Woman Now Has to Eat 5,000 Calories a Day to Stay Alive After Weight Loss Surgery
- Julie Dunbar, 51, had weight loss surgery after her weight hit 20st 7lb or 287 pounds.
- Lost 14 stone or 238 pounds in a year and became dangerously malnourished
- Needed tube feeding and three more ops to partly undo stomach reduction
- Now has illness resulting from severe malnourishment and lack of vitamins
- Has to eat 5,000 calories a day to get enough nutrients to stay alive
One of the drawbacks of gluttony is getting fat and obese. The whole point of life for fat people/gluttons is eating and the more we eat the happier we are. With this type of surgery gluttony no longer harm our health! How great is that!
By Chris Brooke
A pub landlady who underwent a gastric bypass operation has become so thin she must eat a mountain of food every day to stay alive.
The slimming surgery caused Julie Dunbar’s body to stop absorbing the nutrients it needs.
In 12 months, her weight plummeted from 20st 7lbs or 238 pounds to a skeletal 6st –84 pounds and she ended up in hospital dangerously malnourished and close to death.
Doctors told her the only solution was to eat 5,000 calories a day – more than double the recommended daily amount for women and far more than she ever used to eat – because her body can ingest only a fraction of the nutrients she takes in.
Her daily menu includes half a block of cheese, a packet of smoked salmon, a packet of biscuits, nuts, fruit, cake, a curry or shepherd’s pie for dinner and bags of sweets.
Miss Dunbar, 51, of Leeds, West Yorkshire, said: ‘It’s a full-time job. Our food bill is phenomenal. It must cost about £200/$307 to feed me a week.
‘It was enjoyable at first
|Plump and Pretty Sexy Sow Julie Dunbar Enjoying a Smoke|
In 2010, Miss Dunbar paid £10,000 to have the biliopancreatic diversion with a duodenal switch operation at the private Spire Hospital in Leeds. In this type of weight-loss surgery a large part of the stomach is removed and the small intestine re-routed. The object is to reduce the amount of time the body has to capture calories and absorb fat.
Following the operation, her weight dropped so quickly and her eating increased that her sister Karen, 50, was inspired to have the same procedure.
But while the sister’s weight levelled off at 10st, Miss Dunbar’s continued to drop at an
She said: ‘It was an absolutely
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