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Hi All! I just found this forum. I had my surgery 2 days ago, and hope we can support each other. I spent one night in the hospital. Starting weight 286, surgery weight 260, today 259. I'm sore and bloated. Sipping away, trying to get fluids, Proteins & pills in. How is everyone else doing? Any surgery twins?

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Hey guys! I’m on day 9 of my liquid diet now and my surgery is on the 18th now omg it’s getting so real. Tomorrow I have my pre-surgical testing. It’s been pretty difficult I won’t lie, I cheated once 🙁. I had one bite of an egg roll but other than that I’ve stayed strong lol. I can’t wait for the surgery mostly to stop feeling the urge and desire to eat everything around me

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10 hours ago, smilelaura said:

I’m on day 3 also! Wow, so many of us around the same time! It’s exciting and yet fearful of the unknown too! Good luck everyone!! 😁

Today was the hardest by far. I had a shake and a half for my post-dinner eats. Filled me up a bit better. We are to have 4-6 shakes a day and I got all 6 in today.

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17 hours ago, JDLane said:

I’m heading to the hospital soon, scheduled for 10:30 this morning. Definitely nervous and hoping everything goes well. See you all on the other side!

Made it through! Surgery started around 12:30pm, I woke up around 2-2:30. I was in immediate pain and had nausea. I was honestly regretting everything in that moment. But 12 hours later I’m feeling much better already. Pain is being managed, haven’t had much nausea since that first few hours. I’m walking well and sipping my Water well. Only issue is it’s hard to sleep bc I’m up every hour having to pee from these damn IV fluids. Hope the others who went today are faring well also!

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I had my surgery on the 4th. I am one week post-op and 23lbs down. Found a good flavorless isolate that goes great with anything. Barely any pain, apparently there is an anesthesia that stays in the body 96 hours and really cuts down on discomfort. I am excited to start swimming in a few weeks so I can stay mobile and tan at the same time.

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On 4/27/2021 at 12:01 PM, uncmempm said:

May 10th.

Started my pre-op diet yesterday.

IT'S GETTIN' REAL!

Hi, I had my surgery on the 10th also. How's it going for you? I feel pretty good today, but I get cramping down my sides when i take the tiniest sips of Water. It lasts less than 30 seconds, but not enjoying it. My go to at the moment is sugar free popsicles.

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8 minutes ago, JessCrop said:

Hi, I had my surgery on the 10th also. How's it going for you? I feel pretty good today, but I get cramping down my sides when i take the tiniest sips of Water. It lasts less than 30 seconds, but not enjoying it. My go to at the moment is sugar free popsicles.

Mine was on the 10th as well. Yesterday I got all of my liquids in, but not nearly enough Protein. This morning I am struggling just getting some liquid and pills in. I am getting cramping right at the bottom of my sternum. Almost like smaller versions of labor cramps. I am sipping Protein 2O so I can get both protein and liquid in. So glad to find some surgery twins. 🙂

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Had mine done May 5th. Went really well. Lost 10 lbs. in first week. Stalled for past two days. So far - really glad I did this!

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45 minutes ago, ssaccoccie said:

Mine was on the 10th as well. Yesterday I got all of my liquids in, but not nearly enough Protein. This morning I am struggling just getting some liquid and pills in. I am getting cramping right at the bottom of my sternum. Almost like smaller versions of labor cramps. I am sipping Protein 2O so I can get both protein and liquid in. So glad to find some surgery twins. 🙂

Holy cow, all your liquids?!?!?! I’m impressed. I didn’t even come close. Today was my first day starting protein. I’m so scared to try to do too much.

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10 hours ago, Ana__ said:

Hey guys! I’m on day 9 of my liquid diet now and my surgery is on the 18th now omg it’s getting so real. Tomorrow I have my pre-surgical testing. It’s been pretty difficult I won’t lie, I cheated once 🙁. I had one bite of an egg roll but other than that I’ve stayed strong lol. I can’t wait for the surgery mostly to stop feeling the urge and desire to eat everything around me

Twinsie!! The 18th is fast approaching :). So excited for all of us!!!

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1 hour ago, A1220M said:

Twinsie!! The 18th is fast approaching :). So excited for all of us!!!

I’m super excited !!! Im on my way home from pre-surgical testing as we speak 🎉🎉🎉 are your nerves all over the place ?

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28 minutes ago, Ana__ said:

I’m super excited !!! I'm on my way home from pre-surgical testing as we speak 🎉🎉🎉 are your nerves all over the place ?

OMG Yes! I don't know how to feel! I'm not nervous. I feel like I'm only nervous if something goes wrong. It feels weird to be excited about a piece of an organ being taken out. BUT I AM excited about getting this show on the road 🤣

My pre-op surgery visit is tomorrow 😬😬😬

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1 hour ago, A1220M said:

OMG Yes! I don't know how to feel! I'm not nervous. I feel like I'm only nervous if something goes wrong. It feels weird to be excited about a piece of an organ being taken out. BUT I AM excited about getting this show on the road 🤣

My pre-op surgery visit is tomorrow 😬😬😬

For a bit I was a little scared but now I’m so excited to get rid of this part of me that I’m jittery about it 😂😂😂 can’t wait to get the call telling me what time to come in on Tuesday 🙌🏼🙌🏼

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I'm 3 days post op. Been pretty rough so far. I am starting to feel better now. Belly is still really swollen.

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