Pre-Op

The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

And just like that, I am into my final week pre-op.  I think I have done almost everything that I need to do – in the next couple of days I’ll order some of the bariatric meal replacements (rather than relying on Optifast), I need […]

2 Weeks Pre-Op

2 Weeks Pre-Op

Time has absolutely flown by and all of a sudden, here we are. Less than 2 weeks to my bypass now and I am into the 2 week pre-op diet.  Its actually not too bad – and not too hard.  Sure having 2 shakes a […]

5 Weeks Pre-Op

5 Weeks Pre-Op

As I write this its actually more like 4.5 weeks until surgery and my excitement isn’t waning. Whilst I haven’t lost a lot more, probably only a kg or so, the number one rule that the nurse gave me was not to gain any more […]

6 Weeks Pre-Op

6 Weeks Pre-Op

My gastric bypass surgery is in 6 weeks and whilst my official pre-op diet is another month away, my own preparation starts today. After the surgery, carbohydrates WILL NOT be my friend and so because I’ve had some success with paleo eating in the past, […]

We Have a Date!

IT’S REAL!  Tuesday 10th November. The team agreed – I am a great candidate and I will benefit from this immensely.  I currently weigh 154.5kg (or 330 pounds/23 stone).  If I had to set a weight goal, it would be to live under 100 – […]

Please, Help Me.

Please, Help Me.

About a month ago I went to see my Doctor – for one reason.  I desperately needed/wanted some help with my weight.  I’ve had some success with just about every weight management plan out there.  But little by little, even after all the losses, I […]

Whole 30: The Kitchen Adventures Clean Out

Whole 30: The Kitchen Adventures Clean Out

With three days to go until we started our first Whole 30, I did the hardest job – clearing out the pantry.