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Interview With Robert: Life After Gastric Bypass Surgery

So today I am thrilled to share an interview I did with a local gastric bypass patient and friend Robert. Robert’s Mother and I have been Facebook friends for years and I had heard a little bit about his own personal journey but was thrilled that I could interview him and learn even more. Recently […]

Dating After Weight Loss Surgery

So you have lost tons of weight and you are feeling amazing about yourself, should you jump on the dating bandwagon and dip your toes in? The answer is YES, if you go into the dating scene with your eyes wide open. When I started dating at the first of last year it was all […]

Learning to LOVE yourself again

Can you remember the last time you looked into the mirror and really appreciated yourself for what you saw looking back at you? For many people whom struggle with weight and obesity this is a unfamiliar and hard thing to deal with. Too often we look into the mirror and hate the image staring back […]

Facing the Dreaded Plateau After Gastric Bypass

So when I started on this weight loss journey I started out at 328 lbs. This was at the start of my journey since that day I have dropped down to 184 pds and stayed within 4 pds of that weight since I met my boyfriend seven months ago. I had heard all the horror […]

20 Quick Protein Snack Ideas that I Love

One of the things I still struggle with to this day is making sure I get my protein in. This is crucial after surgery so I thought I would share some of my personal go to’s for snacking or even with my meals that provide a healthy option for getting your daily intake of protein […]

Sex after Gastric Bypass

Don’t worry this is not a graphic detail of my sex life, but one of the things that I see so often on Facebook groups and talking to other weight loss patients is does your sex drive change after weight loss surgery. The short answer to this question is YES absolutely and for good reason, […]

Cucumber and Onion Salad

Great salad for the summer months when it is so friggin hot the last thing you want to do is to warm up your house by turning on the oven. Also a great addition for any summer picnic or bbq.

Who Am I Now That I’ve Lost All This Weight?

Who am I now that I’ve lost all this weight? This is a question that I am struggling with right now as well as a few of my other weight loss friends. When you go from being a hermit crab locked in her house with no friends to a woman who is always on the […]

Dealing with Body Dysmorphia after Gastric Bypass

So what exactly is body dysmorphia you might ask? Well simply put when a person has anorexia they tell their friends and family they are too fat, and in reality when they look in the mirrors or look at their bodies all they see is a fat person staring back at them. This is body […]

Reflecting on One Year Of Weight Loss

So this week it was a year since I started my weight loss journey and as I put on my socks this morning with no problem I realized that the more things have become easy for me to do the harder it was to remember the things I couldn’t do prior to surgery. So it […]


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