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So I'm 9 days post op and I feel great. I've been walking and sipping as much as I can. The Protein doesn't go down as fast as Water but I'm getting there. Had my first visit with my surgeon today and I have lost a whopping 17 pounds. I'm so happy for myself I'm telling everyone I know like look at me! Lol! Although, I don't see where it's coming from, but I do feel it in my clothes.

On another note to those who are about to start this journey and looking to this site for any clue of what's next to come. Be patient, and always remember everyone is different. As I was looking into this site trying to gather information about what's it supposed to be like post op and I found myself thinking negative about what was next for me. A lot of the things I read were a little on the scary side. So far the only thing I can say is yes I'm hurting internally, but no matter how small the incisions are we have to remember it was a big operation on the inside. So right now I'm just doing my best to keep going and doing what am doing, because I'm going in the right direction according to my doctor of course. [emoji6] Everyone heals differently.

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Good for you! Happy to read positivity while keeping it real :)

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Congratulations. :rolleyes:B):lol::P:)

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Always amazing to see great results

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Your post was very uplifting. Congrats to you in this new journey. I wish you all the best.

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Congrats on your weight loss thus far! Thanks for sharing :)

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Congrats on your achievement so far and the encouragement!

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I'm so happy for you. I'm looking forward to be where you are at right now. I'm hoping to have my surgery in July. I have most of my appointments out of the way already. The last two will be next week.

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