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Hi All. My gastric sleeve surgery is scheduled for this Monday, the 2nd and my anxiety is through the roof right now. I’m fearful of getting cold feet. I’ve been working towards this for almost a year and now that it’s here I’m in a panic. My biggest fear is the nausea afterwards as I hate vomiting and I have this fear that I will be nauseous for the rest of my life. How long does it usually last? I just hope I’m making the right decision.

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I was really scared to, I just got my sleeve on the 18th. I was only nauseas the first 2 days, however I didn’t vomit. I told my nurse I was really scared & they gave me meds to ease my nerves. Everything will work out & before you know it, you’ll be on your feet again (:

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Hi All. My gastric sleeve surgery is scheduled for this Monday, the 2nd and my anxiety is through the roof right now. I’m fearful of getting cold feet. I’ve been working towards this for almost a year and now that it’s here I’m in a panic. My biggest fear is the nausea afterwards as I hate vomiting and I have this fear that I will be nauseous for the rest of my life. How long does it usually last? I just hope I’m making the right decision.
For me the nauseousness only a couple of days after. The nerves pre-op are bound to be high! There is so much going through your head and it's perfectly natural....breath, it's going to be worth it!
I'm 2 weeks post-op and you just forget all you went through at the time as you're concentrating on getting food in you, and the right food!
So hang on in there, it's going to be ok, best of luck! X

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There is not one person here including myself who was not wound tight before the the day of surgery, Stay focused you have made the decision do not second guess yourself. I barely had any sickness after the surgery and get some ginger sticks or Bonnien Motion pills. They stop it cold for me right away.

The journey to being healthy and happy is about to begin, It is a tool and make sure you get your workshop in order including your head for this journey. You will love the trip

Now relax and go stand in front of a mirror and say good bye to the lifestyle that is freakin killing you right now, you got this

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Stay focused and don't be afraid. My surgery was the first surgery I'd had ever!! Trust your surgeon and their team.

This is the first time for you, but remember, they've done this tons of times!

Good luck and see you on the other side. You've made an excellent decision for your health!!

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I mirror everyone else's sentiment: you got tthis! I remember how nervous I was right before surgery, and after surgery I had a moment of panic - what had I just done? But two weeks later, 28 pounds down since surgery, and eating real (but soft) food, the world seems way better. The whole thing is freaky, but dont forget why you are doing it!

As for the nausea, I'm probably not the best person to ask. I was sick twice in the hospital and once at home. Each time was pretty easy, but it still sucked. That said, the first week I hated the hiccups more.

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On 12/1/2019 at 6:32 AM, AJ Tylo said:

I barely had any sickness after the surgery and get some ginger sticks or Bonnien Motion pills.

Thank you for sharing this tip. I will definitely be getting myself some ginger sticks now.

My surgery is three days away and I am super nervous too! I think a lot of people are because this is a big decision but trust in yourself that you are making the right choice for you. I want to congratulate you for coming this far in your journey. A lot of people do not put in the work to make it to surgery day.

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