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Hi all,

I am ten days out from VSG. My first eight days I had a tight feeling at the top of my stomach. Not hungry, but when I had something (even water) I would take a sip or little spoonful and have to wait 5-15 minutes before I could even THINK of having another. All was well. I had some nausea and discomfort but it was liveable. Day 8 was the most comfortable for me, I could even lay on my left side pretty well. I didn't take any pain meds that day.

I made a poor decision and smoked a little bit of marijuana with a friend. Just a bit. And all of a sudden, that super tight, super full feeling is GONE. I am able to comfortably have a few decent sips of Water at a time. Instead of maybe 3 little baby spoons of yogurt in a time period, I was able to manage five.

Did I mess up, because the restrictive feeling is gone? Am I okay? Is that supposed to happen anyway? Is that normal just in general for it to just go?

Along with these things I've also found my nausea and acid reflux to be much less severe.... But still worried....

Did I really do something wrong, or is it just odd timing of a natural process? Is it normal this far out to be able to do these things?

If you're going to be negative and not nice, just don't say anything. I'm not looking for you opinion on pot, either, please. To each their own. I did what I did and if I really messed up then I have to live with that... But maybe I didn't and one of you could have answers for me.

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Hi all,

I am ten days out from VSG. My first eight days I had a tight feeling at the top of my stomach. Not hungry, but when I had something (even water) I would take a sip or little spoonful and have to wait 5-15 minutes before I could even THINK of having another. All was well. I had some nausea and discomfort but it was liveable. Day 8 was the most comfortable for me, I could even lay on my left side pretty well. I didn't take any pain meds that day.

I made a poor decision and smoked a little bit of marijuana with a friend. Just a bit. And all of a sudden, that super tight, super full feeling is GONE. I am able to comfortably have a few decent sips of Water at a time. Instead of maybe 3 little baby spoons of yogurt in a time period, I was able to manage five.

Did I mess up, because the restrictive feeling is gone? Am I okay? Is that supposed to happen anyway? Is that normal just in general for it to just go?

Along with these things I've also found my nausea and acid reflux to be much less severe.... But still worried....

Did I really do something wrong, or is it just odd timing of a natural process? Is it normal this far out to be able to do these things?

If you're going to be negative and not nice, just don't say anything. I'm not looking for you opinion on pot, either, please. To each their own. I did what I did and if I really messed up then I have to live with that... But maybe I didn't and one of you could have answers for me.

. We all live and learn. Don't beat yourself up about it. Just pick up on the positive side of things, back-that-thang up!!!!!!! And follow the orders you we're given by your Doctor or Nutritionist. You'll Do Great. Good Luck!!!!!!!

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I think you are fine. The drug use could have just coincided with the natural reduction in swelling you would have had over time anyway. There is not necessarily any cause and effect here.

That super tight feeling you had in the first 8 days was likely due to swelling. I had the same exact feeling in my first week or two post-op. But once the swelling went down, I too was able to drink and eat a bit more. You haven't effected the actual restriction of your sleeve. Trust and believe that you WILL feel that restriction once you move onto more solid foods. You aren't supposed to have any restriction with liquids. They are SUPPOSED to pass straight through your sleeve. It's just the post-op swelling that can cause that much restriction for some people in the early days.

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You're fine. It sounds likely that the drug helped relax you and you temporarily forgot that you were supposed to be stressed out about the sleeve. I felt tight the first few weeks and Water felt like swallowing bricks. The first time I actually drank an entire cup of juice it was because I had forgotten to remove the straw, which really helped my Fluid intake, and because I was preoccupied with something else at the time. I forgot that I was supposed to be feeling restriction and suddenly I felt way better.

The drug goes into your lungs and then into your blood stream, which bypasses your stomach. You'd have to use a much stronger drug with a different absorption route to really cause any damage and that would take a lot of effort in itself.

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Probably just had the munchies ????

I agree with the others, it relaxed you and was just what you needed.

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I'm 8 days post op today , tomorrow 9 and I smoked weed 6 days post op . I haven't had swelling since like day 4 & the weed had me feeling a weird chest feeling but it went away . Is this concerning

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Maybe it helped your nausea subside?

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