well hi there! congrats on making a decision, and getting through the surgery. First of all, what did your surgeon tell you to do? most of us were on clear liquids for the first week at least [some much longer]. You've just had major stomach surgery and you need some time to heal.
don't worry about whether you're upchucking or not. it's time to do exactly what your surgeon told you - generally making sure that you get plenty of liquids, eat small amounts of whatever is on your list [like broth, maybe a little yogurt].
the journey is ON - and this is the time to take things hour by hour. you won't be able to eat your emotions. you might find yourself dealing with head hunger. or fidgeting because you can't figure out what to do with your hand or your energy. be patient.
how sore are you? remember, this is a time to heal, not the time to start training for a marathon. and don't advance your diet to more challenging foods until your surgeon says it's ok.
Start your day with a smile, and get it over with.
Keeping it off is a hundred decisions a day that help you maintain what you achieved. And that's the hard part. - L Sanders
start: 506 [Sept 2001]
weight at gastric bypass [Jan 29, 2002]: 409
current weight: 225
weight for plastic surgery: 200
final goal: 180
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