Tag: Diary

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 […]

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 […]

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 – 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 […]

2016’s Get Some Style Girl Challenges

2016’s Get Some Style Girl Challenges

Before we start, I know that there is a world of people out there who think that taking selfies is being a bit up yourself. That it is uncool or whatever to post outfit photographs on social media or heavens forbid, to blog about them. […]

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 […]

Slow Cooker Irish Stew

Marcia and Shane came for dinner on Saturday night and even bought the dinner. A huge lamb leg roast that would have cost me around $80 if I tried to buy it. The upshot of this is that I now have 3/4 of the roast […]