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On 11/05/2021 at 11:58, LearnerGastricSleeve said:



Hi, I had my sleeve on October 27th. Any help with the cravings is greatly welcomed. I'm only 8 days post op and am dreaming of what I'll have for my puree stage. Not at all hungry, just miss actually eating?! Oh and the best part is I've already lost 13lb 🙂


Head hunger is my struggle also. I had my first post op appointment with my doctor today. He said I was doing excellent. Only a few more days with liquids. His pep talk helped some. The nutritionist said to buy some canned Soups and drain the chunks to drink the broths. Hopefully this will tide me over until puréed foods.
The doctor also suggested to try to “distract” myself when I felt hungry. Go for a walk. Read. Find a hobby. I’ll give it a shot.

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46 minutes ago, cori314 said:

Head hunger is my struggle also. I had my first post op appointment with my doctor today. He said I was doing excellent. Only a few more days with liquids. His pep talk helped some. The nutritionist said to buy some canned Soups and drain the chunks to drink the broths. Hopefully this will tide me over until puréed foods.
The doctor also suggested to try to “distract” myself when I felt hungry. Go for a walk. Read. Find a hobby. I’ll give it a shot.

46 minutes ago, cori314 said:

Head hunger is my struggle also. I had my first post op appointment with my doctor today. He said I was doing excellent. Only a few more days with liquids. His pep talk helped some. The nutritionist said to buy some canned Soups and drain the chunks to drink the broths. Hopefully this will tide me over until puréed foods.
The doctor also suggested to try to “distract” myself when I felt hungry. Go for a walk. Read. Find a hobby. I’ll give it a shot.

That's brilliant that your almost at the puree stage. Where did you have your surgery? I went to turkey so there won't be any post op doctor appointments. I'll just stick to what they said to do.

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On 11/05/2021 at 14:25, LearnerGastricSleeve said:










11/05/2021 01:37 PM, cori314 said:








Head hunger is my struggle also. I had my first post op appointment with my doctor today. He said I was doing excellent. Only a few more days with liquids. His pep talk helped some. The nutritionist said to buy some canned Soups and drain the chunks to drink the broths. Hopefully this will tide me over until puréed foods.

The doctor also suggested to try to “distract” myself when I felt hungry. Go for a walk. Read. Find a hobby. I’ll give it a shot.










That's brilliant that your almost at the puree stage. Where did you have your surgery? I went to turkey so there won't be any post op doctor appointments. I'll just stick to what they said to do.


I live on Houston, TX and had the surgery done here. I was able to skip the 3 days on clear liquids after my surgery but will remain on them until the two weeks are up.

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1 minute ago, LearnerGastricSleeve said:

That's brilliant that your almost at the puree stage. Where did you have your surgery? I went to turkey so there won't be any post op doctor appointments. I'll just stick to what they said to do.

Did they tell you which labs to ask your PCP to order to check your Vitamin levels? If not I would contact them and make sure get them checked.

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October 25th ..Sadi Surgery?was suppose to have the Sadi but unfortunately I couldn't get it done. There were too many adhesions, I knew that there was a possibility òf this happening or not happening. Ì was disappointed ofcourse. My doctor did remove alot of adhesions in the abdomen. Abdomen is quite sore and bruisec..I go back to my Dr. On Tues. the 14th and will see what he will have to say..I do however still have the sleeve, which I "think" is fine..when talking to my husband after surgery, my husband didn't quite get the information correct...and I wasn't talked to, if I was idon't remember. Anyhow thats my story of my day of surgery...2 weeks of liquid diet. For nothing...oh well I lived through it. Maybe the future will be better.

Hope they don't want me to go to Nutritionist again and the trainer...I have all that info...just another loop hole. Donna Smith

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Had gastric sleeve on 10/1. Doing ok, but not a lot of energy yet. Just graduated to solid foods, with exception of no raw veggies for a few more weeks. I can't always seem to get in enough fluids and the Vitamins make me nauseated. Just learned at my follow-up I can take Vitamin capsules now so I'm switching over this week.

Still having issues with constipation! Hoping that resolves soon so I don't have to keep taking supplements for it.

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31 minutes ago, Lulu728 said:

Had gastric sleeve on 10/1. Doing ok, but not a lot of energy yet. Just graduated to solid foods, with exception of no raw veggies for a few more weeks. I can't always seem to get in enough fluids and the Vitamins make me nauseated. Just learned at my follow-up I can take Vitamin capsules now so I'm switching over this week.

Still having issues with constipation! Hoping that resolves soon so I don't have to keep taking supplements for it.

You may be one of the people that has to take Vitamins with something in your belly. I take mine in morning after my Protein Shake some people need actual food though.

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On 11/05/2021 at 16:43, Mammysm said:



October 25th ..Sadi Surgery?was suppose to have the Sadi but unfortunately I couldn't get it done. There were too many adhesions, I knew that there was a possibility òf this happening or not happening. Ì was disappointed ofcourse. My doctor did remove alot of adhesions in the abdomen. Abdomen is quite sore and bruisec..I go back to my Dr. On Tues. the 14th and will see what he will have to say..I do however still have the sleeve, which I "think" is fine..when talking to my husband after surgery, my husband didn't quite get the information correct...and I wasn't talked to, if I was idon't remember. Anyhow thats my story of my day of surgery...2 weeks of liquid diet. For nothing...oh well I lived through it. Maybe the future will be better.




Hope they don't want me to go to Nutritionist again and the trainer...I have all that info...just another loop hole. Donna Smith


Hi Donna! I had to speak to the nutritionist on Thursday — she put me on a Vitamin regimen and gave me the protocol for purée and soft foods. Maybe just starting from the beginning is all you need. 💕💐

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VSG October 5. I struggled to get my bearings the first couple of weeks but now that I am out of the purée stage and (more or less) hitting my Protein goals, I feel great! I do need to up my Water intake but I'm working on it. I broke the infamous "Week 3 Stall" a couple of days ago so now the scale is moving downward again. Acid reflux seems to be going away as well after a 7-day treatment of omeprazole last week. All in all, I'm loving my new stomach and wish I'd done this sooner. 😍

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Mine was 10/20/21

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2 minutes ago, rattlesmomm said:

Mine was 10/20/21

@rattlesmomm how are you feeling?

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I’m feeling great. Finally getting all my Water in. I’m looking for stuff to eat that’s not crazy in calories. 600 calories a day goes super quick. I cannot drink another shake.

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34 minutes ago, rattlesmomm said:

I’m feeling great. Finally getting all my Water in. I’m looking for stuff to eat that’s not crazy in calories. 600 calories a day goes super quick. I cannot drink another shake.

@rattlesmomm hahaha I know that feeling of not wanting more shakes. I tried to mix it up a bit. I do all of my brights they are high Protein, I do seafood broth, top sirloin for stews I add lentils, carrots, sweet potatoes, red cabbage, olives and brine broth. You can get about 10-15 grams of protein in a 8 ounce cup of broth and is very yummy. I believe you are entering your 3 phase soft and or purée foods. Ricotta cheese, cottage cheese small curds. You can also sous vide your meats. Overall glad you are doing well. I started in my 2 phase but had a set back will taking gulps of liquids I get the worse cramps ever. So now I have really sip sip sip slowly but it will get better. Thank you for sharing

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