Gastric band booked in 4 weeks

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Hi all, I am new to the forum and was hoping to get a few questions answered. I have my op booked in about 4 weeks. I am having a gastric band. Can you tell me if you still feel hungry after the op but before the first fill? thanks Fran

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    Hi Fran,

    I was 17.5 stone when I had my band fitted a

    5 yrs ago am now 14.2 stones. Found it hard to lose an weight further. Had 6ml Infil have just had 1 ml taken out because all I could eat was mash potato, biscuits, and anything mushy for 5 yrs. This is very anti social have not been able to eat a decent meal since having it done, two mouthfuls of any food would come back. Aftercare was awful. Just had to pay £150 for a defill! I feel ten times better now that I can eat a decent meal low calorie I might add, just be careful And chew chew chew if you don't you will throw up. Good luck

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    Third day post op. Not doing great on fluids. Anyhow nurse advised on warm fluids. Two cups of bachelor's chicken soup went down well. Only thing it is a bit salty. Think I my warm my juices and water and see how those work.

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      you could make your own s oup and season it to your own preference if you findĀ  tinned soup too salty
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      Chuffed that I actually started on my journey to the newer ME. O5/08/20 - rebirth.

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