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January’s Whole 30 – Week Two

January’s Whole 30 – Week Two

I’m halfway.  I’m halfway. Half the fucking way! Yes I am celebrating, no I won’t apologise for the F word, I’m halfway through my Whole30 and feeling amazing! The second week really felt like no effort at all.  Especially compared to week one. I did […]

Here We Whole30 Again

Here We Whole30 Again

My last foray into the Whole30 was a total fucking mess.  My head was all over the show, I was putting so much pressure on myself to be the most successful Weight Loss Surgery patient EVER and I was pushing myself physically without having any […]

2 Years Post Gastric Bypass

2 Years Post Gastric Bypass

I started this post in June.  Six months ago. Then its title was 18 Months Post Gastric Bypass.  And I wrote a total of two paragraphs.  Six months flew by!  Since starting Allergic to Sugar, life has evolved into something completely different.  Something fucking wonderful. […]

WLS Waikato & Bay of Plenty Monthly Support Group

WLS Waikato & Bay of Plenty Monthly Support Group

Starting in November 2017, I’ll be part of a group arranging monthly get-togethers for a Weight Loss Surgery Support Group. Our Group Guidelines are as follows: * Confidentiality first. What is said in the group, stays in the group * Share feelings and experiences, ensuring […]

Tuesday’s Food & Workout Diary

Tuesday’s Food & Workout Diary

Good morning, good afternoon, good evening!! It’s been a while since I blogged, I was thinking that I haven’t really had anything new to share – but I guess there’s been more going on inside my head than anything.  I’ve been maintaining, for the most […]

How We Meal Plan and Prep

How We Meal Plan and Prep

I like to THINK that we are pretty organised in our house.  But then I survey the bomb site that is our tiny kitchen and my eyes glaze over the washing all over the spare bed and I start to doubt my skills as an […]

Fully Loaded Bacon & Chicken Soup

Fully Loaded Bacon & Chicken Soup

This recipe is adapted from the amazing I Breathe I’m Hungry Turbo Atkins Soup – created as part of a low carb keto reset.  I enjoyed the flavour so much I thought I would punch it out a little – plus it makes an excellent […]

Foundations of Healthy Living – a Health & Wellness Retreat

Foundations of Healthy Living – a Health & Wellness Retreat

The Foundations of Healthy Living (FOHL) is a four-day health and wellness retreat hosted at The White Haus in Ohakune by Andrea Schroeder and the team from Weight Loss Surgery Ltd. The retreat originally began as a Back On Track for those that had weight […]

Broccoli, Sun Dried Tomato and Parmesan Frittata

Broccoli, Sun Dried Tomato and Parmesan Frittata

Some nights you get home from work, rather I get home from work, and I just CBF.  You know what that stands for right – Can’t. Be. Fucked. But a girl’s got to eat.  The good thing about a frittata is that basically, anything goes. […]

I Am Embracing … Slowly

I Am Embracing … Slowly

Last week I finally saw the movie “Embrace”. Embrace is a film made by Australian Mum Taryn Brumfitt. In 2013 she posted a Before and After photograph online which was the total opposite of your standard Before and After – the Before being after a […]