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Congratulations and good luck, can't wait to hear how things went and how long were you out, my sleeve is on the 13th I have to be there at 7 am but imma make sure I'm there at 6 to make sure I don't miss lol, again good luck and speedy recovery to all.

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6 hours ago, sharonwg said:

Hi guys - I'm 3 days post op and doing ok. I don't have any pain so not a need or pain relief and am now managing to sip more Water (I am determined to stay hydrated - it's so very important!). I'm moving around but ensuring that I pace myself. David and Jaz - my thoughts and prayers are with you tomorrow - you will b fine guys. I hope you have found the posts of us who have ad the surgery over the last few days of some comfort to you. Can't wait for you to join us on the other side 🤗😘

My nutritionist advised me to add Protein Powder to everything, including the Water I drink at least in the first month after surgery so I can meet the Protein goal. Just some info for you.

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My surgery is tomorrow, I will not know the time until this evening after 6:00 p.m. I do not know why mayo Clinic does this, but they do not let you know what time the surgery is until the night prior to the surgery. They did the same for my husband’s brain surgery couple of years ago.
I still have doubts about this gastric bypass surgery and probably I will until they roll me in, but I think it is a normal reaction to fear. I have so many underlying health conditions that will be resolved with this surgery and I still doubt my decision. My mind will play this game until I wake up from the surgery and I will know that I do not have any other options. 😀

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My surgery is Wednesday. I was fine until today. I went for bloodwork on Friday. Saw some results were high. I guess that started giving me doubts. And remember I’m 69 and diabetic. I’m having this to reverse diabetes. I’m keeping all of you in my prayers. Please do the same for me.

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I have been on this liquid thing with 4 ounces of Protein and I am not losing nothing this is what's worrying me, everyone has been losing pounds and I ain't losing nothing. Everything I eat is sugar free, all my broths ate home made and my shakes. Maybe I need to call my doc to see what I need to do because it's worrying me about not dropping at least 5 pounds. Please I need something what am I doing wrong?

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Hi guys! My name is Maggie I just found this site today and I am so excited! I am having my surgery the 13th and I am on my all liquid diet I am allowed 3 Protein drinks a day, 1 egg, 1 yogurt, and unlimited sugar free non carbonated drinks and I am STRUGGLING, it’s so much harder then I expected, also I just went through this one page Carla I have not dropped that much weight either which I’m very surprised about… I am interested in what others say… also how are you guys surviving this no eating thing? I look forward to talking with you all ❤️

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I’m having a hard time with the liquid diet too with only 3 shakes and sf Jello, broth, and popsicles. I’m diabetic and my sugar is dropping fast. That’s what makes it hard for me. I’m at a lost what to do with the blood sugar lows bc I was told not to do the glucose tablets. As long as I don’t fall, I’ve gotta do it!

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I am sorry that has to be super hard, I am not a diabetic so I don’t know any advice but did you reach out to your Dr. and let him know it’s dropping? I am just struggling with my relationship with food and I definitely have a good addiction so it feels like I’m mourning something, idk if that sounds silly, but I am mourning my relationship with food and it is way harder then I thought

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Think to yourself: self you have had more than your share of food/calories. That’s how you got like this! So now self I’ve gotta cutback and skimp on my food by eating low calorie food. Self think of it as a bank account and you’ve been spending too much, so now I’ve gotta cutback and skimp on spending so I can balance my bank account. The bank account is our food.

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That’s a really great way to look at it! Thank you for that, I keep worrying those what ifs but that is such an amazing way to look at it! Thank you! What day is your surgery?

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1 hour ago, Lizrios said:

My surgery is Wednesday. I was fine until today. I went for bloodwork on Friday. Saw some results were high. I guess that started giving me doubts. And remember I’m 69 and diabetic. I’m having this to reverse diabetes. I’m keeping all of you in my prayers. Please do the same for me.

Hey there. I’m Wed too and I’m nervous too. I had an irregular ekg and had to have a stress test and the cardiologist cleared me. Went for pre op testing and they did another ekg and it was abnormal too so it’s freaking me out. I was cleared and I know the drs know more than me. My husband tells me it’s nerves and anxiety that is keeping me worried. And I have zero doubts that is true. I’ll be a ball or nerves until after surgery.

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11 minutes ago, Maggie rose said:

That’s a really great way to look at it! Thank you for that, I keep worrying those what ifs but that is such an amazing way to look at it! Thank you! What day is your surgery?

Wednesday, June 7 at 2:15 pm

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I am on my 7th day of two week preop diet and I have lost 7 lbs. I’m not sure if that enough or not but I’m doing everything I’m supposed to. Surgery June 12th.

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