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Step, Step, Step, Step It Up!

Yesterday was Day 12 (so today’s Day 13) – hard to believe that it is 2 weeks since I had my gastric bypass, in fact most days I could quite easily assume that they just made some nicks on my belly and let me have a 5 hour sleep.   386 more words

Gastric Bypass



I almost forgot to blog today. I’ll keep this short and sweet.

Tomorrow…without going too far into why I’m not really into Thanksgiving as a holiday, I will say that I love the opportunity for thanksgiving as an action. 283 more words


Journey Proud! Road Tripping Texas Style

Our bags are packed and ready to go! Head west, young man!

Well, we are definitely not young, but we are definitely heading west for the holidays. 289 more words

Living Well With Incurable Illness

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. 541 more words

Gastric Bypass

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…
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Gastric Bypass

I have no stomach for Thanksgiving...

No, really, there’s barely one there at all! :D

I’ve NEVER been in to the “food holidays” and this year is no different, other than even if I wanted to I couldn’t gorge myself on carbs and sweets and meats and treats.   210 more words

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy

The Pre-Op Diet

Today marks day 9 of my pre-op diet. Surgery is now one week from tomorrow. I want to write a bit more about what my food intake has looked like during this period; as well as more on how I’ve been coping. 734 more words

Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy