At one time or another, we are subject to fat shaming and weight discrimination. Even in the sacred space of healthcare, practitioners often treat us indifferently rather than properly. The New York Times newspaper reports our healthcare system — in its attitudes, equipment and common practices — is ill prepared. And its practitioners are often […]
The stigma about obesity can remain even after a person is successful at weight loss. I myself found that I still believed some of the “fat stereotypes” after my bariatric surgery and weight loss! I needed to shift my perception in order to come to terms with the obesity baggage that I carried for years. […]
I have worked in the health and wellness industry for my entire career. But it was not until I lost weight following gastric bypass surgery that anyone would hire me on their staff. Before losing weight, I only could get hired for temporary work assignments. That went on for nearly 10 solid years. This practice […]
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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 ...