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Lessons To Learn From Weight Regain

August 12, 2020 · 0 comments

What Lessons to Learn From Weight Regain Weight regain can be one’s biggest fear and for someone else, it is the biggest nightmare. No one enters into their post-op life thinking they will be a regain statistic, nor do they think it will happen to them. Until it does, however,

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How to Change the Mindset of Not Enough to More Than Enough!

May 4, 2020 · 0 comments

On this journey of life after weight loss surgery, there can be a lot of questions, doubts, and beliefs about who you are, who you aren’t anymore, who you should be, and who you want to become. The road to becoming the ‘new’ you can be littered with various thoughts

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Self-Worth is Not Equal to the Number on the Scale

January 13, 2020 · 0 comments

Many people struggle with defining themselves as “good enough” in today’s world regardless of weight. However, those struggling with this, in addition to the scale, can be quite overwhelming. There can be a lot of judgment, shame, and negative self-talk that perpetuates this cycle, especially after losing weight. There’s an assumption that after

Weight Gain

10 Tips to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

December 16, 2019 · 0 comments

How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain! It is difficult to avoid holiday weight gain since this is the time of year when food becomes the center of attention at many gatherings, from grandma’s famous holiday pound cake to Aunt Erma’s dumplings. People show their appreciation by bringing in sweet treats

Dating After Bariatric Surgery

Dating After Having Weight Loss Surgery

October 1, 2018 · 0 comments

Dating after having weight loss surgery can be a struggle. Let’s be clear though, dating, in general, these days can be a struggle. Particularly after weight loss surgery, there can be a lot of questions that come up about whether to share that you’ve had surgery with your prospective date,

Pre-Op Food Funerals

The Truth About Life After WLS & Pre-Op Food Funerals

June 13, 2018 · 0 comments

Although this may sound like a weird rite of passage, it isn't. It happens to just about everyone who is about to have weight loss surgery. There is a lot of hype and fear around giving up certain foods when individuals embark on the journey of bariatric surgery. This can

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Dealing With Unwanted Sexual Attention After WLS

February 21, 2018 · 0 comments

Following bariatric surgery, there have been numerous reports that show significant weight loss leads to better sex and increased sexual satisfaction overall. However, for many who may have gained weight on an unconscious level due to having experienced sexual abuse, rape or other sexual trauma, the weight coming off can

Fasting After Bariatric Surgery

Fasting After Bariatric Surgery: The Pros and Cons

February 5, 2018 · 0 comments

I'm regularly asked by many long-term post-op patients if fasting after bariatric surgery a good addition to their WLS journey? There can be pros and cons to fasting after bariatric surgery. While some think this is a great way to shed a few extra pounds, there may not be as many