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Hi,

I am now 6 days post op and my surgeon just said 2 weeks liquid only then soft food for a couple of weeks before normal texture food. He didnt suggest what good liquids were :(

Well I'm living on cuppa Soups and I'm bored enough to go nuts, I also tried slimfast but it gave me terrible dumping.

Can I ask experienced sleevers what got you through the liquids stage?

Thanks.

Cx

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Your doctor didn't have any protien powder or drinks for you? You should be getting at least 60 grams of protien per day, and being on week 1 and 2 you should be having protien drinks. My doctors office has a whole store full of liquids I can drink and get my protien in. You should check with the nutritionist at your doctors office they should have given you some guidelines before you even left the hospital.

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Hi,

I am now 6 days post op and my surgeon just said 2 weeks liquid only then soft food for a couple of weeks before normal texture food. He didnt suggest what good liquids were :(

Well I'm living on cuppa Soups and I'm bored enough to go nuts, I also tried slimfast but it gave me terrible dumping.

Can I ask experienced sleevers what got you through the liquids stage?

Thanks.

Cx

I just finished making a YouTube video talking about all of the thing I was doing weeks 1-6 including what I was eating/drinking.

Hope This Helps

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Wow, I'm surprised you weren't given any more specific guidelines than that. For me, I had two weeks of liquids, two weeks of purees, two weeks of mushies, then back to regular foods.

Right off the bat I was supposed to get 70 grams of Protein a day, and the only way to do that right out of surgery is with Protein drinks. I had a variety.... chocolate, vanilla, a couple of nectar brands, and some Isopure. Counting all of that toward my Water intake, it wasn't too hard to hit 70 grams and get my Water in, although calories typically were only about 300-400 or so. Nearly always in the evening, dinner was creamed Soup of some kind (strained if necessary), and my favorite was Tomato. With a little dollop of plain Greek yogurt in it, it was HEAVEN after all the sweet proteiny stuff.

Purees are pretty much soft solids and mushy stuff blenderized to thickish liquid consistency.

Mushies would be soft meats such as moist fish, chicken or tuna salad, ricotta cheese, refried Beans (mixed with milk, can also be used in puree stage)... jeez, it's been so long now, I can't remember everything!

I have to say, I was so dying for something solid by the end of the liquid stage, a couple days early I had a slice of American cheese that I'd let dissolve piece by piece on my tongue, and I had a bit of potato Soup on day 13.

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Thanks for the suggestions. I feel so ready for something more and have ventureed a couple of thicker Soups, although I know how silly that is so soon.

I'm now stocked up on a Protein drink with 38grams Protein per serving so heading the right way. :)

Cx

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I'm on the pre-op full liquid diet (2nd day) and I'm sick of Protein shakes (Muscle Milk) already! YIKES!!

I'm going to Magic Bullet some chicken and beef with a little broth and add it to some pureed Soups to get my Protein in. I love Soup, but the protein taste in the shakes are hard to....swallow for me.

Maybe I can find some Protein Shakes that I like (suggestions are welcome). Someone said that Muscle Milk tatse like a Yoo Hoo...?

Yoo Hoo....the choclate kind I bought does not taste like Yoo Hoo to me.

I can do savory much better than sweet.

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