Author Archives: Connor O'Donoghue

Dainty feet

My weightloss has sped up. I’ve gone from 3 or 4 pounds a week to 5 or 6 pounds a week. I’m now 22 stone 3 pounds and I’m one pound shy of having lost six stone. In two months. … Continue reading

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Project Rewind

I’m obliged to love my surgeon. He changed my life. But I don’t think I like him. I had my six-week post-op “check-up” with him on Monday. Except he didn’t check anything. He didn’t examine me in any way. I … Continue reading

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Killing a dragon

Now that I’m “only” twenty three and a half stone, I’m back to my 2014 weight. I’ve got rid of the weight of Vietnam. Vietnam has a lot to offer, but I can’t say I liked my life there. People … Continue reading

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Every little helps

Today, I tied my shoelaces after I’d already put on my shoes. For the last year, I’ve been tying my laces first, but loosely, and then slipping on my shoes. I just couldn’t reach. Today, I could. And it didn’t … Continue reading

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Fat Blokes

Tonight I went to see a show at the Southbank called Fat Blokes. With a name like that, there was no way I couldn’t. It was a show written by and starring one of the many gays I follow on … Continue reading

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No sliders

Now that I’m on solids, I can eat more or less anything. Except only in teeny tiny amounts. I bought a microwave chicken tikka the other day. In a previous life (literally one month ago), I would have eaten it … Continue reading

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The burping grind

I feel like I’m never going to stop burping. Other than that, eating feels much more normal now. I still sometimes accidentally put in a spoonful too much and my chest starts heaving with aggressive fullness. But in general, I … Continue reading

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