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After Radiation, How Long... After Radiation, How Long...

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Unread 12-25-2003, 02:09 PM
After Radiation, How Long...

Hi ya all
I have six more rad treatments to go. For those of you who have 'been there, done that', how long afterwards before you could eat "real food" again?
One nurse mentioned that I should stay on my low fiber, low residue diet for two weeks afterwards and then start reintroducing my normal diet.

Any tips?
You have no idea, or maybe some of you do!, how hard it has been through Thanksgiving and Christmas. I never realized how many spicy dishes we normally eat over those two holidays. Very tempting, but I did not give in

Oh yes, if you are having radiation treatments.....do NOT eat Campbells Oyster Stew. What a mistake that was!!!!!

Wishing you all the very best this season,
nancy j
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Unread 12-25-2003, 06:29 PM
After Radiation, How Long...

Let your body tell you what you can eat... I really had no problem with spices. I did tend to stay with low residue for a while, though.
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Unread 12-25-2003, 06:55 PM
After Radiation, How Long...

Thanks, Maureenie

How are you doing now?
I hope you have had a wonderful Christmas.

nancy j
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Unread 12-30-2003, 07:16 PM
After Radiation, How Long...

lol, I didn't have the soup.... but cheese cauliflower was just wrong.

I am learning what not to eat... what a nightmare

Hang in there... I am with you... let me know how you do after all is done.

Thanks;
Jana
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Unread 12-30-2003, 07:52 PM
Nancy

It never seemed to matter too much what I ate. Diahhrea seemed to hit regardless of what I ate. I was never able to control it with any diet modifications. So I just took my lomotil everyday for a while and ate what I wanted to eat. A few weeks after my last radiation I noticed that I rarely needed the lomotil or Immodium.

Six months later, I have not returned to my previous 'normal' but I have a new normal that is manageable and I still eat whatever I want to eat.

Hugs,
Janie
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Unread 12-31-2003, 09:20 AM
After Radiation, How Long...

Well, I have really enjoyed reading all of your comments! What a great bunch of gals on here!!!

I am going to try adding cream cheese to my diet. Ya think I'm asking for trouble?

So far, I've been able to tolerate cheeses, so since I absolutely love cream cheese on crackers.....I'm hoping!!!

nancy j
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