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When did everyone start drinking tea and/or coffee?

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I was drinking decaf tea from the day I got home.  That counted as liquid.

 

I had my first decaf coffee before the week was out but I wish I'd bothered to find a decent decaf before surgery (if such a thing exists) at the end of week one.  I still drink decaf coffee for the most part.

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As per surgeon, 3 months after surgery I could have tea or coffee with caffeine.

Decaf tea or coffee was permitted right away. Served decaf tea in hospital.

Warm beverages were great, chicken broth , diet hot chocolate were all bonuses. Surgery was in January and thanks to my husband who is as tight as Fred Mertz , I was always cold. Warm beverages including strained cream soups were wonderful. I did add protein powder to the soups to get a double bonus.

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I was allowed decaf tea right away, started drinking decaf coffee about 4 weeks out but gives me horrible heartburn :(

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I was drinking decaf tea from the day I got home. That counted as liquid.

I had my first decaf coffee before the week was out but I wish I'd bothered to find a decent decaf before surgery (if such a thing exists) at the end of week one. I still drink decaf coffee for the most part.

Peet's Major Dickason blend is my favorite decaf!

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Decaf coffee and tea were on my approved list from the beginning, and was allowed to switch to regular as soon as I was reliably getting in my 64 oz of fluid daily.  I think I was about 2 weeks post-op when I started doing 1/2-caf and then by 6 weeks was back to regular.  Every program is different though, so you should make sure you're following the guidelines approved by your team.

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Within the first 2 weeks.  I had coffee with caffine.  No problems at all.

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I switch from regular coffee that I had been drinking for about 50 years to decaffeinated green tea when I started pre-op diet May 13 . I have actually have gotten to like it and drink two to three 20 oz mugs a day .

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Started drinking decaf about 6 weeks out with no issues.  But check with your program to see what they recommend.

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The program I belong to recommends no caffeine ever,  but decaf coffee and herbal tea were ok starting right after surgery.  Check your guidelines or get in touch with your NUT.

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My surgeon gave me the go ahead when I was 6 weeks out.  I have 12-16 oz (coffee) each morning with no trouble.

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I started drinking coffee at about 6 months, but sometimes I go years without it. That's always been my M.O.

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Technically regular coffee was okay on my plan after 7 weeks, but my surgeon okayed it after 4 weeks and I didn't have a problem.  

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I just started coffee, 5 1/2 weeks post op, & it's totally fine. I've developed a problem with dairy since surgery, so I use a soy creamer, but have had no issues whatsoever. It makes me very happy lol

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My doc was okay with it in moderation whenever I felt ready but told me to make sure I got plenty of other liquids in combination.

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I was a huge coffee drinker before surgery. One of those crazies at Starbucks at 5 am! I had surgery 14 months ago and just started drinking coffee... Until now I hadn't had a taste for it... Weird

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