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I'm almost four weeks post gastric sleeve. I've lost 28 pounds, which I'm thrilled with. I've felt so good that I pulled some weeds in the front of my house yesterday. Today I have some abdominal pain. It's not horrible, but I'm worried I may have hurt my healing stomach. Should I be worried? No vomiting and I'm eating 1/2 cup of soft food as normal with no issues. Thanks for your help! 💕💕💕

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Sounds like you may have got a little over confident. It’s easy to do when you finally start to feel better. Would you say the pain is muscular or something deeper (abdominal)? Think if you didn’t experience the pain while you were weeding or straight afterwards & you only really felt it today, it’s likely muscular. If the pain isn’t easing by tomorrow or you start to experience other symptoms I’d probably check with your local medical centre (hospital since it’s the weekend).

All the best,

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On 6/7/2024 at 8:37 PM, stacy1201 said:

I'm almost four weeks post gastric sleeve. I've lost 28 pounds, which I'm thrilled with. I've felt so good that I pulled some weeds in the front of my house yesterday. Today I have some abdominal pain. It's not horrible, but I'm worried I may have hurt my healing stomach. Should I be worried? No vomiting and I'm eating 1/2 cup of soft food as normal with no issues. Thanks for your help! 💕💕💕

I am a bit late to the party here, but I am pretty much at the same stage as you!

I noticed the exact same thing on a day last week where I did 12,600 steps (which is WAY more than anything I had done so far post-surgery), and it felt like I had a constant stitch for hours!

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