How much can you eat after RNY
Highest Weight 384, Pre-surgery weight 313, Current Weight @144, Goal Weight 150, Ideal Weight 136
"Be not anxious for what you shall eat, or what you shall drink ... or what you shall wear ... Isn't life more than food? ... and the body more than clothing?"~ Luke 12:22; 29
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I could only have a medicine cup full of protien shake at your stage and the 2 weeks after surgery.
Now, I am 8 months out and can eat 1/2 cup to 3/4 cup of food at a time. Sometimes depending on the food (soups, salad mostly) I can eat more. It seems to slide down. But you need to be cautious with these things. They can be empty calories with little protien.
RNY 8/17/09, Starting weight 236 right before surgery, lowest weight after surgery was 126. Currently afraid of the scale....
4 weeks following surgery – Full Liquids – 2 oz each meal
Weeks 5-8 following surgery – Puree Foods – 1oz protein, 1oz veg or fruit or complex starch per meal
Weeks 9-15: 2oz protein plus 1 oz fruit or veg or complex starch per meal
Month 4-6: 2 oz protein plus 2 oz fruit or veg or complex starch per meal
Month 7-9: 3 oz protein plus 2 oz fruit or veg or complex starch per meal
Month 9-12: 4 oz protein plus 2 oz veg or fruit or complex starch per meal
Month 12-18: 4 oz protein plus 3 oz fruit or veg or complex starch per meal
Month 18 and Beyond: 4 oz protein plus 4 oz fruit or veg or complex starch
Snacks: Fruit and vegetables as tolerated
FOODS TO AVOID TO MAXIMIZE WEIGHTLOSS
- Peanut Butter
- Hot Dogs
in any form Bologna
- Potted meat
- Vienna Sausage
- Beef Jerky
- Breaded and fried foods
- Fast Food
- Pork Rinds
- Potato chips in any form
- Movie popcorn
- Snack Crackers
- Regular Pop
- Candy including sugar-free
- Desserts including sugar-free
- Ice cream in any form
- Alfredo sauce
- Cheese sauce
I go to the 3 ring binder often - even at one year post op.
I like you plan similar to what I put together.. I am going for Protein Protein Protein.
Liquids Is what I was told and also what the NUT gave me in paperwork and the Itiots book I have.
I need to heal so I dont get out of breath So I will sip sip sip and walk walk walk...
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Starting weight: 297 / Goal weight: 140's / Current weight: 138-143
Lap RNY 3/12/2007 ~ Fleur-de-Lis tummy tuck 7/12/2010
on 10/11/12 2:08 pm