Jump to content
×
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!

Recommended Posts

Hi I am 10 days away from surgery and having a horrible time with my liquid diet. I have had a stomach virus and Migraines severely. I am a diabetic and my feet are killing me. I think I have more cracks on them. So it's been hard to walk. Also loved the Premier shakes b4 I had to drink 2 a day. Now I can barely choke them down. So I guess I am looking for any advice what might help my nausea or migraines. This week is 2 shakes and 1 meal next week is full liquids. Any advice?

Sent from my SM-G900V using BariatricPal mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

13 minutes ago, nettajlong said:

Hi I am 10 days away from surgery and having a horrible time with my liquid diet. I have had a stomach virus and Migraines severely. I am a diabetic and my feet are killing me. I think I have more cracks on them. So it's been hard to walk. Also loved the Premier shakes b4 I had to drink 2 a day. Now I can barely choke them down. So I guess I am looking for any advice what might help my nausea or migraines. This week is 2 shakes and 1 meal next week is full liquids. Any advice?

Sent from my SM-G900V using BariatricPal mobile app

There is an over the counter medicine for nausea. It is called Emetrol and is in the isle with pepto bismol. For your migraines I found that Excedrin Migraine helps a lot. These 2 symptoms are made much worse if you are dehydrated. If you can, get some pedialite and sip on it as much as possible. You can try sugar free Jello and sugar free Popsicles too. Good luck!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Somewhere I picked up the suggestion to try microwaving your Protein Shakes. chocolate turns into hot chocolate, caramel turns into...hot caramel, and the vanilla can be mixed with coffee if you drink it (I don't) for a...what would that be? Cappuccino? Anyway, you get the idea.

Put it in a mug (DO NOT MICROWAVE Premier Protein shakes IN THEIR PACKAGING, IT LOOKS LIKE PAPER BUT IT CAUSES ARCING) and zap for 30 seconds. Stir. Keep heating and stirring in 30-second intervals until it's as hot as you like. Try adding some sugar free flavoring, maybe. Have fun with it! Get creative!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi I am 10 days away from surgery and having a horrible time with my liquid diet. I have had a stomach virus and Migraines severely. I am a diabetic and my feet are killing me. I think I have more cracks on them. So it's been hard to walk. Also loved the Premier shakes b4 I had to drink 2 a day. Now I can barely choke them down. So I guess I am looking for any advice what might help my nausea or migraines. This week is 2 shakes and 1 meal next week is full liquids. Any advice?
Sent from my SM-G900V using BariatricPal mobile app



Hi I am in day two of the liver reduction diet and am also diabetic. I have had slight headaches but my doctor recommended Bariatric Advantage shakes they have a few good flavors such as the chocolate, orange cream, and iced latte. They are not as sweet or even sweet at all compared to the Premier Protein. I am also allowed 2 Snacks by the same company. I find that eating warm chicken broth or the sugarfree Jello helps. Good luck and keep on hanging in there it's all worth it !!


Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

There is an over the counter medicine for nausea. It is called Emetrol and is in the isle with pepto bismol. For your Migraines I found that Excedrin Migraine helps a lot. These 2 symptoms are made much worse if you are dehydrated. If you can, get some pedialite and sip on it as much as possible. You can try sugar free Jello and sugar free Popsicles too. Good luck!


Be careful with Excedrin migraine, I believe it contains aspirin, which we shouldn't have pre-op. I believe it is a blood thinner.




Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites



Be careful with Excedrin Migraine, I believe it contains aspirin, which we shouldn't have pre-op. I believe it is a blood thinner.





Oh! My bad! I totally forgot about not having aspirin and ibuprofen. Sorry about that[emoji39]


Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

13 minutes ago, memabock said:

Plus I add orange juice and vanilla extract to vanilla Protein shake with ice and make an orange julios

Oh that sounds good. Makes me think...peppermint extract? Orange extract? Didn't eggface have a Protein ice cream recipe?

Peppermint hot chocolate (protein drink) in the evening sounds nice! Maybe a Mexican hot chocolate with a pinch of cinnamon? I'll have to play around...(says me, who just drank one straight because I couldn't be bothered).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Trending Products

  • Trending Topics

  • Recent Status Updates

    • UniquelyMe28

      I hit my stall ALREADY 🤷🏽‍♀️ been at 300 for almost a week. I’m not worried about it though, because I know that my body is healing. I’m not in a rush, I loss 30 pounds since surgery which was 3 weeks ago. I’m just going with the flow and staying positive. 😁
      · 1 reply
      1. kimdlawson06

        It's very common. Give your body a chance to "catch up" with its new reality and the weight loss will start again. Hang in there, I know it can be frustrating!

    • Meganator

      First Orangetheory class back after surgery! #347 for me. Determined to take things easy- especially those ab exercises. Looking forward to hitting #350 this week.
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • tcrehm

      How do I delete my account on here?
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • UniquelyMe28

      I loss 19 pounds my first 7 days post op 🙌🏽 (Water weight or real weight.. weight is weight to me.. I’ll take it lol) I make sure I keep my water with me 24.7 and I walk every chance I get. I cook dinner for my kids with no problems. I have zero cravings!  By next week I should be in the 200’s. Haven’t been there since high school 🥲
      · 2 replies
      1. MiaPie

        I had my surgery 11/17 and hit 299 this morning! :) Rooting for you!

      2. UniquelyMe28

        Congrats I’m at 289 now. Its a wonderful feeling, right!?

    • EricLB300BC

      Well, starting day 2 after surgery. Felling hunger pains again this morning and nausea, no vomiting. I think the hunger pains are coming from my stomach and not my pouch. Think I will call their hotline and speak with them about it. It is not terribly bad but it is uncomfortable. I do not regret getting the surgery though. I expected some discomfort right after, I just didn't expect the hunger pains.
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
  • Recent Topics

  • Hot Products

  • Sign Up For
    Our Newsletter

    Follow us for the latest news
    and special product offers!
  • Together, we have lost...
      lbs

    PatchAid Vitamin Patches

    ×