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Glad to hear that....💜

I’m pretty sad..I had the lapband removed this morning.
Surgeon said the gastric bypass surgery was not able to be done due to scar tissue...I’ll have to wait 3-6 months for that..🤨😢😢😢😢😢

Grateful for his decision....It sounds like that could of been too complicated and I want no complications obviously..keep us posted on your journey....🙏🏼❤️
Happy New Year!

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Very, very bad night. Felt like someone was holding a propane torch right up against my lower left front rib. The nurse gave me liquid hydrocodone and it didn't phase the pain. So next he gave some morphine to me with no relief. Last 2 hrs later he gave me Dilotid and Regilan or something like that, wow worked like charm.

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On 12/31/2019 at 12:24 AM, Slimming Down Steve said:

No, I'm not sleeping with the snoring beauty and her even louder snoring little piglet of a dog! I came out to the living room that is around 35 ft from the bed and still here both of them. I think the piglet has sleep apnea and needs a CPAP. Otherwise it's a very common theme around here. I'm going to turn on the radio and listen to some 70s music excluding disco ( sorry fans) and hopefully fall asleep watching the flames dance in the wood stove. Thank you for the concern. P.S. with how the beauty is rip roaring back there I would think the music can get pretty loud with no problems. Fleetwood Mac Rianna playing right now. NICE!

Okay, I'm lmaooooo literally at piglet needing a cpap. Check in with us when you feel up to it after surgery and you will be the sleeping King thanks to your meds!!! Enjoy your 70's grooves.

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I'm sorry you are in pain, glad you finally got some level 5 narcotics to help relieve your pain.

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@loridee11 I hope your road to recovery continues to be very uneventful and full of sips and steps so you may go home. 😊

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Just now, Krimsonbutterflies said:

@loridee11 I hope your road to recovery continues to be very uneventful and full of sips and steps so you may go home. 😊

Thank you.

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I did mine December 30th 2019, not quite NYE but close enough? I would love someone to go through this process with though if you want an accountabilibuddy

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Steve, so sorry for your pain. I hope it has passed now.

Cutebutcrzy - congrats! I hope you are still feeling well.

LovingLV, I had my band out in August and my surgeon told me going in he would only do it in two surgeries. Even with the delay my bypass took an extra hour as he had to clean up some scar tissue so waiting is probably for the best.

brooksbrittanyanne: congrats! I hope you are feeling well a couple days after your surgery! Feel free to chime in here and share you story with us!

Overall my pain has been pretty minimal. I took a small dose of hydrocodone 2 time in the hospital, but the rest of the time I was OK with just Tylenol. I did try to walk every couple of hours.

Now that I am home I am definitely feeling the bloat and some related pain. I've got an ice pack on and took a hydocodone which isn't doing much. I'll walk around the house some more to see if that helps it move quicker.

My biggest challenge is I didn't sleep much in the hospital - just too much noise and movement. I'm hoping I'm able to sleep tonight.

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I'm happy to be home but definitely feel more bloated/gas pain since I left the hospital. Sigh, isn't that always how things happen. I was pretty lucky with pain I took the liquid hydrocodone 3x in the hospital and for me it worked well. The norco pills they gave me from home don't seem to be helping as much (maybe my stomach isn't breaking them down enough) Now I'm chilling with an ice pack in my recliner trying to decide if I'm staying here for the night or if I'm going to try my bed. I'm super tired after only getting a few minutes sleep at a time off and on in the hospital.
Congrats to everyone on a great start to a new year. New Year = New Us!

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Hi Friends, my surgery went well and I’m home and in a lot of pain. I had to come home with a drainage bag. It’s awful and luckily I have a good husband to help me because I can’t even look at it. Happy New Year.

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On 01/01/2020 at 20:46, loridee11 said:







Steve, so sorry for your pain. I hope it has passed now.




Cutebutcrzy - congrats! I hope you are still feeling well.




LovingLV, I had my band out in August and my surgeon told me going in he would only do it in two surgeries. Even with the delay my bypass took an extra hour as he had to clean up some scar tissue so waiting is probably for the best.




brooksbrittanyanne: congrats! I hope you are feeling well a couple days after your surgery! Feel free to chime in here and share you story with us!




Overall my pain has been pretty minimal. I took a small dose of hydrocodone 2 time in the hospital, but the rest of the time I was OK with just Tylenol. I did try to walk every couple of hours.




Now that I am home I am definitely feeling the bloat and some related pain. I've got an ice pack on and took a hydocodone which isn't doing much. I'll walk around the house some more to see if that helps it move quicker.




My biggest challenge is I didn't sleep much in the hospital - just too much noise and movement. I'm hoping I'm able to sleep tonight.


Hey, I’m feeling well for the most part. I wake up feeling fine, but by like 2 or so I need a nap and some pain medication. What does concern me though is i know i am not getting my Protein or hydration goals, but i just honestly can’t shove ghat much in my mouth throughout the day!

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It would be a lot easier though if everyone else in my house didn’t snore like they were giants! Trying to sleep is rough. This morning at 2 am i woke up to my boyfriend snoring so loud that even the tv on 30 couldn’t drown it out. An hour later the four and nine year old snuck into the bed, both snoring, and at some point our snoring chihuahua also snuck into the bed. At what point in the relationship is it too early to start sleeping in different beds?! Lol

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Hope everyone is doing well this morning. Steve, hope your pain is much improved!

I'm doing pretty well today. I got some decent sleep and have been sipping fluids and had some greek yogurt for Breakfast. I needed a couple tylenol this am - I was a little worried since they sent me home with pills but so far so good.

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10 minutes ago, loridee11 said:

Hope everyone is doing well this morning. Steve, hope your pain is much improved!

I'm doing pretty well today. I got some decent sleep and have been sipping fluids and had some greek yogurt for Breakfast. I needed a couple tylenol this am - I was a little worried since they sent me home with pills but so far so good.

Greek yogurt never tasted so good when liquid is your food option, I'm sure. So yummy 😊 or do you want me to hush already,lol. I'm glad you are posting updates, worried about Steve. Hydrate and rest , try to walk in the house if you can today and check back in when you are feeling up to it.

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