honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 7 months ago
So sick and tired of being sick...(TMI ahead) - Well, I am 7 weeks post op as of yesterday. The first 2 weeks after surgery was all healing and being on liquids. Not much going on. Then I went to blended foods and that is whe...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Clothing exchange/sale ! - Hey guys! So on our OH Facebook group we have decided to have a clothing exchange/clothing sale. The basic idea is that whatever clothes no longer fit you and are in good co...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Chicken: I love and HATE you!!! - I am 4 1/2 weeks post op. I think I am giving up on chicken for a while. :( I love chicken! Its not really expensive, and there is so much you can do with it. However, I hav...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
What food do you or did you miss the most? - Be honest! I am 4.5 weeks post op. What food did you miss the very most since you started the pre-op diet and until you could eat it again? Or if you never ate it again!   ...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Protonix (Pantoprazole)... - So, I have some questions.   Pre-Op, were you ever told you would have to take this for 4-6 months, perhaps longer? Were you given the pill form or liquid form? ...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
How soon after surgery did you realize you were la - For those of you who never had lactose intolerance BEFORE surgery. How many of you got it after? And how soon after surgery did it start?   Thanks!

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
strange back pain. - Hey, so I am 17 days post op. I know I have to call my doctor and ask them, and I will. However for now lets start here. For the past few days I have had throbbing/burning p...

honestlinzel added a goal 7 years, 8 months ago
Loose at least 100lbs.

honestlinzel posted a comment 7 years, 8 months ago
YAY, I wanted the sleeve at first but actually decided to get the...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Question about dumping. - So, is dumping only considered when you throw up and get the shakes etc from that? A lot of times when I try and eat something, I will get a bad stomach ache within 5 minutes an...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Do you have pinterest? (for recipes!) - Hey guys, do you have pinterest and have recipes on it? Link yours here! I love to see different recipes and get ideas for what I can make later. :) http://pinterest.com...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
Herbs we cannot have post-op? - My surgeon has a list of herbs I cannot have post op. I don't really understand WHY and I forgot to ask.   The most important one of all, that I cannot have is....  ...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 8 months ago
My doctor and nutritionist are not happy with me : - Basically I need to eat more, drink more. DUH. I have lost 37lbs total. I am 2 weeks post op, and not really worried about the numbers. I mean, its great to see the numbers go d...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
HELP. What is this? - So I earlier tonight I had 2 TBSP of refried beans for dinner. (No Fat) Then a little while ago I had some water.   Now my pouch is making ridiculous noises, gurglin...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Pantoprizole. Do you take it? - Ok. I am wondering if anyone else has to drink this? I have to drink 5ml 4 times a day. It's to reduce the risk of ulcers. It is horrid!!! It's this horrible salty, sour liquid....

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
It has officially been 1 week! (Long one sorry) - Well here I am. One week post op. it is still sureel to me. I have been thinking about and studying about this surgery for over 6 years. A few years ago when I did not have insuran...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Popcorn. I have a question! - I am only 6 days out (almost 7!) and I can obviously NOT have this anytime soon. However, when did you safely have it after surgery?   I love popcorn so much!

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Can we be serious about Heparin shots? - Ok, so I know heparin is to help you in the hospital. Whatever. After 3 days in the hospital, I had around 10 of these. THEY SUCK SO MUCH. I have GIANT bruises and welts on the ...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
recipes and recipe websites please! - Hey guys, I am looking for recipes while on my liquid diet after surgery for 2 weeks. Day 4-14, I can have liquids that are the consistency of milk. so any recipes or websites w...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Had surgery on Friday morning and still in hospita - Well this has been a lot harder than I had expected. I was supposed to go home this morning, but last night I had a fever of 102. I also had an allergic reaction to dialodid. They ...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Have to be at the hospital at 6:30am today! - My surgery is at 10am today!!!! For the past 2 days I have been on a clear liquids only diet. This was the only liquid diet I was required. HOW DO YOU GUYS LAST 2 WEEKS BEFORE SUR...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
It's my turn : APPROVED! - So UCLA medical center in Los Angeles does approval a bit backwards. They have you do all of the pre-op work and tests, then you meet with the surgeon and he gives the OK. Then the...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
What does "grazing" mean? - I am still pre-op, but I have seen this term used a bunch. Can you guys explain what it is, and why it is bad ?

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 9 months ago
Help me with protein shake brands please! - I am looking into buying single packets of shakes to try before surgery. Looking to buy them on Amazon. What has been your favorites?   I cannot have Bananas, I ...

honestlinzel posted a discussion topic 7 years, 10 months ago
Going crazzzzy waiting - My surgery got moved from March 10 to April 12 for Insurance reasons and there is 20 days until surgery and the wait is killing me!!!!!   How did you guys cope?
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