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Feb 22nd for me. Looking forward to the end of the LRD and feeling hungry all the time.
Same date. Will be praying for you.

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Feb 1, 2023

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Sleeved on 2/13/23 and spent 4 days at Hosp with horrible vomiting and nausea. I’m home now and starting to feel better. I’m tired and it is hard to focus on the academic week/stuff I missed. Glad I found this app.

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15 minutes ago, pennyfromabove said:

Sleeved on 2/13/23 and spent 4 days at Hosp with horrible vomiting and nausea. I’m home now and starting to feel better. I’m tired and it is hard to focus on the academic week/stuff I missed. Glad I found this app.

I'm so sorry to hear how bad you felt. I had nausea and vomiting after the surgery and the following day. I cannot imagine being sick like that for four days.

The most important part is your hydration - that's what my med team told me. Did they give you Zofran (nausea medicine)? I was taking that every four hours. Once the nausea passed, I felt so much better and was able to concentrate on Fluid, Protein, and medication.

I hope you feel better soon!

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On 2/17/2023 at 1:04 AM, sleeved_up said:

Slowly feeling better thanks. Yes it hurts to drink and I’m still on the liquid phase so really struggling to get fluids up. My dietician has been nagging 😅. Looking forward to purée stage. Are you doing better with the Soups?

Doing better with the Soups but I'm just not "satisfied" when I'm full. I think it's because I can't chew so when I hit 3 oz of Soup, I'm full but want to keep eating. I'm definitely doing research between head hunger and stomach hunger. Puree foods begin on Wednesday and I'm thrilled for scrambled eggs!

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On 2/17/2023 at 4:49 PM, BigAndTall said:

Same date. Will be praying for you.

Sent from my SM-F721U1 using BariatricPal mobile app

Good luck to both of you! Keeping you in my thoughts!

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Fainted. I went to the store to purchase food for the upcoming pureed stage. It was all going well until my body decided it was to soon for me to out and about. Luckily, my husband was with me and responded quickly when I told him I felt light headed. I fainted in the middle of the aisle. It was scary and makes me worry about what would happen if he wasn't there.

I've been drinking my fluids and meeting my nutrition goals. Anyone else experience this?

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Tomorrow is my big day. 2/21/23 - my Belly (re)Birthday.

I can't sit still due to excitement, and it's aggravating the people around me.

They can bugger off though - this is MY day. I am taking control back over my body and my life.

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1 hour ago, Victoria_Faith said:

Tomorrow is my big day. 2/21/23 - my Belly (re)Birthday.

I can't sit still due to excitement, and it's aggravating the people around me.

They can bugger off though - this is MY day. I am taking control back over my body and my life.

Mine too!!! Good luck to you. We got this!!

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Hi Vetpen16 I had my surgery on February 8 th can’t wait to get to soft foods

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I had the surgery on 2/15/23 and it’s been rough. Initially had a low grade fever and elevated blood pressure with extreme nausea. I’ve never had high blood pressure so I was freaked out. In addition to this I am intolerant to milk/dairy and allergic to produce products with apartame or sucrolose so the Protein Shakes were not an option. I was super lightheaded and literally starving but well hydrated. I have started creamy soup’s diluted with Water and my lightheadedness has mostly resolved, fever free, blood pressure normal, but the trapped gas is making me worried. I’ve started gas x with minimal relief. Anybody else experiencing anything similar?

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For those getting ready for your surgery (YAY!) I just wanted to pop in with my experience (I am 2 weeks post op tomorrow). I see a lof of 'problems' and sometimes I think its easy for us to talk about negative or 'not great' things trying to help others, but then it makes it seem like everyone has those issues, when im not sure thats the case.

For ME.... no nausea. not once. no vomiting. no tiredness. no dizziness. I did have more pain than i expected, but it lasted less than a week.

food wise.... I am eating around 700-800 calories a day. hitting Protein goals on puree/ semi soft diet. Struggling to get in enough Water, but doing my best. Not back at the gym yet but thinking probably next week, based on how i feel (obviously no weights yet lol).

My tastes in foods have not changed at all. I have not had any bad reactions to any foods.

All in all.... sometimes i wonder if i HAD surgery, aside from I can't eat much at a time. But, really.... I kind of think thats ideal LOL

I haven't lost much weight yet but I remind myself that my body is still healing, With a (relatively) low BMI, I will lose slower anyway, and the slower you lose, the less loose skin you have. so.... #perspective ;)

All of yall are amazing and strong! ...............................

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Hi there

my first post 😊

Sleeve and hernia repair Valentines Day…romantic haha! First week I was totally wiped out. Now Starting to feel better after 2 days of puréed diet but still very tired. Incision pain is gone. Looking forward to chat in this forum with all of you!

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