Healthy food is attainable daily Whether you want a quick 5 minute meal or can spare 30 minutes or longer, with a little organisation it’s possible to make healthy meals everyday with minimal effort. Two of my most favourites are Cola Chicken And Beef Stifado Both can be made in 30 minutes, use basic ingredientsContinue reading “What’s cooking?”
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Don’t read, contains bowel movements
Gastric Bypass Complication We are all warned, don’t eat high carb, high sugar food. Well I bought a high protein meal. One I should be able to eat but did contain some pasta and cheese, cheese we are allowed, pasta, depending on the type, not so much. I have been paying for this meal fromContinue reading “Don’t read, contains bowel movements”
Sneezing after gastric surgery….. ouch!
Oh no one warned me. I wish I knew. That’s sneezing would be so burning painful after surgery too. It started with a sniffle, grew to full on sneeze. The pain shot through my abdomen and had me on my knees. Weeks later it’s still burning. It really hurts to move. Six to eight weeksContinue reading “Sneezing after gastric surgery….. ouch!”
Tips for recovery after WLS/Gastric Bypass
I wanted to hopefully help others after surgery as having had complications I know how important it is to look after yourself. So here are my tips for AFTER surgery. 1. You will be sore, be kind to yourself, only walk as much as you can bear. Then rest. Do more when you’re ready. 2.Continue reading “Tips for recovery after WLS/Gastric Bypass”
What as a RNY patient can I eat.
I hope this gives you reassurance you can still eat after gastric bypass surgery. I home cook and use recipe books for inspiration. This is just some of what I make, I live in the UK so my diet may not be the same, I try to eat high protein, low carb. I avoid riceContinue reading “What as a RNY patient can I eat.”
Bariatric side effect
Not for you, oh no, for your significant other/husband/wife/partner. My husband now complains that he is putting weight on because I’m self conscious about leaving my food if we eat out. It’s true, but I know he’s unhappy about it. When we are out I don’t always want to eat off the starter Menu orContinue reading “Bariatric side effect”
I havent posted for a while. Six days and it feels like months ago, time goes very slow when you don’t feel your best. Sorry for the last photo! But anyway, after I was discharged I went on an outpatient waiting list. 6-8 weeks. Despite me saying how sick I was on the tube feed.Continue reading “Bariatric Downs…”
Weightloss with surgery?
So I’m often asked if I could have lost the weight without the surgery. Without a doubt yes! IF I had known what I know now. I had Bypass surgery so what they did was take a small egg sized slice from the top of my stomach, route some intestine to it to create andContinue reading “Weightloss with surgery?”
Gastric Bypass Complications
Can I start with, if you are at all concerned about sickness, fullness after liquids, not being able to eat; do NOT ask in the online forums if it’s normal. Contact a GP and request an endoscopy to rule out blockages. You see I, having chatted online about my surgery was assured it was normal.Continue reading “Gastric Bypass Complications”
Body Changes & Gastric Bypass
Last weekend my husband and I went out. At one point I was walking behind him in a pub and he turned round to check I was still okay and behind him, he wasn’t looking for what I look like now and completely missed me! When he finally saw me he smiled and said thereContinue reading “Body Changes & Gastric Bypass”