Tag: WLS

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 […]

Foundations of Healthy Living – a Health & Wellness Retreat

Foundations of Healthy Living – a Health & Wellness Retreat

The Foundations of Healthy Living (FOHL) is a four-day health and wellness retreat hosted at The White Haus in Ohakune by Andrea Schroeder and the team from Weight Loss Surgery Ltd. The retreat originally began as a Back On Track for those that had weight […]

I Am Embracing … Slowly

I Am Embracing … Slowly

Last week I finally saw the movie “Embrace”. Embrace is a film made by Australian Mum Taryn Brumfitt. In 2013 she posted a Before and After photograph online which was the total opposite of your standard Before and After – the Before being after a […]

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 […]

Tinks’ Tongariro Trail Mix

Tinks’ Tongariro Trail Mix

I wanted something salty but sweet with a protein kick to put into single servings to take on the Tongariro Crossing. Bearing in mind I can’t handle too much sugar, I thought creating my own was a good way to go. I reckon this mix […]

On Giving Up the Whole 30 and Trying Not to be a a Crazy Person

On Giving Up the Whole 30 and Trying Not to be a a Crazy Person

Week Two started really really well but as you get through the next section, you will see the wheels didn’t just come off so much as the bloody bus went down a hill, over a bank and exploded on the stones at the bottom. Still, […]

February’s Whole 30 – Week Two

February’s Whole 30 – Week Two

Week Two started really really well but as you get through the next section, you will see the wheels didn’t just come off so much as the bloody bus went down a hill, over a bank and exploded on the stones at the bottom. Still, […]