“Post-Surgery” Posts

This page contains a compilation of Posts in the “Post-Surgery” category… i.e. all the posts associated with surgical related events After Surgery

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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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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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 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 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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10 Weeks after Surgery – Some Stats

10 weeks since my surgery and time for some Statistics My weight continues to drop off... it has been a little erratic... losing a little each day for a week or so... putting on a kilo ... and then having it drop off again.. but the overall trend is consistently down,...

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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 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

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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Diabetes ??? – I am CURED !!!!

Well no... Not Really... I am not actually cured (I still have susceptibility to Diabetes II), but at the moment my blood sugar is being controlled without the need for medication. Medically speaking, there is no cure for diabetes but it can go into "remission."...

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