Category: <span>Weight</span>

Posts about my weight, my struggles with obesity, and any weight losses

I weighed myself this morning, and I’m delighted that my BMI has dropped below 40. It means that I’m no longer morbidly obese! Twelve weeks ago (on the day of my surgery) my BMI was 46.3. After entering my weight into my tracking spreadsheet (yes I have a spreadsheet!) it…

Surgery Weight

When losing weight after surgery, it’s easy to become obsessed with the numbers showing on the scales. However sometimes we need to take time to celebrate and enjoy the effects of weight loss that don’t show on the scales. These Non-Scale Victories (or NSVs) can’t often be measured and we…

Surgery Weight

There’s a common perception amongst some people that having weight loss surgery is somehow the easy option or a cheat. However it’s definitely not the easy way out. It involves a lot of hard work and a lifetime commitment. Misunderstanding Part of the problem is that people often misunderstand what…

Surgery Weight

It’s around 2 months since my Gastric Bypass, and for most of the time the weight has fallen off me. However over the last week or more I’ve hit a plateau and not lost any weight! I’ve not made any major changes to my diet or exercise. I log everything…

Surgery Weight

I was curious to find out the average weight loss for gastric bypass patients, so that I could reality-check my expectations. I have this goal in my head that I’d like to get down to 105 kg, which for a man of my height would take my BMI below 30,…

Surgery Weight

It’s now two weeks since by gastric bypass surgery, and I did a weigh-in to see how much I’ve lost in the last fortnight. My progress so far is that I’ve lost 6 kg, which is nearly a stone. I’m not sure if that’s good or bad. I had rather…

Surgery Weight