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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #45 on: October 24, 2017, 10:50:58 PM »
You're a braver (more fortitidinous?) man than me... I would have given up long ago in the face of the sickness. Congrats on the weight loss though, and hopefully it doesn't come to a visit to the hospital!

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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #46 on: October 24, 2017, 11:27:19 PM »
You're a braver (more fortitidinous?) man than me... I would have given up long ago in the face of the sickness. Congrats on the weight loss though, and hopefully it doesn't come to a visit to the hospital!

I think it's less bravery and more sunk cost fallacy combined with the hope that it really will get better in a few months. Thanks, though.
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #47 on: October 27, 2017, 05:44:10 PM »
Well, I'm still pretty much as nauseous as usual. I've been able to get a little solid food down. Not as much as I'm supposed to at this point, though. Just trying to take things slow.
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #48 on: October 27, 2017, 06:54:05 PM »
Do you have a nutrionist?  He/she could help with a better diet plan for your issues of adaptation.
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #49 on: October 27, 2017, 07:39:49 PM »
Do you have a nutrionist?  He/she could help with a better diet plan for your issues of adaptation.

Yeah. I saw her on Monday. She just says to eat what I can in small amounts, focusing on protein first, and to go on a liquid diet for a day when I throw up. I've been eating yogurt and cheese and drinking Boost, mostly.

She lets me drink Chrystal Light instead of water since water leaves a bad taste in my mouth for whatever reason.
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #50 on: January 10, 2018, 02:09:44 PM »
I'm able to eat more things, but still don't do well with meat or other high protein sources it seems like. I get most of my protein via shakes, cashews, and rice cakes these days. I suppose I have less days of vomiting too, though the last couple of days have been a little tough.

I'm going to the doctor tomorrow for my belated three month follow up visit (should have done it in mid-December, but kept forgetting until it was the holidays).
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #51 on: February 23, 2018, 09:36:16 AM »
I'm almost down below 300 now. ~140 pounds lost in total!
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #52 on: February 23, 2018, 11:48:59 AM »
Awesome!
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #53 on: February 23, 2018, 12:09:31 PM »
Proud of you, man!  Keep it up!
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #54 on: February 23, 2018, 12:22:53 PM »
Congrats :)

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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #55 on: February 23, 2018, 12:45:38 PM »
I'm almost down below 300 now. ~140 pounds lost in total!
Excellent!  Keep it steady -- not too fast.

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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #56 on: February 23, 2018, 01:34:15 PM »
I'm almost down below 300 now. ~140 pounds lost in total!

That is truly amazing.  We are all praying for you.  God bless.

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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #57 on: February 23, 2018, 03:10:19 PM »
Thanks, folks :)
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #58 on: March 30, 2018, 11:39:19 PM »
Down to 283 from 444 :)

I can't remember the last time I've weighed this little. I can definitely see the difference!
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #59 on: March 30, 2018, 11:44:17 PM »
Awesome  ;D

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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #60 on: March 30, 2018, 11:53:49 PM »
Great, man, happy your numbers improved. If you managed to do so much, you're able to reach more.  ;)
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #61 on: March 31, 2018, 12:02:15 AM »
Thanks, guys! ;D
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Re: I had gastric bypass surgery
« Reply #62 on: April 03, 2018, 07:51:20 AM »
This is awesome!  Keep it up!  :)
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