Tag: <span>COVID-19</span>

The amount of time off work needed after bariatric surgery seems to vary quite a lot. Some people take only a week off work, and others take 3-4 weeks, and some as long as 6-7 weeks! It probably depends a lot upon the type of work that a person does.…

Sickness

All people being admitted for surgery are required to answer a questionnaire and have a swab taken for COVID-19 testing. My hospital phoned me a couple of weeks ago to make an appointment, which for my hospital needs to be done 72 hours (3 days) before surgery. The appointment was…

My Story

I weighed myself for the first time in a long time yesterday, and I was pretty shocked at what I saw. During the COVID-19 lockdown, I’ve been working from home the whole time. Like a lot of people my regular wardrobe has changed to more casual and stretchy clothes, so…

Weight

During the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown all elective surgery was postponed in Ireland, in both the private and public hospitals. The private hospitals were also taken under public management, and all resources were directed to dealing with COVID patients. Unless it was life-threatening, people who were due to have elective surgery…

Surgery