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Monthly Archives: July 2010
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
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
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).
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
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:
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