What Are You Eating & Drinking?

Tempest63

Justified & Ancient
Joined
Dec 19, 2009
Messages
1,116
Reaction score
2,607
Points
169
I’m in Broomfield Hospital with a suspected blockage in my small intestine so Nil by Mouth until I see the surgeon later today.
I hate hospitals!
Rescued by the Gastro surgeon who I know from clinic. He has put me on free fluids and a Low Residue diet. It is a tad better but powdered tomato soup and plain Muller yoghurt for Lunch and supper is not a gastronomes idea of fun.
I yearn for something bad and dirty, KFC or McDonalds would do!
 

GNC

King-Sized Canary
Joined
Aug 25, 2001
Messages
29,875
Reaction score
15,997
Points
309
Rescued by the Gastro surgeon who I know from clinic. He has put me on free fluids and a Low Residue diet. It is a tad better but powdered tomato soup and plain Muller yoghurt for Lunch and supper is not a gastronomes idea of fun.
I yearn for something bad and dirty, KFC or McDonalds would do!
At least you'll be able to post on the "What are you eating and drinking?" thread about the slap-up five course meal you can have in a while (not too long a while, I hope).
 

Tempest63

Justified & Ancient
Joined
Dec 19, 2009
Messages
1,116
Reaction score
2,607
Points
169
At least you'll be able to post on the "What are you eating and drinking?" thread about the slap-up five course meal you can have in a while (not too long a while, I hope).
Can’t wait, anything will be better than Fresubin and Muller yoghurt again
 

Attachments

Lord Lucan

Justified & Ancient
Joined
Feb 17, 2017
Messages
2,440
Reaction score
6,342
Points
204
Some rather mediocre Japanese food. Steamed vegetable dumplings, miso eggplant, panko crumbed squid, tempura vegetables, crab croquettes and some tasteless prawn rolls. Washed down with Asahi beer (you can never go wrong with Asahi). Even the wasabi lacked bite.
 
Last edited:

escargot

Disciple of Marduk
Joined
Aug 24, 2001
Messages
29,045
Reaction score
31,008
Points
309
Location
HM The Tower of London
Rescued by the Gastro surgeon who I know from clinic. He has put me on free fluids and a Low Residue diet. It is a tad better but powdered tomato soup and plain Muller yoghurt for Lunch and supper is not a gastronomes idea of fun.
I yearn for something bad and dirty, KFC or McDonalds would do!
How about Coca Cola? Apparently it is very good for dissolving blockages.
Can’t wait, anything will be better than Fresubin and Muller yoghurt again
At first glance that looked like a fancy beer.
 

James_H

And I like to roam the land
Joined
May 18, 2002
Messages
7,596
Reaction score
5,975
Points
309
Thought I'd push the boat out with my lunch takeaway today and got chicken livers cooked with wood ear and cucumber. Not great.
 

escargot

Disciple of Marduk
Joined
Aug 24, 2001
Messages
29,045
Reaction score
31,008
Points
309
Location
HM The Tower of London
Back home thank you. All good, I’ve had Crohn’s an awful long time and gluttony got the better of me. I should have known better and I know the hospital dietician is gonna kick my head in.
You daft bugger! :rollingw:

There are Crohns and associated conditions in my family so I know a bit about it. Must be hard to keep up the regime. You're doing great!
 

Tempest63

Justified & Ancient
Joined
Dec 19, 2009
Messages
1,116
Reaction score
2,607
Points
169
You daft bugger! :rollingw:

There are Crohns and associated conditions in my family so I know a bit about it. Must be hard to keep up the regime. You're doing great!
Curry and beer...it’s worked for me for 40 plus years and still surgery free (touch wood); though it was a bit close to call last Sunday in casualty. And thanks again!
 

Swifty

doesn't negotiate with terriers
Joined
Sep 15, 2013
Messages
28,110
Reaction score
38,470
Points
284
Toast .. toast and lime marmalade again. I've got nicer food in but I can't be arsed.
 

Gloucestrian

Ephemeral Spectre
Joined
Jul 30, 2016
Messages
290
Reaction score
644
Points
94
Location
Gloucester
There is a lot to be said for being out-of-synch. with the consumer seasons! :dinner:
Truly. Our local supermarkets seem to have assumed that most everyone is going on a health kick, and vegan, this January. Thus perhaps predictably there's a massive glut of good ingredients at reduced prices just now. I picked up a load of pan-ready vegetables in Tesco the other day. I was not intending to as I was just looking for normal, not-prepared mushrooms etc but the ready sliced was deeply discounted - 30p vs £1.00 for the same weight of the same kind of mushrooms.

Having noticed the reduction stickers on the various ready prepared veggies I had a quick look at the other veg on my list and the same was true for virtually all of it.

So I made some really good savings there. That was on the 15th so I suspect it was because the dates coincided with people dropping New Year's resolutions and the corresponding drop in demand.
 

Kondoru

Antediluvian
Joined
Dec 5, 2003
Messages
6,249
Reaction score
1,231
Points
234
A Lamb broth with more bone than meat.

Such is my life these days.

(But lots of roots which I love)
 

Victory

Abominable Snowman
Joined
Jan 15, 2017
Messages
664
Reaction score
1,406
Points
134
Location
London
Chickpea pasta.
It smells like urine when you cook it, tastes ok, digests in my body much easier than wholewheat pasta, but lacks the nice slightly "bouncy" texture of more regular pastas.
 
Top