this normal? I assume so, due to the lack of calories I'm intaking (typically <700) compared to what I did pre-op. Anything I can do to get my energy back? I take b-12, b-complex, and all the vites I'm supposed to.

Tired of feeling tired all the time!

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oh that sucks! SOrry to hear that... have you had your Iron checked? Are you getting enough Protein?

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I'm 12 or 13 weeks post-op. I lost count. I'm so tired all the time with no energy. Is this normal? I assume so, due to the lack of calories I'm intaking (typically <700) compared to what I did pre-op. Anything I can do to get my energy back? I take b-12, b-complex, and all the vites I'm supposed to.

Tired of feeling tired all the time!

How much Protein are you getting in daily?

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How much Protein are you getting in daily?

oh that sucks! SOrry to hear that... have you had your Iron checked? Are you getting enough Protein?

I haven't had my Iron or any levels checked. I need to do that.

I get in between 70 and 90g of protein a day, and 80 to 100 oz of Water.

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I would definitely get your levels checked. I was having that same fatigue problem preop and I turned out to be low Iron. 2 days of iron supplement made an unbelievable difference.

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I haven't had my Iron or any levels checked. I need to do that.

I get in between 70 and 90g of Protein a day, and 80 to 100 oz of Water.

Great job on the Water and protein! Yep Iron would be my next guess.

Noticed you're in Dallas. Lots of great support groups in our area, I highly recommend if you aren't involved already.

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Your lack of energy might also be related to lack of carbohydrates. Are you eating low carb? Low carb, in my opinion, is 20-30 carbs a day. It is a bit of a catch 22 because low carb diets usually yield very good weight loss results because your body is in ketosis, but it also leaves you quite tired. This is how I ate for the first 5 months. Your energy should come back when you increase calories and carbs. I want to echo don's question also: are you eating enough Protein? Lack of adequate protein will leave you tired. Try and eat as much protein as you can and when the time is right, introduce good carbs back into your diet. You might consider energy squares from nuts.com as these are little bursts of good carbs and fats to give you desired energy. I like chocolate paradise the most.

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I upped my Vitamins. I did research and found other Vitamins beside B-12 for energy. That's helped me alot

Im tired of being tired too! What vitamins did you add?

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