After 14 years this gurgling still drives me nuts....

Kathy S.
on 1/25/19 6:25 am - InTheBurbs, XX
RNY on 08/29/04 with

I remember shortly after surgery i could be sitting in a room and all of the sudden all eyes were on me. I soon realized my stomach noises we're so loud everyone could hear them. Right after surgery everyone would laugh and say Mom's hungry. Now they look at me and say is that you? Knowing it's me and being sarcastic. It's worst in public, or waiting rooms. I have actual walked outside until it "calmed" down.

Do you have this? Have you found anything to make it better? I have not in 14 years but thought I would ask.



HW:330 - GW:150 - MW:118-125

RW:190 - CW:130

Liz J.
on 1/25/19 6:35 am - Saint Louis, MO
DS on 11/29/16

I thought this was just me... Happens at work a lot! Everyone in my office just ignores it, thank goodness. I've had people stare at me at the gym or shopping... I found tha****er would sometimes help, just not always.

HW: 398.8 SW:356 GW: 175 CW:147

Kathy S.
on 1/25/19 7:57 am - InTheBurbs, XX
RNY on 08/29/04 with

No, you are not alone... Maybe we should start a support group for GT's, gurgling tummies

HW:330 - GW:150 - MW:118-125

RW:190 - CW:130

Citizen Kim
on 1/25/19 6:56 am - Castle Rock, CO

This is so weird because I know lots of people get it, but I've never had it lol.

I'm sure my lifestyle and diet is the same as everyone else, so I can only guess that its physiological, meaning there's probably nothing you can do about it?

Proud Feminist, Atheist, LGBT friend, and Democratic Socialist

Kathy S.
on 1/25/19 7:57 am - InTheBurbs, XX
RNY on 08/29/04 with

I need to record it, Kim it's so LOUD!

HW:330 - GW:150 - MW:118-125

RW:190 - CW:130

Liz WantsHealthForAll
on 1/25/19 9:45 am - Cape Cod, MA
VSG on 03/28/16

I too am a gurgler - some days more than others. I have no idea how to reduce it!

Liz 5'3" HW: 219 (BMI 38.8) SW: 185 GW: 125 CW: 115-118 (BMI 20.4-20.9) - TT and facelift 1/11/2017 - Brow and eyelid PS 12/11/2017.

WL: Pre-op: -34 M1: -17 M2: -12 M3: -11 M4: -7 M5: -7 M6: -5.5 M7: -3.3 M8: -3.3 M9: -2.5 UNDER GOAL since 10/12/2016 - in current range since 12/10/2016. Average maintenance calories 1350

Kathy S.
on 1/25/19 9:59 am - InTheBurbs, XX
RNY on 08/29/04 with

I guess we may have to live with it. I know I have read certain foods are worst than others and drink water but didn't work for me......

HW:330 - GW:150 - MW:118-125

RW:190 - CW:130

on 1/25/19 4:16 pm
VSG on 08/14/14

Sorry you're still dealing with that, Kathy.

Happily, I don't have that problem, at least not severely or frequently.

FYI, I was sleeved 4.5 years ago.

ANN 5'5" AGE 73 HW: 235.6 (BMI 39.2) SW: 216 GW: 150 CW: 134.0

WEIGHT LOSS: Pre-op: -20 M1: -10 M2: -11 M3: -10 M4: -10 M5: -7 M6: -5 M7: -6 M8: -4 M9: -4
NEXT 10 MOS. -12 TOTAL: 100+ LBS.

Erin T.
on 1/26/19 3:18 am
VSG on 01/17/17

It was really bad for me up until maintenance. In maintenance, it seems to be somewhat better. So I don't know if it's the larger volume of food, adding more veggies, more carbs, or what. I still try to avoid drinking anything on an empty stomach before meetings because it will do it. I have found that I can make it stop sometimes by clenching my abdominal muscles.

VSG: 1/17/17

5'7" HW: 283 SW: 229 CW: 135-140 GW: 145

Pre-op: 53 M1: 22 M2: 12 M3: 12 M4: 8 M5: 10 M6: 11 M7: 5 M8: 6 M9-M13: 15-ish

LBL/BL w/ Fat Transfer 1/29/18

on 1/26/19 8:56 am

Thankfully I don't have this issue.

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