My Gastric ByPass Blog

Recording, Reporting & Reflecting on My Gastirc Bypass Journey…
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Multi Speed Bag Training – What / Why / How ??

Multi Speed Bag Training – What / Why / How ??

Most people (even non-boxers) are familiar with, or at least aware, of Speed Bag (a.k.a Speed Ball) Training... It looks complicated, and pretty cool and there are a plethora of Youtube videos which feature different Speedbag techniques... However, there has been very...

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Why I keep going back to 12RND Greenslopes

Why I keep going back to 12RND Greenslopes

I've been back at the Gym for 18 months now... and have written before about why I go to a 12RND Fitness gym... In summary the main reasons are No Scary Machines No Fixed Start TimeQuick Workout High Intensity TrainingMyZone Variable WorkoutMy own Personal Trainer ......

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My Myzone Musings

My Myzone Musings

I have now been going to the gym (12Rnds Fitness) for a little over 1 year... (and have posted previously about my exercise obsession "passion"). I have been using a Myzone Heart Rate Monitor for nearly 6 months and (remarkably) for the last few months have been...

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Why I Love 12RND Fitness

Why I Love 12RND Fitness

My Obsession Passion for Exercise has gone a long way to helping me through the process of losing weight and getting fit... and to a large extent, I attribute my new found interest in exercise to 12RND Fitness... 12RND Fitness is an Australian based Gym Franchise,...

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My Exercise Obsession ???

My Exercise Obsession ???

I go to a local coffee shop for a pot of tea (or two) and read the newspaper most days.... Not long ago, I would have jumped in the car for the 3 minute drive... but over the last few months, this behaviour has changed, and now, more often than not, I walk... 1 hr: 43...

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Time to Join a New Gym ??

Time to Join a New Gym ??

I am thinking of joining a new gym... Not instead of my current gym (12Rnd Fitness - which I LOVE)... but as well as. I look forward to going to the gym so much (Endorphins are a wonderful thing), that sometimes at night, I am tempted to go to bed early, just so I can...

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Diabetes Free at last !!!

Diabetes Free at last !!!

Today I had my final (hopefully ever) trip to my Endocrinologist and have been declared "Diabetes Free" at last ... HbA1c I have not been taking ANY diabetes medication since my surgery (35 weeks ago), an now (as per my HbA1c stats below) I am finally in the...

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About Me

I am a fairly typical Aussie bloke… 55 Years old… and overweight…

About Bariatric Surgery

… a variety of procedures performed on people who are overweight…

About Gastric Bypass

a surgical procedure that decreases the size of the stomach and changes the way it and te small intestine absorb food