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Well it has been 5-6 days wince my surgery!! I had to stay two nights in the hospital then went home in immense pain. Up until today I have not been able to get no real anything down. the most I got was 10 ounces of plain Water yesterday. I can not take these lovely bariatric chewable vitamins, they made me sick immediately. I feel like a baby in that at 7pm every night I seem to get "colicky"!! I am 52 but am blessed to have a husband that does not mind burping me!!! :) This morning I am feeling stronger, I have talked with my NUT and gone over everything. I have taken two very long walks managed to get down 12oz. of water an some Protein Shake. I feel like I can see a light at the end of this tunnel. I am sure that I will have many more speed bumps but today I am strong!!!! Have a blessed day Everyone!!

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Sorry to hear of your bumpy start, but I'm happy to hear things are starting to turn around. It should continue to get easier as you heal & move through the different phases of the food plan. Perhaps the sugar free icepops may go down easier or a warm broth. It is a lot of trying to see what your new stomach likes. For me, I get on little "kicks" of things I like for a bit, and then want nothing to do with them, but I think it is from being so limited at earlier stages. (I haven't wanted Soups or tuna for weeks!🤣)

Good luck recovering & healing from your surgery. Wishing you the best on your weight loss path.

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Good on you for taking long walks! That will help with recovery in general and especially constipation. I was still in a good deal of pain when moving at 5-6 days post op. Try taking small sips all day long (I just kept a bottle of Water or flavored water or Protein Shake in my hand at all times). I couldn't stomach the chewable vitamins either - at two weeks I just switched to the capsules, even though I was told to take the chewables for the first month. I realized it was either the capsules or nothing for me.

I have never had a baby so not sure about colic but I find burping very helpful still at 3 weeks out.

Keep trying to get your liquids and Protein in - focus on the liquids first, is what I've been told.

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Thanks! For some reason all flavors are making me nauseous. I spent months finding all my favs in Water an Protein only now to find I can’t take any of them! Now I’m watering down the Protein Drink with fat free milk so for today this works. 😀

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I also like putting the Protein Drinks in Decaf coffee - I mix half a chocolate fairlife drink with about 10 ounces of decaf coffee to make 16 ounces of Fluid and 15 g of Protein for my morning's drink

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I like that! I will give that a try Thank you!!

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Glad to hear you are doing better. Each day is better than the last.

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Doing so much better today!!! I followed many suggestions and given everything a try so I am close to hitting all my Nut goals daily. I swear after they took that drain out most all the pain disappeared!!! I am Thankful for this site an everyone who gives so much to others who are just now going thru what they have been thru. I’m up I’m walking I am 8lbs from my first big goal of 100 so back to the grind!!! Thanks!!

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