Category: <span>My Story</span>

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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There are good days, and there are bad days, and today if definitely one of the latter! I’m feeling frustrated that my weight loss has plateaued, and also that I’ve got an injured knee so I can’t exercise properly. In the last week or so I’ve not lost any weight,…

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Since the clocks changed last weekend, I’m really starting to feel the shorter days. It used to be that it was light for an hour or more after I finished work, but this week the sun has already begun to set before I finish. It’s tempting to be less active…

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As far as I know there are very few online resources in Ireland for weight loss surgery patients. My bariatric team have mentioned that they want to set up some kind of support group, but I haven’t heard that it’s actually started. And I don’t know if they are starting…

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