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Stick to your teams plan. Its still early. The effort you put in now will pay off over the next few months. This surgery is 10%Physical and 90% mental. Hang in there.

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17 minutes ago, theexfatgirl said:

I am 8 days post op and I’m over it!!! I haven’t been getting in my Protein. I am craving food and can’t eat crap. For all of this I would rather stay fat!

Sorry you are struggling. Many of us had buyer’s remorse right after surgery. This is a big adjustment.

Your new stomach is healing. At first, it’s hard to get your Protein and Water in. It gets easier over time. Hunger is real in the first stages. I was angry about seeing food commercials and anyone eating real food around me. Hunger is more manageable as you progress to real food.

Congratulations on your surgery.

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1 hour ago, theexfatgirl said:

I am 8 days post op and I’m over it!!! I haven’t been getting in my Protein. I am craving food and can’t eat crap. For all of this I would rather stay fat!

Just curious - are you having complications that prevent you from getting in the Protein. Are you on shakes?

I am having surgery on the 13th ... this post is an eye opener.

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5 minutes ago, al0vely said:

Just curious - are you having complications that prevent you from getting in the Protein. Are you on shakes?

I am having surgery on the 13th ... this post is an eye opener.

No I don’t have any complications. Half of your stomach is removed so it’s hard to take in a lot of anything right now.

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1 hour ago, Healthy_life2 said:

Sorry you are struggling. Many of us had buyer’s remorse right after surgery. This is a big adjustment.

Your new stomach is healing. At first, it’s hard to get your Protein and Water in. It gets easier over time. Hunger is real in the first stages. I was angry about seeing food commercials and anyone eating real food around me. Hunger is more manageable as you progress to real food.

Congratulations on your surgery.

I will be glad when I progress to real food. Right now it’s just horrible.

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Sorry to hear you're struggling. It wasn't that long ago I was right there with ya. It's definitely a process and can wear on you physically and mentally. If you're tracking with a food diary it may benefit you speak to your team for support as well as to address any issues you're having. This is a tough journey but you can do it... you're not alone!!! Congrats on your surgery!!!!!

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1 hour ago, theexfatgirl said:

I am 8 days post op and I’m over it!!! I haven’t been getting in my Protein. I am craving food and can’t eat crap. For all of this I would rather stay fat!

Speak your truth

But you are here now

No way but forward

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On 11/07/2019 at 18:53, theexfatgirl said:

I am 8 days post op and I’m over it!!! I haven’t been getting in my Protein. I am craving food and can’t eat crap. For all of this I would rather stay fat!

I just had surgery a week ago so I feel you! Everyday I have to mentally tell myself that I did this for the right reasons and it will get better, because I know it will get better so hopefully you will eventually get to that point and see that. Right now every time I see real food I want it, but I know that’s only because I am on full liquids. Hopefully as you progress stages it will get easier, you got this!!

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A suggestion that has really helped me, I purchased a clear Protein (isopure) and I add it to my water bottle and sip sip sip all day long, that way I get both my fluids and an additional 20 grams of protein just by drinking. It’s really helped me hit at least 60 grams of protein.

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Do you have a Sams Club near you? They have Protein Water with no carbs and 15 g protein per bottle. And it doesn't totally taste like a$$...

Protein2O

I haven't had my surgery yet but have been drinking it for a while and certainly will use it after surgery.

Hang in there, it WILL get better!

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