Clear liquid protein drinks

Zacki F.
on 6/7/12 9:29 am - LA
VSG on 06/12/12
What are the best clear liquid protein drinks for the 2 day post-op?

    

    

favrow812
on 6/7/12 12:33 pm - Olathe, KS
VSG on 02/20/12
does your surgeons plan require only clear protein drinks?

There is only one success--to be able to spend your life in your own way.
  

 
Zacki F.
on 6/7/12 12:46 pm - LA
VSG on 06/12/12
It requires only clear liquids but he said I need to still get about 60-80 grams of protein daily.  I only need the clear liquid protein drinks for 2 days.

    

    

fennges
on 6/7/12 4:46 pm - MI
I have to do clear for two weeks except I can have "No sugar added" Carnation Instant Breakfast. I am using "Bariatric Advantage Protein Elixir". I bought grape and berry flavored at my surgeon's office. I have to say I will be so glad to not have a sweet, fruity flavored drink. I am also drinking chicken broth around lunch and supper to get a break from the sweet stuff.

Sue     SW 260 lbs. GW 155 lbs.  5 ft. 5 in. 60 years young 
Surg. Date 6/4/12  
CW 11/25/12  189 lbs.
  

Kelly-AnneH
on 6/7/12 4:53 pm - Edmonton, Canada
VSG on 06/26/12 with
I get to do 10 days of clear fluids after my surgery with the same protein requirement. I've bought a shaker bottle, vanilla and unflavoured whey powder and lots of flavours of Crystal Lite.
For times when I just can't bear another sweet sip I bought chicken and vegetable Better Than Bullion, both of which taste a heck of a lot better than powdered broth.

    

Highest 303.4, Surgery 263, Current 187, Goal 180

    

        
Ms. Poker Face
on 6/7/12 5:48 pm
Clear liquid protein that I'm aware of include: Isopure from GNC (gross, but mixed it half and half with water and it was fine), Syntrax Nectar (mybariatricpantry.com start with a sampler pack so you know what you like) and Cytomax (not sure where to buy it).

 

5'5"    Goal Reached!  
Start Weight 246    Maintenance Range <155    Current Weight 158
Starting size: 22, 2x
Current size: 6/8, S/M

 

Zacki F.
on 6/11/12 7:49 am - LA
VSG on 06/12/12
Thanks for the suggestions.  I did find the Isopure from GNC and thank goodness I only have to do the clear liquids for 2 days following surgery then it's on to the protein shakes.