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Mac n cheese and Soup is listed on the plan as "soft foods" that are allowed. However, I am the dummy who has read the instruction manual wrong and thought it was Clear liquids for 48 hours and then full liquids/soft foods for a week so I thought it was okay plus I FELT okay to eat those few bites. I have much regret and shouldve paid closer attention to directions.

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The thing about feeling ok with a few bites is that your stomach won't tell you much in that short a time...you shouldn't be eating until you 'feel' full anyway at this point, because you may not ever have the full feeling we're all used to from our pre-surgery lives.

I'm really sorry you're not feeling well, but study those directions carefully, and maybe give your stomach a few more days on an all-liquid diet.

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The reason why you do a 3 week liquid diet, week 4 then go in pureed, then week 5 soft foods, the normal foods is so your stomach can heal on the inside. You just had surgery and you are not doing what you have been taught. Eating food too soon can cause a leak or get caught in the staple line and cause a serious infection then you would have to be put on a feeding tube. food at this point is not worth it. Please follow the Bbook.

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The reason why you do a 3 week liquid diet, week 4 then go in pureed, then week 5 soft foods, the normal foods is so your stomach can heal on the inside. You just had surgery and you are not doing what you have been taught. Eating food too soon can cause a leak or get caught in the staple line and cause a serious infection then you would have to be put on a feeding tube. food at this point is not worth it. Please follow the Bbook.

That's not true for every plan. With my plan, we were "allowed" to eat soft foods that could "easily slide through a funnel" immediately after surgery (even though I didn't personally, you could according to our plan).

Having said that, mac and cheese certainly wasn't part of that nor was any other Pasta. If mac and cheese is part of your plan...even once soft foods are allowed, I would personally question that plan. It's just not healthy.

Also, when trying new foods for the first time, you should take a tiny bite, chew it extremely well, and then wait a few minutes to see how your sleeve reacts, but I would definitely stick to YOUR plan as they are all different, but I have never heard of any allowing mac and cheese at any point...surprised by that for sure.

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