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You must be really well hydrated. All seriousness that is quite a feat, if you've been doing what you've supposed to have been doing then I would guess it comes down to timing. Perhaps your last weight measurement was off because you were dehydrated.

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It's because Protein isolate is extremely insulinogenic and causes many people's insulin to spike. (And my bgs.) So you have a resultant accumulation of Fluid from it.

This happened to me the first time I was trying to find Protein Drinks I could tolerate. On nothing but protein isolates in 5 days, I gained 4 lbs and my blood pressure went up an average of about 15pts.

I ended up having to really do Premier Protein cuz it's part whey concentrate which is more slow acting protein. I also only drank at the most 2 1/2 of them per day. I also made sure to stay so hydrated and didn't drink a bunch of Water drops.

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Tuckersmom....my nutritionist actually warned us that this occasionally happens. She said not to worry...if it happens, it doesn't mean you're broken. Just stick to the program. All is well. It's kinda rare...but it does happen to a few people...and she was one of them when she had her surgery.

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My liquids are specific from my surgeon so I’m not allowed to change to a different Protein Drink. I am drinking at least 48 oz of Water daily. Some days more. Just bit frustrating. [emoji21]




Do you mix shake with Water or milk. I’ve switched from unsweetened Almond milk to water


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On 3/27/2018 at 5:56 PM, Creekimp13 said:

Tuckersmom....my nutritionist actually warned us that this occasionally happens. She said not to worry...if it happens, it doesn't mean you're broken. Just stick to the program. All is well. It's kinda rare...but it does happen to a few people...and she was one of them when she had her surgery.

Thank you for this. I have been on the pre op liquid diet since 3/27 and have only lost a couple of pounds. I feel like I'm starving even so many days into it and noticed fatigue today. I was worried that I have messed up my metabolism from all the yo yo dieting I've done over my lifetime and my prior history of having the lap band.

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