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Meal Prepping After Weight Loss Surgery

September 1, 2022

If you’re like me, your social media is probably bombarded with posts, pins, stories, and reels showcasing all kinds of inspiring meal-prepping hacks. From the cool containers to the seemingly seamless grab-and-go lifestyle, meal prepping can be a great way to save time and money and stay on track with your […]

How Bariatric Surgery Changed My Life

August 24, 2022

If I’m being totally honest, a lot of what drove my decision to have bariatric surgery was vain.  I wanted to feel attractive.  I wanted to buy clothes at any store, to wear any style.  I was fortunate enough not to really have any health problems related to my weight.  […]

How Do I Know I’m Ready for Bariatric Surgery?

July 20, 2022

So, you’re considering having bariatric surgery.  It’s a big decision and not one to be made lightly!  So, how do you know if you’re ready?  Read on for some questions to ask yourself to help you make the right decision for you. Are You Ready to Eat Differently? Bariatric surgery […]

What to Expect in the Recovery Room

June 1, 2022

You’re likely curious about what to expect right after the procedure if you’re considering bariatric surgery.  I know I was!  Having never had surgery before, I was more than a little nervous.  Read on to learn more about what to expect on the big day! I remember sitting in the […]

How Will My Body Change After Weight Loss Surgery?

May 2, 2022

Following bariatric surgery, your body will change a lot!  Some of those changes are expected (like weight loss), but others are not discussed as often and may surprise you.  Read on to learn about some of the ways your body may change after weight loss surgery! The most obvious (and […]

Tips for the Soft Food Diet

April 8, 2022

Congrats!  You’ve made it to the soft food stage!  That means not only have you successfully navigated the restrictive and challenging liquid and pureed phases, but you’re a significant step closer to eating “normal” meals again!  I put “normal” in quotes because, after bariatric surgery, the goal is to ultimately […]

Healthy Desserts to Try After Weight Loss Surgery

March 3, 2022

You may think that embarking on a weight loss journey means you have to give up all your favorite sweets. I remember wondering if I would be able to do it. Would I have the willpower? How would I handle cravings? Would I ever enjoy food again? Thankfully, I’ve learned that living a […]

Grocery Shopping After Weight Loss Surgery

February 10, 2022

Life after weight loss surgery truly is a whole new world!  Even the most mundane things like grocery shopping will now likely be very different experiences.  Let’s look at some strategies for grocery shopping to help keep you on track with your goals.

Dealing With Body Dysmorphia

January 13, 2022

Body dysmorphia is defined as a focus on perceived flaws in one’s appearance.  Often these flaws are exaggerated in the mind of the patients and may be unnoticeable to others.  In the most extreme of cases, this can reach the level of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).  BDD is so severe […]

Buying Clothes During Weight Loss

December 16, 2021

One of the most exciting parts of your weight loss journey is fitting into new clothes!  It’s such a tangible example of your success when you can fit into a smaller size.  Plus, it’s fun to try out new styles and stores that you may not have been able to […]