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Would You Have Gastric Bypass Again?

By far this is the number one question I get asked from people whom are interested in possibly having weight loss surgery themselves. My answer every-time to this question is a resounding YES!!! The reason everyone chooses to have gastric bypass is different for everyone, mine was simple it was […]

Learning To Forgive Yourself

This has probably been the hardest part of my journey of weight loss, is learning to forgive myself. Bottom line we gained the weight for many reasons, most of them probably painful and hurtful. But learning to forgive ourselves is the biggest step we can make in our journey to getting healthy and happy. Shortly […]

Surround Yourself With Love, And You Can Conquer Anything

When I look at how far I have come in three years time it absolutely amazes me. Not only have I lost 170 lbs, but I have gained so many friends and now new family by getting married. This may not seem like huge milestones, but for a woman who was stuck in her house […]

5 Tips For Dating After Weight Loss Surgery

Dating after weight loss surgery can be a daunting endeavor. For many of us, it is the first time we’ve thought about dating since our surgery. The important thing is that you’re thinking about it and wanting to add dating to your post-WLS lifestyle.  Now that you’ve had surgery, lost weight and improved your health, […]

From Being Over 300 Pounds and Invisible, To Being Visible

One of the best parts I thought of being overweight was people not wanting to be near you, not being drawn to your personality, or your looks. When out in public I could of been invisible it was like I was wearing a invisible cloak where no one could see me. The truth was people […]

Ways to Learn To Love Your Body Again

My body went from obese and full of fat rolls to alot less fat and now I deal with loose and hanging skin. So the question becomes how do you go from hating your body to learning to love your new body. The honest answer is it is not easy. Hating your body is very […]

I AM AWESOME

OK before you think I am being conceited, hear me out. For most of my 43 years of life I have felt like a waste of space, like nothing I said or did mattered to anyone, that I was unlovable. So a year and half ago when I really started working on myself the first […]

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 […]

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, […]

#BEjunechallenge – day 15

15. Describe when/how you knew your spouse was the one. So this one is a little bit weird for me as I am divorcing my spouse lol But what the hell I will play the game lol. Ok keep in mind I got married at age 18 and I was a teenager so another words […]


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