WLS Pre Op Diary

Weight Loss Surgery Diary

From my first pre-operation consultation session, the digital diary notes I made as I kicked off my newer, healthier life!

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 to pack my hospital bag...

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 day is pretty boring but I’ve already met the...

5 Weeks Pre-Op

As I write this its actually more like 4.5 weeks until surgery and my excitement isn’t waning. Whilst I haven’t lost a lot more, probably only a kg or so, the number one rule that the nurse gave me was not to gain any more weight.  So we are doing alright...

6 Weeks Pre-Op

My gastric bypass surgery is in 6 weeks and whilst my official pre-op diet is another month away, my own preparation starts today. After the surgery, carbohydrates WILL NOT be my friend and so because I’ve had some success with paleo eating in the past,...

We Have a Date!

IT’S REAL!  Tuesday 10th November. The team agreed – I am a great candidate and I will benefit from this immensely.  I currently weigh 154.5kg (or 330 pounds/23 stone).  If I had to set a weight goal, it would be to live under 100 – but the nurse...

Please, Help Me.

About a month ago I went to see my Doctor – for one reason.  I desperately needed/wanted some help with my weight.  I’ve had some success with just about every weight management plan out there.  But little by little, even after all the losses, I get bigger...


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