Feb 15, 2016 - Uncategorized    4 Comments

It’s a learning curve!

I’ve just completed my first full week back at work and it’s been really good.

People are really seeing a difference in me and I’ve had lots of  compliments which has been a great morale boost! If you had told me a few weeks ago that I could ever feel so good about myself and my weight, I would never have believed you. I know I’m not there yet but I can see the weight almost melting away!

The pounds don’t always drop as fast as they did at first, but I know I’m still losing weight because  my clothes are getting looser all the time. I can hardly keep pace with my wardrobe! Tina told me that I might not lose weight at a constant rate, it changes as your body adjusts.

At the end of the week I was  pretty tired  but  I suppose that’s to be expected.You always feel tired when you go back to work after a couple of weeks on holiday and I’ve been through surgery as well!

I’ve  been trying to introduce new foods into my diet. At the moment it’s just  trial and error to be honest, it seems my tastes have really changed.  I don’t think I’ve ever been so organised with my eating. I’m so much more aware of my diet and really thinking about what I’m eating. It’s incredible how much I’ve learnt just by listening and talking to the support team at NOSC and then doing a little bit of reading online. I plan my menu a few days in advance, working out if  I’m at home or at work so that I know exactly what to take with me each day.  That way, there’s no impulse buying when I’m wandering around the supermarket (not that I’m really tempted now) and no need to nip out to the shop at lunch time.

A typical evening meal for me now would be about a third of a salmon fillet, one new potato and a little veg, perhaps followed by half a pot of yogurt a little later on because I can’t fit it in straight away! Things are still very new, I’m still learning  and adapting to my new way of eating. It’s going to take quite a bit of getting used to! Well worth the effort though!


I know what you’re thinking…. never mind all that, how much has she lost?   Well so far, I have lost the grand total of 24 pounds!   That’s just 4 pounds short of two stones! I can’t believe it!


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  • How long after your operation did it take you to be pain free? Just thinking of being able to look after my little girl?

    • So sorry Blossom, I didn’t notice your comment! I’ve been so busy. I guess I would have to say that I was pretty tender for the first week, it was never REALLY painful though. You should be fine to look after your daughter after a couple of weeks. Hope that helps.

  • Having done some research I’ve noticed it is common for people to not feel hungry or crave food from their stomach. But mentally their brain is still craving certain things.

    Have you experienced this andnif so what have you don’t to move past it?

    • This is a very interesting comment Katie, it’s something I’m going to be talking about in my next post. Watch this space!

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