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I'm going to have a revision to bypass. I have the sleeve. With the sleeve, I went home right after surgery. I'm kind of stressing about staying at the hospital overnight. Like what to pack? I was wondering what they give you at the hospital as far as drink/food. Should I bring drinks, Protein or broth... Etc.?

Thanks in advance!

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5 minutes ago, Maisey said:

I was given sugar free popsicles, sugar free Jello, Protein Shakes and broth.

Thank you. I hope my hospital will do the same.

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i wouldn't bring much since you'll likely be sleeping most of the time you're there. As for food and beverages, they'll have a lot of that at the hospital. It's been several years since my RNY, but I remember having Protein Shakes and broth while there.

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1 hour ago, catwoman7 said:

i wouldn't bring much since you'll likely be sleeping most of the time you're there. As for food and beverages, they'll have a lot of that at the hospital. It's been several years since my RNY, but I remember having Protein Shakes and broth while there.

Thank you so much. That is calming for me. I was trying to put a list together and that is one less worry for me.

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As far as I know you are only allowed to eat what they give you at the hospital. Mine was broth and crystal light. The nurses had Water and popsicles and stuff like that.

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6 hours ago, ShoppGirl said:

As far as I know you are only allowed to eat what they give you at the hospital. Mine was broth and crystal light. The nurses had Water and popsicles and stuff like that.

Thanks!

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6 hours ago, lekcir said:

Your pillow. Take your pillow

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Thanks! Good idea, especially for the long drive home.

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I was only given Water during my stay one night stay. LOL Which was fine with me cause I didn't feel like having anything else anyway.

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One thing I took that I was really glad I did was an extra long charging cord I ordered on Amazon that charged iPad and phone.

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I was told to bring my special asthma meds and my non-lactose shakes because they were not usually stocked, and lip gloss. The nurse told me about the long charging chord too. No jewelry or piercings or anything precious because hospitals are big theft places.

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2 hours ago, learn2cook said:

I was told to bring my special asthma meds and my non-lactose shakes because they were not usually stocked, and lip gloss. The nurse told me about the long charging chord too. No jewelry or piercings or anything precious because hospitals are big theft places.

Thank you, I am asthmatic too!

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The hospital will supply your food/liquids. The only thing I really needed was my own pillow and Aquaphor for my lips. I can't live without it!
I stayed 4 nights and slept most of the time except when I got up to walk the halls.
Do bring your asthma meds.. I brought mine. They will supply any other meds you need.
Good luck!

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14 hours ago, STLoser said:

The hospital will supply your food/liquids. The only thing I really needed was my own pillow and Aquaphor for my lips. I can't live without it!
I stayed 4 nights and slept most of the time except when I got up to walk the halls.
Do bring your asthma meds.. I brought mine. They will supply any other meds you need.
Good luck!

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Thank you and all for responding. I'm nervous this time around lol. Wow, you stayed 4 nights? I hope you are okay now. That seems like a long time. 😢

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