Nancy say’s that “the first week post-op is awful, and you are very restricted in terms of what you can eat; it's all liquids. And at the end of the second week I called my doctor and I got him on the phone, and I said, very calmly and coolly, give me something to eat or I'll kill you. So at that point I was allowed to puree some soup and had something to taste. I had to taste something because orange popsicles were not cutting it anymore. And if I never see Jell-O again it'll be too soon.” She emphasizes the importance in learning a new of eating and how you have chew your food at least 30 times or it’s going to get uncomfortable.