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Happy 4th!!.. I'm So F**king Over Broth!!!



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Hello everyone! Been watching this forum for a while but this is my first post. Had my VSG on June 28,2018 and had a terrible ordeal (enlarged liver, surgeon found a hernia and had to repair it, extreme vomiting for 2.5 days straight in the hospital, and severe dehydration because I was too afraid to swallow anything but my own saliva). But I made it through! 7days post-op today and I've been on nothing but broth, Jello, ice chips and popsicles and I'm sick of it! I also have a lot of the air/gas they put in me for the procedure and it's like a every 10-20mins painful surge that goes thru your stomach and chest, like contractions or something, and I just have to brace myself until it passes. Can't wait till all the gas is out. Other than that I don't have much major pain, but if I do, codine is right there next to me to lend its druggy hand..

But! As you know it was July 4th yesterday and they were BQQing on my block, so my friends and BF came over. And the way my mouth drooled over those ribs, hot dogs, burgers, and MAC AND cheese, you would've thought I was a rabid animal lmao. But nonetheless, I just rolled my eyes at each scrumptious plate passing my face and drank my dinner and followed up with my strawberry and lemon Jello to make me feel better. And I all kept saying in my head was "You're gonna look better than all of them one day, so don't worry and keep going." Lmao! That leads me to the bright side of all these pain and struggles-- 17lbs downs as of today!!! Whoop whoop!!! ((HAPPY DANCE)) Now I'm sure it's mostly due to the clear liquid diet I've been on, but still what a difference a week makes! My current struggle is getting all this Water (64oz) down in one day, i barely finish a 16 oz bottle in one day, but I'm trying because dehydration is SCARY!!.. Keep going guys we can do this!!! [emoji4]

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Hi! I had my surgery July 3rd. Still adjusting to this all liquid! I hope you continue to do well. I know all about seeing other people eating. But I just stick to my bottle of liquid. 🙂
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Congratulations both! It’s not easy to do the right thing. Celebrate each day you make good choices for yourself :)
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Congratulations on how far you've come and how far you are going to go. I'm another Brooklyn Sleever, surgery on July 3. I'm also over broth!

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@libbyleeb

Wow hello fellow Brooklynite! And congrats on your new surgery. Its sucks that broth is not only our enemy, but it's also our best friend lol[emoji17][emoji17]
@BrooklynSleeved (all Bariatric forums, IG, Snapchat, and YT) VSG 6/28/18.. HW 265lbs, SW 257lbs, CW 243lbs !!!!

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I was sleeved on the 6/28 as well. I'm still on broth...so over it! Your lucky that you can have the Jello. My body is rejecting sugar-free ;( broth, herbal teas and Water for me. It's challenging,

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I agree. I bought way too much bone broth and now I'm having a staring contest with the stuff every day. Turkey, chicken, beef... I want none of it. Maybe I can sneak it into my 19-year-old son's meals. He'll eat anything.

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2 hours ago, Missouri-Lee's Summit said:

I agree. I bought way too much bone broth and now I'm having a staring contest with the stuff every day. Turkey, chicken, beef... I want none of it. Maybe I can sneak it into my 19-year-old son's meals. He'll eat anything.

Use the broth to make yummy blended veggie Soups. The extra veggies will make it taste much better?

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My youngest son prefers homemade noodles with the broth. I'm a scratch cook.

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I was sleeved July 5 and I've advanced to full liquids. I think you guys will feel so much better when you get to that stage. I never want to see another bowl of broth! Keep on pushing!

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