Bev7o9

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About Bev7o9

  • Rank
    Newbie
  • Birthday 08/14/1966

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    Lancashire
  • Interests
    Films, Wildlife conservation, All animals but especially my dog
  • Age
    52

Information

  • Surgeon
    Mr Nijjar
  • Hospital
    Doland Park
  • Height (ft-in)
    5-08
  • Start Weight
    271lb
  • Current Weight
    253
  • Goal Weight
    160lb
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
    42
  • Surgery Date
    09/02/2019
  • Surgery Type
    Gastric Bypass
  • Surgeon
    Mr Nijjar

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  1. Bev7o9

    Day one

    Feeling much better today although I still feel windy! The only pain I have is in my left side, almost like a stitch that comes and goes with position/movement. I’m not sleeping great (always been an insomniac) as I usually sleep on my side and I’m having to sleep on my back but it’s not having too bad an effect. I don’t feel hungry at all, not once had the urge to eat so I am drinking protein shakes purely because I know I have to. I still get a little pain when water goes down, right in the center below my breast bone, it a bit like when you gulp air. I feel pretty good though considering! Lost 5lb since last sat so that’s 14.5lb since the 27th Dec... how can that not make you feel good
  2. Bev7o9

    Day one

    Hi all, I had my bypass yesterday, it all went smoothly and they say I might get to go home today. My only suffering is the trapped wind! I just can’t get it up, I was walking around at 1am and I’ve tried gripe water and peppermint tea. How long can I expect this to last? Bev
  3. Bev7o9

    Rice after a bypass

    Thank to everyone for your reply’s, this time tomorrow i will in surgery.... Few bits of nerves now but mainly excited for the new chapter, I’m already making hiking plans for the summer!
  4. Bev7o9

    Rice after a bypass

    Thanks for the tip, I bought ready made cauliflower rice in a shop once and didn’t like it but I will have a go at making my own Bev
  5. Bev7o9

    Rice after a bypass

    Hi, i am having a gastric bypass in 4 days and during a chat with my dietitian i was told rice is one of the hardest things to master post op. I am a massive rice fan, i literally could live of it and i eat chilli & rice weekly. Does anyone have issue with it or tips about eating it as i would hate to have to cut it out, id rather lose chocolate than rice! Thanks Bev
  6. So day 2 of my 2 week pre op diet and i am starving! any tips to keep the hunger at bay? I'm doing 2 meal replacement shakes and one meal but i feel weak with starvation. Bev
  7. Hi, thank you for your reply. I cant wait to be healthy again! I have had 2 knee surgery's during the last 18 months and this has made my weight an even bigger issue. I couldn't exercise and this made me put on more weight which made the knee struggle to recover, i have been told by my physio if i don't lose weight i could become permanently disabled. I know it wont be easy at first, i have been told fluids only and 70 g of protein a day for the first 2 weeks. I have noticed all protein drinks are sweet which might be hard for me as ive never been a sweet person and fear i will miss something savory. Its nice to have people to talk to who have been through the same thing. Bev
  8. Hi all, i am due to have a Gastric Bypass in 3 weeks, I'm wondering what insight people can give me, what do you wish you had know before hand? Any tips for the first few weeks? Thanks in advance Bev