Share one of the best gifts you’ve ever received. When I was in my twenties, I stopped taking birth control, my partner and I were trying to get pregnant. The years went by and hospital visits came and went, I tried fertility treatment and I had investigative surgery. It all took a huge toll onContinue reading “Faith”
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Tales from a younger me 2
Walking for miles Through fields and woodland Jumping streams Breathing in the air Laying in the long grass Daydreaming about life Hours would pass No cares Believing in something bigger Seeing wonder in the world Oh how to see that now.
The knife comes from an invisible source Pain searing through my abdomen I struggle to move Like a fire has been ignited Burning from the inside Searing flesh Pain relief is useless And so I sit Motionless Patiently waiting and breathing For this pain to end When will it end.
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.”
I Was Visited.
A few days ago, I was in terrible pain. I was scared and I was being rushed back into surgery. But I remember so vivid the colour and detail in features the dream I had after surgery. A golden person so bright they shone brighter than anything we can see, visited me. They did notContinue reading “I Was Visited.”
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…”
They rush around in blue and white People crying Pain and sorrow Healing and heartache Waiting waiting waiting The patients are an endless sea Nurses the disappearing catch Soon the sea will be empty of catch and patients cut adrift to drown amongst themselves Growing ever vaster.
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?”
Let it go
I realised I’ve been holding onto so much. Thoughts, opinions, things that are none of my concern because other peoples actions aren’t my issue and their thoughts their own not mine. I’m letting it all go, I don’t care because it’s none of my business too. I am only responsible for what I think andContinue reading “Let it go”