Last night first family dinner since surgery. Distracted, I reached for a carrot stick out of habit. I chewed it fairly well, but OUCH it hurt going down. And I experienced what I think you guys call frothies for the first time. Had to nip off to the b
Cant get the thought of pizza and beer out of my head. I know neither would feel good to my 3 weeks post op body, and the craving is probably more about anxiety than food, and Iâ€™ve made a lifelong commitment to this new lifestyle, but the t
Iâ€™ve been doing 1-2 walks per day to and around the park in my neighborhood while recovering from surgery. This afternoon on my walk I had the sudden, visceral idea that the cracks in the blacktop path looked exactly like the cracks in the moist, che
I'm 10 days post-op now. I realize it is *very* early in this process, I need to be patient, etc. But I'm frustrated.
I'm only 1 pound down from my surgery day weight as measured by the hospital, and actually about 4 pounds up from my surgery d
8 days after surgery. Noticing marked soreness in all my large muscle groups. Havenâ€™t lost huge amounts of weight yet (2.5 pounds), keeping my hydration and protein levels up (>84 oz and >75g), only doing mild exercise: walks around the park and my
So... Iâ€™m 5 days out from my VSG surgery.
I hope this isnâ€™t too graphic but today when I wipe after voiding thereâ€™s brown mucous and some red blood, both front and back. Kind of like the very end of a menstrual period? I had my last peri