I ran into Wal*Mart to grab something comfy.
I ended up getting 3 pairs of El Cheapo capri pants, denim, white and army green each $8.
It made sense to me to get these transitional items, I won't feel as bad in a few weeks when they don't fit and I must donate them, no big investment there.
I got a size 16-18 which are pretty roomy already, but they fit my swollen tummy just fine.
Yesterday I bought a protein powder pack to try:
So far, the Adkins and EAS are my favorites.