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4 hours ago, Mamasboys_svg said:

Getting really nervous about my surgery june 28 any advice gas pain scares me a lot and the clots, deshydratatii. After surgery bc of not being able to drink how many ounces of Water and how many ounces of Protein

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gas pain was odd but it will pass no pin intended blood clots keep walking everyday many times a day.. try and drink as much as you can..each of us have to go through this experience...

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Walk, walk and walk to help with gas. I don’t k ow how mobile you are but walk as much as you can. They had me walking that afternoon, the next day I must have walked for over an hour at one point, I made it a game. Every time I passed my room I’d take a sip of Water. Made it easier.

i can’t say it enough walk. When you get home. Do the same. Get up every 10 minutes and talk a walk around the house, keep doing that and I promise you won’t have gas. It worked for me,

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Hi everyone,

My VSG was exactly 2 weeks ago. I was up and walking that night, and did a lot of walking through the night (only thing that really helped the gas pain).

I was discharged the next afternoon, and stopped pain meds on post-op day 2. Following surgeon and nutritionist plans, I transitioned to non-liquid Protein a few days ago. Can’t eat more than 1-2 oz of food at a time.

Hope everyone is doing great!

blair

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Good luck with your recovery! It looks like you are doing great.

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Thanks @Sandra Nuelken

How are you doing? When was your surgery?

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5 hours ago, Blair P. said:

Thanks @Sandra Nuelken

How are you doing? When was your surgery?

My surgery is on July 30. I had the lap band 9 years ago so I'm familiar with what to expect, but this will be far invasive. I am excited, scared, but will take this one day at a time, then come surgery I have faith and confidence in my doctor. He did the band, band removal, so we have history.

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On ‎7‎/‎5‎/‎2019 at 10:19 PM, Sandra Nuelken said:

My surgery is on July 30. I had the lap band 9 years ago so I'm familiar with what to expect, but this will be far invasive. I am excited, scared, but will take this one day at a time, then come surgery I have faith and confidence in my doctor. He did the band, band removal, so we have history.

That's great @Sandra Nuelken, I'm glad you have history and faith & confidence in your doctor. Wishing you the best!

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I had surgery 6/5 and still haven't lost 10lbs! I am losing inches. I just wondered if anyone had anything to say or any suggestions to give. I am getting my Protein and Water in with no problem. Plus I am walking 10k steps a day.

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3 hours ago, fatgirlslim2019 said:

I had surgery 6/5 and still haven't lost 10lbs! I am losing inches. I just wondered if anyone had anything to say or any suggestions to give. I am getting my Protein and Water in with no problem. Plus I am walking 10k steps a day.

What does your surgeon say?

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On ‎7‎/‎16‎/‎2019 at 6:17 PM, NoMoore said:

What does your surgeon say?

He said it was normal! Now I am up to 12 lbs lost and today makes 2 months. I really don't feel that it's normal. I feel better and I am happy about inches lost, I just think I should have lost more weight. I am 56 so I thought it might be my age.

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2 minutes ago, fatgirlslim2019 said:

He said it was normal! Now I am up to 12 lbs lost and today makes 2 months. I really don't feel that it's normal. I feel better and I am happy about inches lost, I just think I should have lost more weight. I am 56 so I thought it might be my age.

If your surgeon isn't worried and you are following his/her instructions, I wouldn't worry. Let the tool do its work and walk, walk, walk! Good luck to you!

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