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Hey guys, I’m hereeee 🤗 10 days out and feeling pretty great. I can drink everything as if all was normal but try to pace myself. I’m on purée and I’m usually full at about 2oz. Mostly I’ve been eating puréed chicken breast with garlic roasted hummus or refried Beans with some cheese and guacamole. I’m not sure what I want for dinner tonight. It’s so weird to see such small portions and there are times where I wish I could eat regular food in regular portions. I noticed I really enjoy watching my husband enjoy his food. It’s weird but so satisfying.. I’ve been trying to get all Of this into a routine.. not really having luck with that yet. What are your routines like?

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I'm having a hard time drinking Water and Protein Shakes, anyone else? but I can drink gatorade and greek yogurt pretty easily.

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I find the Protein Shakes taste awful now. Just have to power through them.

Is anyone else losing really, really slowly? The scale is moving downward, and I can tell my pants are much looser, so I know I’m making progress. But at the current rate of weight loss, I’m only at about 1.5-2 lbs a week. I don’t know if this counts as a stall, since I haven’t yet had a big drop in weight. Is anyone else experiencing the same? It’d be nice to know I’m not alone.

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I too am here!!! I had my surgery 2/28. Things have been pretty good! No nausea or vomiting. I'm just tired of these Clear Liquids and I have another week to do...This is insane LOL.

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On 3/2/2020 at 5:36 AM, 3sonsitk said:

My sleeve was complete on the 27th, released 2 days later due to severe spasms when drinking. My surgeon did not want to release me from fear of dehydration. I'm finally home now, today is my last day of Clear Liquids. Full liquids during next 16 days then progress to soft foods. I still struggle to get in 96 ounces of liquids. The surgeon repaired a hernia that he said would've been bad if not repaired.

Blended vegetable Soup is on my list of full liquids. Does anyone have any blended Soup recipes? I don’t have a blender but willing to purchase one. Also, please share what has gotten you through this stage. I'm not hungry per se but I'm ready for the change in foods.

I wish that I could move to full liquids!

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2 hours ago, ResaRoo said:

I find the Protein Shakes taste awful now. Just have to power through them.

Is anyone else losing really, really slowly? The scale is moving downward, and I can tell my pants are much looser, so I know I’m making progress. But at the current rate of weight loss, I’m only at about 1.5-2 lbs a week. I don’t know if this counts as a stall, since I haven’t yet had a big drop in weight. Is anyone else experiencing the same? It’d be nice to know I’m not alone.

We have the same surgery date! It looks like you've lost 25 pounds in 3 weeks; that is way better than I'm doing; 12 pounds in 3 weeks. I was getting on the scale every day, I'm now going to just weigh on Mondays.

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1 hour ago, MOHOJO19 said:

I too am here!!! I had my surgery 2/28. Things have been pretty good! No nausea or vomiting. I'm just tired of these Clear Liquids and I have another week to do...This is insane LOL.

Wow, that does seem like a long time on clear liquids; I had Protein Shakes starting the next morning, although I could not get it down. Good luck! Can you tolerate broth? That might give you a little break.

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Had my one week appointment today. I weighed the same as I did on the day or surgery. :(

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2 minutes ago, Xx1jpt5xx said:

Had my one week appointment today. I weighed the same as I did on the day or surgery. :(

It's all of the fluids that you were given in the hospital. My weight was higher after surgery and stayed that way for about a week. It'll go away.

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I am definitely in the slow losers club. I'm 2 weeks out today and have lost only 6 lb. I am not obsessing. I know it's a process and my body will lose on it's on pace. I remain positive.

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Checking in on everyone's progress. I definitely am depressed more now than ever. Thinking what have I done. I know it's part of the process but it sure does suck. Can't wait till I can at least have soft foods.

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3 minutes ago, 3sonsitk said:

Checking in on everyone's progress. I definitely am depressed more now than ever. Thinking what have I done. I know it's part of the process but it sure does suck. Can't wait till I can at least have soft foods.

I feel you.

I'm a week out today so tomorrow I get to chew on my Vitamins and calcium chews, sick of these liquids.

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On 03/03/2020 at 18:57, lisafrommassachusetts said:






We have the same surgery date! It looks like you've lost 25 pounds in 3 weeks; that is way better than I'm doing; 12 pounds in 3 weeks. I was getting on the scale every day, I'm now going to just weigh on Mondays.


Yes, it’s 26 lbs now. But 25 of those were post op. I gained after surgery and it took 2 weeks to lose that. Now I’m down almost 2 lbs below my day or surgery weight. Aunt Flo just paid her monthly visit, so I’m not expecting any loss for at least another week. Blah.

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On 3/3/2020 at 7:52 PM, Xx1jpt5xx said:

I'm having a hard time drinking Water and Protein Shakes, anyone else? but I can drink gatorade and greek yogurt pretty easily.

Me 2 I really can't drink them I'm 3 weeks in now and everything makes me feel sick don't feel hungry I just sip Water and slimfast, I hear other patients at 3 weeks in really doing a lot better than me I also have a pain down left side its like I've got stitch got 3 weeks before I see surgeon

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On 3/4/2020 at 2:31 PM, 3sonsitk said:

Checking in on everyone's progress. I definitely am depressed more now than ever. Thinking what have I done. I know it's part of the process but it sure does suck. Can't wait till I can at least have soft foods.

I feel the same way... I don't know if I regret this or not.

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