“Food & Diet” Posts

This page contains a compilation of Posts in the “Food and Diet” category… i.e. all the posts associated with Food, Diet, and Dietician related activity.

O.M.G… What a Difference a Bowl of Muesli Makes !!!

O.M.G… What a Difference a Bowl of Muesli Makes !!!

You might assume from the title that this post is about food... You'd only be partially correct, as it is mostly about Exercise - and a bit about Nutrition... I've been going to the gym (see Why I Love 12rnd Fitness) for almost a year now... and for the most part do...

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Iron Infusion – A Burst of Energy ??

Iron Infusion – A Burst of Energy ??

My Gastric Bypass surgery has been a spectacular success... I have lost more than 45Kg (over 62 weeks) - am still losing weightI am now Non-Diabetic - My blood sugar (Hb1ac) levels are normal and I have had no diabetes medications since the day after surgery... in...

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No Longer Obese !!! (Officially)

No Longer Obese !!! (Officially)

45Kg and 58 weeks after surgery ... I am finally No Longer Obese !!!(and I have not been down to this weight for more than 30 years)... According to my BMI, I am officially not Obese any more ... but I am still Overweight (which I guess still makes me a Fat Bastard)....

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49 Weeks – Feeling Fantastic

49 Weeks – Feeling Fantastic

Its been a little over 3 months since my last post... but how many times can you say "things are going great" ?? I've continued to lose weight and are now just over 90Kg.... That's a total weight loss of 40Kg or nearly 1/3rd of my original body weight 🙂 Gym Junkie...

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Muscle is Denser than Fat … Apparently …

Muscle is Denser than Fat … Apparently …

As per my last post (Still Losing Weight & Getting Fit)... I started back at the Gym after reaching my 100 Kg Milestone... Without thinking too much about it, I had anticipated that this would give my weight loss a bit of a boost... I was WRONG !!! In fact, rather...

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5 Months after Surgery – Still Losing Weight & Getting Fit

5 Months after Surgery – Still Losing Weight & Getting Fit

5 Months now since my Gastric Bypass Operation and I have reached another Milestone. I am finally down to 100Kg ...Losing now more than 30Kg I have not been down to this weight since 2003 - more than 15 years ago !!!! Time to hit the Gym.... I have been increasing...

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3 Months after Surgery – All Systems Go!!

3 Months after Surgery – All Systems Go!!

3 months since my Gastric Bypass Surgery and all system go !!! I have just had my 3 month follow up with the Dietitian and Surgeon and have now lost almost 15Kg since surgery 3 months ago - which is apparently a little more than the surgeon expected. 🙂 ALL my blood...

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What’s Brown and Sticky ??

What’s Brown and Sticky ??

The title of this post "What's Brown and Sticky" is unfortunately the lead into one of the few jokes I seem to remember with any consistency.... It is my favourite "Dad" joke... and the answer is of course ....  A Stick !!! It is curious, that even though we don't...

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6 Weeks after Surgery – On Track !!!

6 Weeks after Surgery – On Track !!!

6 weeks since my surgery and I am still on track My weight has been on a bit of a roller coaster over the last couple of weeks... going up and down a bit... I have more or less started eating "real food" so some weight gain is apparently not unusual... but overall...

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Weeks 5 & 6 – Soft Food Diet

Weeks 5 & 6 – Soft Food Diet

OK... I've survived 2 weeks of liquids and 2 weeks of mush puree... for the next 2 weeks I graduate to "soft food" Here are the "key points of my diet for the next 2 weeks : Separate Liquids from Solids - wait 10 minutes before eating and 30 minutes after eating...

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