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JESSICALOGAN7
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6/21/13 6:41 P

I am just over 3 weeks out from having the sleeve done. I was given the OK to start eating solids at my last appointment. I have found that liquids are still more comfortable to eat. The sleeve as my surgeon says is "tight" for the first few months. How do you do with milk products? I find that yogurt, applesauce, cottage cheese, and of course the lovely protein drinks are still my friends. (Greek yogurt, though higher in protein still sits a bit heavy and I add a bit of milk to thin it down)
At this point my problem is getting in enough calories and high enough protein. I am supposed to be eating 80g of protein and getting around 600 calories...

Thanks for sharing...
Jess



CORTNEY-LEE
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6/17/13 9:44 P

The best thing to do is to check with your medical team. Everyone is different and has different reactions to food after surgery.

Best of luck!

I have also invited both of you to join our team for those who have had Gastric Bypass, Sleeve and Lapband



SACDARI1
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6/17/13 2:49 P

I am also 3 1/2 and just started eating food this week, I know it takes some people longer for the swelling i their stomach to go down. You might want to check with your surgeon and see if this is normal, but I bet it is just still swollen.



TRINA5251
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1/7/13 5:23 P

I am post surgary 3 and a 1/2 weeks, I still can not eat with out getting sick. how long does this last? I'm still doing liquids.



 
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