Monthly Archives: July 2010

Aloo Tikki Chaat

Yesterday I welcomed a new dawn; I moved from full liquids to the puréed diet (a.k.a. “mushies”).  Although the liquid stage of my diet was surprisingly tolerable, it is glorious to have a bit more variety.  Along with mashed potatoes and apple-sauce … Continue reading

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Weird Bodies

It’s amazing how quickly a pendulum can swing.  It’s been nine days since my operation and I am feeling pretty good, but I would be lying if I said that these past few days have been easy.  Overall, I am … Continue reading

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Chewbacca

My stomach is making the oddest of noises.  Secretly, I suspect that the surgeon replaced my stomach with a wookiee.  Perhaps I will rename my stomach “Chewy” (although that seems a little too trite).

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Sleeved

The day has come and gone and I can hardly believe that it actually happened.  It is true; I am sleeved!  It has now been five days and I finally have the energy and the concentration level to sit and … Continue reading

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Projected Loss

I stumbled upon a tool on http://www.obessityhelp.com that helps one visualise possible outcomes of surgery.  Plug in your details at http://www.obesityhelp.com/morbidobesity/information/planner+results.php.  It’s so cool! Here’s my best case scenario:

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Scheduled!

It’s official, I am going under the knife on Tuesday, July 20, 2010.  That is just four days away!!!  Apparently the hospital had a cancellation (I wonder if it was me?) and so they were able to “squeeze me in.” … Continue reading

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Beginning Pre-Op Diet

It’s D-day!  Time to start the pre-op diet and to try to keep my spirits up while my calories fall.  Truthfully, my surgeon does not require a diet that it too terribly gruelling; I have heard of much worse.  Basically, … Continue reading

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