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I am haveing surgery Dec. 23rd and I am excited! It has been kinda hard with the all liquid diet...I am on my 5th day and getting tired of the things I have been eating...any suggestions?

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what are you currently eating?

Here are some things I ate/drank: sugar-free Jello, chicken or vegetable broth, "Dole" sweet corn Soup (it's liquefied), apple sauce, V8 juice, and of course - flavored Water.

Hope this helps. I'll be two weeks post-op Monday ... hang in there.

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PhillyChick I am drinking the protien shakes...the chicken broth and vegitable Soup broth... I was not told that i could have applesauce... I have had the sugar free popsicle in Jello too and I was told I could not have any type of unclear liquids so I thought that v8 juice without for me I wonder if it depends on the doctor....

Hippieista...it is a journey huh...the prize will be worth it!

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I think I practically lived on Mrs. Grass chicken broth. I was told to throw the noodles out and just use the egg and the seasoning packet. My doctors office gave me this recommendation after the first week and I was so sick of the taste of Protein Shakes. That broth was yummy and savory and really hit the spot.

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I promised my husband if I cheated on the pre op diet I would cancel the surgery. His thinking was if I couldn't do what my dr wanted me to do for two weeks how was I going to do this for the rest of my life. I got to thinking he was right. All of the sudden I wasn't hungry anymore and the two weeks flew by. It has now been 19 months, went from 265 to this morning 150.8. And loving life. You can do this. What is 2 weeks out of the rest of your life?

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This last coulle days has been hard...i think the hardest is that i have to cook meals for my family and they have to eat regular..cant make my small kids eat noodles strained for two weeks lol...i only have tomorrow left and then its surgery i will be happy when i no longer am hungry for food!

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You will do great. Good luck and let us know when it's over.

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