Jump to content
×
Are you looking for the BariatricPal Store? Go now!

Recommended Posts

Hello everyone,

I love my salads, all kinds, even when I was overeating daily, I always had a salad! LOL Anyway, I know this kind of ruffage can be hard on our new sleeves and I was wondering if anyone eats them now and how often and how long after surgery they were able to?

Happy Monday!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I started eating spinach salads around the 2.5 month post-op without any consequence. I have salad 2-4 times monthly. I can eat quite a bit of salad, because it turns to mush once chewed. Some days, I try to eat the chicken first in a salad, and sometimes I "cheat" and just eat salad. I love salads as well, and was happy that I had zero issues with them.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Good to know! I hope I can eat them 2-4 a week!

How long after going to real food do you think it is possible? Or did you have to wait due to special circumstances?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Good to know! I hope I can eat them 2-4 a week!

How long after going to real food do you think it is possible? Or did you have to wait due to special circumstances?

I didn't try them until I got to regular food. I progressed my diet more slowly than some. No special circumstances or reason. I just wanted to wait because with my band, salads and I had a love/hate relationship, and I didn't want to have issues.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I also eat spinach salads, which I started about 8 weeks out (once cleared for regular foods). Just last week I ate them 4 out of 5 days for lunch. I mix them with grilled chicken, shredded cheese, and sugar free teriyaki sauce (sometimes shredded carrots if I have them).

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I love salads as well. I started eating them around eight weeks out without any problems. I have two or three a week, at least!

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Me too, I have a salad every night, while watching TV. It's my new "zone out" food. In fact, I eat fresh veggies w/every meal. Try the salad spritzers, they are great and add zero calories. It will help to keep you regular too.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Trending Products

  • Trending Topics

  • Recent Status Updates

    • NickelChip

      I'm checked into the hotel near the hospital and just had my last protein shake of the day. My mom has kindly gone down to the restaurant alone so as not to make me die from watching her eat dinner. Checking in at the hospital tomorrow at 10:50am. So ready!
      · 1 reply
      1. BeanitoDiego

        Pulling for ya!

    • Clueless_girl

      6 wks post surgery, had to go back to the hospital to replenish potassium levels. STILL struggling with abdominal pain and nausea. Any suggestions would be appreciated!!
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • BeanitoDiego

      Six months pots-op as of yesterday. I celebrated with a HIIT class where I was challenged to do a wall-assisted handstand. I truly thought there's no way in hell that I can get up there. Well... I proved myself wrong. The instructor said, "Just try getting one foot up there." I tried and it was so easy, that the other foot went up, and the next thing that I knew, I was standing on my hands with my legs up in the air, leaning against the wall.
      Last weekend I challenged myself to a 10-mile hike, and I was SURE that my legs would be non-functional that night and the next day. But that didn't happen at all.  But I did learn that I need a new hiking boot or shoe. I've got a goal of walking the Portuguese coastal route of the El Camino later this year, and I good shoes will be essential.
      I've hit another weight loss stall, but that's to be expected. I am so close to my goal already that if it does take 6 more months to get that last stone off, that's okay with me. And I am building muscle, so that stone may never move. S'alright friends, s'alright.
      · 1 reply
      1. Bypass2Freedom

        Congratulations! I bet that felt awesome to achieve! 😄

    • South Coast Deli

      South Coast Deli brings a superhero flair to fast, casual dining with three locations across Santa Barbara. Dive into a diverse menu featuring breakfast sandwiches, bagels, hearty salads, and a variety of sandwiches, including vegan and vegetarian options. Whether you're craving a classic deli experience or a warm panini, this deli satisfies with quick service and a playful atmosphere. Perfect for on-the-go meals or a leisurely bite, South Coast Deli is your go-to for fresh, delicious fare with a comic book twist.
       
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
    • Annievincent

      Can I have cream of chicken soup on pre operation  liquid diet
      · 0 replies
      1. This update has no replies.
  • Recent Topics

  • Hot Products

  • Sign Up For
    Our Newsletter

    Follow us for the latest news
    and special product offers!
  • Together, we have lost...
      lbs

    PatchAid Vitamin Patches

    ×