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Is anyone else having trouble with eggs post op? I am 16 days out and supposed to be on mushies. My doctor includes eggs as part of the mushy stage, but I can't tolerate them yet. I'm starting to wonder if I ever will. I've tried fried, hard boiled, even a bariatric specific omelet mix with Protein. Nothing sets. Just wondered if I have any sleeve bros and sis's with the same problem.

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yep. I wasn't able to eat any kind of egg until about 40 days post-op. I guess they are harder to digest than we think.

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Yes, I used to love me a couple eggs, over medium. I've tried them several times over the past 8 months. Early on, I couldn't tolerate them. Now, I can eat them, but they just don't taste as good as they used to. I'm sure it also has to do with my love of a piece of toast with them, too. I can eat bread now, but not all that much before I am just too full.

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I haven't tried them yet, they scare me a bit. I've been tempted to try a poached egg, or soft boiled.

You might want to try a soft egg (e.g. soft boiled, over easy, etc.) How they're cooked changes the difficulty in digesting them. Hard boiled eggs and omlettes are among the harder forms. A soft egg will probably take 60 - 90 minutes to clear the stomach (well, a normal stomach, anyway) whereas a hard boiled egg can take 3+ hours. (But digestion continues well into the intestines.) Old v. fresh makes a difference too.

Eggs and milk go more slowly than eggs alone. Old eggs require more time in the stomach than fresh, or even cold storage eggs. Boiled eggs remain in the stomach longer than raw ones. Scrambled eggs remain longer still. Raw egg whites leave the stomach rapidly. Egg white does not encourage gastric secretion, unless taken with orange juice, and is poorly digested and badly assimilated.

HTH

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Scrambled eggs, no matter how soft I cooked them, sat badly with me. I tried soft-boiled at about 5 months and I now eat over-easy eggs, too, but eggs will never again be a favorite food.< /p>

They just don't seem easy to digest anymore.

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Soft poached eggs were no problem for me, but a scrambled egg left me miserable for 12+ hours.

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Most people seem to have problems with eggs . I see this over and over again. You would think because they are soft and seem mushy that they would be a good food for a sleeve but most people say they are not.

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I had issues with scrambles eggs with cheese (very lightly scrambled) at first. I am 3 weeks out and now I can eat an egg, but I found I don't really like them and it fills me up VERY fast. I've always liked my eggs with bread, so it's hard for me to just eat the egg. I think you try different ways to eat the egg and see. I found egg salad works for me. Not that I am a huge fan of it, but I can get it down. A man in my classes who when through the surgery said he couldn't handle eggs for three months. So, please don't force it. You're body will let you know when You can eat eggs. Good luck.

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I have found a few things I liked before surgery, I don't like now. eggs don't sit well with me yet either; I'm 4 weeks post surgery.

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Same with me 4 weeks out. Tried scrambled eggs with cheese (a pre-op fave) and felt miserable. I won't try again for awhile. Usually I just have hot Cereal for Breakfast, oatmeal or cream of wheat, I tolerate cottage cheese very well with soft canned fruit so that is also a great go to.

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The "good" news is that this seems to be a rtuth across bariatrics (so we aren't weird!)

I could not tolerate scrambled eggs at all with my band, even 5+ years out. I could easily do hardboiled, or any other (except over hard, which is yuck anyway, I like jiggly eggs).

I don't know anyone with RNY who has much tolerance for scrambled eggs, either. Nor DS.

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For some reason, I don't have a problem with eggs in any form. I'm 6 weeks post-op, and started eating scrambled eggs at week 3. It's a good thing too, as I have chickens that I raise specifically for their eggs.

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I can tolerate soft-boiled eggs. I ate a scrambled egg with cheese and I was full forever. It was like 8 or 9 hours later that I wanted anything to eat. I am ending the mushy stage and graduating into the ground meat stage...I have tried tuna salad and a little ground hamburger. I mashed about three little pieces of potato and put about one small spoon of taco meat then a little cheese and salsa (liquid), and it was really good. Oh, yeah, I added a touch of avocado to the top...just so it looked pretty. I tried Thai veges without heat, and just ended up eating the broth. I went to a bday party and it was at a Thai restaurant. I did not try the rice. I ate a piece of broccoli and I thought I was going to choke at the table even though I chewed it well, it was just not cooked soft enough. But, anyway, it had eggs in it and it sat okay.

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Yep, I used to eat eggs almost every day before surgery. Postop, it took almost a year for me to be able to tolerate them in any form. Now I can eat almost a whole scrambled egg, but I don't eat them often--maybe once a month?--because they still don't sit comfortably. I did eat a deviled egg half at around 8 months that was the most delicious thing at the time, and that was tolerable, but I think that was a fluke, as all other egg attempts have been less successful (some rather dramatically UNsuccessful!).

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Only way could take was in egg drop Soup and then the strands had to be very fine.

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