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BODIE’z & Proti-15 – All About That Protein Water

BODIE’z & Proti-15 – All About That Protein Water

Protein is the building block of muscles, it is present in every cell, in all our organs and in all the tissues in our bodies.  Protein plays an important role in the body’s ability to grow, stay healthy and repair itself. It’s also the most […]

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 […]

Tinks’ Tongariro Trail Mix

Tinks’ Tongariro Trail Mix

I wanted something salty but sweet with a protein kick to put into single servings to take on the Tongariro Crossing. Bearing in mind I can’t handle too much sugar, I thought creating my own was a good way to go. I reckon this mix […]

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, […]

Orange and Sesame Chicken served with Greens

Orange and Sesame Chicken served with Greens

I am always on the lookout for new flavours – and flavours that I can recreate with a heck of a lot less sugar. This hoisin sauce tastes a lot more orange, which I like, however it retains the lovely creamy mouth feel.  I’ve added […]

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 […]