Surgiversary!

10 Sep

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A whole frigging year!

Roux-En-Y September 10 2014

I can’t believe that’s over. This time last year I was unaware of what was happening to my body. Completely unconscious and NOT prepared for that pain, or the eight day stay in hospital!

But it was totally worth it.

Two pounds, two damn pounds off 200lbs in total. And so happy.

At my heaviest I weighed 203kg/448, 165kg/363/lbs before I started pre op and 155kg/341lbs the day before surgery. I am now 113kg/250lbs. I would have liked more after surgery. But in total it is alot to lose. It’s a large man to lose I guess. Who needs one of them strapped to their body all day?

Oh wait :D

I am not where I want to be. And who knows if I ever will be. But I am a completely different person as I have said many times. My life is unrecognisable from when I first started this blog. I didn’t leave the house for over three years, and alot of that time I didn’t even leave my bedroom. I was someone I didn’t recognise, that wasn’t who I was when I was younger, I was being suffocated in more ways than one by the fat that surrounded me.

82ea2429e80bf8d49b9276aecaa43ca7I will never be a slim person, I let myself get too big before doing something about it, there is too much excess skin and fat that’s just never going to move on my body, but I can be happy and healthier than I have been in the last twenty years and for that I am ever so grateful to my surgery.

It’s been a huge rollercoaster of emotions and feelings and thoughts. I’ve met some wonderful and not so wonderful people along the way and I am so glad I have these people in my life now. Without surgery they wouldn’t be here and they have turned out to be some of my closest friends now.

One in particular I probably wouldn’t have got through the year without her. She has been my rock.. sometimes a rock that hits me in the head, but a rock none the less and I love her to pieces. And without surgery and this blog she wouldn’t be a part of my life right now. So if nothing else had come out of all this at least I have that. But it did, so she is just a bonus! lol

So now I guess we need some pics!

Soon

H x

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4 Responses to “Surgiversary!”

  1. KirstyKirst81 September 13, 2015 at 18:11 #

    You’ve made such an amazing and admirable change! You’ve come a long way and it’s not a small deal. :) I can’t relate (yet!) but I know if you can stay focused and chipping away, you can go even further. It just takes a lot longer now! :) Stay motivated! Keep up the great work!

    • KirstyKirst81 September 13, 2015 at 18:12 #

      And congratulations on your surgiversary!!!

    • Hayley September 20, 2015 at 16:29 #

      Ah thank you so much! It can be hard, but totally worth it, hope to read more of yours when you have your surgery x

      • KirstyKirst81 October 5, 2015 at 14:20 #

        Thanks! I’m definitely bloggerstalking yours. Haha.

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