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Anyone else out there in this vast forum... that is having difficulty with pureed texture? I'm literally in agony 12 days post-op trying so hard to make these foods work for me, but I am spending hours each day getting these measly ounces past my gag reflex. Let's not even talk about the chalk shakes.

Please only comment if you actually live this. Thank you.

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So let your doctor know and ask if you can switch to soft foods and just chew them really well. I went straight from liquids to solids the week later and was just advised to chew well. I never had any issues.

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That's how I am coping for now. I chew everything until it becomes puréed (not blending the cottage cheese, for example)

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That's how I am coping for now. I chew everything until it becomes puréed (not blending the cottage cheese, for example)

Yeah I'm sure that's okay. I ate a panini as my first meal after my 1 week check up. I ate half first and half a few hours later and chewed it insanely well but hey I lost 17 lbs the first month which isn't bad. My loss is fairly "slow" but I have made mistakes. This is an addiction to overcome so it takes time and takes some stumbling and getting back up. I finally got to onederland today!!

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I lost 18 lbs since RNY 13 days ago. I am okay with the pace of my weight loss. Prior to RNY I was a dry-toast-crispy-crunchy person. Now, I am resigning to a life of mush. Eeeow

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On ‎7‎/‎9‎/‎2014 at 4:32 PM, latido said:

I lost 18 lbs since RNY 13 days ago. I am okay with the pace of my weight loss. Prior to RNY I was a dry-toast-crispy-crunchy person. Now, I am resigning to a life of mush. Eeeow

yeah the texture issues are bad for me as well. I cannot eat cottage cheese at all, pureed or not. took me WEEKS to get down yogurt.

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