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Is anyone else getting confused about phases.. I was told I could eat mushroom Soup at the hospital, but I read the papers and it says those ain't until phase 2.. I'm slowly switching into puree now. But I don't even really know what phase 2 fully allows..

Sleeved 6/5/18

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There seems to be a variety of pre op / post op diet phases, best follow the one provided by your surgeon/nutritionist, which I assume is what you are referring to when you mention papers?

What exactly do the papers say, is there a clear progress through the stages? Giving examples of what can be eaten at each stage?

If you are unsure, you could probably attach a copy of papers to a post in on the forum, and some of the more experienced could help, or you could contact your surgeon/nutritionist for clear instructions, which is probably the way to go. If the instructions are unclear you will probably get a variety of answers here.

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My progression looked like this:

1. Clear Liquids (during hospital stay) which included popsicles, broth, diluted 100% juice, and Jello.

2. Full liquids (1 week) which included strained creamed Soups, Protein supplements, kefir, skim milk, ect.

3. Purred Foods (1 week)

4. Soft Foods (1 week)

5. Full Diet, minus all the things you should avoid for life.

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My paperwork is the list of phases and what each one is allowed. And it came from my surgeon. And then at the hospital they allowed the Soup but it wasn't on the list until phase 2.. I'll attach the phase 2 and phase 3 that I saved from the website they gave me

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6 hours ago, AshAsh1 said:

My progression looked like this:

1. Clear Liquids (during hospital stay) which included popsicles, broth, diluted 100% juice, and Jello.

2. Full liquids (1 week) which included strained creamed Soups, Protein supplements, kefir, skim milk, ect.

3. Purred Foods (1 week)

4. Soft Foods (1 week)

5. Full Diet, minus all the things you should avoid for life.

Mines

Phase 1- 2 weeks - hospital and after. Liquid

Phase 2- 3 weeks - pureed

Phase 3- 3 weeks - soft foods

Phase 4- the rest of life - full diet

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12 minutes ago, Hellokitty19984 said:

Mines

Phase 1- 2 weeks - hospital and after. liquid

Phase 2- 3 weeks - pureed

Phase 3- 3 weeks - soft foods

Phase 4- the rest of life - full diet

Sleeve patients always have an extra week of liquids because their staple line is larger, and more of an area to heal.

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4 minutes ago, AshAsh1 said:

Sleeve patients always have an extra week of liquids because their staple line is larger, and more of an area to heal.

Are you not a sleever? I got to have eggs last night and they worked out, just had some for lunch with my niece and nephew and they didn't sit well.. also noticing I'm not a fan of heat at the moment. Hopefully that will change.. and the 26th can't get here fast enough, I'm ready to go swimming hahaha

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Nope, I had RNY. I hope that the heat wave breaks as well! We have heat index of 110 degrees yesterday. Doesn't matter how much you lose, 110 degrees sucks at any weight!

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5 minutes ago, AshAsh1 said:

Nope, I had RNY. I hope that the heat wave breaks as well! We have heat index of 110 degrees yesterday. Doesn't matter how much you lose, 110 degrees sucks at any weight!

What is RNY? I see it alot on here.. and ours is about 85 right now, but my sister's mother in law has a pool that we're allowed to swim and I can't haha, dang stitches anyways.. my niece is 6 and has already planned us a swimming date..

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Just now, Hellokitty19984 said:

What is RNY? I see it alot on here.. and ours is about 85 right now, but my sister's mother in law has a pool that we're allowed to swim and I can't haha, dang stitches anyways.. my niece is 6 and has already planned us a swimming date..

Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. RNY is just a "nickname" of sorts.

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Just like the sleeve is more properly on here Laproscopical Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy but most people say. sleeve or VSG. The y in Roux en Y. is because the 2 rerouted segments of the small intestines kind of resemble that letter. And sometimes we bypasses well technically I'm only a future one, call ourselves pouchers or kangaroos in defence to our rearrangement. That said, we all love each othet, no matter the rearrangement, we all are members in,the same Bariatric Scheme of things. Are you a little less confused?

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6 hours ago, Frustr8 said:

Just like the sleeve is more properly on here Laproscopical Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy but most people say. sleeve or VSG. The y in Roux en Y. is because the 2 rerouted segments of the small intestines kind of resemble that letter. And sometimes we bypasses well technically I'm only a future one, call ourselves pouchers or kangaroos in defence to our rearrangement. That said, we all love each othet, no matter the rearrangement, we all are members in,the same Bariatric Scheme of things. Are you a little less confused?

I'm not confused about the surgeries, the phases get confusing. But thanks

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6 hours ago, Frustr8 said:

Just like the sleeve is more properly on here Laproscopical Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy but most people say. sleeve or VSG. The y in Roux en Y. is because the 2 rerouted segments of the small intestines kind of resemble that letter. And sometimes we bypasses well technically I'm only a future one, call ourselves pouchers or kangaroos in defence to our rearrangement. That said, we all love each othet, no matter the rearrangement, we all are members in,the same Bariatric Scheme of things. Are you a little less confused?

I've also never thought anyone was any different from the next. So hope ur not trying to thinkthat

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I’m a sleever. My team recommended clear liquids for the 1st week plus coffee, all liquids for week 2, and if you are tolerating well you move onto the purée/mushy phase for the next 4 weeks. After that, if you are tolerating everything move to your forever foods.

They use this as a standard, but you see your surgeon and nutritionist at the 4 week mark to check all is ok and to check in on anything you’re curious about.

While my insurance paid most of the procedure, it’s a $4k our of pocket co payment as well. For this you get all follow up appointments with the surgeon, nutritionist and therapist covered for the first year. They do it this way so their patients aren’t discouraged, by cost, for any concerns you may have post. Surgery. They also offer a phone service if you can’t get an appointment quickly.

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