If you were to ask, most people are not going to say that they want to be more unhealthy — naturally, they want to be healthier. But putting those words into actions isn’t always easy. Because the problem is that most people set goals that are outside their comfort zone. And then what happens is […]
It is the time of year when the most traditional date for personal improvement offers itself up. The ball is down, Times Square is back to business as usual, and January 1st is bloated with stroke of midnight promises. Among those promises is the pledge to get fit by eating healthy. If you are among those who share […]
If you’re like me, Spring and Summer are a time for day trips, weekend getaways, and week-long vacations. I enjoy travel, but it is often difficult to maintain healthy eating when eating out and find healthy food choices at many of the places I visit. It is not surprising that boardwalks and county fairs have food […]
Bariatric surgery was not a weight-loss magic bullet for me. Don’t get me wrong, gastric bypass surgery saved my life. I would be morbidly obese today had I not had the surgery 12-years ago. My point is, there is work to be done after gastric bypass. It is but one step on the journey of […]
Too Much of a Good Thing For as long as we have heard about the obesity epidemic we have heard the suggestions to eat more healthy. To our credit we have listened, and obesity rates have begun to level off. It is true we are eating more healthy, but even good intentions can go too […]
Changes will be made following bariatric surgery, and a great may of those changes will be adapting to the bariatric diet. Eating healthy will require extra effort and make demands on your time. You’ll want to make shortcuts where you can, and the bento box lunch can be a time saver as well as a […]
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Have you considered starting a garden? Here's how to get started. Remember put your hands to GOOD USE. Keep them busy so they don't start idly popping comfort foods into your mouth during this stressful time. AND gardening is a great stress reliever. #MyBariatricLife #bariatrics #bariatric www.youtube.com/watch?v=L1ixWDKDmjo ...