Category: <span>Diet</span>

One of the things they tell you ahead of having bariatric surgery is that you should not have carbonated drinks afterwards the surgery. For me, this was potentially a big problem, because I was addicated to drinking Pepsi Max. I used to spend up to 150 euros a month buying…

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It’s just under 4 months since I had my gastric bypass, and as such my Christmas dinner was somewhat different and much smaller than in previous years! I still enjoyed the traditional turkey and ham dinner, but it was a smaller portion served on a side plate. The turkey came…

Diet

It’s only two weeks until Christmas, but this year it’s going to be very different. This year I’ll be 4 months post-surgery from my gastric bypass. Every other Christmas in the past has involved me eating my own body weight in turkey, potatoes, christmas pudding, and chocolate! There would be…

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It’s nearly Christmas, and it’s custom in my company for everyone to receive a gift. In the past it’s been something like a couple of bottles of wine. But this year it’s a huge gift box full of chocolate! The gift boxes are from Butlers Chocolates and each one contains…

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The last time I had a drink of alcohol was in the middle of August. It was just before my pre-surgery diet started. And since then I’ve not touched a drop! When I sit down and think about it, it’s about three and a half months ago, or 15 weeks.…

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Like many overweight people I used to crave high-fat and high-sugar foods before my surgery. But those cravings have now gone! When I think back to the amount of bad food I used to eat, I’m shocked. My actual meals – breakfast, lunch and dinner – were generally quite healthy,…

Diet