Becoming your own best friend might seem a little bit strange. Why should you work on becoming your own best friend when you have friends, family, maybe even a partner? The truth is many of us dislike, maybe even hate, ourselves because of our morbid obesity. And while the weight loss surgery helps us remove […]
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 […]
Before Jen could love another person she first had to find the love within that she had for herself. Finding self acceptance after weight loss can be one of the most empowering benefits of bariatric surgery. Today Jen shares that journey with us. Self Love After Obesity Jen did not engage in dating when she […]
What Is Body Image? Body image is the perception about how we look and the thoughts and feelings that arise from one’s body identity. Most of the time, we view ourselves accurately and are comfortable with our bodies. A person can feel good about certain parts of her body but less satisfied with other parts. […]
Body Image and Sexuality Beauty In the Eye of the Beholder Self image is the idea a woman has about her abilities, appearance, and personality. It may or may not be as others actually see us. The Dove Campaign for Real Beauty hired a forensic sketch artist to draw women as they see themselves and […]
I do not know for certain if the United States is a country made of mirrors, but I sometimes suspect it might be. I also suspect that there is no person living in this country who can actually pass by one of these mirrors without taking in his or her reflection — especially the body […]
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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 ...