I just tried a great tasting protein supplement from wlssuccess called crystal pro in the black cherry flavor and it tastes like candy. I offers 20 grams of pure whey isolate protein per serving. I could mix this into a drink and shake it up or put it into food. I am trying to discover the protein supplement that I will be able to stand after my surgery on 9/23/03. I detest protein drinks but if I could make it taste like a smoothie then I might be able to ingest it. I know I know I am a big cry baby but I am trying to think realistically and plan ahead. Hey I have been following the wls diet closely and I have already lost my 10 pounds needed for my surgery I am currently 277 down from my 287 that I weighted during my first consultation on 04/30/03. I am not drinking and eating and really taking smaller portions and chewing my food as best as I can. I find that my biggest problem is slowing down. I can usually wolf down my meal in record time so now I am trying to take my time that is so hard. I am trying to battle my head hunger now and I do realize the difference. My goal is to be 20 pounds down before surgery date that gives me 2 months to get my act together. I want to be between 250-260 on my date of surgery. My surgeon is no
joke he said he requires all his patients to lose 10 pounds before surgery or he will reschedule you until you do. He said it is because it helps shrink the
size of the liver and make the lap procedure much easier.
Oh well that is all for now please try the crystal pro I am popping a few in my mouth right now and it tastes exactly like cherry candy. This helps handle
my sweet tooth LOL
Hi Lori Anne :)
I will definately check this out :) Thank you so for sharing this info! And not to worry about being a "cry baby". It is good that you are honest with yourself and trying to find things that you can do post-op on a long-term basis. One thing to remember though is that your tastes may change once you have the surgery. I used to love sweets but don't enjoy them like I used to. The protein shakes I was on for the first 4 weeks were WAY too sweet for me even though they are the EXACT shakes that I was on for 10 months when I was doing my liquid fast and they tasted wonderful back then (pre-op of course).
Lori Ann, I have some of that, but prefer a similiar product made by Dynakor. It has been my protein salvation. It's a bit too foamy to eat plain, but in water......yum.
Marina (Los Angeles, CA)