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Today I was nervous about starting the purée food stage. I dumped in the hospital from drinking too fast and I was afraid of trying something besides full liquids.
I had 3 Oz of very thin grits for breakfast. I ate slow... I use a baby spoon to eat.
For lunch I had a 5 Oz Greek yogurt.
Then I had 3 Oz of unsweetened applesauce. I felt kinda hungry an hour later. So I reviewed my eating plan. I forgot to drink my 2 Protein Shakes for the day. Ooops. So now that I’ve had that. (Only one shake) I feel like I’ve eaten a full course meal on a holiday. Geesh I don’t want anything else.

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Wow, i'm a month out and I can never take more than 2-3 bites of anything.

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I eat really slow. It takes about 20 or more minutes

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I was so excited to start on purées. I’m still working on the slow part of eating but haven’t had any problems.

Ive been making riced cauliflower or broccoli and blending it up with a bit of broth and a scoop of unflavored Protein power. I got tired of Soup and this at least gives me some sort of different texture.

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I’m three months out and I can barely eat 2-3 bites of anything! I’ve also had a bunch of complications, so that could be part of the problem.
I know how you feel though being nervous to eat anything. Hang in there! I keep getting told it’ll get better. 🤷🏻‍♀️

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I tried ricotta bake today. I think I could only manage 1.5 Oz it felt heavy. I did eat a soft scrambled egg for Breakfast very very slowly but I didn’t really like the texture. It felt odd. Finished my day out with Greek yogurt and Protein Shakes

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ugh 😞I'm jealous, but also so happy for you! I'm on day 2 of puree and I can't keep anything down.
Had greek yogurt w puree strawberries for breakfast ... had to go to the bathroom 15 minutes later. Wasn't the worst.

I've been eating slow as molasses, but I just cant get anything to stay down. Had not even half a scrambled egg for later in the afternoon, and I swear to you, without even having to gag the eggs just started crawling back up my throat. I've never thrown up like that before... it's not painful. Like, I'm not in pain but I feel utterly weak.

I went back to drinking my Protein to make sure I had enough for the day since the food wont stay down. I know they said things are different now and people can do puree 2 weeks after surgery, but I think I need to give myself more time.

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