Be SMART & Avoid Perfectionism In Your Nutrition After Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss surgery promises many things. Perfection, however, is not one of the promises. Instead, it is an idea that many patients get in their head and strive for. Not intentionally, but as a way to prove to the world that they are successful and that they are not their weight. Perfectionism in ...

Dealing With Unwanted Sexual Attention After WLS

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Before & After DS with Eileen (Chef), losing 137 pounds!

Why I Decided to Have WLS I am 40 years old and I’ve worked 15 years in the food industry in Manhat...
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  • Why? Why? Why?


     Why do I keep doing it? Why do I keep sabotaging my heath? My weight loss, my life? How did I stay so disciplined and mindful when I started this journey and now I can’t seem to go a full d...

  • Feb 22, 2018


    It’s 7:00 am and I’m on my 2nd cup of coffee and I’ve already done my 20 minutes of exercise. To make it a little easier and less tedious, I did 5 minutes on the gazelle, 5 on the elliptical...

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  • New to support group


    Hello,  My name is Sasha and I live in Northern CA. I'm legally separated, soon to be officially divorced. I am a mother of two amazing boys, age 24 and 9.  I'm on the journey to losing weig...

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  • time and experience


    So i am almost at six months. and i feel great. i havent lost as fast as some but i am definatly still going in the right direction. i am getting all my protien now. although it still takes ...

  • Its a start.


    So I really don't know where to start with this blog but I figured this would be a good first step.   I had my first appointment for my gastric sleeve Jan 3, 2018. I weighed in at 276 on a b...

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  • I never gave up!

    Cathy A.

    I am trying again. Its been over 9 years,  but I am now on medicare   and they pay for   wls.  My doctors  have been wanting me to have  this surgery.  My cardiologist  the last time i saw h...

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  • Feb 21, 2018


    I’ve missed a few days of my blogging. It’s been a good couple and rough couple of days. I have been exercising a lot more which I am really proud of myself. Our elliptical machine came in S...

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  • Another newbie in Ontario!


    Hi, everyone.  I had my orientation at Toronto Western Jan. 08, 2018 and I will be having my first social worker assessment Mar08 through telehealth.  Getting a bit nervous/ excited...  Any ...

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  • Help


    I have a question that I so desperately need help on I would like to know if anyone out there knows of any doctors in New Orleans Louisiana that accept Medicaid for the bariatric surgery bec...

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  • Finally below 170, barely, lol.


    Whew; my scale read 169.6 this morning.  I got on and off the scale 3 times in a row and all 3 readings said the same thing, 169.6, so I guess it's real.  I FINALLY broke my 1 month stall of...