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So good to see everyone improving!!! I’m still trudging along as well. I’m still trying to get used to my new tummy and when I feel full. I have not figured that out yet. I don’t feel full until way after I’ve eaten too much. It’s frustrating! After my 1 month check up, I’m going to start going to the gym regularly. What is everyone taking for Vitamins?

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I was RNY on 12/31, so almost 3 weeks out. I've been very fortunate that I haven't had any issues with fluids and am able to get in 80+ per day since the first week. I really have to plan to get close to my Protein goals and still need a Protein Shake or high Protein Drink (I've been doing a Decaf latte with Fairlife & Collagon = 23 G protein). I've been on soft foods for almost a week and so far everything has sat pretty well. I'm slowly introducing new things.

I did hit my "3 week stall" at 1-1/2 weeks which played some mind games with me, but have started losing again which makes me happy. Hopefully I'll be consistent for a bit before I hit my next stall.

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I’m one month out today! So glad to have had this surgery—already seeing physical changes, and am eager to continue on the journey.

Struggling a bit with getting in enough Water, but I do better during the week. I’d also like to get me energy back, but I figure that will come with time.

For little victories: I’m down 20 pounds from surgery, which I know isn’t a ton. That being said, I’m down from 2xl shirts to larges. My pants are at size 14, instead of 18-20s. That feels good.

**Can folks tell me what your Protein goals are? I’m in my mid-40s, female, ~185lbs. My program says they don’t give out protein goals, which in my opinion is just silly. **

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I had gastric bypass on 12/31. Doctor still has me on liquid diet but I see her this week and I hope she advances me. I’m sick of Protein Shakes. I was 245 on surgery and today I’m at 220. I’ve lost 25lbs in almost three weeks. My stomach feels okay but sometimes if I drink something really cold it feels weird.

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Waiting for insurance approval to have surgery to remove the extra skin. Please pray it comes through soon.

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