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Going to Restaurants After Weight Loss Surgery

January 20, 2022

Odds are that, going through the journey of weight loss surgery, you’ve been eating at home a LOT!  But, inevitably, at some point, you’re going to get invited to a restaurant.  Whether it’s a family outing, a holiday celebration, a work function, a date, etc., the day will come!  It […]

How Journaling Helps Bariatric Patients Be Successful

December 2, 2021

When embarking on the journey of weight loss surgery, the plethora of information can seem overwhelming. Monitoring fluid intake, exercise, food tolerance, etc. is a lot! Keeping a weight loss journal is one of the best ways to ensure that we stay on track for the long run! One of […]

Five Ways to Mitigate the Thanksgiving Splurge

November 18, 2021

Holiday time is a wonderful opportunity to gather and reconnect with family and friends, but it usually revolves around food. For someone with a normal BMI, this isn’t a terribly scary prospect. However, for someone who has undergone bariatric surgery, there are variables and unknowns that can make these kinds […]

Does Caffeine Help or Hinder Weight Loss; And What Effects Does It Have Post-Bariatric Surgery?

October 21, 2021

There are a few things that most of us can’t live without. Fresh air, water, TV binge-watching, our families, and coffee. Maybe not in that order. Some of us love the taste of coffee, others are pretty sure they’re dependent on the caffeine pick-me-up, while others have gotten used to […]

What Is Dumping Syndrome (And Why It Helps You Succeed)

September 16, 2021

Gastric bypass surgery reconstructs the anatomy of your stomach and reroutes the intestine. The fact that your stomach is smaller, and your digestive tract changes means that your body must adapt to new systems and processes. Sometimes, the surgery can cause dumping syndrome – when food and drink pass into […]

Patient Spotlight – Amy Discusses Post-Bariatric Diet & Exercise

September 2, 2021

You may have seen me story on our testimonials page, and what a story it is! Amy has a very particular story in that her gastric sleeve surgery was performed immediately before the coronavirus lockdown, and she was forced to recover and lose her weight without the full breadth of […]

When to Buy New Clothes After Bariatric Surgery

August 16, 2021

When you start to notice that your jeans are a little (or very) loose, it is an exciting moment – change is finally happening! Your first instinct might be to open your laptop and browse the internet for new clothes or speed over to the mall to have a shopping […]

How to Run After Bariatric Surgery

May 24, 2021

It may seem obvious but running after bariatric surgery is not as simple as tying up those laces and bolting down the street. Immediately after bariatric surgery, you will not have lost a significant amount of weight and your excess body weight will still be putting significant pressure on your […]

Tips to Maintaining Your Weight Loss Long Term

February 1, 2021

Losing excess weight is only part of the weight loss journey. Some people may find that keeping the weight off is even more difficult than losing it in the first place.  Once a patient loses weight, they must commit to lifestyle changes to maintain their goal weight. After substantial weight […]

Lifestyle Changes After Weight Loss Surgery

January 18, 2021

The benefits of weight loss surgery are not limited to the change in the number that shows up on the scale, but an entire lifestyle reboot. Surgery is just a puzzle piece in the grand scheme of weight loss – it is one tool in the toolbox. After weight loss […]

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