ShawnaN_Everett_Wa Posted December 24, 2015 Share Posted December 24, 2015 OK so, my roommate is thinking about doing the Whole30 with me but she has a lot of pills that she has to take as a result from back & neck surgeries as well as gastric bypass. The neck surgeries she has had has left severe scar tissue damage that has effected her esophagus & her ability to swallow. Food & her pills get stuck in a pocket in her throat & she drinks pop & or chocolate milk to dislodge. Apparently the carbonation from the pop & the thickness/slimy coating produced by the thickness of chocolate milk helps her to swallow & miss the pocket in her throat. So she drinks either/both when she takes her pharmacy of pills. We have been trying to think of something that would be compliant that would do the job. I read that juicing & smoothies is not in the plan. But if its just to take her pills... She has a Soda Stream & is thinking of making apple juice & carbonating it. I've suggested almond milk but she says that she's tried it. Ideas are most welcome. Those are just a small portion of her health issues. She's also anemic & has previously had to have iron infusions since iron pills don't do the job because of the bypass surgery. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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