ackovach Posted August 15, 2008 Report Share Posted August 15, 2008 14 days postop. Should I be concerned? I have several things going on. I am extremely stressed out... work is crazy. I was up for more than 24 hours straight because we had to take my MIL to hospital at 2 am. Her blood sugar dropped to 50. Then find my 2 year was sick all night and did not cry once about it. He is fine though. I finally got a few hours sleep earlier today. So I feel like I am back on schedule. But I think this stress changed my relationship with my band..... of course I am frightened about slippage & enlarged pouch.... Did I do something terribly wrong....... As I have stated in several posts..... And this is my biggest struggle right now. I take way too many pills twice a day. They always hurt and I feel like they are coming back up for hours & hours. This makes me not want anything to eat or drink til the pain goes away. I force water down. This is not a everyday thing, but is getting more frequent and more painful. I crushed the pills for the first 5 days. Now I am splitting into quarters or halves. I think I have stuck to this post-op diet 99.5%. My cheats are I swosh jello between my teeth til it is liquid. Takes me about 30 minutes to swoosh 1 serving. I had itty bitty, etremely soft, canned spaghetti when trying to get medicine to stop from burning. I have done that a few times. This keeps me from throwing up, and I feel extremely guilty about it. So I am not looking for anyones compassion on that part..... I know this is a risk. But the meds hurt so bad that I am at the point of tears. I take the pills after my morning regimen of liquid yogurt, mylanta & protein shake. I am probably adding nausea meds to this regimen. This will haunt me until the doc says everything is fine. Pre-banding... toast or crackers were the only things that prevent this pain. So my new issue is: Should I be worried that I have hard time getting liquid yogurt and cream soups down? All have eaten to day is 1 protein shake, very thin tomato soup, 1 danactive 3 ounce liquid yogurt, 1 gatorade g2, some water & diet tea. I tried creamy soup and hit hurts right under my rib cage at the bra line. Hurt so bad I had to sit down. My meds always hurt even before banding. Plain clear liquids do not hurt. I think I have some pills stuck. On a positive note, I think I am one of the lucky ones that has restriction right off the bat. I am really struggling today with enough liquids. In fact I have gone back to clear liquids only because the cream stuff hurts. My meds are actually filling me up. I don't know if this is a good or bad sign. It scares me a little. But TOM is here so maybe that is causing more restriction too. Feel like I have a lump beneath my bra line. Anyway, I am rambling... sorry!! Stress makes me ramble. I know you guys are not doctors or maybe you are..... I will also email Dr. Miranda tomorrow. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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