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My surgery is in 2 days. Nervous but excited.

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I wish you luck. I had my surgery 9/17/19 @ 8am and was home by 9/18/19 @230pm. I didn't have any troubles with any pain. I'm getting down about 80 ounces of Water a day and my three Protein Shakes. I usually eat 1/4 a cup of cottage cheese to but that fills me up. Feels like a Thanksgiving dinner full! I have only used children's Tylenol for the pain. I have not even used that for two days now. I was up and out of my bed about three hours after my surgery passing gas. We went for about 12 walks the day I was there. It helps with gas pain a lot! They also gave me chewable gas x which I keep on me now but have not had to use it beside the day I got out of the hospital. I was exhausted because I could not sleep in the hospital at all. Lol. Good luck!

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I wish you luck. I had my surgery 9/17/19 @ 8am and was home by 9/18/19 @230pm. I didn't have any troubles with any pain. I'm getting down about 80 ounces of Water a day and my three Protein Shakes. I usually eat 1/4 a cup of cottage cheese to but that fills me up. Feels like a Thanksgiving dinner full! I have only used children's Tylenol for the pain. I have not even used that for two days now. I was up and out of my bed about three hours after my surgery passing gas. We went for about 12 walks the day I was there. It helps with gas pain a lot! They also gave me chewable gas x which I keep on me now but have not had to use it beside the day I got out of the hospital. I was exhausted because I could not sleep in the hospital at all. Lol. Good luck!

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What the heck surgery did you have that you can have solids already?

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Surgery tomorrow. I am so excited. If I sit alone long enough I get a little nervous. But mostly excited and cant wait.

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Surgery 9/17, home 9/20 due to complications. Pain was horrible. Currently hating myself for this surgery. Hope everyone’s experience is better

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I wish you luck. I had my surgery 9/17/19 @ 8am and was home by 9/18/19 @230pm. I didn't have any troubles with any pain. I'm getting down about 80 ounces of Water a day and my three Protein Shakes. I usually eat 1/4 a cup of cottage cheese to but that fills me up. Feels like a Thanksgiving dinner full! I have only used children's Tylenol for the pain. I have not even used that for two days now. I was up and out of my bed about three hours after my surgery passing gas. We went for about 12 walks the day I was there. It helps with gas pain a lot! They also gave me chewable gas x which I keep on me now but have not had to use it beside the day I got out of the hospital. I was exhausted because I could not sleep in the hospital at all. Lol. Good luck!

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I'm so glad you're doing well after surgery. I heard keeping hydrated would be difficult so I'm hoping to knock out 60 to 80 oz of water a day too. My surgery is at 7am tomorrow morning.

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I’m about a week out. Surgery date 9/18. Im so tired of Protein Shakes and sweet crap. I need more savory things to keep me full. I feel like I’m going crazy. It’s hard to choke the Protein shakes down now but if I don’t I start dry heaving from empty stomach. Anyone struggling with the same thing?

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59 minutes ago, krisss said:

I’m about a week out. Surgery date 9/18. Im so tired of Protein Shakes and sweet crap. I need more savory things to keep me full. I feel like I’m going crazy. It’s hard to choke the Protein shakes down now but if I don’t I start dry heaving from empty stomach. Anyone struggling with the same thing?

Absolutely, I had the same surgery date. Strained cream of chicken Soup is an absolute life saver. If you are having issue with enough Protein as well, Unjury makes a chicken soup protein powder that is surprisingly tasty.

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I am now 5 days post op and finding it difficult to tolerate full liquids. Today I am trying to get in enough Protein with my clear liquids. I do find that the protein broths are easier to drink than the sugary Protein Shakes. You just have to drink more of it to get the same protein.

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19 minutes ago, Gumby19943 said:

I am now 5 days post op and finding it difficult to tolerate full liquids. Today I am trying to get in enough Protein with my Clear Liquids. I do find that the Protein broths are easier to drink than the sugary Protein Shakes. You just have to drink more of it to get the same protein.

@Gumby19943 My diet plan said I could try full liquids at 3 days out. I tried a Premier Protein vanilla shake and did not tolerate it very well at all. I also had to go back to clear liquids and broths. I did try a Campbell's sipping Soup yesterday though and it was amazing!! It took me most of the afternoon, but it stayed down and the taste was divine! I tried the squash and sweet potato one.

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@smaller_sav Thanks for asking. I’m doing OK I’m up to pureed foods now But I find them difficult to eat very uncomfortable. As for when I was in the hospital I was in a pretty good amount of pain but it was alleviated pretty much by day three or four

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2 hours ago, Thea7777 said:

@smaller_sav Thanks for asking. I’m doing OK I’m up to pureed foods now But I find them difficult to eat very uncomfortable. As for when I was in the hospital I was in a pretty good amount of pain but it was alleviated pretty much by day three or four

@Thea7777 I'm glad to hear your pain level isn't too high. I've been fortunate in that department too. Mainly just the incisions are sore if I move too quick or the wrong way. The incision itching is absolutely horrendous though. I bought kids benadryl and took about 15ml and that is knocking the intensity down. I couldn't tolerate some of the thicker shakes- like the regular Premier, but Isopure seems to go down well. I think I am gun shy from throwing up Premier because I'm struggling to get in fluids and Protein.

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Good luck!

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Surgery went well yesterday. Spent one day in the hospital. I did puke up blood a couple of times but they said that was normal. They had me get up and start walking 4 hours after surgery. The pain was way worse yesterday than today. Today it's still there but it tolerable. Drinking 1 ounce cups every hour. 3 waters and 2 Protein with Vitamins. Been trying to take super deep breaths. Its suppose to help with the excess gas trapped in body as well as keeping me from getting pneumonia. I dont feel hungry. Haven't had solid food since sunday. I do feel incredibly tired right now but I'm sure that's just my body trying to heal itself. I've only taken 2 pain pills and 2 nausea pills today. Glad it's over with. The anticipation was killing me.



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