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I am 8 days post sleeve and I hunger constantly. I am getting my Protein in, and sticking (reluctantly) to liquids and puree'd foods (I threw some chicken and Unjury protein in a blender). Last night, i had some egg drop Soup and almost ate the whole quart between an early dinner and a snack a few hours later. Is it normal to be hungry?!? The egg drop was the only point where I consumed too much of something and it bothered me.

I don't know how this is possible. What are y'all doing?!?

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Man I'm really sorry to hear this - I don't have answers for you but will be following this thread for future reference and I'm sure it will be helpful when the WLS vets chime in!

I love the attachment sad plate you added lol - I mean it's sad but cute. Anyway, hang in there, chin up - you'll get through this. 👊

P.S. I highly doubt nearly any experience here is one you/we face alone, someone can always relate.

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Yes. It's normal. Please don't over eat at this point. Please take it slowly. Drink Water when hunger hits. It may also be stomach acid. Are you taking a PPI? Please don't advance your diet ahead of your doc's plan. You can do this!

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Just now, FluffyChix said:

Yes. It's normal. Please don't over eat at this point. Please take it slowly. Drink Water when hunger hits. It may also be stomach acid. Are you taking a PPI? Please don't advance your diet ahead of your doc's plan. You can do this!

What's a PPI?

thanks for replying! Aside from my accidental overeating of the egg drop, I am avoiding overeating as best I can.

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Just now, Vance-666 said:

What's a PPI?

thanks for replying! Aside from my accidental overeating of the egg drop, I am avoiding overeating as best I can.

Dude, there is nothing "accidental" about falling into a quart of egg drop Soup at 8 days post op. And are you supposed to be able to eat purees at 8 days? You do not want to pop a suture line. :( You gotta own mistakes to change them. ((hugs))

PPI = omeprazole (H2 acid blocker), nexium, prilosec, etc

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4 minutes ago, FluffyChix said:

Dude, there is nothing "accidental" about falling into a quart of egg drop Soup at 8 days post op. And are you supposed to be able to eat purees at 8 days? You do not want to pop a suture line. :( You gotta own mistakes to change them. ((hugs))

PPI = omeprazole (H2 acid blocker), nexium, prilosec, etc

Ah, I was not prescribed nor suggested any acid blockers.

Accidental is easy when it goes down without pain and you go down the slippery slope of watering it down (doctors instructions) and literally forgetting that you drank 4 ounces already. Also - my wife just corrected me --- PINT, not quart, whew!

As far as Purees go - pureed Soup is on my funnel diet which starts 24 hours after surgery, Unjury chicken broth + boiled chicken sounded soupy to me. I will check it out with the team tho --- I would hate it if I am somehow misunderstanding what they mean by "pureed soup"

thank you!

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15 minutes ago, Vance-666 said:

I am 8 days post sleeve and I hunger constantly. I am getting my Protein in, and sticking (reluctantly) to liquids and puree'd foods (I threw some chicken and Unjury Protein in a blender). Last night, i had some egg drop Soup and almost ate the whole quart between an early dinner and a snack a few hours later. Is it normal to be hungry?!? The egg drop was the only point where I consumed too much of something and it bothered me.

I don't know how this is possible. What are y'all doing?!?

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I found that I went past a mealtime once by about an hour , and I was hungry , and could have easily eaten too much . So I try to make sure I don’t do that

now .Does anyone get a stomach ache when eating ?

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I found I went past a mealtime once by about an hour. I was hungry and could have easily eaten too much , so I try not to do that now . Does anyone else get a stomach ache when eating ?

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I found that I went past a mealtime once by about an hour , and I was hungry , and could have easily eaten too much . So I try to make sure I don’t do that
now .Does anyone get a stomach ache when eating ?







PEGGO, funny you ask, today is the first I experienced a mild tummy ache with food and I don't know what to make of it! Even soft foods like cottage cheese or yogurt.
I decided to go back to Clear Liquids for a few days!!

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An acid blocker might really help with your hunger, excess acid mimics hunger.

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An acid blocker might really help with your hunger, excess acid mimics hunger.

Totally agree.

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9 hours ago, Deedee12 said:

PEGGO, funny you ask, today is the first I experienced a mild tummy ache with food and I don't know what to make of it! Even soft foods like cottage cheese or yogurt.
I decided to go back to Clear Liquids for a few days!!

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Did the clear liquids fix it? Maybe it’s just the new stomach getting used to things. I haven’t looked it up yet but I will . What stage are at nowDeedee?

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So the idea of eating liquids and things without texture or grain is that they don't want to stimulate the gut to start "churning" and scrunching like it does when solid or semi-solid foods are introduced. When I was on full liquids I was allowed: clear fluids without sugar or caffeine, Protein Drinks, and yogurt that was low carb/low sugar and free of any fruit that was thinned down to pourable consistency (think Soup texture). I was also allowed ice pops (sf) and sf Jello.

The problem with eating pureed Soups thinned down at this stage is that even pureeing chicken will leave a sludgish texture that has grit or grain to it. And it will cause your stomach to grind too much.

So don't try to game the system. If it doesn't appear on your plan, don't do it. LOL.

You CAN make up cream soups with Fairlife FF Milk. Strain it and slowly add in a scoop of unflavored Protein in order to up your protein content of the meal. That would add smooth consistency, absence of texture and should help satiety by upping your protein.

And FYI, 1 pint should take you about 8 hours or more to consume at your stage. Each meal 2 hours apart and 4oz per meal approximately.

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16 minutes ago, FluffyChix said:

So the idea of eating liquids and things without texture or grain is that they don't want to stimulate the gut to start "churning" and scrunching like it does when solid or semi-solid foods are introduced. When I was on full liquids I was allowed: clear fluids without sugar or caffeine, Protein Drinks, and yogurt that was low carb/low sugar and free of any fruit that was thinned down to pourable consistency (think Soup texture). I was also allowed ice pops (sf) and sf Jello.

The problem with eating pureed Soups thinned down at this stage is that even pureeing chicken will leave a sludgish texture that has grit or grain to it. And it will cause your stomach to grind too much.

So don't try to game the system. If it doesn't appear on your plan, don't do it. LOL.

You CAN make up cream Soups with Fairlife FF Milk. Strain it and slowly add in a scoop of unflavored Protein in order to up your Protein content of the meal. That would add smooth consistency, absence of texture and should help satiety by upping your protein.

And FYI, 1 pint should take you about 8 hours or more to consume at your stage. Each meal 2 hours apart and 4oz per meal approximately.

According to my surgeon, at this stage, pureed soups are okay and my meals are 6oz each, not 4. I am guessing our surgeons just define post op diets differently. Thanks for all of your responses!

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So the idea of eating liquids and things without texture or grain is that they don't want to stimulate the gut to start "churning" and scrunching like it does when solid or semi-solid foods are introduced. When I was on full liquids I was allowed: clear fluids without sugar or caffeine, Protein drinks, and yogurt that was low carb/low sugar and free of any fruit that was thinned down to pourable consistency (think Soup texture). I was also allowed ice pops (sf) and sf Jello.< br> The problem with eating pureed Soups thinned down at this stage is that even pureeing chicken will leave a sludgish texture that has grit or grain to it. And it will cause your stomach to grind too much.
So don't try to game the system. If it doesn't appear on your plan, don't do it. LOL.
You CAN make up cream soups with Fairlife FF Milk. Strain it and slowly add in a scoop of unflavored protein in order to up your protein content of the meal. That would add smooth consistency, absence of texture and should help satiety by upping your protein.
And FYI, 1 pint should take you about 8 hours or more to consume at your stage. Each meal 2 hours apart and 4oz per meal approximately.
Thanks for this!! U are a wealth of information [emoji169]🧡

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