Monthly Archives: August 2017

#SleeveLife: I Walked Into My Nutritionist’s Office With Coffee – You Won’t Believe What Happened Next!

There are a lot of things that are off limits after bariatric surgery, and booze, sugar and deep-fried foods are right up there at the top of the list. But what about coffee? The answer, it seems, depends on who you ask. And to make matters more confusing, there’s plenty of conflicting information out there.

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#SleeveLife: Eating Out After Bariatric Surgery

For the first six weeks or so after bariatric surgery, the pace of your life slows down while you recover. You’ve got some time: time to read, time to write, and time to think about exactly what you’ve gotten yourself into. Gradually, though, it starts to ramp back up and before you even know what’s […]

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New Bariatric Surgery Pix: One Month Post-Op, 42 Pounds Down

So, I’ve uploaded new pix to the Pix page. These shots are from Aug. 6, one month after surgery. They show a weight loss of 42 pounds. The pace of the weight loss has slowed since then; I’m no longer losing 42 pounds a month. These days it’s more like 20-25, but I’ll take it. […]

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Bariatric Product Reviews

Something I’ve discovered about the whole bariatric thing is that there’s literally a metric shit-ton of manufacturers all trying to get into my wallet, post-surgery. Bariatric protein shakes. Bariatric food. Bariatric vitamins. Bariatric scales. Bariatric food storage containers. Bariatric plates. Bariatric bowls. Bariatric water bottles. Fitness devices. Tracking apps for food. Tracking apps for exercise. […]

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#SleeveLife: Dealing With Stress After Bariatric Surgery

Time was, if I’d had a rough day at the office, I’d come home, crack a few skonskis and eat something. Didn’t really matter what it was. Pasta. Leftover chicken. Cheese. Peanut butter. Whatever. As long as it was easily scarfed with relatively little preparation, preferably standing in in the kitchen, reading something. Those days […]

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