Am I Normal?

(Photo Credit JackieJean Photography 2015, All Rights Reserved)
Recently I have joined a couple of Facebook Groups that cater to WLS surgery patients. One in particular is a very positive page and I enjoy just reading the post. Occasionally I see new patients asking the same old questions that we all asked when we were new patients.

“How […]

By |February 25th, 2016|Blog, Commentary, Commentary|Comments Off on Am I Normal?

Wordful Wednesday: Addiction and the Art of Denial

By Jen:

Addiction is a funny thing, it is.
Sometimes it makes you want more.
Sometimes it makes you want to throw things out the window and scream.
And sometimes … Sometimes it hides away in the folds of your psyche and likes to pretend it’s not there.
And when this happens we can forget it’s there.
Or […]

By |February 24th, 2016|Blog, Commentary, Commentary, News|Comments Off on Wordful Wednesday: Addiction and the Art of Denial

Life After WLS – Surviving the Liquid and Pureed Phases

Welcome to our new blog series, “Life after WLS”! We are happy to have you here! This series is going to focus on what life is like after bariatric surgery, from the time you come home until years out!

This weeks topic:
Surviving the Liquid and Pureed Phase

When you come home from the hospital it is likely […]

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A Living Sacrifice

1 Corinthians 6:19-20: “Do you not know that your body is a temple to the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own, you were bought with a price. Therefore, honor God with your body.”
Our bodies are a temple. We were created with one focus in […]

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My Obsession and Why 7 Bites is So Hard For Me

By: Jen

One of the things I’ve been reflecting on in the light of the new year is the sheer lack of “work” I’ve done on this blog or on 7 Bites in general. I’m sure you’ve all noticed that I’ll post for a while, then stop. Or I’ll be gung-ho in writing and posting recipes […]

By |January 28th, 2016|Blog, Commentary, Commentary|Comments Off on My Obsession and Why 7 Bites is So Hard For Me

Wordful Wednesday #1: Is Fasting Appropriate for the Bariatric (WLS) Patient?

Welcome to Wordful Wednesday! Our brand new weekly series! Each week we’ll discuss hot topics in the Bariatric community and beyond!
Got a topic you’d like us to discuss? Leave us a comment or send us an email! OR come visit us in our Facebook group!

This week’s topic: Is Fasting appropriate for the Bariatric Patient?

It’s the […]

By |January 27th, 2016|Blog, Commentary, Commentary|Comments Off on Wordful Wednesday #1: Is Fasting Appropriate for the Bariatric (WLS) Patient?

I Can’t Do It All – Part 2

By Jennifer

I never intended for this to be a two-parter, as you could probably guess from my first post. But I had an experience last week that led to the realization that I still have hangups about asking for help in my life. I wanted to share this experience with you.

I don’t talk about it, […]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Blog, Commentary, Commentary|Comments Off on I Can’t Do It All – Part 2