Thanks Peggy and April. Peggy, normally once I see something moving then I will eat again. Today my eggs started to move at 3:15 and I was really hungry so my kids and I went to Wendys for lunch. I got a small chili and ate a little over half. Because I ate something so hardy for lunch I doubt I will eat dinner. For some people, 2 eggs, 1/2 bread and 1/2 cup chili is not a lot to eat in one whole day but for me, it is all I can consume. I am hoping that since my stoma is already working on the eggs maybe the chili will come through faster.
To answer your question, putting more in does not push things through is just backs up until I get very bloated and sometimes I vomit. Even though I am hungry about 2 hours after I eat, I know that if I put more in my body it will just cause pain. It is better for me to wait and make sure things are "on the move" before I eat again.
Does this make sense? Trust me, living this way is no fun but it is sooooo much better than before my surgery.
Revised Coletomy/ Reset Anastimosis 2006
Revised Colectomy/ Obstructions 2005
Sub-total Colectomy 2001
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