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How to Lose 8 Pounds Fast

How to Lose 8 Pounds Fast

We get it. Sometimes we wake up and realize that things are absolutely out of control. One day you’re only 5 pounds up, but then you blink your eyes and...
How to Make the Best Inspire Drink?

How to Make the Best Inspire Drink?

Make a perfectly blended Inspire drink - using the Inspire Whipper makes the preparation of a bariatric meal or protein drink simple and quick!

3 Ways to NOT Eat Cadbury Creme Eggs

3 Ways to NOT Eat Cadbury Creme Eggs

Easter means one thing to sugar addicts... its the season for the Holy Grail of candy, Cadbury Creme Eggs! 

Four "Hard NO" Foods for Bariatric Eating

Four "Hard NO" Foods for Bariatric Eating

Carve Out Some Hard No Foods. Here is a flip of the usual mindset for you to consider. Open mind... and think about this. If it does not make sense,...
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Alcohol After Weight Loss Surgery: Yes, No, Maybe?

Alcohol After Weight Loss Surgery: Yes, No, Maybe?

We offer strong opinions and guidelines for those of you considering a cocktail at some point after having had bariatric surgery. We have always felt that it's important to have an honest discussion about drinking so you can make an informed decision and be safe.
Quarantine Question: Have You Already Gained Weight?

Quarantine Question: Have You Already Gained Weight?

If you said YES, it's time for some reality. If your weight loss has only STALLED, understand that it won't be long until you're gaining again. So listen up. There...
Do we ever THINK like a Slim person?

Do we ever THINK like a Slim person?

I have often wondered if we are programmed differently.

Lab to Keep Tabs On My Bariatric Health

Lab to Keep Tabs On My Bariatric Health

I am waiting for a nurse to arrive to draw blood for my labs. No coffee. Might as well have a discussion about taking control of our own health and...
FAQ: How can you eat all that? That's a lot of food!

FAQ: How can you eat all that? That's a lot of food!

Ouch. Sadly this is an all too common comment written when someone PROUDLY shares a photo of their amazing meal in our Facebook Support Groups.

Bariatric Surgery ONLY Makes Your Stomach Smaller!

Bariatric Surgery ONLY Makes Your Stomach Smaller!

Bariatric surgery ONLY makes your stomach smaller - otherwise you're exactly the same!
The MYTH of 'Everything in Moderation'

The MYTH of 'Everything in Moderation'

When you smile and say "Everything in Moderation", is it more likely before diving into a Grilled Salmon Salad... or a Pepperoni Pizza? Be honest with yourself and lets talk about this one.
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Bariatric Lessons from the 'Clean Plate Club'

Bariatric Lessons from the 'Clean Plate Club'

Remember being part of the clean plate club? Being told not to waste food? Thought so! 

Bariatric Recipes Advice, Rants & Support Podcast: Real Talk