This one is going to sting because it's probably what you need to hear the most right now.
"I am using another brand of protein that doesn't taste very good but it also causes my stomach to rumble and I sometimes have to run to the bathroom. I am afraid to try yet another brand and waste more money. WHAT DO I DO?"
Do you lick the cat food gravy from your thumb? Is that willpower or resolve? Create a HARD LINE for yourself. Don't. Eat. Them. BOOM.
Ouch. Sadly this is an all too common comment written when someone PROUDLY shares a photo of their amazing meal in our Facebook Support Groups.
I had bariatric surgery in 2001 - back then there was SOY PROTEIN. Funky, beany, stinky, SOY BEAN protein. Yuk. You dealt with it. Done.
One of the most common issues we hear about is late night food cravings and an inability to stay on track. We know why but the reason escapes a lot of post-ops.