I caught up with several dear friends who are success stories with bariatric surgery / plastic surgery. They did it all — dropped the excess weight and kept it off; transformed their bodies through bariatric plastic surgery; and went on to make their dreams come true with new homes and new careers. These are beautiful […]
If we should achieve our weight loss goals, it is particularly disheartening to regain some or all of those pounds. Grabbing the brass ring is great, dropping and losing it is not. Equally disheartening is the discovery that the weight regain may be the result of a betrayal by an ally. Our own bodies may […]
Post Op Bariatric Diet Plan Many articles are written endorsing a post op bariatric diet in the weeks and months following weight loss surgery. Healthcare providers recommend a post op bariatric diet plan as well. However, much less attention is given to a long term bariatric diet plan despite the obvious need. Read: Bariatric Nutrition […]
Permanent weight loss is not a guarantee of bariatric surgery. You must do the work to not slip back into ingrained behaviors, habits, and ways of relating to food, as well as physical inactivity. In this 3-part interview with Lori Rosenthal, a bariatric dietician, we examine some of the healthy behaviors necessary and pitfalls to […]
A reader emailed My Bariatric Life and asked bariatric dietician Elizabeth Anderson for her perspective on eating disorders and WLS (weight loss surgery). Learn how to get your question answered. In this edition of ‘Dear Elizabeth’ I’m sharing information about eating disorders and WLS (weight loss surgery). I’ve included several questions from readers to provide as much information as […]
The holidays are here. And you may be feeling a little nervous about the challenges of upcoming celebrations if your weight loss surgery was recent. Then again, you may be over confident and think that weight loss surgery is all you need to protect against weight regain. In either case, some holiday survival tips are […]
As anyone who has ever been on a diet knows the deal on weight loss is never closed. Many people who succeed at losing weight, find keeping it off proves even more difficult. Failure is an option in the weight loss challenge. As such, many people raise the bar on weight loss and choose the gastric sleeve surgery. Only […]
Half the people who have gastric bypass surgery experience significant weight regain after five years. In the first year post surgery 77% of patients will lose a compelling amount of weight. By year five the number falls to 56% and a substantial amount of weight is often regained. Reasons for Post- Gastric Bypass Weight Regain Returning […]
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