first year post-op mindset

Bariatric Surgery: Pre-Op and a Post-Op Mindset

January 26, 2021 · 0 comments

Pre-Op and First-Year Post-Op Mindset As pre-op patients with a first-year post-op mindset, so many of us worried about shopping for the necessities we needed. We want to make sure that our arsenal had all the necessary tools for success from a good blender to mini plates and tiny forks.  

Heart Hungry

What Is Your Heart Hungry For?

January 25, 2021 · 0 comments

“What is your heart hungry for?” I ask my clients who have been trying to lose weight for many years, sometimes even decades. This is a crucial question if we want to establish a healthy and relaxed relationship with food and our bodies. When food has taken on the role

Instant Pot Mississippi Pot Roast

Instant Pot Mississippi Pot Roast Recipe, Quick & Easy

January 22, 2021 · 0 comments

If you're like me and enjoy eating roasted meat, try this Instant Pot Mississippi Pot Roast recipe. Enjoy it as a delicious main dish and add a spicy twist to your dinner! I really like using Instant Pot recipes since they are a simple Set It and Forget It. While my Instant

Bariatric Surgery Phases

Bariatric Surgery Phases from New Post-Op to Long-Term Post-Op

January 21, 2021 · 0 comments

Bariatric Surgery Phases Bariatric New-Bees are the BEST!  They are at the beginning of the bariatric surgery phases. They are so full of excitement and joy. It’s THEIR turn. They are going to do things “by the book.”   They have their food-logs ready to go. Their vitamins are lined

When is a Lap-Band Revision Surgery Necessary?

January 20, 2021 · 0 comments

If you've had a Gastric Band, when is it time to consider a Lap-Band revision? Over the last 20 years, hundreds of thousands of gastric bands have been placed in the United States. Over the last several years, however, gastric banding (Lap-Band) has gone from the most common weight loss

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Before & After VSG with PuggleDad, down 147 pounds!

January 19, 2021 · 0 comments

Before & After VSG with PuggleDad: Why I decided to have WLS My struggles with my weight have largely stemmed from a lifelong battle with mental illness. Right out of the gate I didn’t get the best of starts, and early on developed PTSD, anxiety, sleep paralysis, insomnia, depression, and eventually

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Build Skillpower, Not Willpower to Manage Weight

January 18, 2021 · 0 comments

Have you ever blamed yourself for not being able to lose weight and keep it off? Though your instincts may be to say you just don’t have enough willpower to do what you need to do, I am convinced that what you need is to build skillpower, not willpower. Willpower

Chicken Veggie Noodle Soup

Chicken Veggie-Noodle Soup Recipe: Comfort Food Made Healthy

January 15, 2021 · 0 comments

Spiralized veggies aren't going away anytime soon, and this is one trend we love. In fact, we've made this Chicken Veggie-Noodle Soup with low-carb zucchini strands! Who says soup is a winter-only staple? You'll wanna eat this all year long. It is chicken noodle soup as a comfort food made

Low-Carb Recipes

Get Ready for Game Day With These 9 Low-Carb Recipes!

January 14, 2021 · 0 comments

Even though the focus of the Super Bowl will be on the game, another focus will be on food. With these delicious low-carb game day recipes, you'll be able to enjoy healthier options! They are easy-to-make and sure to be crowd-pleasers! Celebrating Game Day with these low-carb recipes will start

broken relationship with food

How To Fix A Broken Relationship With Food

January 13, 2021 · 0 comments

Your relationship with food is one of the most important relationships of all. If you’re not prioritizing this relationship, it may impact your physical and psychological well-being which can, in turn, affect almost every other part of your life. Fixing a broken relationship with food can feel overwhelming. It can

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