Manage Your Self-Esteem After Bariatric Surgery
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March 15th, 2017

Manage Your Self-Esteem After Bariatric Surgery

Undergoing bariatric surgery is often a situation that can leave you feeling hopeful and anticipatory. You are taking steps toward improving your health in losing a considerable amount of weight. There is a definite impact on your emotions not only before you have weight loss surgery but after as well. Your self-esteem may also take […]

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Vitamin B12 is Important After Bariatric Surgery
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March 8th, 2017

Why Vitamin B12 is Important After Bariatric Surgery

Though there are many benefits patients experience after they’ve had bariatric surgery, the surgery does have side effects, especially if the patient has had a type of surgery that bypasses much of their stomach. One of the side effects is that it’s hard for the body to absorb Vitamin B12, or cobalamin. Read more to […]

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Nutrition After Gastric Bypass Surgery
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February 8th, 2017

Long Term Nutrition After Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is a life-saving procedure that will lead to weight loss, but it isn’t a free pass to stop thinking about nutrition for the rest of your life. Immediately after the surgery, patients need to go through a special diet that consists of clear liquids, pureed food, and soft foods in order to […]

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Drinking Alcohol After Bariatric Surgery
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February 1st, 2017

Drinking Alcohol After Bariatric Surgery

Many people enjoy social drinking such as having a couple of beers at a baseball game or a glass of wine with dinner. If you’re having bariatric surgery, though, the way your body reacts to alcohol will change. So, is drinking alcohol after bariatric surgery a good idea? You may need to re-evaluate the way […]

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Why Protein is Important after Bariatric Surgery
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January 25th, 2017

Why Protein is Important after Bariatric Surgery

  Bariatric surgery is a big step towards better health and conquering your weight, but with it comes some big responsibility. After the procedure, you must pay close attention to what and how much you eat. One of the most important aspects of your new diet will be your protein intake. Read below to learn […]

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Foods to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery
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January 18th, 2017

Foods to Avoid After Bariatric Surgery

After bariatric surgery, your stomach will be much smaller than it was previously. This means that you’ll be eating smaller amounts of food. In order to get enough nutrients and stay healthy, you’ll need to focus on consuming foods that are filled with vitamins, minerals, and protein. Although your doctor will probably give you a […]

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October 5th, 2016

Staying Motivated and Keeping the Weight Off After Bariatric Surgery

Guest blogger, Pandora Williams presents her 5th Blog for us today! Pandora is dedicated to helping pre and post operative bariatric patients find a healthy balance in life to reach and maintain weight loss goals while battling obesity. After having bariatric surgery and losing 260 pounds, Pandora has become a Personal Trainer, Wellness Coach, Motivational […]

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Pandora Just go
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July 20th, 2016

Pandora’s Beginner Half Marathon Training Tips

Blog #3 written by our guest blogger, Pandora Williams. A Personal Trainer, Wellness Coach, Motivational Speaker and marathon runner all after having bariatric surgery and losing 260 pounds! Pandora is dedicated to helping pre and post operative bariatric patients find a healthy balance in life to reach and maintain weight loss goals while battling obesity. […]

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June 24th, 2016

Bariatric Patient Turned Marathon Runner And Our Newest Guest Blogger!

Over the past three years we have gotten to know this inspiring person at annual conventions of organizations including the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC), Obesity Help and Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America (WLSFA) – all of which are non-profits dedicated to supporting people affected by the disease of obesity by helping individuals along their […]

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