Here’s a timeline of the significant events of my bariatric journey:

10th October 2019Initial consultation with the bariatric team in St Vincent’s Private Hospital, Dublin. This includes sessions with a bariatric physician, a psychologist, and dietician.
31st October 2019Consultation with my surgeon
13th August 2020Begin pre-operative diet of 800 calories a day
24th August 2020Pre-admissions COVID-19 test
27th August 2020Surgery – Roux en-Y Gastric Bypass
8th October 20206 week follow-up with surgeon
2nd December 20203 month follow-up with dietician
3rd March 20216 month follow-up with dietician
19th August 202112 month follow-up with bariatric physician