Tag Archive: weight loss

Sep 12

Even I’m a Doubting Thomas Regarding My Gastric Bypass Surgery

I’ve known for a several years gastric bypass surgery was a real option for me. I’d lost and gained 20 pounds scores of times. I tried hard to keep the pounds off, but always failed. But, I still thought I could lose on my own, and I wasn’t at 300 pounds. I really felt I …

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Sep 11

Ice is Your Friend When Prepping for Gastric Bypass Surgery

It’s just day three of my 10-day, all-liquid diet in prep for gastric bypass surgery. I’m allowed three protein shakes a day, all the sugar- free liquid items I want like Crystal Light and clear broth, sugar-free popsicles and Jello, and diet soda. But, I quit drinking soda about a year ago, so it’s not …

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Sep 08

The Last Supper – Surgery Prep

√ Six months of education. Check. √ Psychological preparation. Check. √ Insurance decision. Check. √ Surgery scheduled. Check. √ Ten-day down countdown, starts tomorrow. Check. √ My last supper. Here I go. Because I’m still unable to understand how I will feel post surgery, about eating, hunger levels and favorite foods, all I can do tonight is choose a last supper …

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