Tag Archives: My History

Letter From The Doctor

The NHS really impresses me.  So many people complain about it, and yet I have had really wonderful service.  Ok, the office management at the hospital leaves something to be desired, but overall I have had excellent care.  One particularly … Continue reading

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Three Month Check Up

A couple of weeks ago I went to the hospital for my three month post-operative check up.  Thankfully, everything has been going fairly well for me, so I was not concerned about what the doctor might find.  Two weeks before … 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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Result!!!!

This morning the head of bariatric surgery replied to my letter; he says: “Please accept also my apologies for what has been a very suboptimal experience. I can offer you an appointment in my clinic on 9 July where you … Continue reading

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They Gave Away My Surgery Slot!!!!

I am having a truly horrid day.  Not only did things go badly at the hospital this morning but I managed to get locked out of my house this morning in bare feet (I had answered the door for a … Continue reading

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Fat Phobic “Friend”

Several years ago my weight got in the way of a friendship.  Actually that is not exactly true; I learned that a person that I considered a friend was so shallow that he could not see past my weight gain. … Continue reading

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The Big Secret

This post was originally written on  May 21, 2010. I have been keeping a big secret.  In just sixty days I will undergo a Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy (VSG) and my life will change forever. I did not make this decision … Continue reading

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