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  • #39359
    Anonymous
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    I did Long Haul ( China ) at 8 weeks with no problems…..

    Just need to remember to take some suitable nibbles ( baby bells cheeses helped me lots) as the plane food could not be suitable… never tried the diabetic option, expect that might have been better than what was being offered… drink and relax…..

    So where you off too??? Anywhere nice???

    #39388
    Emily.p
    Member

    Hi Buzz

    I am off to Alicante in September a last minute decision I decided I deserved a holiday!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Food is another thought I am having I do really well eating pasta and dont plan on eating out lots as it is self catered so I m hoping I will get by food wise.. how do you manage?? I hate baby bells so not a option I am a fussy eater dont eat hardly any read meat and on occasion I will have chicken. What foods can you take on a plane???

    Emily

    #39386
    Irene
    Member

    Hi Emily,

    Just done short flight to Glasgow and had breakfast on board which was scrambled egg, sausage and bacon with mushrooms. I ate the egg and some of the bacon. Had no problems with it at all. on the flight back it was just a snack so chose the nuts and fruit which again was good. Dietician recommended Dairylea dunkers to carry in my bag so that may be an option for you.
    Good luck.

    #39389
    Emily.p
    Member

    Hi Irene

    Good to know to be fair im not often hungry so should be ok. I have looked at dunkers before and didnt think they were ok with the fat and sugar content???

    Emily

    #39360
    Anonymous
    Guest

    @Emily.p 16284 wrote:

    Hi Buzz

    I am off to Alicante in September a last minute decision I decided I deserved a holiday!!! ๐Ÿ™‚ Food is another thought I am having I do really well eating pasta and dont plan on eating out lots as it is self catered so I m hoping I will get by food wise.. how do you manage?? I hate baby bells so not a option I am a fussy eater dont eat hardly any read meat and on occasion I will have chicken. What foods can you take on a plane???

    Emily

    Alicante a…….lovely,

    As its a EU country you wont have so many of the food restrictionsyou do with long haul…. So any little tubs of snack sort of things that dont need refridgerating would be good to take, just for a nibble when you get 5 minutes to relax…

    Your be surprised at what you can eat, I dont really think about things anymore ( other than really greasy) I tolerate and enjoy anything and everything, just as well because I travel all over the place with work…..

    Watch cerial bars, whilst I was using them a lot early days as a quick fix some are really really high in sugars, be it natural or artificial…

    Thing to do….. is everytime you find something you can tollerate by an extra one and put it in your mini me picnic box for your travels…. holiday, long cars journeys, days out….. you can tolerate the little time travelling with some snacks or healthy treats….

    Remember…. you need a MINI ME PICNIC BOX….. and top up accordingly with your favorite things and foods you know you can manage….. Just a little tuppaware box….. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Otherwise, self catering is ok, but treat yourself to a little something out… even if its just something off someone elses plate….. dont let stressing about foods spoil your holiday….

    All the best

    Buzz xxx

    HAVE I JUST INVENTED THE MINI ME PICNIC BOX???? quick to the paintent office…..

    #39390
    Emily.p
    Member

    Hi Buzz

    Thanks the was helpful will start planing my Mini me picnic box (created by Buzz) Im guessing things like crackers, biscuits, crips cant think of many things that dont need chilling??

    I think I will be fine luckly I am very good with pasta and there is always pasta on offer.

    I was thinking about perhaps having a alcoholic drink maybe just one (im not a big drinker anyway) but in september I will still be under a year post op old would this be ok?

    Thanks
    Emily

    #39394
    QOD
    Member

    I flew 7 weeks post op and ate the airline meal fine!! Unfortunately I then puked it right back up again ๐Ÿ˜€

    There is a light dunker with ritz crackers, krakawheeat with cottage cheese is my friend ๐Ÿ˜€

    On holiday it was buffet style and I survived on the insides of roast spuds and the inside of bits of fish and chicken. For breakfast I had double toasted toast with fried egg egg yolk popped onto it. Yummy!

    #39393
    Fenella
    Member

    As I live in the Channel Islands I asked Mr Somers this and he said 2 weeks and I flew short haul after about 2 and a half with no probs. Just had tomato juice.

    #39363
    Lauren
    Keymaster

    Hi Emily

    I always took crackers and the tiny ‘try me’ portions of cheese you can get in supermarkets. Also, dried soya beans for protein. Nuts are great but not too many as they are high in fat (even though it’s the good ones.) The crackers were in little pack of two within a box so I could keep them fresh. It’s all trial and error really but no trial or error in going to Alicante you lucky thing. Have a fab time x

    Doodah x

    #39395
    Copey
    Member

    Hey All

    I am 3 months post bypass – and things are going well I am pleased to say. I have lost about 4 stone 10lbs so far, which is great. I have a question, though. I am in the USA at the moment, and I have had to clear US security twice now. They use a different security machine to what we use in the UK – you stand in this pod, and a machine scans you – you have to stand with ur legs apart and your arms above your head. Twice it has pulled me up, and twice they have told me something has appeared in my groin area (lovely). Can anyone tell me if they can think of anything to do with the bypass which might be causing this?

    Other than this “issue” which is not the end of the world, life is basically good. Like all of us I have some bad days where food just seems to disagree with me, but the plus side of being below 23 stone for the first time in god only knows how long way outweighs that.

    Thanks for any help in advance.

    Simon X

    #39396
    Paul-H
    Participant

    Hi

    As far as I know there is nothing done Or used during the bypass operation that will show up in a security X-ray machine.

    Have they said what is showing up and why they have twice let you through security after twice finding something of interest.

    Perhaps you have an ectra large Johnston and they just wanted to have a look ๐Ÿ™‚ that’s what I would tell everyone.

    Paul

    #39362
    Lauren
    Keymaster

    @Paul-H 22898 wrote:

    Hi

    As far as I know there is nothing done Or used during the bypass operation that will show up in a security X-ray machine.

    Have they said what is showing up and why they have twice let you through security after twice finding something of interest.

    Perhaps you have an ectra large Johnston and they just wanted to have a look ๐Ÿ™‚ that’s what I would tell everyone.

    Paul

    Hahahahaha!! What are you boys like?!

    I too have absolutely no idea what could be setting it off!

    Doodah x

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