Smoked salmon & scramble egg on sourdough

I’ve found that the trick to eating well post bariatric surgery lies in cheating your eyes that you are eating what everyone else is. The truth is often that you are eating much less and I have friends that, even though they don’t experience hunger, do feel left out when everyone is eating much more…

The week after Surgery – back to reality

Routine – life after surgery is all about Routine. Medications  – You have medication to take at 8am and  then injections to take at 8am and 10am – for the first two weeks. Food – You have to plan regular meals and snacks and also manage not drinking 30 minutes before and after eating Exercise –…

The week after surgery – Homecoming

We arrived home around 6pm and I was ready for a nap but realised I already needed to eat. I had been sipping water all the way home (top tip, you have been drinking water continuously in hospital so make sure you are ready to keep hydrated. We got a cold bottle from the cafe…

Day two of my LRD – and it’s harder than you think

Last night, after I’d posted about day one, I had unbelievable cravings, about an hour after I’d eaten my last food of the day. Crisps, cheese, crackers, ham. All these things that I couldn’t have. I had another drink and it didnt help so I went to bed. Today has been much harder than yesterday….

Day one of my LRD – and I feel like a fraud

So at the end of day one of my Liver reducing Diet (LRD) I am sitting here and feel like a bit of a fraud. Ive only once felt hungry , I have enjoyed my food today and more importantly I’m full at the end of the day. I’ve probably focussed too much on when…

LRD – Food version

This is the Diet that I got prescribed by Chichester prior to Weight-loss surgery. It depends on your BMI how long you should be on this. Breakfast EITHER – 1 or 2 size 2 (thats large) eggs OR – 2 grilled rashers WITH  – grilled tomatoes and boiled Mushrooms Lunch EITHER  – 5oz (125g) Oily Fish or Tuna…

2018 – a year of BIG changes

Hi Everyone Its taken me a while to put this post together as I didn’t  want people to think that this was a New Years Resolution, because this journey started many years ago. But now that everyone has finished their NEW YEAR NEW ME posts it feels the right time to let you in on…