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On 10/15/2020 at 16:27, Fyasko_o said:

I was an October 14 sleever but my A1C was too high but now I’m back on schedule for Oct 27 🙌🏽

Well, that’s not too far away. When they scheduled me back in August for October, I thought it was an eternity away. I could’ve used a few more days... lol! Time crept up fast! Good luck!

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1 hour ago, LaChandra said:

I had my surgery October 12, 2020

I had mine oct 13. How have you been with recovery ?

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I am on my third day out and am still dealing with quite a bit of pain I’m having trouble passing gas and then the doctor found a hiatal hernia that he fixed. I spent one night in the hospital and came home on Tuesday evening.
My stomach still hurts and the incisions are tender. What has your experience been?

Good luck to all, especially my October surgery peeps.

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21 minutes ago, Kitesteacher said:

I am on my third day out and am still dealing with quite a bit of pain I’m having trouble passing gas and then the doctor found a hiatal hernia that he fixed. I spent one night in the hospital and came home on Tuesday evening.
My stomach still hurts and the incisions are tender. What has your experience been?

Good luck to all, especially my October surgery peeps.

I had gas pain up until about the 4th day. Once you're able to pass the gas well you will feel much better. I stopped taking pain meds on about day 5 I believe. Its been 9 days since my surgery(Oct.6) and I went back to work today and completely forgot I even had surgery done lol.

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3 hours ago, theshrinkingchef said:

Well, that’s not too far away. When they scheduled me back in August for October, I thought it was an eternity away. I could’ve used a few more days... lol! Time crept up fast! Good luck!

Haha! I know I keep thinking the same thing! Right now I just want time to move so I can get through this two week liquid phase :(

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October 28th

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13 hours ago, SanAnthonio said:

I had gas pain up until about the 4th day. Once you're able to pass the gas well you will feel much better. I stopped taking pain meds on about day 5 I believe. Its been 9 days since my surgery(Oct.6) and I went back to work today and completely forgot I even had surgery done lol.

I had the bypass and hiatal hernia repair Monday the 12th as well and I’m still having really bad gas pains. I am passing the gas and having bowel movements but still have bad pain in my upper back. Everything gets better each day but it’s still painful. I’m not taking any pain meds because of how sensitive I am to them but I am taking Tylenol for the pain. I just keep walking and getting in my fluids. I know it will get better but it has been pretty rough. I hope you feel better soon!

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Hey everyone. Day 3 post op. I’m trying to increase my fluids. Got some Gatorade zero which is helping a lot.

gas is still here but not as bad as day 1-2. I’m passing gas and burping. Still haven’t passed a bowel movement

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I’ve been home 2 days and the pain was terrible. I took a shower today and the heat/steam really help loosen things up. Im starting to feel better. Now, if I can get rid of this bloated feeling!

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been on this liquid preop diet for 16 days.. feeling weak any suggestions?

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