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So I'm having trouble taking my Vitamins. Sometimes I totally forget and when i do remember I'll tell myself to take it later then never do. My surgery is coming up and I'm scared because if I'm having trouble two preop how am I going to take all those vitamins postop. If you have nothing helpful to say or rude comments don't bother comment on my post. Thanks for reading.

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Hi!

Could you try a beep timer on your phone, or a watch, to help remember? I use one on my phone and it helps keep me on track when I am super busy and am most likely to forget. I also use a med organizer like this one below so, at a glance, I can see what I have/haven't taken that day. I can take each individual day with me if I am going to be out too without any trouble. You will come up with a system that works best for you- Good luck! :)

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Hi!
Could you try a beep timer on your phone, or a watch, to help remember? I use one on my phone and it helps keep me on track when I am super busy and am most likely to forget. I also use a med organizer like this one below so, at a glance, I can see what I have/haven't taken that day. I can take each individual day with me if I am going to be out too without any trouble. You will come up with a system that works best for you- Good luck! [emoji4]
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Thank you for responding and sharing @fluffysaysforkit I'll definitely try that[emoji173]

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I was NEVER able to sustain taking Vitamins preop especially Iron despite being Anemic. Post op, I've not missed once! I have a reminder on my Baristatic app and I take it faithfully. So preop behaviors does not always predict post OP behavior. I think for me there's a difference know I HAVE to versus I SHOULD if that makes sense.

Besides my calcium citrate starburst candy are the only things close to candy I will be having in a LONG a$$ time![emoji23]

So you should be fine with reminders. I put some in my purse for accessibility. 🧡

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@shanshan you are not alone love. I have learned to just get up & take my meds as I remember. I was told to set a timer. Once I start back to work, I will be somewhat back on schedule because I take my first chewable as soon as I get up (by my night stand). I have a bag of meds at work with a sticky listing times to take my next chewable right by my computer so I have to see it. I hope these suggestions help ; )

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I used an app called good habits. You set your own habits, how often you need to do them, and can have a reminder. Then when you do whatever you need to do, you check it off. So, when I was first post-op and taking 4 chewable vitamins a day, I had an entry for Vitamin 1, Vitamin 2, Vitamin 3, and Vitamin 4. I could see how often I took them (or didn't) and it helped me keep track. Now that I'm on one a day Vitamins, I still have an entry for it. It helps me remember.

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I was NEVER able to sustain taking Vitamins preop especially Iron despite being Anemic. Post op, I've not missed once! I have a reminder on my Baristatic app and I take it faithfully. So preop behaviors does not always predict post OP behavior. I think for me there's a difference know I HAVE to versus I SHOULD if that makes sense.

Besides my calcium citrate starburst candy are the only things close to candy I will be having in a LONG a$$ time![emoji23]

So you should be fine with reminders. I put some in my purse for accessibility. 🧡

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Lol thank you for sharing and makes a lot of sense knowing u have to take postop vs praticing preop does make a different.

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[mention=359843]shanshan[/mention] you are not alone love. I have learned to just get up & take my meds as I remember. I was told to set a timer. Once I start back to work, I will be somewhat back on schedule because I take my first chewable as soon as I get up (by my night stand). I have a bag of meds at work with a sticky listing times to take my next chewable right by my computer so I have to see it. I hope these suggestions help ; )
Glad to know I'm not the only one and thanks for the suggestions I'm taking a mental note:)

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Does anyone know of a bariatric or prenatal Vitamin with 4000 units or more of Vitamin A, when my current bottle runs out I have to switch. Yeah I now have to take a 10,000 little liquigel once a day, maybe I should also ask Alex Brechler if the Bariatric Pal Store stocks such an animal THERE.

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