Monthly Archives: September 2017

Ten Weeks Post-Op And Things Are Changing So Fast, They Hardly Seem Real

We have one of those body composition scales in our house. This thing doesn’t just tell you how much you weigh, it tells you the percentage of your body that’s water, and the percentage of your body that’s fat. It tells you how much muscle you have, in pounds, and it tells you how much […]

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New Pictures: Bariatric Surgery, Two Months Post-Op

It’s been two months since the surgery, and I’m down 62 pounds. Even I can see the difference. Check ’em out.

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Your Bariatric Summer, You Can See It Fading Fast …

I took a lot of shit in high school and college for liking Steely Dan, but  my attitude was: screw ’em. Like the song says – you wouldn’t know a diamond if you held it in your hand; the things you think are precious I can’t understand. Of course, at that stage of my life, […]

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Bariatric Surgery Post-Op: The New Normal

As of today it’s been two months, exactly, since the gastric sleeve surgery. Not to put too fine a point on it, but things are different post-op, ever so much. Beyond the 63 pounds that have somehow melted off me, I mean. Here’s what I’m talking ’bout, Willis.

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Learning to Love the Protein Shake

If you’re bariatric, you’re probably getting sick of the store-bought protein shake. The convenience of just opening a package and getting 20 or 30 grams of protein is great, yeah, but the taste leaves much to be desired. The fact is, you can make a pretty darn good protein shake on your own, quickly and […]

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