My over weight brother went to surgery

As you can see, he’s OK about it

My young brother, who is also the closest being in existence to me, did a Gastric By-Pass. Seriously, we’re too close we’re practically married and still going on our honey moon. Don’t be fool though by his humor and looks (cough cough weight), he’s the smartest person I know too… seriously, I should be his pet. He just took his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering (the only one who graduated with honor if I may add), and I could never be more proud.

His weight though was always a problem, and I don’t blame him, the food here is heaven. But it affected his back too much that the only way to lose weight is by going through this procedure.

I can’t resist not messing with him… he’s already on pain killers so…

I was so scared for him that I was too nervous during the procedure, and when the doctor came and told us it went well, I cried. I really love him, the idea of him being on an operating table really scared me. But he’s out, and I think his sense of humor multiplied, I think the pain killer is still in his system. I hope he’ll get well soon, poor guy, only water and juice for his diet, so I’ll give him some time before I go back and start messing with him… After all, I’m his older brother, its in my job description.



14 thoughts on “My over weight brother went to surgery

  1. My beloved sister went into surgery in June (on my birthday) so I pretty much know how you felt. Sadly, it only extended her life for a few more short years but I hope your brother is doing well.
    Even with the weight, he’s adorable. But yay for getting healthy!
    Good luck!

      • Ha ha… around 20, pretty cool.
        Since you mentioned it, why would ppl over there not rely on the metric system. 1 mile is 1.6 kilos. I’m sure you knew that. But is it only in the US ppl rely on a different scale?
        Just curious, not trying to win an argument 🙂

      • I hope so, yeah 20 is good, and in only 8 days.
        One thing I like about calculating in miles is saying to my self, I’ll run 6.25 miles instead of saying, I’ll run 10 Ks… makes it feel like less effort. Or when I say I lost 5 pounds, instead of 2.25… I guess that system was created by a very brilliant and lazy person… 🙂

    • Thank you so much, it is really kind of you to say so.
      He did lose a lot of weight in a very short time, so I guess he’s on the right track.
      Bless you.

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