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I had a few days like that.. About 3 weeks after I had my procedure I had a business meeting in Vegas, 5 hr flight and travel food.

You will make it

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Hi, Guys I just had the balloon in place on Jan. 6th. It has not been a very pleasant experience to say the least. Day 1 I vomited all day & have done so many other times since. My doctor has told me to drink a lot of Water and 80 grams of Protein a day plus lots of veggies. I cant seem to do any of it without getting sick. Everything seems to sit heavy on my stomach constant acid reflex. I have to sleep on my back elevated or i will get sick. Are any of you having any of the same problems? Do any of you know how many cc of Fluid they put in your balloon? Im beginning to wonder if mine is to much? I feel VERY weak and cant do much without feeling exhausted quickly. I also have not lost any weight in the last week. I get so weak that my husband has to help me a lot to shower get dressed etc. Don't know what to do. :-(

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@@Spac I just saw your post, are you doing any better now?

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@@jeff636 Hi Jeff, did you have problems with being weak from lack of nutrition, and how did you get through it? Does it get better?

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Ugh Im envious of your experience. I start school on Tuesday and am crossing my fingers I'll be able to endure it :( I know I'm not drinking enough fluids and I've barely started a full-liquid diet just today (day 4). I feel incredibly week and am miserable. Such a Debbie downer right here!

Tomorrow I go back to work and I'm really worried. I hope your day went well.

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I started on phentermine today since I've had the balloon for 6.5 weeks and lost nothing. I'm be nervous about the meds but we shall see

I just saw this. How's it going?

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I have been on 15 mg for a week and today went up to 30. My appetite has decreased some but it's suppose to really work on this dose. We shall see

I really hope it works!

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I have been on 15 mg for a week and today went up to 30. My appetite has decreased some but it's suppose to really work on this dose. We shall see

Hi there - how's it going since you had your balloon removed? I hope the meds are working! :-) Best wishes to you. Cheers!

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Hi, Guys I just had the balloon in place on Jan. 6th. It has not been a very pleasant experience to say the least. Day 1 I vomited all day & have done so many other times since. My doctor has told me to drink a lot of Water and 80 grams of Protein a day plus lots of veggies. I cant seem to do any of it without getting sick. Everything seems to sit heavy on my stomach constant acid reflex. I have to sleep on my back elevated or i will get sick. Are any of you having any of the same problems? Do any of you know how many cc of Fluid they put in your balloon? Im beginning to wonder if mine is to much? I feel VERY weak and cant do much without feeling exhausted quickly. I also have not lost any weight in the last week. I get so weak that my husband has to help me a lot to shower get dressed etc. Don't know what to do. :-(

Hi Spac - are you doing any better? Hope things have improved ... best wishes!

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Much better after the first week , down 16 lbs 7 days , probably from not eating . Just did not want to eat felt full all the time.

After this first week I feel pretty good now. Had an egg salad sandwich but threw out the bread for lunch and about 3 oz of salmon with some peas for dinner . Will top the night off with a little applesauce and cottage cheese for desert .

Hi Jeff - what's the latest? :-) Are you about to have the balloon removed? What was your overall experience? Hope it all turned out well!

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