- HEALTH TRACKER
Just FYI -
My surgeon is no longer practicing as well. He actually did more high risk patients (super morbidly obese) and probably bypassed more than they would ever do today. His focus was on a patient never having weight regain - I have to eat like you do as well. You are not alone
If you are having problems with weight loss - there are digestive enzymes that your doctor can prescribe for you that help with absorption. I would try that before IV nutrition.
Also, I find that no-one understands my walk. I had a girlfriend who happened to have surgery and then was diagnosed with a number of auto-immune diseases. She apologized to me for not understanding- her attitude towards me prior to her diagnoses was to "suck it up" girl and get it together. Now she also suffers from pain and debilitating fatigue. She says now she understands. I now don't expect anyone to "get" it and do the best I can.
Good luck with your walk
Hey Scout.... feeling for you!
I too, have lupus, fibro, raynauds, Sjorens, - you know it... the list gets longer
My advice to you - follow the medical advice and find something you can do well in bed. During one bad spell I crotched each of my friends an afghan. That way the time is productive and I had something to show for it.
Dont hold yourself accountable to standards that apply to healthy people. Your job now is to heal - your number one priority
Congratulations on hanging in there - this too shall pass