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Popcorn After Gastric Sleeve Surgery....

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Started by illgeturhairdid, Dec 28, 2011 8:51 PM
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    illgeturhairdid

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Posted December 28, 2011 - 8:51 PM

#1
How long before you guys did popcorn???
Popcorn is/was my favorite "snack" and although I know I can't have it tomorrow I kind of feel like it is something to look forward to in the future.


    cutie pie

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Posted December 28, 2011 - 9:15 PM

#2
tomorrow i'll be 5 month post op ... and just had some this week ...


    Escape_Pod

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Posted December 28, 2011 - 9:17 PM

#3
You might check with your surgeon on this one, just because the kernel shells can be risky to you - they can get caught in the staple line is what I've been told. I miss popcorn too, it was a favorite of mine as well, but I really try to avoid it, even at 6 months out because I don't like to feed the carb monster. It's not something I can have just a little bit of without wanting more, an it can easily trigger more cravings for more carbs, which totally derails my weight loss. :-(


    FishingNurse

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Posted December 28, 2011 - 9:51 PM

#4
I have been eating it since 3 months out


    Becca

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Posted December 28, 2011 - 9:53 PM

#5
I started eating about five months out or so. Just beware! It is a slider food. I can eat lots of it at once and so I really have to be careful. I only allow myself to eat the 100 calorie bags.


    LCS

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Posted December 28, 2011 - 9:56 PM

#6
I had popcorn at about 3 mos. out. I can't eat the amount I used to , which is a good thing. It still is satisfying.


    illgeturhairdid

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Posted December 28, 2011 - 9:57 PM

#7
I'm not too worried about the carb monster... In the past at least it hasn't been something I've battled. I will wait until I am told it is okay by the nut/dr but man o man, I'm ready!!

My last meal actually consisted of a bottle of moscato and a HUGE bowl of popcorn....


    sleeve 4 me

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Posted December 28, 2011 - 11:24 PM

#8
It was a few months out, and I could only eat a few kernels literally LOL, now I can eat a whole lot and it's sooooo yummy :)


    PhatGurl80

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Posted December 28, 2011 - 11:43 PM

#9
I'm 3 months out and still afraid to try :S


    iegal

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Posted December 29, 2011 - 2:58 AM

#10
Last meal was Moscato and popcorn. DANG - we need to meet. That was my meal one night just last week. Of course I added butter. Love this sleeve and being a goal where I can indulge every now and then.


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