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Hubz & I are now 10 days post op. Surgery wise we’re doing great but last night we ended up in the ER with Hubz for kidney stones. He’s now in bed snoozing and I’m barely holding my eyes open dreaming about an iced coffee with double espresso lol. VSG wise we both get abound pretty well. He was able to cut the yard yesterday and we are able to do everything around the house and for the kids that we need to. We have left side pain but we have pretty good pain tolerances and rather breathe through it than take pain medicine. Don’t QUITE make our Protein every single day yet but if we don’t we are pretty close, it will come in time. Counting down the days until we move to purées/soft at day 15. We’re pretty over liquids at this point. As of this morning he’s lost 28lbs and I’ve lost 24.

*This little update is cross posted to the post-op thread, I wanted those who hadn’t gone yet to get it too*

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CONGRATULATIONS!!

I think it's SO cool that you two are going through this together.

Sorry about Hubby's kidney stones! I have been through that - VERY painful!

I figure if I could survive passing a kidney stone, VGS surgery will be a breeze! LOL!

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Mine is set for August 6th. Kinda Nervous.

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1 hour ago, NancyLF said:

CONGRATULATIONS!!

I think it's SO cool that you two are going through this together.

Sorry about Hubby's kidney stones! I have been through that - VERY painful!

I figure if I could survive passing a kidney stone, VGS surgery will be a breeze! LOL!

He actually said that to one of the nurses he’s take the surgery 5 times over a kidney stone.

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49 minutes ago, Mom_of_Chaos said:

He actually said that to one of the nurses he’s take the surgery 5 times over a kidney stone.

YES Kidney Stones are the WORST! So happy he is ok now. You both are doing amazing jobs. Thanks so much for tthe update. How long after surgery did you wait to get on the scales?

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54 minutes ago, 2ndTimeFreedom said:

YES Kidney Stones are the WORST! So happy he is ok now. You both are doing amazing jobs. Thanks so much for tthe update. How long after surgery did you wait to get on the scales?

He’s still in a good bit of pain waiting on them to pass but hopefully soon! And we hopped on the scale as soon as we got home

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Just got all my lab work and 3 pre admissions appts done today! They will call me Monday with the surgery time for Tuesday! Wooo! I can't believe its only 4.5 days away

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On ‎7‎/‎18‎/‎2019 at 2:59 PM, ShadowKnight said:

Mine is set for August 6th. Kinda Nervous.

Hang In there. I am booked for 31JULY and I am 3 days into my liquid diet. I'm more excited than nervous, but ask me again the day of surgery. lol..

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My Protein for after surgery came in! Fingers are crossed that these are still my favorite ones after surgery. I've tried Walmart brand, Muscle Milk, Organic, and yuck yuck yuck! I really like these two. I havent tried the Isopure yet, but I remember seeing someone reccomend it. Are there any other brands of protein yall like that I should give a try? Also, did yall who've recently had surgery do fine with the thickness of Protein Shakes after you got home from surgery? 20190721_023506.jpeg

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Hello everyone. I am 3 days post op and honestly I’m in so much it’s hard for me to get out of bed but I am getting out of bed and walking and trying to get all my liquids and Protein in. I’m forcing myself to drink stuff because I don’t want to lose my hair and I don’t want to b dehydrated. Can’t wait to kind of be back to normal hopefully soon. 😕

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On 6/24/2019 at 5:25 PM, LindseeNohan said:

Surgery date is July 29 in Northern VA! 😃

I am Northern VA too! My surgery date is July 30th!

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On 7/21/2019 at 1:01 PM, tal said:

Hello everyone. I am 3 days post op and honestly I’m in so much it’s hard for me to get out of bed but I am getting out of bed and walking and trying to get all my liquids and Protein in. I’m forcing myself to drink stuff because I don’t want to lose my hair and I don’t want to b dehydrated. Can’t wait to kind of be back to normal hopefully soon. 😕

I hope you've been feeling better! ❤️

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8 hours ago, MarvelGirl25 said:

I hope you've been feeling better! ❤️

Keep pushing! It does get better. You can do this. I still struggle with Protein intake (1-week post-op) but I believe in US. I am happy you are moving and walking as that is so very important!!!!

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Hey, how's everyone doing? 8 days post-op! So glad to start full liquids yesterday lol.

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VSG July 30, getting nervous.

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