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It’s exactly 26 weeks (or six months) today since I had my gastric bypass. And my progress so far has been fantastic! I’ve lost nearly 37 kg (nearly 6 stones) in weight, and have dropped a couple of clothing sizes – from 4XL to 2XL. But I suppose the most…

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The temperature outside is hovering at just above zero, there’s a bitterly cold wind blowing through the trees, and a light dusting of snow on the ground. Inside it’s actually fairly warm. It’s a respectable 21 degrees in my home office (i.e. the box room), which should feel quite comfortable…

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My weight loss progress over the last two weeks has not been great. I’ve only lost 0.4kg (about 1 pound) in weight over that time. It’s not a massive surprise to me, as I know my diet hasn’t been very healthy. I guess it’s the first time since surgery that…

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As I reflect on the past year, it’s with mixed feelings. For many people it’s been a horrible desperate year. The COVID-19 virus has impacted everyone, through sickness, loss of a livelihood, or impacts on physical or mental health. Many have lost loved ones and haven’t even been able to…

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I had an appointment this morning with my bariatric dietician. It was part of my follow-up plan for the 3 month point after surgery. Weight loss progress My first action was to jump on the scales, and they reflected what I already knew that I’ve lost around 25 kg since…

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It’s 3 months since I had my gastric bypass surgery and, although it’s been hard work, I have zero regrets! Negatives It’s been a tough 3 months to go through. In the first days after surgery I was in a lot of pain, but that passed relatively quickly. And since…

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