Quick question about the "girls"

on 9/4/14 11:20 pm - Georgetown, Canada

Good morning........ as some of have experienced, the "girls" are a little big and will sag onto my tummy and I am afraid that the will interfere with possible incision sites.  Are we allowed sports bras or regular bra after or even during surgery?

God forbid they are flopping around like loose fish in the surgery room 

on 9/4/14 11:25 pm - London, Canada
RNY on 06/25/12

After it should certainly be ok. During, probably not but you can check with your surgeon. That would be a good question to ask during your PATTS.


Keeping off 133 lbs since 2012!

Referral to Bariatric Registry: May 2011   /   Surgery (HRRH): June 25, 2012         

on 9/4/14 11:27 pm - Georgetown, Canada


on 9/4/14 11:36 pm - Ontario, Canada
RNY on 01/20/12

You will only have a hospital gown on during your surgery. You may not want one on immediately after until the top incision is healing. A PATTS is your appointment just before surgery. They go over your meds. You meet the anesthesiologist. It is your pre surgery prep. Good time to bring up any surgery questions





on 9/5/14 1:53 am - Toronto, Canada

Actually you're nekkid during surgery :-) A thought that always plagues me. 

Surgery March 23/2011. Completed three full marathons and two half marathons, two half Ironman distances. Completed my first Full Ironman distance (4 km swim, 180 km bike, 42.2 km (full marathon) run) in Muskoka August 30/2015. Next Ironman Lake Placid July 23/2017!

on 9/5/14 6:31 am - North York, Canada

Really?  Not even underwear? ? But what if it's that time of the month?

on 9/6/14 8:34 am
RNY on 05/16/12

I had my period when I had plastic surgery. I had a tampon but they told me to take it out. They placed a pad between my legs during surgery.

When I had gastric bypass the first thing I did when I got to my room was to put on underwear and a sports bra.

I would think once you are awake that wearing a bra would be more comfortable for the incisions as you don't have them rubbing up against them.


HW 282 OW 273 SW 247 CW 232

on 9/6/14 9:19 am
RNY on 08/07/14

It was really odd waking up in a different room, naked, having someone shout your name, especially when you realize that there are a dozen other naked people having their names shouted at them! You think they’d at least button the gown back up and let us be oblivious to that :) At least they threw sheets over us lol!

Robyn R.
on 9/6/14 9:59 am - Bowmanville, Canada

Thank god at HRRH they helped me discreetly take my arms out while awake in the OR. I woke up with the gown, arms in & tied up at the neck. I was very appreciative of how they preserved my dignity!

Referral Summer 2012, Orientation June 10/13 HRRH, Dr Hagen July 3/13, Dr Glazer, RN/RD/SW September 19/13, Dr Hagen October 10/13, Surgery January 21/14


HW 290  Opti Start Weight 280.9  Surgery Weight 264.8 CW 207


on 9/5/14 12:06 am - Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
VSG on 01/08/13

I put mine on as soon as I was in my own room again after surgery.

Dr Sullivan VSG Jan. 8th, 2013!
  Lost 100 lbs in a year post op with a VSG. 


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