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My Sleeve surgery is scheduled for 1/24/22 and I was very excited about it until this past Monday. Almost haveing second thoughts. My pre surgical diet is shakes small fruit and Protein and veggies for lunch shake for dinner. All liquids day before. I’m down 13 lbs already from 278 to 265 why am I so nervous? Did anyone else have second thought????

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1 hour ago, Dcsjoc said:

My Sleeve surgery is scheduled for 1/24/22 and I was very excited about it until this past Monday. Almost haveing second thoughts. My pre surgical diet is shakes small fruit and Protein and veggies for lunch shake for dinner. All liquids day before. I’m down 13 lbs already from 278 to 265 why am I so nervous? Did anyone else have second thought????

Hi Dcsjoc, I myself just had the sleeve surgery on 1/13/22, and I can tell you the days just prior, I was feeling second thoughts. Mine I think was a mixture of two things. One was I have already been doing great losing weight on the pre-surgery diet so maybe I don't need to do it, and the second was the feeling of loss, anger, and frustration over all the things that I will no longer be able to eat and also the amounts. I realized that both (in my case) are due to fear and control. Fear of losing comfort and wanting to control everything. I have to keep reminding myself that I did not in fact have control and to keep out of fear I have to stay in the moment and not let my head think about results and the future. I have to stay in the process and simply take it step by step. Now that I am on the post-surgery diet it's funny how much I miss the Protein Shakes. The message boards/forums here on this site have helped me so much. I hope the same for you.

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Hi,
What's ur post op diet like?


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Today is the day..... my feelings are all over the place. [emoji2958][emoji19][emoji12][emoji5]

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My surgery date is tomorrow morning 1/20/22. I’m nervous and excited all at once
Mine is 2 today all the best

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13 minutes ago, SKYEROSE said:

Mine is 2 today all the best

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Good luck to you both

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3 hours ago, SKYEROSE said:

Today is the day..... my feelings are all over the place.

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Congratulations, you got this!

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Hey everyone! Scheduled for VSG on Monday and I have a question for those of you that have already had surgery. I am located in the Czech Republic and things are a little different here. I will be given IV fluids only the first couple of days. No oral intake until two days after surgery. I read how everyone wakes up so thirsty and with a sore or dry throat from being intubated. Was it bearable if you weren’t going to be allowed to drink anything? I mean, I’m doing it either way and hopefully the team at my hospital will have some suggestions for me, but I’m not excited to go through such an annoying feeling with no ability to help it. LOL

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On 1/21/2022 at 6:03 AM, pretty_little_loser said:

Hey everyone! Scheduled for VSG on Monday and I have a question for those of you that have already had surgery. I am located in the Czech Republic and things are a little different here. I will be given IV fluids only the first couple of days. No oral intake until two days after surgery. I read how everyone wakes up so thirsty and with a sore or dry throat from being intubated. Was it bearable if you weren’t going to be allowed to drink anything? I mean, I’m doing it either way and hopefully the team at my hospital will have some suggestions for me, but I’m not excited to go through such an annoying feeling with no ability to help it. LOL

Hi I’m 4 days post op. Yes, you are thirsty and dry. The iv helps with thirst. I used some dry mouth mouthwash to swish and a spray that I didn’t swallow. My throat did hurt so I did gargle with Water a lot right after surgery but I made sure not to swallow anything. Hth good luck with your surgery and congratulations!

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2 hours ago, Skyelle said:

Hi I’m 4 days post op. Yes, you are thirsty and dry. The iv helps with thirst. I used some dry mouth mouthwash to swish and a spray that I didn’t swallow. My throat did hurt so I did gargle with Water a lot right after surgery but I made sure not to swallow anything. Hth good luck with your surgery and congratulations!

They have these sponge things they call lollipops that they can soak in Water and give you. I did not get them personally but my grandma has a hernia and couldn’t have water and she got them and ice chips. Also, chapstick comes in handy.

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53 minutes ago, PinkxSunshine86 said:

I had mine the 19th!

Congratulations 🎉 wishing you fast healing!

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