Tag: pre-op diet

Why a Paleo Lifestyle works best for me post Gastric Bypass

Why a Paleo Lifestyle works best for me post Gastric Bypass

I refuse to call Paleo a diet. But then I’m probably not as hard core as Pete Evans would want me to be. For me, eating paleo style is about eating whole food that is not processed and foods that are not packaged with extended […]

But What Do You Eat?

But What Do You Eat?

One of the most talked about parts of a post gastric bypass lifestyle is food – because its the biggest change especially in comparison to someone else.  And so the question I get all the time is … but what do you eat? The first few […]

Food, the Early Days 

Food, the Early Days 

Sorry Food, it’s not you, it’s me. I just don’t care about you anymore. I want to, but … yeah, nah. Me and Food, our relationship has changed drastically. Pre surgery (even pre surgery diet), I used to think about food ALL THE TIME. Now […]

Recipe: Chicken and Vegetable Soup

Recipe: Chicken and Vegetable Soup

This has been adapted slightly from a Cuisine Magazine recipe. 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 leek, white part only, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced 2 cups baby spinach leaves 1 carrot, peeled, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced 1 stick celery, thinly sliced 1.5 litres chicken stock 4 […]

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 […]