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Hi so not so sure if I’m doing my stages diets wrong or not, But I had my vsg surgery 8/2/21.

my question is, I’m able to drink a lot of water/ Vitamin Water zero/diet drinks And don’t really have an issue. Is that bad or good? Also I feel like I’m able to eat more than I thought i should be able to. I’m worried that I’ll rip my stomach open or something.
I have also been able to jog/ walk everyday, I was thinking that could be a reason for me being able to drink water easier? Also to be totally honest I had low fat ice cream when I hit onederland as a celebration.

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When you say that you can drink a lot of Water, do you mean in one sitting or throughout the day? Being able to drink a whole bottle in a couple of minutes is a little abnormal, especially non-water drinks. I'm 4 years post-op and I still can't drink more than 6 oz at once. But if you're just drinking a lot of ounces throughout the day, that is actually very good.

Regarding the amount of food, it really depends on what type of food. My surgeon told me this "you'll still be able to eat a whole bag of chips without noticing but you won't be able to put away a whole hamburger.".

I was up and walking a couple of hours after my surgery, I had no mobility issues at all. That's a good sign.

Congrats on hitting onederland!!!

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I never had an issue with drinking anything. The PA at my clinic said it wasn't a problem - liquids pretty much go right through you. He said my pouch would tell me if I was drinking too much/too fast.

as for food, stick to your clinic's program as closely as possible.

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