Sunday, April 11, 2010

Day 2

We spent yesterday casually driving from Vegas to L.A. Enjoying the
view. I had a couple bites of oatmeal along with a couple small
pieces of sausage for breakfast. Later a protein bar for lunch, Approx
1/3 of a yummy Cobb salad for dinner. I enjoyed a glass of wine with
some friends later in the evening.

I have been trying to remember Gen's post about trying to be full on
as little as possible. I have not been hungry between meals.

One thing I wanted ask my fellow banders.......Yesterday, I was very
thirsty, bought a bottle of water & chugged a couple of huge
gulps.....O M G, I got the most horrible pain in my chest! I thought
I was surely gonna die right there on the spot! I kept trying to
belch , finally it passed after about 15 mins. Do you have similar
experiences when you try to gulp water? I have always been a big
water gulper, I guess that is another band no-no?

5 comments:

  1. Hi Dee
    Just found your blog as I'm new to this lap band thing!
    I live near Santa Barbara and you had asked about ideas on where to go. If you are bringing your kids they have a really cute, nice zoo there. Very beautiful. The Mission is also very pretty to walk around. The beach area on Cabrillo is also nice and there is a great walking path there along the beach. A nice, casual beach restaurant to try is East Beach Cafe along Cabrillo or Shoreline farther down Cabrillo. Both are on the water side and you can eat with a wonderful view.

    If you like wine and have time, I would suggest driving about an hour outside of Santa Barbara to the north to the Santa Ynez area where there are over 100 wineries to visit! It's a gorgeous drive as well.

    Sorry the weather isn't to great right now! Today is cloudy and tomorrow it's supposed to rain.

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  2. The only time that has happened is just after I have eaten something. I now wait about an hour before I can drink. I once tried to drink when I was stuck-don't do it. It does not wash the food through the band. Pain and then it sometimes comes up. I guess the band is still blocked a bit with food. I also can't gulp as much as before so try to take smaller drinks, wait and then drink a bit again.

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  3. It can happen if I am tight-so if i chug a lug right away when I get up or after I have gone to long without anything in my stomach (your feeling really thirsty was probably a sign of this) than the water can back up and hurt. It is best I think to take a test sip see how things proceed then chug if the coast seems clear :)

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  4. After I mow the yard, when I'm hot, I miss not being able to grab a big glass of iced water or iced tea and slam it down, then take another into the shower with me. No can do anymore ... have to sip ...

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  5. I tend to gulp too. I just got another fill. I'm up to 7 cc's now. I can no longer gulp. I made the mistake of gulping water on Saturday because I was really thirsty. It hurt REALLY bad it my chest. About thirty second later, it came right back up.

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