Body & Mind

Full From Within

How To Be Full From Within After WLS

July 12, 2017 · 0 comments

What does it mean to be “full from within?” This concept refers to the idea that we no longer have this psychological “black hole,” that needs to be fed through external things such as; food, drugs, alcohol, spending, relationships, gambling. ~ Dr. Colleen, The Psychology of Finally Being Full From Within

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Celebrating My Independence With WLS

July 3, 2017 · 0 comments

Even as a kid, I looked forward to the Independence holiday. I grew up with a very patriotic flag-loving mother, so we celebrated it in a big way. Our festivities had food (lots of it), fun, and fireworks. Little did I know that my love of Independence Day would grow

avoid weight regain

Avoid Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery With This Technique

June 28, 2017 · 0 comments

When you start down on the road toward bariatric surgery, you are likely given direction by your physicians or surgeons to make some behavioral changes prior to surgery. They put you on a diet and tell you to start an exercise routine to show that you can do it. The thought of

3 Things You Can Do This Minute to Stop Weight Regain After WLS

June 12, 2017 · 0 comments

Terrifying. That’s the word almost all of my clients use to describe their fears of weight regain after WLS. We all know that some weight regain is expected—usually around 25% of the total weight initially lost—but what if it doesn’t stop there? There definitely are steps you can take, right

Mindset After WLS

Your Mindset After WLS is a Tool for Success

June 9, 2017 · 0 comments

What is Mindset?  Mindset is a core set of beliefs and pattern of thinking that drives behavior and behavioral change.  After weight loss surgery, your doctors and support team typically give bariatric patients approximately four main recommendations: Get your protein in first, drink your water, move your body, and eat

Transformed Your Body

So, You’ve Transformed Your Body…Now What?

May 19, 2017 · 0 comments

Congratulations, you have accomplished something that takes courage, determination, and discipline and you should be incredibly proud of yourself.  Making the decision to transform your body, and then doing just that, deserves praise. On behalf of everyone who has made that transformation…we welcome you to the other side, where the

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7 Effective Ways to Fight Grazing After WLS

May 8, 2017 · 0 comments

Grazing after WLS is a common problem faced by both pre and post-operative clients. Many people graze when they are feeling bored, unstimulated, distressed, or just stuck in a pattern of habit. The problem with grazing is that we tend to underestimate how much we eat while we are doing

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