Author Archives: DuodenalSwitchaRoo

Who Am I Now?

My birthday is coming up at the end of the month. Hurrah! Another year under my belt. Another year I survived this crazy ride called life. I’ve been asked what I want for my birthday. I’m not a girl who … Continue reading

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Being Authentically Me…and other stuff

Let’s start with the boring bits: still have an open wound and anaemia is kicking my arse.  I feel like the walking dead…no…the slowly limping dead. Seriously. I thought fibro exhaustion was bad…oh holy lord, this iron deficiency is another … Continue reading

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Tai Chi and Yoga

One of my goals this year is to blog more. More for myself so I have a record in one place instead of bits and pieces on Facebook. So yay, more postings from moi! Since my duodenal switch in 2014, … Continue reading

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Happy New Year (and Merry Christmas!)

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2016 was good for you on a personal level, as we all know the idols of our childhoods have dropped like flies. 2017 can only get better! I don’t really do … Continue reading

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Ugh…Things Haven’t Gone to Plan

Sooooooo, after my last update, my incision opened…massively. I’ve been dealing with a huge wound since middle of August. There was serious tunnelling/undermining of the apronectomy line. Ernies line is a fading scar now, but as I sit here, I … Continue reading

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Under 250 Post Apronectomy

Well, hello there big bad internet! It’s been a while….over 6 months and nothing much had changed.  I did hit a new low weight of 266, but quickly bounced up to 269 and stayed there come hell or high water. … Continue reading

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2016, A New Year, Same Goals

Hi everyone! Hope the holidays were kind to you.  I’m surviving, barely. The hubz has been home since Dec 23rd, all day, every day.  My sleep schedule is way off and my mental health is suffering, hardcore.  If I can … Continue reading

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My 9th Immiversary!

So, immiversary isn’t really a word, but it kind of is 🙂  I landed in the UK on Dec 13, 2006, really confused and questioning my sanity and reserve to see this through. I won’t lie, it has been hard, … Continue reading

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Hit Goal, Got a New Hip!

As I sit here, I am below my surgeons goal weight for me. I am 278lbs and hoping to lose more, though it is slow going and I have a fight for every pound I get off, but that’s ok … Continue reading

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Whoa! I’m the 200’s Bitches!!!!!!

I’ve seen so many milestones come and go…..and have neglected to update you all who are not my personal friends or family. My journey has been a LONG SLOG through the psyche of a lifetime fatty and a transition into … Continue reading

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