How you can only eat like 1 to 2 oz of liquid at a time?
Beleive it or not you won't want more, because your stomach is smaller for awhile. I ate every two hours about a 1/2 cup of liquid. This is only for two weeks during the swelling phase. then you can move on to baby food type foods.
How many weeks do you feel like you can't eat
You can eat, just not a lot at a time.
How long do we have to eat a liquid diet?
about 2-3 weeks.
When will they usually let us
go back to work?
I was back in two weeks, but I was on desk duty.
Do you really feel full just after a little bit of food?
Yes, during recovery your stomach is smaller from the remodeling and swelling.
eat like the fruits that are in the baby food jars?
Yes, if it's soupy (during the first two weeks)
I am just making me sick to
my stomach reading all the post on all the sites. I seen the video of what they
Yes, too much information can be overwhelming and scary.
I'm hoping I get the laproscopic one instead of the open
Unless there is a problem you'll probably be done laproscopic. Five little one inch sized cuts is not bad at all.
I know I shouldn't be looking at the videos cause I am freaking myself
out. How did you guys prepare for this? Then have to cook meals for the family and
not being able to eat it. How do you that?
My family cooked for themselves and I ate out of my special cooler and drank my broth.
I am a major pop person. Can I have
If you let it go flat, you can have all you want during the first two months. It's the bubbles that are bad for you. After two months you can try it regular. I drink it when I want to now. (19 months post-op)
How much weight do most people lose from this?
I lost 20 lbs but it came back with friends after I started eating normal again.
I am 40 yrs old and so scared.
I'm 43 and had my surgery when I was 41. I was scared too.