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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.
Top 10 Bariatric Mistakes

Top 10 Bariatric Mistakes

We asked our Facebook bariatric support group members a simple question about handling their hunger early in their first year or two. What they said will shock you! What we have to say in response is even stronger.
7 Tips for NOT Gaining Weight on Vacation

7 Tips for NOT Gaining Weight on Vacation

If you dont start living now, you will one day be 95 years old clutching an unchecked bucket list. You donít have to go far... you really do not have to go anywhere. Joy for life comes from the inside.
16 Problems to Watch For After Bariatric Surgery - Part 1

16 Problems to Watch For After Bariatric Surgery - Part 1

There are many situations that may arise after having a bariatric weight loss surgery procedure ñ even long after the initial healing. Itís important to be well informed so you recognize and handle these scenarios if or when they occur. Here are the first 9.
FAQ: Is it okay for me to have wine?

FAQ: Is it okay for me to have wine?

Most doctors say okay for you to have wine IF you are at least one year post op.

Gastric Bypass Surgery Causes Alcoholism! Really? Nope. It Grabs Attention Though.

Gastric Bypass Surgery Causes Alcoholism! Really? Nope. It Grabs Attention Though.

Bariatric surgery doesn't necessarily cause alcoholism, the procedure just happens to be performed on a population that carries a lot of emotional baggage

Post-op Drinking. Should we? Tis the Season for Parties.

Post-op Drinking. Should we? Tis the Season for Parties.

It is important that we have an open and honest discussion of holiday drinking so we not only know what to expect, but can handle ourselves like ladies and gentlemen and remain safe. 
Bariatric Recipes Advice, Rants & Support Podcast: Real Talk