This month sees my 9 year ‘oppiversary’ of weight-loss surgery. It’s an old cliché, but I seriously don’t know where the time has gone – it seems to have flown by. I am so grateful for the new life this surgery has given me on so many levels – not just with health but also the additional
In the news!
Every now and again I get a flurry of requests about a topic that is either in the news; gaining popularity; or causing confusion for bariatric patients. This has been the case just recently with the keto diet. Some WLS patients have been enjoying success with this low-carb regime; others are tempted to try it
GUEST POST: With news this week that coffee shops are set to outstrip pubs, should we be worried? I think so. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not hankering after those days of beer sodden carpets, sticky tables laden with glasses and air thick with tobacco smoke! That wasn’t an atmosphere conducive to a long and
Severely obese patients must put forward their own case for weight-loss surgery in the latest round of NHS cuts in the UK. Panels of NHS officials will have to approve individual patients case by case as the health service faces increasing pressure to save money. The move comes despite guidance from the National Institute for
Those of you who follow me on Facebook and Twitter will have noticed recently that I have been posting regularly on Instagram. I am loving this new social media vehicle and it gives me a great opportunity to show you the kind of foods that I eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner and as a snack.