Thursday, April 24, 2008

Is it possible?

Is it possible to get dumping syndrome for the first time at 5 1/2 months out from surgery?! Something weird is happening to me... I used to be able to eat a couple of miniature candy bars and not have any problems, but lately - things are changing. I'm starting to notice a major shift, and I think it's even happening with foods that I wouldn't think that it would.

I just ate a small snack I bought downstairs - it was nuts with rasins & a few M&M's mixed together... I took out the rasins because I won't eat those things... and that left me with a mix of peanuts, cashews, almonds, and 5 M&M's (literally)... and I'm sitting here sweating and felling like I just drank a pitcher of margaritas!

Really - it's bad - I'm very loopy right now, and I've had this happen a few times over the last few weeks... I'll sort of contiously blackout (sounds weird, but it's true) where I can function... like driving and all of those things aren't truly affected... well I guess they are, but whatever. It's sort of like I'm majorly zoning out - and then I'll snap to and sort of have to figure out where I am again. Strange, right?

So I've now noticed this twice today... once on the above mentioned snack, and this morning when I had my South Beach protein bar... is this dumping syndrome from to much sugar, or something else happening with my freaky body?


  1. Wish I could tell you, but as you know, I'm new at dumping myself. I only know it totally sucked. Hopefully someone with more experience can enlighten us and if not and it continues tomorrow, I'd call the doc to get an opinion!

  2. I'll betcha it is dumping syndrome! How weird that it's just now coming on. Well... I guess I'd take it as a gift. You'll have to act like a newly post-op trying out things and seeing if they give you a reaction, even at almost 6 months out!


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