Tag: gastric bypass problems

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 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Five

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Five

And that’s a wrap – Day Five of the 5 Day Pouch Test is done and dusted.  I’ll do my day’s summary and then we are going to have a wee chat about what I thought and what I think anyone considering doing the 5DPT […]

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Four

The 5 Day Pouch Test: Day Four

Good morning Tuesday!!!  I was down another 700 grams on the scales this morning (yes, I do weigh myself every morning) and this morning I had to submit my final weigh in to be verified as a winner for Aubrey’s Diet Bet as I had […]

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 […]

Winning the Battle of the Brain

Winning the Battle of the Brain

I also think about food a lot.  And I blog about food a lot.  The majority of my Instagram posts, especially lately, have been about food.  But then I was writing a cookbook you know.  Oh yes – RELEASED SOON!! So what I wanted to […]

Knock, Knock, Knocking on 50 Percents Door

Knock, Knock, Knocking on 50 Percents Door

I use an app on my iPhone, in addition to my scales and My Fitness Pal and Fitbit, to keep a track of my weight loss.  It is called My Weight and one of the reasons I like it is that it produces a nice […]

A [Not] Shit Week

A [Not] Shit Week

Weight Loss Surgery blogs don’t often talk about the hard and often painful side of recovery.  We talk about food, a lot, and most recipes that suit our new lifestyle.  And we talk about clothes and results and where we get a lot of our […]