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Who wants to be surgery buddies? My surgery is Feb 20th! [emoji4]

Officially post op RNY gastric bypass 2/7/18. All of you will do great. I start my purée diet on Wednesday 2/14 and I am looking forward to it. Been on liquids since February 4th. I could not imagine people that do liquid diets weeks in advance or a month prior. Good luck to all. For me, I still have gas post surgery despite walking. So be prepared for a lot of gas although I hope you all get lucky with no gas pain !!!! Lol....... as of now, my only struggle is getting all my Protein and liquid in :(, but I am working hard on it. I refuse to get on the scale until I see my doctor on Thursday, but below are STATs as of surgery date.

Ht: 5’6”
HW- 298lbs
SW- 260lbs
CW- N/A
GW-170lbs



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JazmaniaRNY you've been one of my favorite poster & I'm happy to hear you're doing pretty well post surgery. Now you've joined the veterans rank and can be a trail guide for all those who haven't had surgery yet. I'll be watching for updates.

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We are in this together!!!! I will try and guide through my experience....... look forward to getting guidance and providing guidance as well !!!


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Guest Angel2018

Hi everyone! I had my revision from sleeve to mini bypass on the 7th, discharged on the 9th, back at work on the 10th. No gas pains (I did walk a lot!) No pain killers either. Really happy with my progress, was nervous on my surgery eve but that feels like a distant memory now. Good luck everyone :)


SW 165
After sleeve 125kg
Conversion to MGB surgery 7th Feb weight 125kg
Goal weight 70kg

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I didnt have to do a pre-op liquid diet. I was expecting it after hearing about it, but my surgeon doesnt do it. At least you have a boost start on the weight loss though!!

I’m down 15lbs on this preop diet. Monday can’t get here soon enough! I’m so excited & nervous.


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Happy Wednesday to all..... although we can’t have chocolates, Cookies, heart shaped cakes, cupcakes, or whatever we want on Valentine’s Day we are gaining health....... I do wish everyone the best. Started purée diet today and has been good. I had an egg in the morning.... went down well but it took forever to eat, I indulged earlier with one tbsp of creamy Peanut Butter and called it lunch haha :), idk if I will do dinner because I need to bump up my Protein intake so I have been sipping on protein Water. This is a real adjustment! I made marinara rotini and turkey meatballs for my kiddo (his fav) and husband. Omg! Smelled delightful, but I didn’t break. I hope everyone is having and continues to have a good day!!!! :)

By the way..... the clear Protein Drink Premier Protein is so delicious. I slip it half and half with a water bottle. Taste great and gets me 10 grams of protein per bottle. If you can handle the sweetness, then don’t water it down and drink as is for 20 grams of protein per bottle.


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