Category: <span>Weight</span>

I had my first weekly weight gain today since my gastric bypass surgery 6 months ago in August. The gain was only 0.6 kg (just over 1 lb) so it’s not huge. And from experience of losing weight in the past, I don’t think there’s anything to worry about. I’ve…

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It’s exactly five months today since I had my gastric bypass surgery, and my progress so far is that I’m down 33 kg (5 st 3 lbs / 73 lbs) from my weight on the day of surgery. I’m really pleased with the weight loss, and I can definitely tell…

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When surgeons talk about the expected weight loss outcomes of bariatric surgery, they talk about the expected percentage of loss of a person’s Excess Body Weight. For instance, they will say that a typical Gastric Bypass patient can expect to lose 70% of their excess body weight after about 12-18…

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It’s Christmas Eve, and pretty-much 4 months since my gastric bypass. I did a weigh-in this morning, and I find that I’ve lost just over 30 kg, and am now half way to my goal weight! I’m delighted with my progress so far. Especially as it comes straight after a…

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I weighed myself this morning, and I’m delighted that my BMI has dropped below 40. It means that I’m no longer morbidly obese! Twelve weeks ago (on the day of my surgery) my BMI was 46.3. After entering my weight into my tracking spreadsheet (yes I have a spreadsheet!) it…

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When losing weight after surgery, it’s easy to become obsessed with the numbers showing on the scales. However sometimes we need to take time to celebrate and enjoy the effects of weight loss that don’t show on the scales. These Non-Scale Victories (or NSVs) can’t often be measured and we…

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