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Surgery today. 2 p.m.

Dr. Bruce at Wake Med, Cary NC

I'm going to try to update this thread daily until I return to work on 9/12, if things go as planned.

Pre-op weight: 381.2

Max rec. weight: 425, 8/2015

At start of liver diet: 405, 7/24

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Surgery today. 2 p.m.

Dr. Bruce at Wake Med, Cary NC

I'm going to try to update this thread daily until I return to work on 9/12, if things go as planned.

Pre-op weight: 381.2

Max rec. weight: 425, 8/2015

At start of liver diet: 405, 7/24

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Good luck today! I think you have a good idea updating this thread and keeping yourself accountable. I am blogging in a different app about my daily Vitamins intake and have a main goal to take my Vitamins continuously for 30 days and shorter goals for 1 week, 2 weeks, 3 weeks, and 4 weeks. Hope your surgery goes well and you recover without any complications.

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@@Vombatidae I am excited to see how things go for you. I saw my surgeon for my initial consult this week, intending to go for GB, but he suggested a DS instead, so I am intent on learning as much as I can!

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I pray that God will move the hands of all Dr and that every decision is guide by his holy spirit and the surgery is a great success and that the recovery process is Smooth transition and easy so be blessed and encouraged

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Good luck on your surgery and check back with us when you are on the other side.

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Hope it went well.

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In recovery. A little hard to focus on tasks. Pain is under control. Feel like I need to pee, but can't.

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In recovery. A little hard to focus on tasks. Pain is under control. Feel like I need to pee, but can't.

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Don't worry it will come. The anesthesia can create brain fog. They had to catheterize me for the first day and then I wasn't until later on the second day that I could pee on my own. Your whole body is trying to wake up slowly. I'm glad you are doing well. Tomorrow should be better.

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In recovery. A little hard to focus on tasks. Pain is under control. Feel like I need to pee, but can't.

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Radiology did the barium leak test about an hour ago, things looked fine. They insisted I drink more Fluid than my new stomach capacity. Major cramping. This is when the nurse decides to distract me by talking about Italian food. Sigh. But I am now allowed to sip tiny cups of Water. After 37 hours of not being allowed to even rinse and spit, this is wonderfull.

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Lots of walking yesterday and today.About 300 yds, x8. Had some minor issues w/cramping, so keeping me another night. Did have a runny BM; that helped. I was dreading that, glad to have it behind me, as it were. (TMI? too bad, you are in the wrong thread.)

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Good to hear you're doing okay. Keep up the good work :)

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I stayed 5 days instead of 4. Had a slight fever. It's better they're being safe than sorry with you. Good on them.

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Discharged, now staying in hotel across the street. Only 35 miles to home, but this gives me a little more rest before I take on the kids.

Standing, sitting, etc. Are m uch easier today.

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Home today, it's been busy. No pain meds at all today, there are twinges but nothing too serious. Been dealing with drain management and Lovenox injections. Not a big deal, but a nuisance I wasn't expecting. Kids did actually did some work around the house, so that's a bonus. Finding it tough to get enough Water and Protein in, but doing my best.

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