If you’re like most people, you created a few New Year’s resolutions. And if you’re like most people, despite your good intentions those resolutions have fallen by the wayside. But I’ll bet you aren’t aware that self-talk, your inner dialogue, influences whether or not you achieve your goals. It’s true. Your words have power, even […]
Loving yourself is not about vanity, it’s about knowing your worth and loving yourself for who you are. The fact is that it’s too easy to dislike yourself, rather than loving yourself. However, if you are going to lead a meaningful and contented life then you need to be happy. And to be happy, you […]
Making the right changes for our lives is crucial so that we are truly happy and in good health. Thinking about and acting on what we can do to enhance our lives and improve out well-being is vital, because life is short and we only get one shot at it. So we need to do […]
If you’ve dropped your excess weight and gotten healthy but find you still don’t have the best self-image, then there is a reasonable chance that you need to learn to love yourself. Of course, that isn’t always easy if you make lots of mistakes during your life. It’s challenging to love yourself when you do […]
We suffer from an unfortunate misconception. We tend to think of self love and vanity as the same thing. They are, in reality, very different. Where vanity is blindness to one’s own faults and an overestimation of what we bring to the world, self love means recognizing the worst in ourselves and committing to be […]
Dating after Weight Loss is Part 2 of Jen’s story. Read Part 1. Jen began Dating after Weight Loss Surgery Jen and John met through an online dating site. They were married on October 17, 2015. My Bariatric Life: What were some of your concerns about attention from men and dating? Jen: My #1 concern was […]
With our weight loss surgery and recovery period behind us it is a good time to take stock of our relationships. What follows is a synopsis of “What Love is Not” from the documentary film LOVE with Gary Null, Ph.D. You may watch LOVE on Amazon. Self Actualizing Love Manifesting unconditional love requires two steps. First you […]
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My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
2 months ago
I'll let you in on my dirty little secret. I hide the chocolates in the vegetable drawer of the fridge where no one in my family ever goes! bwahahaha #truestory #MyBariatricLife #weightlossjourney #bariatrics ...