A familiar face and a kind word can sometimes make all the difference. Family support after bariatric surgery is not only a wise choice for the patient, but the family itself might feel hurt if support is not asked for. After all, the purpose of family is to nourish the best interest of all who […]
The facts have been presented so many times that you might wonder if anyone is listening. Our children are at risk. They are overweight and becoming obese at an alarming rate, and the forecast for the future is not good. The positive news is that there are now schools fighting childhood obesity. Childhood obesity has […]
My experience with my bariatric surgeon’s support group is that it was useful in preparing me pre-surgery and for a short-term post-op in managing my new anatomy. However, it did little to educate me on how to maintain permanent weight loss. My surgeon told me, “I do the surgery. The rest is up to you.” So, […]
Weight loss inspirational quotes help us to mentally stay on our journeys. Why this is important is health isn’t just about weight loss, eating right and exercising. It is also about taking care of yourself emotionally and mentally. Wisdom, an attitude adjustment, is needed when we strive to transform our physical bodies. Our “being” consists of […]
I’ve led a well-lived life after weight-loss surgery in 2003. Prior to that, when I was morbidly obese, I led a life half-lived. One might say I am making up for lost time. Years ago I came to the realization that my life is the dash between the date I was born and the date I die. […]
Love is the deepest and most fulfilling connection to the world. Yet it is sadly ironic that most of us don’t know what love is. This is the story of how I found true love after weight loss. Storybook Love I grew up with a romanticized notion of love: One day my prince would come […]
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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 ...