Category Archives: Losing Weight

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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Reverting back…

It has been an age and a half since I posted here, or anywhere other than a specific social media site.  I have come to the conclusion that taking part in that aspect of social media kills any and all … 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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4 Months post DS

So here I am! Still alive a kickin, 4 months after my duodenal switch. Things are going very well.  I am down to 368lbs now and have gotten my itty bitty brain around all the vits and supplements I need … Continue reading

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I lived….just!

I had my op on Feb 18th and had a million complications.  It did not look very good at all.  My ever the optimist hubz was actually worried and thinking about how to get on with life without me. Yeah, it … Continue reading

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Do it & Keep Doing it!

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I’m crap at blogging lol

I am terrible at blogging.  Between facebook and forums and me laying it all out there, I forget not everyone is there 🙂 Life is GREAT!!! (understatement!!!!)  I’m very excited for my DS.  I never thought it would come.  I … Continue reading

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I gave up….and my time has come!

So, some time around the middle of January I gave up all hope of ever getting my duodenal switch….I deleted most of my accounts, took down my YouTube vids and was preparing to carry on living life as a fat … 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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200+lbs GONE!!!!!

I am over the moon and back and then to Mars and back! Holy crapola! I feel pretty damned amazing! I had my weigh in this morning and I am now 442.6….I have lost over 200lbs.  I am 201.2 kg … Continue reading

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