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Are You Getting Enough Protein After Weight Loss Surgery?

Are You Getting Enough Protein After Weight Loss Surgery? Protein is an essential nutrient found in food. It plays a vital role in many functions of the body, including tissue repair, hormone synthesis, and immune system support. After bariatric surgery, its importance cannot be stressed enough. Bariatric surgery reduces the size of the stomach and ...


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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What's on your Tuesday Menu?

Well hello everyone! Yesterday, I actually forgot that it was Monday! We had a mid-day get-together with friends yesterday so it just felt like a weekend. And then later, when I tried to get on by my phone, OH wouldn't load. Sigh. We had way too much food at our…

Queen JB

Ontario Forum
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Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What’s on your Sunday plan, menu friends?

^^this is a true story! good morning and happy Sunday! I?m waiting to board the first leg of the next work trip so I thought I would get our Sunday started. yesterday was lovely, I ended up with just over 25k step plus whatever energy I burned on the bike…

Partlypollyanna
RNY | Feb 14, 2018 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Let’s get this Monday started, menu friends!

Handy infographic in case you have a succumbed. I did, but my annual supply is in the freezer and will be doled out sparingly. i am hoping QJB is enjoying a last Monday lie-in and not doing something like a Monday morning trial just in case. I mean, that would…

Partlypollyanna
RNY | Feb 14, 2018 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Constant Lump in throat

Help! I am new here and I got RNY two months ago. I have had a lump in my throat for weeks whether I am eating or not. I am struggling with getting fluids and protein in as my chest hurts so badly. I have so much mucus in my…

ericachristine
RNY | Dec 04, 2023 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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Happy Saturday, what’s the plan today?

Good mornin y’all! It’s the start of a long weekend for most of us! Hope it started well for you. Not a whole lot planned. We’re going to Sam’s to get a dessert for tomorrow. I don’t know what I’ll pick out. I know my mom wants me to get…

Melody P.

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What's on your (PHOTO) Friday Menu?

Good Morning Gang! Ok, ready for a recap of the most frustrating day??? I went to Verizon to get my new phone and somehow it ended up being a 5 hour drama, that ended with me still not having a phone. It was literally insane. I have a "Friends &…

Queen JB

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery Forum (RNY)
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What's on your Thursday Menu?

Good Morning! Oof it's chilly this morning. Thankfully I don't need to leave any time soon. Later I am going out to buy myself a new phone and get some blinds for the room I will use as my home office. My mom's surgery went well. She had a hooded…

Queen JB

Duodenal Switch Forum (DS)
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Malabsorption question

So, I had a talk with a nutritionist today. She told me to go low fat because when fat is not absorbed it takes nutrients along with it, as a part of the malabsorption (she tried saying that protein was one of those nutrients but hello- protein and fat are…

Holdenwhat

Duodenal Switch Forum (DS)
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High PTH low/normal calcium very low Vit D help

I had Duodenal switch surgery in May of 2000. I was 20 yrs old 430lbs. Lost 200lbs. I did not adhere to any specific vitamin plan. Honestly back then there wasn’t as much importance placed on it. I took a normal personal multivitamin until 2016. 2010 - iron infusions 2021…

dudenesspa
DS | May 01, 2000 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr.

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Hi I'm new

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Hi I'm new to this website My name is Christine Martinez I'm looking to have a weight loss surgery because of 350lbs i need to make a change for better version of me, but if to a better mom for my 4 kids. If anyone has any advice I'm all…

MetsIslandersMom

February 14,2024

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Had my lap band removed and VSG surgery on 2/6/2024.  I knew I wanted the band removed, and since they were in there might as well do the sleeve.  I was nauseous after surgery and had a terrible sore throat.  Surprisingly no gas pain.  No problems with drinking water or…

LisaLisa39

Week down

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I have been at a stall for 2 weeks. I lost 2 pounds though. I will take it. A loss is a loss. Thank goodness. I have been really good about my food. I can for sure feel when I get full. I have never had that before. That is…

katierandolph1211

22 years later dealing with regain 55lbs ugh!

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I am 66 now . Gastric bypass 22 years ago. regained about 55 lbs tried every diet known to man. 2lbs here and there but very difficilt.  Aree the new injectables ie mounjaro, ozempic etc safe for us? I am not diabetic and worry about hypoglycemia.  Also any other things…

Hedy W.

Had acp yesterday

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I started again. I had a 1230 show time, procedure time was 1... turned into 230 ish if not later. I got home at 430. I was extremely groggy this time and slept off and on the rest of the night. I drank a ensure max, it took about an…

wcumom1
RNY | May 05, 2009 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Amy Olson

2/12/24 losing my regain

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Well, I'm down to 188 from a 215 regain. I want to get back to my 175 normal weight. I'm getting there slowly but yes getting there. I am not exercising because I have a neuro muscular disease and walking is become difficult. It is very frustrating as I just turned…

Becca3299

Not the best week

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I have been given the green to try new foods. But this is rough. These last two weeks I have not lost anything. What the heck? I know stalls are normal. But I spent a lot of money, and I have dramatically cut what I have eaten. I feel so…

katierandolph1211

Stressed out and struggling

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I've been really struggling last 8 yrs to be honest. I stopped taking my vitamins properly back then and suffered consequences, RIGHT knee replacement ended up with broken femur, unfortunately not caught for a week though. This resulted in 6 more surgeries in 2 1/2 yrs on my knee. Wasn't…

KERLEYGIRL

Hi.. I'm back

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Ugh.. such a stressful life. I'm SO over it.  I'm FAT. My bmi. Is over 30. It's depressing. Upsetting. Disgusting, and all that. Life hasn't been friendly in quite awhile, I've fallen back to food. I think I'm back into the bariatric program.. AGAIN!!  I'm Disgusted with myself that I'm…

wcumom1
RNY | May 05, 2009 | Bariatric Surgeon: Dr. Amy Olson

Weightloss Surgery

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I had my gastric by-pass surgery November 8th 2022 and I have lost 108 pounds.  It has been an amazing journey for sure and has not always been easy.  I knew going in that the main goal was my health.  Being diagnosed with diabities, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, sleep…

Amy11.08.22

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