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Hi,

I'm 2 weeks post op and I'm on a semi solid diet. Any ideas how many calories I should be aiming for? Some days I average 600-800 calories per day but I haven't lost weight this week which is irritating to say the least. Also I can drink liquid normally is this right? I do not have any reflux or issues with gulping down a quick glass of Water. Thanks Av

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I'm exactly experiencing the same things. I've hardly lost anything for the last week. I have lost 31 pounds, so hopefully soon I will again.

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My dr didn’t focus on calories that early in the game as much as Water and Protein intake. 
And yes, other than the first two days I didn’t/don’t feel constriction when I drink.

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600 calories is about the right amount, range of 600-800. Everybody hits a stall when transitioning from liquid to soft to semi-solid foods. It's normal. Don't sweat it.

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15 hours ago, Britgirl44 said:

Hi,

I'm 2 weeks post op and I'm on a semi solid diet. Any ideas how many calories I should be aiming for? Some days I average 600-800 calories per day but I haven't lost weight this week which is irritating to say the least. Also I can drink liquid normally is this right? I do not have any reflux or issues with gulping down a quick glass of Water. Thanks Av

Wow! That's a lot for 2 weeks. I was still around 300-500 cals during that time...mostly around 400 average.

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