Tag: gastric bypass journey

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. […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Eight Months Post Gastric Bypass

Eight Months Post Gastric Bypass

Its been a long time, four months, since I wrote a diary update on this blog about my life post gastric bypass.  I’ve been keeping an open Facebook album on my personal profile and of course there is Instagram (over there in the sidebar on […]