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The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Three

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Three

Its Monday, no not Moan-day, but Monday.  First things first, I’m down another 300 grams.  Yay! I’m feeling really really good today (yes I have had my morning Nespresso) so its off to work with me!  I’ll write my consumption list for the day as […]

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Two

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Two

The first thing I do every morning is weigh myself. No that’s not right, I pee and THEN I weigh myself. Down 500 grams from yesterday morning. Okay, that’s pretty cool. It’s Sunday and whilst the plan for today was to go for a walk/run […]

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day One

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day One

The 5 Day Pouch Test isn’t new, in fact it is discussed a lot in Weight Loss Surgery groups, and according to the Owners Manual author Kaye Bailey, the program is based on extensive research.  The 5 Day Pouch Test (5DPT) is designed to help […]

Currently – November.

Currently – November.

November 2016. Wow. What a year! I know it’s not the end of it, I know there’s still a month to go, but this month is my Surger-iversary. One year ago I took control of myself and headed down a path to better health. One […]

Currently – October.

Currently – October.

Spring is well and truly here in New Zealand – and so are the spring rains. I guess its the reason our country is so green but I am getting quite sick of it and I cannot wait for summer to arrive (its only a […]

Moments: Things That Wouldn’t Have Happened a Year Ago

Moments: Things That Wouldn’t Have Happened a Year Ago

Friday 23rd of September was an anniversary of sorts.  It was one year ago that I sat in the car crying and eating KFC popcorn chicken and then walked in to Dr Schroeders surgical offices for my first bariatric surgery consultations.  Please, Help Me was […]

Gastric Bypass – Question & Answer

Gastric Bypass – Question & Answer

After I post an update to my wee Facebook album, I usually get a few questions.  After yesterday’s post celebrating 10 months since I had my Gastric Bypass, there were more [weird] questions than normal so I’ve collated them and here they are in all their glory. […]

Accountable August – How Did I Do?

Accountable August – How Did I Do?

Accountable August was an idea that Curvy Cass from Instagram had – and I jumped right on in. Old habits sneak in easier than you want them to, or even anticipate, so a month of being truly accountable came at the right time.  And it’s […]

Currently.

Currently.

I have been semi-not regularly writing a Currently blogpost on my other site (Pet Photography by Tara Sutherland) for the last 6 or so years.  Although I write another very non regular gastric bypass update here, I do love the format of Currently and thought it […]