• Since I have to take everything by feeding tube now, it's a huge draw on time for me.

    Asked by GregP_WN on Saturday, September 5, 2020

    Since I have to take everything by feeding tube now, it's a huge draw on time for me.

    I have to crush up all my meds to push them in my feeding tub. Then to eat, some things have to be warmed as it's very uncomfortable to push really cold foods into the tube. And, depending on how fancy I want to get with my recipe at any one given setting, it could take an hour to mix it up, put it in the Nutribullet and clean up. It surprises me how much time it takes.

    16 Answers from the Community

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    • Journey's Avatar

      Greg - I have been thinking about you lately. You are amazing. I don't know anything about feeding tubes, but I wish you all the best.

      17 days ago
    • Ashera's Avatar

      Hope your weekend is going as well as possible! You've been on my mind as well!
      I remember using a LOT of Muscle Milk during my chemo days to keep my protein up. It seemed to be loaded with the most protein. Will protein drinks like this help too? I know that missing the 'taste' is a big thing. Wish there were easier answers...

      17 days ago
    • GregP_WN's Avatar

      Thanks for all your comments and recommendations. I have a Nutribullet Rx to blend up whatever I want with my formula.

      I know how many calories grams of protein and everything else i need each day. So I start with half of the formula I need each day and add ice cream. Chocolate, honey. Or what ever has been advertised on TV that day, so I've managed to keep some variety involved.
      Thanks for your suggestions!

      13 days ago

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