Bariatric WOE’s Part 5: The Ketogenic WOE + 1 Day Sample Meal Plan

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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Recipes! BARIATRIC FRIENDLY PANCAKES!

We made pancakes!
Check out our video cooking up these babies here!

Sue’s More Traditional Pancake Recipe
1 C almond flour
1/2 C whole wheat flour
1 T no-calorie sweetener (we used Splenda)
4 tsp baking powder
1/2 C pecans
2 T coconut oil or butter
1 egg
1 cup milk (we used Fairlife brand)
Pinch salt
Combine all ingredients in a bowl. Cook by the 1/4 […]

By |December 2nd, 2016|Blog, Recipes, Recipes|Comments Off on Recipes! BARIATRIC FRIENDLY PANCAKES!

Bariatric WOE’s Part 4: The Paleo WOE + 1 Day Sample Meal Plan

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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Bariatric WOE’s Part 3: The Plant-Based WOE + 1-Day Sample Meal Plan

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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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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Finding Your Bariatric Way of Eating: Part 1

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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Jen: Getting Real About BED and Diet Obession

It’s no secret that I’ve spent YEARS being obsessed with diets and dieting, always searching for the “next best thing” that will get me “thin” once and for all. For such a long time it was never about getting healthy, it was about getting skinny.

Growing up, I was in a school where the average […]

By |October 17th, 2016|Blog, Commentary, Commentary|Comments Off on Jen: Getting Real About BED and Diet Obession

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

By Jen

It’s been four years since my VSG (Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy).
FOUR YEARS. Woah.
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

Why I Don’t Support The Pouch Test for Sleevers

By Jen:

**WARNING** This post is a controversial subject in the WLS Community. Please keep your comments resectful.

I am not a doctor or nutritionist, all the information given here has come from my own personal research in articles and books on weight loss surgery. If you would like to know my sources, let me know and […]

By |April 27th, 2016|Blog, Commentary, Commentary, News|Comments Off on Why I Don’t Support The Pouch Test for Sleevers

Motivational Monday – Am I Normal?

By Suzette

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 long will I have to […]

By |April 5th, 2016|Blog, Commentary|Comments Off on Motivational Monday – Am I Normal?