Category: <span>My Story</span>

It’s exactly one year ago today that I went into St Vincent’s Private Hospital in Dublin to get my Gastric Bypass surgery. It’s been a strange year, what with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s also been a great year in terms of prioritising my health. My weight loss surgery…

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Going into hospital for any procedure during the COVID-19 pandemic is pretty strange. There’s all the additional safety protocols to worry about, like having to wear a face mask, and not being allowed any visitors. And for some, there’s the concern that they might even catch COVID in hospital! However,…

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It’s almost a whole year since my Gastric Bypass surgery, and so this week I met with the Bariatric physician for a check-up. We talked about my progress in losing weight over the last year (around 41 kg or 6 and a half stones), but mainly the conversation was about…

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I’ve been hovering around the same weight – give or take a kilo – for the last 6 weeks. And, more worryingly, for the last 4 weeks my weight has actually been creeping up! I had been making good progress, and in first 7 months after my gastric bypass surgery…

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Today marks the 8-month anniversary since my gastric bypass surgery, so I thought I’d give a quick update. Since surgery I’ve lost a total of 41 kg so far – that’s nearly 6 and a half stones, or 90 lbs. I’m delighted with the progress so far, and am continuing…

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I don’t know if it’s a side-effect from losing nearly 40 kg in weight, or whether it’s from feeling trapped at home during the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown, but I’ve recently been seeking out every opportunity to get outside and exercise. Even at my most heaviest, I did a bit of…

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