My Gastric ByPass Blog

Recording, Reporting & Reflecting on My Gastirc Bypass Journey…
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10 Weeks after Surgery – Some Stats

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 ??

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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About Liver Cirrhosis

About Liver Cirrhosis

I have been aware that I have had a fatty liver for some time.... Although my liver function is fine, ultrasounds over the last few years have shown that it is enlarged (which is not unusual with obesity) and a Fibroscan undertaken last year indicated that it was...

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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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Diabetes ??? – I am CURED !!!!

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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1 Week After Surgery

1 Week After Surgery

One week ago I was lying in my hospital "recovering" from surgery... I was feeling a bit woozy, a bit uncomfortable and a bit "out of control" because I was connected to drips, oxygen, monitors and air pumps... but I was calm, relaxed and not in any pain at all 🙂 Its...

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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