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Relearning about eating

Saturday, June 30, 2012

Today was exciting for me. I found myself at a luncheon and I actually found food that I could eat. I had a small quantity of tuna salad and then tried out 3 cubes of melon and a few leaves of different lettuces. I finished at the same time as my friend who had a mo "normal" quantity of food. I was really excited to be able to eat th lettuces. This is the first time that I have eaten raw vegetables since March. That was when the surgeon told me to avoid them to avoid issues with my stomach obstruction.

I was taken off of food restrictions on Wednesday but I have been very hesitant to try new foods. When my stomach was banded ( fixed not adjustable) food would sometimes cause violent vomiting. I know I am less prone to that now but it is something I want to completely avoid. I am also concerned about getting enough protein while adding more veggies. I'm going to take it very, very slowly.i'm definitely looking forward to the nutritional support meeting I plan to go to next Friday.
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    I am glad that things are progressing for you. It's a little diff for each of two of us the same've been too busy bloggin to realize that spark goodies came with cards so thanks again for all your support. I'm glad we met and hope to you're having a great week.

    Your friend - "Sprink"
    1554 days ago
    Thank you for your comments on my recent blog. I genuinely appreciate your reaching back out to me with words of encouragement. Our best days are ahead of us and I look forward to sharing our journeys with eachother. Take care and God Bless -

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  • KITT52
    well it's getting better
    1577 days ago
    Yay to finding some choices at the luncheon!! Keep taking it slow your doing great.
    1577 days ago
    Glad the luncheon went well! It will get easier :)


    Smile and Enjoy the Rest of Your Day!
    Melinda (gopintos)
    Dr Oz Show Fans Team
    1577 days ago
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