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The Tongariro Crossing 

The Tongariro Crossing 

Sometime in 2016, Andrea mentioned to me that they were thinking of putting a trip together for the Hamilton & Wellington WLS ‘Family’ to walk the Tongariro Crossing together. Just quickly, a bit of info for new readers, WLS Hamilton & Wellington is Weight Loss Surgery […]

Time for Tea

Time for Tea

I’d like to know a little more about you, the 15 people subscribed to my posts and my 3 regular commenters, so I thought I’d ask you a few questions and then answer the same myself.  I’ve just updated my About Me page, so if […]

On Giving Up the Whole 30 and Trying Not to be a a Crazy Person

On Giving Up the Whole 30 and Trying Not to be a a Crazy Person

Week Two started really really well but as you get through the next section, you will see the wheels didn’t just come off so much as the bloody bus went down a hill, over a bank and exploded on the stones at the bottom. Still, […]

What’s On My Plate – A Day of Eating post WLS

What’s On My Plate – A Day of Eating post WLS

Every since the days of pre-op, I’m asked the same question at least once a week – and sometimes daily. … but but what do you actually eat? I usually say something along the lines of “I favour protein, leafy green vegetables, unprocessed carbs and […]

February’s Whole 30 – Week Two

February’s Whole 30 – Week Two

Week Two started really really well but as you get through the next section, you will see the wheels didn’t just come off so much as the bloody bus went down a hill, over a bank and exploded on the stones at the bottom. Still, […]

Weight Re-gain & When the Scales are NOT your Friend

Weight Re-gain & When the Scales are NOT your Friend

This is a post that has sat in my Drafts folder for quite some time now.  I’ve added to it and then edited those additions.  But at the end of the day there are a few things I want to get off my chest about […]

2017 is My Year of Intent, Adventure and Priorities

2017 is My Year of Intent, Adventure and Priorities

I’ve recently used the last page in my Food & Exercise journal – and I was a wee bit sad about that!  I’ve been using that journal since my surgery and although I haven’t written in every day, there is at least one entry per […]

Currently – December

It feels like so much happened in December – and I can say this for sure as its bloody April and I’m looking back over the 1000+ photos I still have in my camera roll wondering where the fuck to start!! I went to Wellington […]

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Five

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Five

And that’s a wrap – Day Five of the 5 Day Pouch Test is done and dusted.  I’ll do my day’s summary and then we are going to have a wee chat about what I thought and what I think anyone considering doing the 5DPT […]