darkandsparkling

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About darkandsparkling

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  • Gender
    Female
  • Location
    blackpool

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  • Surgeon
    Professor Basil Ammori
  • Hospital
    BMI Alexandra
  • Height (ft-in)
    5-03
  • Start Weight
    245
  • Current Weight
    237
  • Goal Weight
    133
  • Body Mass Index (BMI)
    40
  • Surgery Date
    07/01/2016
  • Surgery Type
    Gastric Bypass
  • Surgeon
    Professor Basil Ammori

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  1. Blimey, I bet I am the same you know, not very good anyway with overly greasy food before the Op!
  2. Oh, don't worry cinwa, it wasn't whole milk I drank; it was skimmed. I really found whole milk way to rich for me, before I had my operation, let alone after! :-) But yes, the gravy thing was stupid, and you are right, it probably was a really bad combination! :-) I thought "it's ok as it's liquid", but I shouldn't have had even that because I am totally aware of different things he concocts whilst in the kitchen! I will only have what I have bought/prepared from now on! Thanks for the reply!
  3. I will be careful Sleevalicious, thank-you :-) Yes, this experience was indeed impressive! :-( However, a good lesson learned I think! I shan't do it again! Thanks for the reply :-)
  4. Oh no! that must have been horrendous on only the 3rd day! You're right; I will definitely have to slow down my eating, I have always eaten fast from being a little girl. Thank-you for the reply :-)
  5. So, first blog entry and it's a unpleasant one! lol!.... I did something stupid and had to send an email to my senior support nurse for support......well, the experience has taught me to not have anything outside 'my plan' I have created! the liquids are not rich on that! Despite my senior support nurse being away on holiday, she still logged on and answered saying that I would be ok and not to worry....she said that there will be some things that I just can't eat, but that in a few months if you try them again (if you want to) then they may be ok that time! ....weird! Just shows you how fragile you can be sometimes inside without knowing it! I certainly found out the hard way! Have absolutely no problems following the experience and feel absolutely fine! :-) This is the panicky email I wrote the following email yesterday to my senior nurse!: Sorry to disturb you, but, I have just been violently sick, threw up twice, in short succession; everything I had to eat came back up and then as there was no more it just stopped, and now feel as right as rain! I am worried though, in case I have actually damaged any stiches or staples or something? It seemed like my whole body went into spasm, and severe pain all over, and it was the worst I have ever felt while being sick, and a very frightening feeling. I can only assume that it was down to what I had just had.....I had drunk quite a large glass of milk, and not by sipping it either, which I know I should have done, I just didn't think.....then, as I was thinking of going to get some Bouillon for lunch, my house share mate said he had some really tasty gravy leftover from his cooking for his lunch, and said why didn't I have it...well, I did, and it was lovely, but very spicy and very rich....I guess it was too rich for me, coupled with the glass of whole milk I had (which was also his as I had run out of my skimmed and haven't been to the shops yet), I guess my body just expelled it. What should I do? If anything? (apart from not doing that again). Will I be ok?
  6. Awww, I'm sorry the ones I quoted were in Imperial rather than metric! as you suspected! Thank-you for converting them for me! x
  7. Hi, thank-you for the message! :-) ....Of course, am happy to tell you what happened! .the Consultant here told me what it was like in there after he had done my bypass.....he said that the Czech surgeon had removed just a slither of stomach and stapled, then folded over the rest of my stomach, a bit like an omelette, then stapled up the side! The opening left was very 'generous' was the word he used....he said there was no way that anything weight loss wise could have been accomplished with this operation as it was.... I went for surgery in the Czech Republic because it was half the price that it was here, and I do not have a lot of money. I took out a loan to be able to do it, which I only just managed to pay each month. In June this year, I took my pension early at age 50, so that I would have a lump sum (very much reduced as I was taking it early) to pay off that loan completely, and have enough money to have a proper operation here! I am very happy now! :-) Forgot about the stats, yes, I am sorry they are in Imperial instead of metric....I will convert them, as someone below has kindly done for me! x
  8. Hi, I only registered with Thinner Times today (6th July 2016), and am looking around at the wealth of information on this site! Looks great so far! I had a sleeve op in the Czech Republic in 2014, which didn't work at all, in fact my weight increased!. I had an operation here, In Manchester, to sort out the mess that the Czech Rep. surgeon had made and also to do a full bypass at the same time, on 1st July 2016. I am very pleased to be starting out on a new life post-op! I really feel my future is a very positive one!