Maintaining a healthy weight is a great way to improve your overall well-being and boost your self-confidence. If you’ve recently had significant weight loss, then you should certainly feel proud of your achievements. But many people have difficultly with their new body image. If you struggle to accept your body after significant weight loss then […]
Bariatric surgery is a term that encompasses many different treatments — such as a gastric sleeve surgery. All of these treatments and surgical procedures are aimed at obese people who need to lose weight. The idea with each of them is they alter your digestive system to promote more weight loss. Many obese individuals need […]
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 […]
Publisher’s note: Binge eating disorder, massive weight gain, and stress from emotional trauma and abuse are common in people with obesity. Here, Nicky Bicksler shares her story of triumph over those forces. In Her Own Words I weighed 428.4 pounds at my heaviest. I was pre-diabetic, with polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), […]
In 2018, keto was the most googled diet, and two of Amazon’s top 10 best-sellers in nutrition happen to be keto-focused. The Keto diet also is trending on social media and continues to get endorsement from celebrities like Gwyneth Paltrow and the Kardashians. It’s obvious the Keto diet is highly popular, but is it right […]
Eating foods found on a low-carb Mediterranean diet can boost your metabolism and aid weight loss. That’s because a higher metabolism burns more calories. And that makes it easier to get rid of unwanted body fat. Low calorie intake can hit the brakes on weight loss. The body can go into “starvation mode” if we […]
Living with obesity is a difficult experience. And finding obesity help is a world-wide need. The World Health Organization (WHO) considers anyone with a BMI over 30 to be obese and a BMI over 40 to be severely obese. That’s about 13% of the world’s total population according to WHO. Consequently, it’s important that we […]
Losing weight can be a long and difficult process. Not losing weight is even more difficult. It is frustrating because we feel like we’re giving it our “all” but not seeing the results! I know because I’ve been through it! So if you’re like me and feel like you’re doing everything right but still not […]
Do You Use Tech for Good Health or Bad Habits? If you think modern society is generally unhealthy, then you’re probably correct. Studies show that we’re much less healthy today than we were in times past. Our ancestors used their bodies much more than we do — they’d run, hunt, and essentially use all muscles […]
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) […]
Are you looking to break a bad habit? Unfortunately, there is no quick fix for getting out of the mindset of need. That’s why to do this, you are going to need to come into it with the mindset of ‘this is what I want, I want to stop.’ It doesn’t matter how big or […]
Looking after your body through exercise and diet takes a lot of time and thought. For example, you’re going to be asking yourself to resist natural urges and force yourself to avoid things you actively enjoy. While that all might seem like a negative, the reality is they are huge positives. Being fit and healthy […]
Deciding to make it your mission to lose weight is an important life-changing goal that can help you for the better. However, before you embark on your quest believing only good things will come from your weight loss, it’s actually imperative to consider the ripple effects of what weight loss can mean for your self-image, […]
We all want to have some enjoyment in life, but it’s possible that treating yourself here and there is making you put on a few more pounds than you’d like. Luckily, if your lifestyle is already pretty healthy, but you just want to make a few simple variations in order to keep your weight down, […]
There are two things that frustrate the heck out of a dieter. And they are that despite sticking to a diet plan, we are not losing weight and stuck on a weight loss plateau, or worse, we are gaining weight! And it’s tempting to give up when we find ourselves in any of these situations. But […]
What do you think of when you read the word “juice?” Probably an image of orange juice comes to mind, or perhaps apple juice. And surely as a bariatric surgery patient, you’ve been told to not drink orange and apple juices. But did anyone tell you that you can drink green juice? In fact, I […]
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My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
2 months ago
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