Post-Op

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. […]

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 […]

Top Ten Reasons Weight Loss Surgery is NOT the Easy Way Out

Top Ten Reasons Weight Loss Surgery is NOT the Easy Way Out

Before you even have bariatric surgery, you need to complete the pre-op diet. This can be 2-4 weeks and is no bloody joke.  Pre-op diets vary but as a basic plan you have 2 very low calorie shakes each day and then 100grams of lean […]

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 […]

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 […]

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Four

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Four

Good morning Tuesday!!!  I was down another 700 grams on the scales this morning (yes, I do weigh myself every morning) and this morning I had to submit my final weigh in to be verified as a winner for Aubrey’s Diet Bet as I had […]