Bariatric WOE’s Part 2: The Standard Bariatric WOE + 1 Day Meal Plan Example

After the first six months of bariatric surgery, there is something in our body mechanisms that changes. Our weight loss slows down, some of us reach our goal weight (or are getting very close to), and for some, the weight loss stops completely. It’s at this point that we need to change something up either […]

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Four Years Later … What Worked, and What Didn’t

By Jen

It’s been four years since my VSG (Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy).
I’ll never forget the day of my surgery. My friend (well … my friend NOW, then she was a stranger LOL!) put these bright yellow socks on my feet. They had smiley faces on them. I still have those socks. I’m wearing them […]

By |July 11th, 2016|Blog, Commentary|Comments Off on Four Years Later … What Worked, and What Didn’t

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?

My Trip To the Faire!

*Disclaimer: This post contains links to other sites. These are sites that I frequent personally so I can vouch for their safety. Please note that I am not getting ANY compensation for any of the brands or locations that I have linked to. These are things I use and enjoy personally, and I believe in.* Jennifer *

Each year, […]

By |November 10th, 2015|Blog, Commentary|Comments Off on My Trip To the Faire!

Cheese! New Episode!

Cheese has become one of the most prominent Bariatric staples. This episode, we show you some neat tricks to do with it to keep things fresh and interesting. As a bonus, BOTH recipes are completely kid-friendly (my kids ask for the cheese sticks all the time). Enjoy!

By |November 10th, 2015|Episodes|Comments Off on Cheese! New Episode!

Tasty Tuesday! New Episode Plus Indoor Grilling Tips!

It’s getting colder outside, but that doesn’t mean we have to stop grilling! This week Jen and Sue show you some of their favorite ways to get their grill on and stay nice and warm indoors!

Shrimp Kabobs
Grilled Venison Medallions
Caprase Salad

What type of grills did we use?
We used a tabletop grill and a coated cast iron […]

By |October 6th, 2015|Blog, Episodes|Comments Off on Tasty Tuesday! New Episode Plus Indoor Grilling Tips!

Bariatric-Friendly Salads!

Bariatric-Friendly salads are the way to go to get both your protein and your veggies! Check out Jen’s version of Pinterest-Favorite salad-in-a-jar and Sue’s jazzed-up Tuna Salad! Recipes up tomorrow!

By |September 17th, 2015|Blog, Episodes|Comments Off on Bariatric-Friendly Salads!

Meatballs with Zucchini Ribbons

This dish is not only delicious, it’s also healthy, protein-rich, and pretty simple to make! Zucchini is a staple in many bariatric and low-carb eating plans, and meatballs are always a great way to get in protein in perfect portions. 

*NOTE – I use whole wheat bread crumbs in this recipe. If you are completely low-carb/gluten […]

By |August 18th, 2015|Blog, Recipes|Comments Off on Meatballs with Zucchini Ribbons


You asked, and we delivered!
Our first cookbook!!

Available for pre-order on for Kindle!

Print version available July 1st.

Nook and iBook editions coming soon!!

By |June 17th, 2015|Blog, News|Comments Off on NOW AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER!

Change Your Mind, Change Your Direction

By Suzette
This is a phrase we use with the granddaughter when she was just beginning to walk and get into everything.  I applies to our lifestyles just like it worked for the baby.
Right after having WLS we all take baby steps toward relearning to eat and make many missteps along the way.

Do you remember your […]

By |June 8th, 2015|Blog, News|Comments Off on Change Your Mind, Change Your Direction