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    Vertical Sleeve

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  1. I'm sorry you're feeling so crappy! What does your surgeon say about the nausea and vomiting?
  2. Yay - glad it went so well for you! Congratulations!!
  3. Don't pay attention to how other people are reacting to the surgery. You're you and you'll do great!!!
  4. What a drag that you have to drive so far to get care! At least it's with a physician you trust.
  5. shrinkVi


    I'm in the unfortunate position of having the only anti-depressant that works for me not available as a liquid or disintegrating formula, but also being time-release. I'm fortunate that my doc is going to let me take whole as soon as I can swallow it. The only thing is that my psych might need to up the dosage due to absorption issues, but I can handle that. Great tip about the lamictal - I'm sure that will help others who take it.
  6. If I were you, I'd check in at the ER just to make sure you can get something to stop your migraine. They can check your hydration level while you're there. Good luck!
  7. I'm sorry that when you miss one class you have to start all over again!
  8. I'm sorry this has been so hard for you. Have you considered some counseling? Sometimes just talking about it with an understanding, qualified listener can be extraordinarily helpful. Good luck on your journey
  9. How long have you been waiting for the on-call surgeon?
  10. shrinkVi

    4 day migraine

    You should be able to get caffeine pills at the drugstore. Good luck - migraines suck!
  11. They're weird but edible. The only problem I see with them is they have very little nutritional value and will fill you up quickly. They are quite filling.