Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Update and welcome.

Firstly I would like to welcome Alyce to my blog. It is encouraging to know that people are reading along.

Next, I had my Dietitian appointment today. I have been put on the Pre-op Optifast diet, starting tomorrow. I am a little worried about this as my diet will only consist of 3 optifast products, berries, veg/salad & diet jelly. I asked about other things like small portion of protien and was told that it works the best if you stick to the diet, so no. I'm not really all that bothered because I was expecting this pre-op diet after reading everyone's blogs. I'm just really excited to have everything moving along so quickly and smoothly.

The receptionist confirmed that I am booked in for surgery on Thursday 29th July, only 2 weeks away. Wow, I'm super duper excited. I have my first meeting with the surgeon on Friday and am wracking my brains trying to come up with a few questions for him but everyone's blogs are so very informative that I'm having a little trouble there.

I've read through Catherine's Chronicles from Band Land blog from start to finish. It took me a while but she is such an amazing inspiration for someone like me just starting out. She has given some wonderful tips, one being to write a pro's and con's list before surgery. I think I am going to take some time out this evening to think this through. I am finding it very hard to come up with any con's at the moment, so it must be a good thing.

Also I have taken a couple of before bikini shots, I'm a little nervous about putting those up but I'm sure they will make an appearance sooner or later. :o)



  1. Thanks for the shout out!!
    wow your surgery is so close!
    I had the same problem with what questions to ask because i had been reading for about a year and everyone had already answered everything i need to know!!

    good luck and make sure to keep us posted :D

  2. I won't lie - the pre op diet is hard. But after the first week you start to get into the groove and it's all for a good cause :-)

    I used to have an optifast cappicino bar with a cup of coffee and that used to fill me up a lot more than the shakes.

    Good luck - keep your eyes on the prize!!