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I am about 8 weeks post op and I have been struggling with making good eating choices this last week or so. I went on vacation and I feel like that really pushed me over the line. I ate a lot of things I know I shouldn’t over the course of the 5 days with the excuse that it was just this week but now I’m afraid of not being able to stop. I need some encouragement and tips on how to vacation without over eating and feel like I’m losing out. FOMO hardcore right now.

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Game plan with your bariatric team to work foods into your plan so no more FOMO and ask for additional supports like therapy or support group

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I had a call with my Nut today and have a slight game plan. I know that a lot of us slip up and I’m trying to work through that. Support group is a good idea too.

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When I was going on vacation I told my NUT all the foods I wanted to eat and she gave me the green light. I knew how to account for them and that I had to exercise aliitle more as well

Also when I returned I knew I was back to normal plan and I think mentally just having everyone on board was huge

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I will have to keep that in mind for next time, it sounds like a great idea! I was working out everyday during the trip, so at least I have one thing still on track. Gotta get my head back into eating right going forward.

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What is FOMO? How are you doing, Topher B? I haven't had lengthy vacations yet- I did have 6 days at a camp where I was the camp nurse. I brought plenty of my own Protein due to fear of what would happen if I didn't have enough, and I'm so glad I did! The camp totally skimped on protein!

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