mb_11 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago

Hey there fellow RNYers, was wondering how long it takes for the gas pains to go away? I'm 2 weeks post op and taking gas-x gel caps twice a day, pain is off and on... wanted to see how long it lasted for others.

Thanks so much!

mb_11 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago

Hi again, I was wondering how long the gas pains last? I'm almost 2 weeks post op and still having significant gas pain, even taking gas-x gel capsules twice a day.

My surgeon suggested Nexium for gas pain but I did some research on this pill -

mb_11 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago

How soon after surgery can you take a bath?

I am just wondering what different people have heard from their surgeons (I know, I need to also ask mine).


mb_11 wrote 8 days post-op 1 year, 11 months ago

Today I am finally not feeling so tempted by all the food around me. My family has tried to be conscientious but I still smell their food: grilled chicken, rice, veggies, corn dogs, bread and butte...

mb_11 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 11 months ago

My surgery was Wednesday and it was a whole lot harder than I expected. I don't think people mention how badly that drain sucks! And mine must have gotten jostled because it was like all the way up against my spine or something. They kept wanting me to

mb_11 posted a discussion topic 1 year, 12 months ago

So I am still waiting to hear back from my RNY surgeon (I did ask him before posting here! haha), but I am taking tramadol and a muscle relaxer because I tripped and fell down and injured my back 3 nights ago. I was wondering if any of you know what yo

mb_11 wrote Surgery next week! 2 years ago

I am one week and a day into the pre-op diet. My surgery is next Wednesday! I am beyond excited to be doing this. 

So, my surgery center has me on the full liquid diet for 2 weeks for pre-op...

mb_11 has a new goal: My goal is to lose 100 lbs. 2 years ago
I will join up with walking buddies to walk twice a week. I will go to the gym to swim once a week. I will walk around my neighborhood once a day. I will keep a food journal.
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