@Jillybean8 good luck! Hope it goes ok.
Bit of advice..... the drink they give you for the leak test can cause the runs!!! Anything from 20 min to hours afterwards. If you feel like you have wind it might not just be wind! I had my test about 18.00 and woke at about 4 am with wind.... luckily...
Sorry to hear about your struggles, good that you got the referral privately for cardiology and hopefully they will be able to cover the tests that you need. For the gynae issues whilst it is frustrating that if something has to be done it may delay your WLS the important thing is that your...
Sorry to read this but at least the checks were done and your health is more important.
I would have thought the NHS timeframe would be at least 12 months with you having to meet certain targets along the way. Your other post says that surgery in the U.K. is out of your price range but could...
Sorry to hear you are struggling. Please remember that the LRD is just that, it is a liver reducing diet! It is not the amount of weight you lose that is important but what is happening to your liver inside!
Absolutely contact your provider to see what they say. I have heard...
Welcome to the losers bench! Follow your providers guidelines, keep sip sip sipping your fluids and keep your protein intake up.
Drinking will gradually get easier.
Rest and take it easy, lots of healing going on inside!
Thank you @tiarasandtantrums it is so good to hear back from longtermers to see how people are doing further out on their journey.
Good luck with your knee surgery. @SAM55 has just had the same surgery.
Well done and all the best!
Peppermint tea for settling stomach and for wind!
Make sure you have as much protein as poss after the op - add milk powder (like marvel) to your soups, or grated cheddar cheese to increase protein. Your dietician should advise what levels you are aiming for. Watch your sugar levels - dumping...
@Jillybean8 i am really really shocked that you are so close to surgery with so little knowledge!
The fact that you asked if you will ever be able
to eat a normal sized meal again tells me that you have no clue what you are about to get yourself into! This really worries me!
This is life...