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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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15 Strategies for Long-Term Weight Loss Success

May 3, 2017 · 0 comments

There is no magic bullet for weight loss. Whether you’ve had bariatric surgery, participate in a medical weight loss program or are working to lose weight on your own, there is no single step you can take that will guarantee that you’ll lose weight and keep it off.  However, modifying

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Personal Trainers After WLS: One-Size-Fits-All Doesn’t Work

April 26, 2017 · 0 comments

I was in the Personal Trainers’ office at a local gym recently, and saw the following caption attached to some popular cartoon characters: “I’m fat because obesity runs in my family.” “No, you’re fat because no one runs in your family.” One of the cartoon characters was laughing hysterically, the

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10 Keys to Success After Bariatric Surgery

April 3, 2017 · 0 comments

Taking the journey of weight loss surgery (WLS) is a rewarding gift thousands of people choose to take. One of the most enjoyable aspects of my role as a Bariatric Registered Dietitian is hearing patient success stories. I often have patients report post-surgery they have an overall increase in energy

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After Bariatric Surgery: Weight Regain Resolution

March 29, 2017 · 0 comments

In the beginning of our weight loss surgery journey, our paranoia and need to follow the rules keep us on track. During the honeymoon period, we have defined goals that we are working towards, which contributes to our advanced weight loss. This weight loss ends and can reverse when we lose

8 Tips for My Family & Friends to Understand WLS

8 Tips for My Family & Friends To Understand WLS

March 20, 2017 · 0 comments

Choosing to have WLS is not an easy decision. Usually, it is the last choice when nothing else has worked in the past to lose and maintain weight loss. Before making your lifetime change, you probably did much research, had appointments with surgeons and talked in-depth with family and loved ones.  You

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