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Scheduled and a backstory

I’m starting this blog to document my journey through bariatric surgery and taking my life back from the demons inside myself that have helped me put so much extra weight on that I’m barely able to stand both literally and figuratively. 502 more words

Weight Loss

Call Me Bane...

So, my very first REAL step in all this was to set up an appointment with a Bariatric surgeon. My doctor helped me through finding the right person for me. 654 more words

Bariatric Surgery

Tier 4 and beyond ...

So I was told that I would be referred to Tier 4 but they then told me that Addenbrookes don’t do this and I had a choice of three hospitals, two in London and one in Luton.  709 more words

Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery Reduces Microvascular Complications of Type 2 Diabetes

Folks with T2 diabetes who undergo weight-loss surgery (bariatric surgery) often see a reversal or remission of their diabetes. The reversal doesn’t always last.

In either case, bariatric surgery does seem to reduce the risk if microvascular complications, namely retinopathy (eye disease), neuropathy (nerve pain or numbness), and nephropathy (kidney disease). 109 more words

Diabetes Complications

Month 8 update!

Just a brief post, but I couldn’t skip my monthly progress check in. Life is busy since we just moved from DC to Raleigh. Things are going well and the fridge is finally stocked again with high protein, mostly clean food. 355 more words

Weight Loss Surgery

Fluffy Eggs

Diet Phase: Pureed
Protein: 15 grams


  • 1 large egg
  • 2 tablespoons 1% or skim milk
  • 1 tablespoon non-fat dry instant milk
  • 1/4 cup 2% Shredded Cheddar Cheese…
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You Are What You Eat

Protein. Protein. Protein.  I’ve heard that word at least a thousand times since embarking on the bariatric surgery journey, and that’s problem a low estimate. 255 more words