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Day two after my MGB



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I had my mini gastric bypass surgery yesterday August 18 and i just got home, i was loaded with pain killers at the hospital and now things are getting al little pet rough!

Not many patients goes for this type of bariatric surgeries

Looking for someone who had or will have this surgery to be pals in the next steps :)

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I had my MGB on 8/12. I'm happy to be your pal!

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I am in a lot of pain today
Is that normal?
Yesterday at the hospital i felt less pain than now!



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It was the same for me. The day of my surgery was a breeze.. other than being extremely tired from the anesthesia. Day two was a little more painful because of the Fluid I had to start drinking.. it seemed to cause a lot of gas for me that wasn't there initially. I asked my nurse about it and she said it was perfectly normal. If you haven't been already, I definitely recommend Gas-X strips. I was eating those things like candy!

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Just take it day by day.. you'll be surprised how much of a difference one day will make. I'm a week out and I feel nearly normal now.

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I definitely have to sleep on my back until I'm healed up, its too painful to be on my side. That was hard for me because I had the urge to roll over a lot. It wasn't until my second day home that a friend suggested wedging a pillow on either side of myself to help prevent that feeling. I slept with two pillows under my back and head to sit me up a bit and one pillow tucked under each side of my body and slept like a baby.

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After my first good night's sleep, I felt fantastic the next day.

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I promise it will get better!

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I have found this stuff for my gas and digestion. It is PAPAYA ENZYMES. It works better than the gas strips by far. Of course, please check with your DR or Team before you use them. I am 4 years out and I have used them since my RNY. Another perk is they are 100% natural and you can buy them at Walmart for less than 4$. Good luck Keep us posted about your Journey.

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I am more than 8 months out from MGB. It does get easier. I used the Gas-X strips. They worked great for me. I still use them every great once in a while when I get bloated. During my first week of healing I started sleeping on my side, using a small pillow to put under my stomach so I wouldn't feel that 'movement' on the inside of me. That took a little getting used to lol...

I didn't have too much pain after surgery. More like soreness and gas pains, which were really helped by walking. The more walking I did, the more I farted.

Other than feeling like I had no energy at the end of the 2nd week after surgery, I have been feeling fine. Healing good. And to date I have lost 99 lbs since surgery, and 145 lbs from my heaviest weight. Take it a day at a time. Walk. Walk. Walk. It gets better. [emoji2][emoji41][emoji854][emoji16][emoji4][emoji38][emoji13]


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