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Protein and calories

Discussion in 'Post-Op Diet' started by vicky jenkins, Apr 24, 2018.

  1. vicky jenkins

    vicky jenkins Well-Known Member

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    Hi.
    Can anyone tell me roughly how many calories and how much protein I should aim to have in a day please. Post op Bypass 10 months out.
    My Dietician is not answering my emails x
     
  2. Maria61

    Maria61 Well-Known Member

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    I am 7 months out and would like to know this too. Well done on your weight loss too xxx
     
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  3. vicky jenkins

    vicky jenkins Well-Known Member

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    Well, my Dietician did get back to me on the 3rd day of my holiday. .... 23 days holiday.
    She has said a minimum of 60g protein and 1200 calories.
    I have done this for about 10 days logging my food in an app, and I so feel like I've put weight on but won't know for another week when I get home. I am seeing Dietician towards the end of June.
    I have been following others in here, and I've decided to up my protein to 80 and reduce my calories to 1000.
    Its all been a bit hit and miss while I've been away as its all written in Spanish which I don't understand and despite a few bad choices along the way, generally I've been fairly good.
    I'm looking forward to getting home and doing this properly though.
    I am 11 months out and feeling a bit of a failure to be ho est. I'm not depressed and don't for a minute regret having it done but I wish I'd been stricter with myself post op.
     
  4. slimkim

    slimkim Well-Known Member

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    @vicky jenkins You are a success! You have lost 8st. How freaking amazing is that?!?! You must be doing something right to have lost that amount.

    I love Lanzarote. We go every November for a week to escape the winter for a bit. I think you can definitely get in 80g of protein out there and still eat well.

    Is your dietician advice based on you being at maintenance weight? Maybe she thinks you are happy with the weight you are at right now or maybe she is going by some chart that shows that you "should" be at the weight you are at. I feel like you should definitely listen to the medical professionals but at the end of the day you know what weight you want to get at to feel comfortable. As long as you are not causing yourself any harm then adjust accordingly.
     
  5. vicky jenkins

    vicky jenkins Well-Known Member

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    I saw my Dietician at 6 weeks post op and not since as they didn't send me an appointment! I haven't seen anyone since 6 weeks post op.....
    I have only lost about 6 stone since op. The other 2 was before surgery.
    We are half board. Tonight I had steak...... OK for protein but way up on calories.
    Some of yogurts etc are not recognised by app so it's a bit of a guessing game.
    I e been eating more salads, but also more bread than usual. I haven't dumped at all which is good.
     
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  6. Bling Babe

    Bling Babe Well-Known Member

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    Vicky please please please don’t ever think your a failure, look at your stats.....you’ve done amazingly well, absolutely amazingly, the thing with protein and calories is that each hospital and probably each dietician at the same hospital will give you different advice, your also doing well to continue logging whilst your on holiday, I was wondering if your home yet but you’ve answered that question, enjoy your last week and hold your head up high, you are most definitely a success :hugs: xxxx
     
  7. Bling Babe

    Bling Babe Well-Known Member

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    Also Vicky remember we are all different and we will all lose at different rates xxxx
     
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  8. starryeyed

    starryeyed Well-Known Member

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    I have 90g + protein and around 1200 kcal a day. Its a lottttt of food though. Im 2 years out.
     
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  9. Bling Babe

    Bling Babe Well-Known Member

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    Aw good to hear from you Starry, do you know if the actual amount you can eat with a sleeve is any different to a bypass, my pouch is 30cc. I hope like fe is treating you very well, you deserve to be very happy and are still one of my inspirations, thanks for your input xxx
     
  10. starryeyed

    starryeyed Well-Known Member

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    Im not sure i will weigh my food as I still get restricted. You're able to eat a small meal whether sleeve or bypass it's just being mindful really :) how are you doing xx
     
  11. Bling Babe

    Bling Babe Well-Known Member

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    Surgically I’m doing really well, I’m still on soft and mashed food at the moment but seem to be managing ok, struggle to get 1.5 litres water a day always mange 1 litre though and I find it difficult to get 90 grams protein a day but usually manage about 6p grams. I’m still very washed out and lethargic but I’ll get there. Thank you xxx
     
  12. starryeyed

    starryeyed Well-Known Member

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    Oh no i didn't manage 90g until nearly a year post op. 60g is perfect! I found setting a schedule helps with the water, plenty of NAS squash. Take care xx
     
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