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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.
'I didn't have weight loss surgery to live on a diet!'

'I didn't have weight loss surgery to live on a diet!'

After eating our way to 300 pounds and having major surgery to help fix things, we wouldn't want to inconvenience ourselves with dieting, would we?

Put on Your Big Girl Panties!

Put on Your Big Girl Panties!

If you are not ready to do whatever it takes, do not have Bariatric Surgery. 

When Our Mind is Right, the World is Right!

When Our Mind is Right, the World is Right!

'I didn't get the job because of my weight', is easier to deal with than not being promoted because 'my work wasn't the best of those being considered'.

Halloween is JUST the Beginning

Halloween is JUST the Beginning

Even though we are STILL AT HOME, there seems to be Halloween Candy EVERYWHERE I LOOK.
Just a Splash of Cream?

Just a Splash of Cream?

You'll find that these tips for measuring are a big help... own that Splash of Cream or skip it.
Bariatric Eating: We're More Than Just a Facebook Group

Bariatric Eating: We're More Than Just a Facebook Group

We've got the real life tools and experience that you can use to get over the mountain you face. We've been helping post ops for over 20 years and we can help you too!

Carb Confusion? Free Fruit & Veg Cheatsheet!

Carb Confusion? Free Fruit & Veg Cheatsheet!

Hate to drop this bomb BUT...  fruit smoothies slow your weight loss and sweet potatoes make you hungry!
EAT Your Vitamins

EAT Your Vitamins

A bunch of carrots trumps a bunch of pills.

Bariatric Recipes Advice, Rants & Support Podcast: Real Talk