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I'm not the support group type really, but four days out from DS, it would be helpful to hear about post-op recovery from folks who have been through it. Thanks.

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I had a different surgery - RNY. Which is different but there are similarities. For DS's the Vitamin regime is more intensive. So this article gives my experience from RNY. It may be of some help. http://www.breadandbutterscience.com/Surgery.pdf

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I'm now 9 days post-op and also would love to hear others experience.

FYI Vombatidae, Pinkfishlilly on YouTube had a revision to the DS about 3/4 years ago and dos a monthly vlog of her journey. I found it to be helpful, but I still have a lot of unanswered questions.

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Tiredness. I remember I was exhausted after eating & had to lie down.

Learning my new stomach: what did that cramp mean? Did I really have to 'go'? My surgeon helped a lot on this one. He told me to remember I had 1 stomach for my whole life & now I have a brand new infant's stomach. I had to treat it as such.

Lactose intolerance. Happens to many of us for the first year. I used Lactaid pills, milk & cheese.

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I'm not the support group type really, but four days out from DS, it would be helpful to hear about post-op recovery from folks who have been through it. Thanks.

Thank be you I feel I went in on the 17 just trying adjust just found this app

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Thanks for the replies, very helpful. 12 hours to go. :)

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