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I'm going in next Wednesday for revision from sleeve to bypass, very excited to start this journey again!

For those who went through this already, I was curious about eating/drinking after the surgery. After my sleeve, they had me eating real food the next day, starting with eggs for Breakfast and then for other meals chicken salad, egg salad, tuna salad, blended very smooth. I was able to take in about 4-6 oz per meal with no problem, also got my liquids and Protein in.

I know that the bypass pouch is significantly smaller than the sleeve, so I was wondering what the diet is like after surgery. I know they want us to drink 64 oz of Water a day, but is that even possible with such a small pouch?

Thanks!

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I got the sleeve. My surgeon was very conservative. He says that his main goal was to protect the stitches the first 1-2 weeks, to let them heal without solids getting stuck in there, and irritating the lining..

My diet (after sleeve), was 3 days Clear Liquids (no protein).. 4 days of clear Protein Drinks. And then 1-2 weeks (not sure) of full liquid diet (protein shakes, etc).

In any case, all surgeons have dfifferent playbooks.. you should ask/follow yours.. :)

Best of luck next Wednesday!

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Mine was same as sleeve one 3 days full liquids then soft then purée actually is 10 weeks before I can eat normal and will be four weeks before I can eat an egg

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