Pre-Op Ramblings – Part Fourteen

Previously on Pre-Op Ramblings: “Well, I say now… now would be silly. In a while would be over-optimistic. This side of Christmas would be a fluffy great lie. The estimated date for my surgery is now February 2014.” Since my last update merry hell has been raised, the Kraken was put on high alert and […]

Pre-Op Ramblings – Part Thirteen

It was all looking so good… I had hoped that the thirteenth instalment of my surgical adventures would open with the exciting announcement of an operation date, or maybe tales of life on the liver reduction diet and how I’d gladly remove a limb for some sweet, sweet carbohydrates. Sadly, it was not to be. […]

Pre-Op Ramblings – Part Twelve

Since I’m not currently working and have pretty much put my life on hold until I’ve had surgery, I decided to take part in a study to help find out more about the differences between Gastric Bypass and Gastric Band. A few weeks ago I went back to Musgrove Park for the first appointment. After […]

Pre-Op Ramblings – Part Eleven

Live from a moment of downtime, it’s Pre-Op Ramblings… I’m not too chipper at the moment. The (mostly self-inflicted) pressure to get fit has been getting to me. I’m tired, grumpy, and lacking motivation for even the most basic things. I’m fine messing around at home, but pull me away from my haven and it’s […]

Pre-Op Ramblings – Part Ten

Today I’m going to indulge myself. Today, I’m going to let myself dream about what life will be like post-op, when my body is more energised and efficient on space. When I’ll be free to do more and shop in places that only allow one “X” next to their large (not you, Abercrombie and Fitch, […]