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I delivered 2 large rocks.....just about killed me! DAMN!! It was bad fellas...ROUGH I tell ya!

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1 hour ago, Tim C said:

I delivered 2 large rocks.....just about killed me! DAMN!! It was bad fellas...ROUGH I tell ya!

I don't mean to scare you - but a lot of us (at least VSGers and RNYers) deal with chronic Constipation - so even though that first one post-surgery is a doozy, it's likely not to be the last! Miralax may become your best bud (or stool softeners - or magnesium tablets - or whatever works for you...)

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7 minutes ago, catwoman7 said:

I don't mean to scare you - but a lot of us (at least VSGers and RNYers) deal with chronic constipation - so even though that first one post-surgery is a doozy, it's likely not to be the last! Miralax may become your best bud (or stool softeners - or magnesium tablets - or whatever works for you...)

Well you did! :) I will be glad to take Miralax. I was taking stool softeners! OH NO!!!!!!

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1 hour ago, Tim C said:

Well you did! :) I will be glad to take Miralax. I was taking stool softeners! OH NO!!!!!!

either one work. Some people have a preference one way or the other. I take a capful of Miralax every morning - it usually does the trick.

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I’ve just resigned to the fact that I’m only going once every three or four days. It’s killed my quiet reading time.

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3 hours ago, Tim C said:

I delivered 2 large rocks.....just about killed me! DAMN!! It was bad fellas...ROUGH I tell ya!

It does get a little better when you can start to eat some real food again. Those first couple months are the plain ass devil. I prayed a few times to just let me die, and came out of the bathroom looking like I ran a marathon.

I also recommend looking into abdominal massage, hot tea and a heating pad on poop days!!!

Happy pooping

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1 hour ago, Betty1971 said:

It does get a little better when you can start to eat some real food again. Those first couple months are the plain ass devil. I prayed a few times to just let me die, and came out of the bathroom looking like I ran a marathon.

I also recommend looking into abdominal massage, hot tea and a heating pad on poop days!!!

Happy pooping

I need to get into a routine and take some stool softeners or something. I can't deal with that very often. Happy Pooping! :)

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2 hours ago, catwoman7 said:

either one work. Some people have a preference one way or the other. I take a capful of Miralax every morning - it usually does the trick.

Thanks I will start in the morning!!

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I know this is the Guy's Room...but watch your Iron intake too...mine was off the charts (I was taking 45mg per day) and it is very constipating.

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Good morning guys.... @Tim C My husband tries to remember to put in my morning coffee. The Murilex that is. But sometimes it'll be 5-7 days and I have to take a Dulcolax..... Let me done tell ya Sha'.... Dat chit works.... (you have to say it in a cajun accent). You also may want to invest in Preparation H...... Just saying.

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3 hours ago, BayougirlMrsS said:

Good morning guys.... @Tim C My husband tries to remember to put in my morning coffee. The Murilex that is. But sometimes it'll be 5-7 days and I have to take a Dulcolax..... Let me done tell ya Sha'.... Dat chit works.... (you have to say it in a cajun accent). You also may want to invest in Preparation H...... Just saying.

PREPERATION H?? NOOOOOO!!!!!!!

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1 hour ago, Tim C said:

PREPERATION H?? NOOOOOO!!!!!!!

Yessssss... it's not fun...

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8 hours ago, BayougirlMrsS said:

Yessssss... it's not fun...

You are a Buzzkill!!!!!!

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I had to up my Water intake to a gallon a day, and take 5 fiber gummies, to solve the Constipation problem.

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