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@Ganny 28725 wrote:

Hi All, been a little while since I have been on here and I feel as I have neglected you all but I have been sooooo busy just recently not doing a lot but just enjoying life and being healthy. My reactive hypo-glycemia is now under control and I have once again been discharged by St Richards, I am controlling it by diet and tablets but the consultant I saw reassures me I won’t need to take them for ever as my body adjusts to the amazing weight loss it will hopefully right itself. The new low GI diet I am following has kick started my weight loss again and I can now say I am half the women I was in March 2012, I have lost half my body weight at just over 12 stones and I am still loosing, can’t believe it, I am now nearly down to 11 stone something, think the last time I was that weight I was around 10 years old. I am just back from the hairdresser’s and for the first time in two years she has had to thin my hair again, so I now know that my hair is back to its normal self. Next Friday I fly out to Germany for a short break with the family and I don’t think this time I will need to ask for a seat belt extension which will save that embrassment.
I will say I seemed to have swopped my obsession with food with another obsession and that is exercise. This is from a woman who hated the word exercise, now I swim at least twice a week, walk/jog 10k every other day, do at at least 100 sit up every day and when it is wet and I can’t get out you will find me doing 10k on my exercise bike, I am sure I had a head transplant along with my gastric bypass, I just love life. I was given a second chance of life when my lovely GP put me forward for this op and the lovely Mr John agreed to do it for me, I will thank them for the rest of my life, it was the BEST decission I have ever made and I don’t regret having it.
So all of you who are starting out on the roller coaster of this journey I wish you all the happiness and luck in the world, grab life by the horns and if you don’t abuse the chance you have been given you will have a lovely time, work with the band/bypass and you will see and get the results you want and just enjoy living.
Elaine xx

Hi Elaine

How lovely to hear from you again!

Thank you SO, SO much for sharing this wonderfully positive post with us all. It proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that if you grab the opportunity to improve/save your life with both hands, miraculous changes can occur. You are a true inspiration. You have worked hard and have been rewarded the health improvements you wanted so much.

Hope you have a fab time in Germany (one of my favourite destinations along with Austria) and that your new healthy life continues forever. Isn’t that what we all wish for?

Auf Wiedersehen for now 😉

doodah x

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