scarletred posted a discussion topic 2 years, 10 months ago
This is hard for me to share...but I need advice - On the good side though, I haven't gained any weight either. If you're going to lecture me, bash me, etc please don't bother responding. I need help, I don't need to feel any worse...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 2 years, 11 months ago
Just passed 2 months out - So I hit my 2 month mark the day before yesterday and I've been cleared for everything but most raw veggies, nuts and raw harder fruit. I've been pretty stalled since I started ea...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 2 years, 11 months ago
Will we need to take a PPI forever? - Probably a dumb question but I was wondering if there is a point where we'll not need a PPI anymore? Or is it like the vitamins, where we'll need them for the rest of our lives? I ...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
5 weeks out, feeling increasingly hungrier as the - I've been feeling the stomach grumbling and the overall "hungry" feeling lately. This started within the last 2 weeks or so. I've been taking my omeprozole daily so I don't think i...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
I have found my go to drink!! - So I finally went and got some Syntrax Nectar Lemon Tea. I had a whole bunch of Arizona Diet Green Tea and I poured 20 oz into my water bottle, added a scoop of Syntrax Nectar Lemo...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
Chewable Vitamins Forever? - I am almost 4 weeks post op and have been taking my chewable vitamins since 1 week post op. My question is, will I have to take chewables forever? Or can I use pills at some point?...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
What does it mean when your tummy "doesn't to - I've tried many things in the last several days since I've been on soft foods. I've had no issues with any of them. I've had spicy things, kinda greasy things, chicken, beef, pork,...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
First day on Soft Foods...Not too bad! - So far, so good. I had green chile stew when I got home last night, only about 2 bites but it was soooo delicious!!! It had been simmering for a few hours so the meat was so very t...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years ago
On to soft foods! - You don't even know how excited I was to go do my 2 week follow up and they moved me to soft foods! No pureed, but soft! I was expecting pureed! I'm gonna have to look up some good...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
First NSV! - So I have this habit of shaking my hands vigorously when I wash them to shake off the excess water before drying them. My wedding ring has always been pretty tight even though it's...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
11 days out accidentally over ate - So I was sitting here watching Criminal Minds munching on a Fage Vanilla greek yogurt and I got distracted with the show and before I knew it I had eaten ALL 6 OUNCES. I know we're...

scarletred wrote a blog post 3 years, 1 month ago
Day 7 Post Op - Wow has time flown by! I'm doing very well! I'll back up a little bit since I haven't posted in a while. My husband and I went to El Paso for my surgery which took place last Tue...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
Itchy Belly!!! - I guess because I've had many incisions in the past, injuries that have healed, I should know to expect itching on my stomach from my incisions....BUT HOLY CRAP!! The itching woke...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
Day 4 post op and doing well! - I had surgery on Tuesday and was expecting to be pretty yucky feeling for about a week or more. But honestly, I've been able to get in about 50-60 oz of water dailly, about 60-80 g...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
Is this soup OK for full liquids post op? - I've been dying for some cream of mushroom soup but I don't really care for the cans...I found this recipe copycat of my favorite soup and wanted to make it. It seems like it has a...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
Home from the hospital - So I was discharged this evening and I'm finally at home in my own recliner sipping water. I'll be on full liquids starting tomorrow and that will continue until my 2 week appointm...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
Officially Sleeved! - I had surgery late this morning/early this afternoon and I am feeling pretty good! I have the obligatory gas in my abdominal cavity which sucks but I've been up walking a few times...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
Surgery tomorrow! - I had my pre-op appointment today, registered with the hospital, met with the nurses and dietician, got labs done, etc. Now I'll be trying to get some sleep since last night I only...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
Surgery on Tuesday, what am I forgetting? - So I've made my list of things to do and some of those include: List of questions to ask the surgical team at the hospital Packed my bag (slippers, chapstick, extra cell phone ...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
One week till surgery, getting back on track - After my slip up over the weekend, the boiled egg debacle, I've decided to face this liquid diet head on with all of my might. I made green chile stew last night and it will be lef...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
Preop diet fail!! - I'm on day 7 of my preop liquid diet. I have 4 shakes per day and 64+ oz of water/sugarfree jello, etc. The last 2-3 days I've been so hungry! My stomach won't stop growling and I ...

scarletred wrote a blog post 3 years, 1 month ago
Day 4 & 5 Liquid Diet - I forgot to post yesterday evening!!  Probably because it was pretty easy.  I had my shakes, I had my water, I was a little hungry just before each shake but not too much. The kid...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
Can I eat chile after sleeve? - I'm having surgery 10/7 and in all of the last year or so researching Sleeve info, it never occurred to me to ask: Can I eat chile after the sleeve? I don't mean beans and meat Tex...

scarletred wrote a blog post 3 years, 1 month ago
Day 3 Liquid Diet - Today was just fine. All of my shakes have been consumed on schedule, my water has been sipped down and I'm working on more, and I feel great! I did learn something tonight though:...

scarletred posted a discussion topic 3 years, 1 month ago
Started my liquid diet yesterday... No issues...wh - I started my liquid diet when I woke up yesterday morning. I've had 4 shakes and anywhere between 60-100 oz of water for the last 2 days. I had a little bit of a headache yesterday...
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