Preparing for Surgery

Follow these guidelines to help you get ready for surgery.  

Learn to chew your food. Your rhythm of eating will drastically change after surgery. Many people do not chew their food well. Practice taking a bite of food, putting the utensil down, and chewing food until it’s soft and mushy. Notice the texture, taste and aroma. This will require focus for the first few months after surgery. Start practicing now.

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