• Nutrition during cancer treatments. Have you had trouble keeping your weight up during treatments?

    Asked by GregP_WN on Monday, August 12, 2019

    Nutrition during cancer treatments. Have you had trouble keeping your weight up during treatments?

    With all of the side effects that fight our appetite, it's hard to keep enough calories and nutrition coming in to keep your weight up. Our blog post today has some things you need to know and tips to help keep your nutrition level up. Click this link for the article>> http://bit.ly/2YQx83V

    11 Answers from the Community

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    • Boogerman's Avatar
      Boogerman

      I lost 65 pounds from the time that I started treatments. I've gained some of it back now that I have sort of leveled off in treatments. After surgery and when I first started chemo, I didn't feel like eating plus the side effects making it worse I just didn't want anything. It's a diet I wouldn't recommend!

      5 months ago
    • Skyemberr's Avatar
      Skyemberr

      I just sucked down a big banana and peanut butter shake that my husband made me. Sometimes we get so hungry and don't even realize how much we need to eat!

      It feels great in my tummy so I thought I'd stop in and share that thought in case someone is trying to think of something mild to eat.

      5 months ago
    • petieagnor's Avatar
      petieagnor

      Weight can be an issue. I initially got down to 136# (still over weight), but Dr. didn't want me losing any as it was muscle. Wen't up to 160# while on another chemo. Dr. said too much weight (bad on my heart). I've leveled off at about 141#. Doctors are all in agreement now. I'm feeling better so doing more exercise while eating better. Three years of yo-yoing is for the birds.

      4 months ago

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