Body & Mind

Depression After Bariatric Surgery

What Happens to Depression After Bariatric Surgery?

August 19, 2019 · 0 comments

What is Depression? Before we discuss the effects of depression after bariatric surgery, it is important to understand what depression really is. Many people confuse sadness for depression, but they are actually very different things. Everyone gets sad from time to time, and this is a perfectly normal part of

Life After Bariatric Surgery

Life After Bariatric Surgery: Creating A New Norm

August 12, 2019 · 0 comments

The father of analytical psychology, Carl Jung, is credited with saying, ”I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become.” This well-known statement is indicative of reality, hope, and empowerment. A modern translation of it would be, “It’s not what happens to you, it’s how


Relationships that Could Impact Weight Regain After WLS

August 9, 2019 · 0 comments

Few things affect us as profoundly as our relationships. Relationships can be a source of great joy and happiness, think of a best friend, a comforting family member, or a beloved co-worker. Unfortunately, however, some relationships leave us feeling sad, anxious, angry, frustrated, and lonely; and unfortunately, such emotions go

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Obesity and Self-Acceptance After Weight Loss Surgery

July 15, 2019 · 0 comments

At one time or another, all of us who have struggled with obesity fall victim to the voice of self-doubt and insecurity. This voice takes the form of seemingly automatic and negative self-talk that can be persistent, loud, discouraging, and predictably destructive to our efforts. In order to develop the

weight regain

5 Steps to Take If Weight Regain Occurs After Weight Loss Surgery

June 19, 2019 · 0 comments

A very common question asked by metabolic surgery patients is how to lose weight regain after weight loss surgery. Before we tackle this complex issue, let’s visit a few principles about weight loss, weight gain, and general weight management. Weight management is a complicated and complex issue; it’s influenced by

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The 3 R’s of Bariatric Surgery Success

June 7, 2019 · 0 comments

Bariatric surgery is an amazing starting point to help us get on a new path to health and moving toward a new beginning. But what happens when we struggle to move out of old ways of thinking? We often end up in a cycle that can go something such as Restrict,

Night Time Eating & Snacking

How To Stop Night-Time Eating & Snacking After Bariatric Surgery

May 22, 2019 · 0 comments

Night-time eating often has very little to do with physical hunger. Rather, the impulse to eat late at night more likely stems from either one of two things: an unhealthy way of dealing with strong emotions or an overly restricted daytime food intake. Emotional Eating: Night-Time Eating & Snacking Experts in

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