Tag: 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

My Food Bag – Does it work for Weight Loss Surgery Patients?

My Food Bag – Does it work for Weight Loss Surgery Patients?

I know, I know, ordering a few weeks of My Food Bag seems like a weird thing to do especially when I really enjoy cooking so much and I’m in the middle of collating and creating a recipe book especially for Weight Loss Surgery patients. […]

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 […]