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How to Get through Tough Days

How to Get through Tough Days

One of the hardest parts of a weight loss surgery journey is the mental toll it takes on you. There are so many changes that happen with both your body and mind, and it can be hard to keep up. 
Fun Summer Activities to do on your Weight Loss Journey

Fun Summer Activities to do on your Weight Loss Journey

It is officially summertime! Whether you are traveling with friends and family or hanging out by the pool, it is time to take a break and focus on you. When you are on a weight loss surgery journey, it can be difficult to find activities that do not involve food. During the summer, there are a lot of cookouts and get togethers that can bring stress for someone on a weight loss journey. However, just because you can’t eat a lot of food doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Here are some ideas for fun during the summer while you are on a weight loss surgery journey.
5 things I wish I knew before having weight loss surgery

5 things I wish I knew before having weight loss surgery

As a bariatric patient, there is so much information that you are exposed to prior to surgery. Between talking with your surgeon, hearing stories from other people, and doing your own research, you are more than likely learning a lot about bariatric surgery. However, there are certain things that people tend to leave out when they are talking about weight loss surgery. So, here are 5 things I wish I knew before I had weight loss surgery.
Picking your Surgeon for Weight Loss Surgery

Picking your Surgeon for Weight Loss Surgery

Selecting a surgeon is one of the most important choices you will make as a bariatric patient. 
Importance of Vitamins

Importance of Vitamins

After weight loss surgery, one of the most important things to remember is to take your vitamins. It can be annoying to take so many supplements, but it is critical that you start a good regimen.
At Home Workouts

At Home Workouts

After weight loss surgery, one of the most important things you should do is get moving! You might have to start small, but you have to start somewhere. Exercise must be a critical piece of your new life after bariatric surgery.
Fertility after Weight Loss Surgery

Fertility after Weight Loss Surgery

Weight loss surgery brings many positive changes and it is so amazing to see the benefits of having the procedure. One of the most exciting things after surgery is that fertility can go up for women of childbearing age.
How To Stop Stress Eating

How To Stop Stress Eating

After weight loss surgery, you will more than likely still suffer with wanting to stress eat. The surgery is a tool and not a fix all. As much as I wish it did, the surgery does not take away our unhealthy way of looking at food.
Workout Ideas

Workout Ideas

After weight loss surgery, one of the most important things you can do to ensure you stay on track with your weight loss is by adding exercise into your life.
WLS and Relationships

WLS and Relationships

Weight loss surgery makes a huge impact on your life. It is more than likely one of the biggest changes you will ever go through. You will have to change the way you look at food and this will impact how you look at social events and life in general.
Eating Habits after Weight Loss Surgery

Eating Habits after Weight Loss Surgery

After weight loss surgery, your entire life will be different. There are so many positive and exciting things that happen after bariatric surgery, but only if you make the appropriate changes.
Hair Loss after Weight Loss Surgery

Hair Loss after Weight Loss Surgery

After weight loss surgery, there are some difficult side effects that you must be prepared for. One of the biggest side effects is the dreaded hair loss. Hair loss happens after weight loss surgery because of the changes in your body.