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Sleeve -> MGB revision and a couple questions



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I had a revision from Sleeve to MGB this last Tuesday (Feb 5'19). I was well warned that the weight loss would be slower, due to the fact that this was a revision, so have been pleasantly surprised by having lost 8lbs in the last week. I am still on clear fluids, and I know that is likely having a huge impact on my expedient weight loss, but it's sure great motivation.

Did anyone lose well on Clear Liquids, and continue to lose as a decent rate (slower, of course, but at more than 2lbs per week) after a revision? If so, do you have any tips or secrets to share about how to keep the weight loss going. I know it's going to come off, and if it ends up being slow, then so be it. I was mentally prepared for that before surgery, but if I can help keep it going faster, that would be great! My pony would appreciate it I'm sure lol.

Also, I do not feel any restriction with my clear fluids. Is that normal? I have read a lot of people saying they don't feel restriction after a revision, and am concerned about that. Are clear liquids a different beast, so it is likely that will follow through into the different stages.

Thanks for reading, and for any input!

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I'm 6 weeks out, and didn't feel any restriction with liquids. In fact, I still don't feel much (or at least not as much as with sleeve) now with real foods. But follow the rules and the weight will still come off. I've lost 23 lbs in 6 weeks.

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I don't really feel any restriction unless I try and eat a whole chicken in under 30 seconds or sommit (exaggeration for effect, I've never actually tried to eat a whole chicken in one sitting). Basically, I have to weigh out my food and use that as my measure to stop otherwise I could keep going. Liquids = no restriction at all. However, I do get lovely satiety about twenty minutes after eating Protein, so I know now to be patient and live through the "I wanna eat more now" feeling before satiety hits.

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Thanks for your input. I am really hoping to NOT be a person who has very little restriction.

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