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Okay... need some guidance/confirmations here....I’m in full liquid /purée stage...

Surgery was Tuesday, went home Friday, started purée Saturday, and it’s Sunday...

Yesterday I had:

Apple sauce for breky (i found it takes my blood thinner med and dissolves well, plus I can finish the whole little cup, so I can ensure I get all my med)

About half an Atkins Protein Shake for lunch

Some Campbell’s Tomato bisque for lunch (only had a few bites)

More shake in the afternoon,

Apple sauce for dinner (wasn’t really hungry)

And some vanilla pudding with Protein powder mixed in for dessert.

Thoughts?

I got about the same today, different Soups.

Yesterday got about 40’oz of Water / sugar free Powerade... today approaching 60oz...

I feel like I’m progressing okay... but my

Folks (who I’m staying with during recovery) more so my mom is on me every 20-30 minutes nagging about diet and what I’m eating...

telling me to calendar because I can’t decide what to eat...

I’m having trouble deciding what to eat because I have little appetite so I’m trying to decide on something that won’t make me Nauseated as I try to force it down cause I know I need to eat...

I’m a DS

HW 405

SW 368

CW 359

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That’s sort of what I have been doing. A Premier Protein when I wake up, then my three meals have been either a yogurt, apple sauce, or Soup. And then another Protein Shake at night. But I’m at 68oz Water not including Protein shakes... some people count that into it.

I have been setting timers for drinking and eating. I am wondering if this is a cautionary thing my doctor suggests just to start? 1-2 oz every 10-15 minutes. Water or protein shake or food. I’m at 2 oz water/ protein shake per ten minutes and it goes down fine. [emoji1303]


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Also, I totally am in same boat about having a hard time picking what to eat. No appetite really. Post op day 6. I through away three Soups I made because i didn’t really like the taste and didn’t want to waste my meal on it.


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It sounds like your doing ok, I was 411 when I started and am currently 325, my surgery was 1/22/18, it fell off fast in the first mont but has slowed down, about 3-5 lbs a week, I eat what I can but I know what you mean about hard decisions and making sure you get enough in, it’s tough, I think your doing fine, keep up the great work


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Sounds OK to me.

How about some scrambles eggs or pureed tuna or turkey?

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