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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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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.

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! 

Do you have Fatbrain?

Do you have Fatbrain?

That word? Fatbrain.

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The Truth About Bariatric Surgery

In the beginning years of Bariatric Surgery, no one knew what to expect. There were no suggestions for meals, or guidelines, no real rules, and remember that the internet barely existed 20 years ago. There were just a few living breathing examples of post ops and the one we all knew was Carnie Wilson, of Wilson Phillips, remember her?
Hard Bariatric NO NO NO's You Might Not Want to Hear

Hard Bariatric NO NO NO's You Might Not Want to Hear

Most Support Groups will give you a hug and tell you it is okay that you ate the potatoes & bagel with your eggs because 'you are human' and everyone makes mistakes. We are not that group.

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.
Bariatric Recipes Advice, Rants & Support Podcast: Real Talk