I am 3 weeks out. I can eat anything except, nuts, seeds, raw vegetables and dense protein. Those I have 2-3 more weeks to go.
So far, the only things that don't make me feel sick is cottage cheese and turkey. I have literally tried over 10 kin
I am finding myself extra irritable, frustrated and sad. I am mourning the loss of food tremendously. I already deal with depression and bad anxiety. I didn't think grieving food and subsequent anxiety would hit me so fast. I se my therapist on Tuesday
I just started purÃ©ed foods. I just did my plan for the day and it's 350 calories, does that sound ok? It includes light and fit Greek yogurt, scrambled egg, purÃ©ed lentil soup, protein shake and lots of water.
My stomach feels bloated and s
Things are getting a bit better. I am in less pain. This morning I got up and fed the dog and my son. Spent 15 minutes tidying up, then took pain meds and famotidine and rested for an hour. I got about 25gms of protein down and a couple ozs of water. M
They said it was ok if the first few days I didn't make my protein goal. It is really hard. I drink about 6-8 sips over an hour and then am so uncomfortable I can't move. I've been laying down for a bit. I am going to take a few sips of water and go wa
Hey everyone. I got sent home last night. I am in a little bit of pain. My insides feel heavy, sore and painful. It's uncomfortable to drink but I have been doing it slowly. It hurts to swallow pills. How long will it take until I feel better? I have b
Yesterday I got final approval from the insurance company. My surgery is scheduled for 8/23. I ate my last carbs yesterday. Today is my last coffee. The next week will be meat, vegetables, water and protein shakes, then the week before surgery will be
I have all my medical clearances. I met with the nutritionist for the 3rd time today and she gave me clearance and the therapist gave me clearance 2 weeks ago. I have been in the program for 2.5 months. I have no insurance wait period required. Since F
Hi. I am in the pre op stage for RNY. I will most likely have surgery in about 2 months. I have lost 50lbs. I went to family party yesterday and people were asking me if I had lost weight. I may be different than anyone else but I don't like it when pe
So I met with the dietician last week. She wants me to start eating like I would if I were a couple months post op so I can get used to it and be able to figure out the protein. So, I am starting today. I wanted to run by my plan for today and see if i
I met with the nutritionist for the first time this morning. She asked me what my goal weight was. I told her 145lbs. She said a more realistic goal would be 190lbs and that would likely be as low as I could get. She asked me when the last time I weigh
I just found out that my insurance does not make me wait 6 months. I thought it did! As I have said, 9 yrs ago I did have a 6 month waiting period and went through the whole program, lost 40 pounds and was scheduled for surgery but backed out. So far t