Aug 30, 2009 - 4:01 am
I'm curious... I had a complete thyroidectomy on August 6th and now I find that certain foods that I used to love I can't stand the sight, smell and taste. Has this happened to anyone? I haven't had my RAI as yet though.
I loved french fries, I almost threw up when I had only a piece of one (I tried it yesterday). I don't even want to see a burger. I tried veggie chips about a week and a half ago, and I felt upset. Today I saw sushi and I almost lost dinner in the restaurant. I do crave some traditional chinese food (not panda express for sure). Had sea cucumber which I was told is very good for collagen and contains cancer fighting elements.
During the first week and a half after surgery, didn't really have much of an appetite, but as this week progressed, I just want to eat more and more... I lost almost 2 pounds from day of surgery to my first post op visit (6 days). Then I gained 4 pounds in less than 2 weeks and I normally take a long time to gain weight.
However, I'm more concerned about my aversion to certain foods and craving of others I normally don't eat.