Will use this post as an update as I go to and recover, if that's ok
I'm at the hospital checked in. Still pretty calm. Been up since 630 and not really thirsty but starting to get hungry. Got here at 945 for a 1030 check in. There's
So my surgery is tomorrow for my VSG :)
I've had a few people message me about it, really appreciate that
I want to document my journey... With my weight loss... my fitness... my faith.. etc. I plan to do some videos for youtube, but al
So, getting ready for surgery one thing I want to do really well at is my liquid intake.
I've heard all about the Yeti tumblers... they dont condensate.. Keep liquids cold or hot for hours, etc. Theyre wayyyyy too expensive though
I'm preop (6 days!) and am on 4 shakes + lean protein meal a day. For the protein I'm using chicken thighs normally grilled or done in a crockpot with some bbq sauce.
This last time in crockpot I used some Kentuckyaki sauce I bought from a frie
Welp. Its getting close, and theres nothing in my way anymore.
Surgeons office has called and said they received all my preop clearances, and that the next time the lady sees/talks to me will be for my follow up appointment after surgery :)
Have seen these online but didnt find anything when I searched on the forum
This afternoon is an appointment with my surgeon. Going to go over final preop diet, surgery day info, post op stuff, etc.
Also all monies are due for surgery, which for me hurts since I'm cash pay :P
This week did all my lab work... X
***I AM STILL PREOP***
Wife and I feed our two dogs raw, and meant to buy my little one some chicken thighs w/ bone to feed. I realized that I bought boneless so figured wouldnt let go to waste, so I threw on grill and basted with BBQ
Am now within 20 days of my surgery dates. Had my preop testing appointment at my PCP, havent talked to him about having surgery (since I'm self pay).
Im pretty reserved with letting people know why I'm having testing done ... telling them preo
I'm not really big into soda... I do however really enjoy la croix. Anyone have any issues with drinking that? I know our new pouches will be much smaller so the gas from the water could feel bloated I imagine
Then again, I dont have much issue
Yesterday was sitting in a conference with customers and got a call from my Walgreens, that I had a prescription ready to pickup. I stopped in to grab it, even though I didnt drop anything off... Figured it was medicine for the surgery.
This is the nutrition sheet my surgeon gave me in my packet. I guess I'm happy about the options for post op diet? Not a long time on liquids
Preop is similar, 15 days before surgery have 4 protein shakes a day + 1 meal w/ veggies and 6oz of le