Category Archives: Health

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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Bariatric Dietician

On Friday I saw the dietician for my weight loss surgery team for the first time EVER.  I admit I was nervous I was going to be told I wasn’t doing well enough….I’m a tad hard on myself. To my … Continue reading

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“Of Two Minds”

I just watched this documentary on netflix…like it just ended this moment and I feel I need to write about it whilst it is still fresh in my mind. I am bipolar.  I have never denied it.  It has been … Continue reading

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Gluten Free Psoriasis Results

So I wrote an entry last year around this time about my research and N=1 experiment of avoiding gluten to see if it would improve my skin condition, psoriasis, which is also an auto-immune disorder.  The results pretty much speak for … Continue reading

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I have my very own domain now! yay!

So, I’ve been bored….and decided to rejuvenate my blog.  I deleted my old duodenalswitcharoo wordpress and there is no way to recover that…so I took the plunge and bought my own URL 🙂 Update your bookmarks! I’ve had an interesting … Continue reading

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Closer to 400 than 500!!!!

Well, today deserves a blog post! Had weigh in this morning and I am at 445.7.  I can’t believe it.  I have to lose 1.7lbs and I have lost 200lbs.  Its amazing, yet scary!  In 25 more lbs I will … Continue reading

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Lots to Update!

Where to start?  Let’s start with weight.  My last update I was back up to 462lbs, then I got weighed at my surgeons office on Feb 8th and was up to 466.4lbs.  If there is one thing I have learned … Continue reading

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Total Suckage

Welp, it’s been a while.  I’ve been struggling mentally and physically.  England had a cold snap and some snow and omg, my hips were killing me!  I cried more than once due to the pain.  When my head is elsewhere, … Continue reading

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Doing Well!

Sometimes life gets in the way and I forget to blog or procrastinate to the point that things now seem irrelevant.  Last weight in was GREAT! I am down to 453lbs. Well….I was…before Christmas came!  191lbs lost. 🙂 That makes … Continue reading

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