Years of obesity takes it toll on the body. Back pain, joint pain, and other types of chronic pain are common ailments even after we’ve dropped our excess weight. Anyone who suffers from chronic pain understands the time between pain medication refills or doctors appointments put you under a lot of stress. And when you […]
Publisher’s note: In part 2, Nicky Bicksler shares her bariatric success story — massive weight loss, plus ending an abusive relationship and emotional eating. Read part 1. After facing years of abuse for my weight and being in an emotionally and financially abusive marriage, I reached a point in my life where I was severely […]
This is my diet review of The Gabriel Method, a mind-body approach to weight loss without dieting. Best of all, you can try The Gabriel Method free! Look at all you get: 1) The Gabriel Method free pdf ebook, 2) Visualization for Weight Loss app, 3) 1st chapter of Visualization for Weight Loss book, 4) […]
Is meditation just New Age mumbo-jumbo? Hardly. Meditation, nearly as old as humanity, always has been part of Eastern religions. Through meditation, we learn mindfulness, which focuses on self-empowerment through increasing awareness of being in the present moment. This enables us to overcome matters that stress us. “It’s not the events of our lives that […]
Each of us has a certain level of improved wellbeing after weight loss. And while dropping our excess weight is hugely important to our health, there is more that can be done to heighten our wellbeing after weight loss. Consider this: While some people have a more elevated feeling of wellbeing after weight loss, others […]
Restorative Yoga can bring many positive health benefits and can be an excellent beginner exercise for those who’ve had bariatric surgery and/or have been sedentary. This gentle exercise form helps students gain flexibility and has been shown to greatly reduce stress and anxiety. It really is a perfect form of activity for most newbies to exercise! Of […]
When it comes to living more in tune with nature, there are many potential methods you can exercise to get fit naturally. For people who have enjoyed living in an urban environment their whole lives, it can be difficult to adapt to a more rugged and natural way of living. Not the least of which […]
Perfection is not achievable or even desirable, and that is OK. In fact, as humans, we are all a work-in-progress and will remain so for the entirety of our lives. We learn. We grow. And we are able to make significant changes — one of which may be to lose weight and improve our health. And no matter […]
I believe there are people who are a cut above, capable of a discipline that is beyond the reach of other people who are also quite disciplined in their own right. I respect these people, who to me make it look easy to be “naturally thin,” and readily concede the sincerity of their devotion. These […]
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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 ...