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Everything you need to know about living your best post-op bariatric surgery life.

FAQ: Why Does Eating Healthy Cost So Much?

FAQ: Why Does Eating Healthy Cost So Much?

This is a common concern as we have many members who wrestle with the cost of feeding themselves and their families, let alone the cost of supplements and vitamins.

Fried Shrimp, Whale Fries & Birthday Cake!

Fried Shrimp, Whale Fries & Birthday Cake!

It helps to remember that we can have anything we want - but it takes a lot of years for it to be our choice and not our compulsion or obsession.
Bariatric Lifestyle Tips

Bariatric Lifestyle Tips

They may appear innocent but Grandma, Grandpa and your slightly jealous sister can be brutal when it comes to your sticking to your guns.

FAQ: I had weight loss surgery last week, why isn't the scale moving?

FAQ: I had weight loss surgery last week, why isn't the scale moving?

This is a very common question we see in our support group. Why isn't the scale moving?

Don't Say 'Cheese'

Don't Say 'Cheese'

You are eating wayyyyyy too much cheese! This is not a blame game, but a testament to the fact we didn't know how to eat right and bariatric surgery didn't magically infuse that knowledge.

SOFT FOODS? Are they important for real?

SOFT FOODS? Are they important for real?

The term Soft Food is a medical term, meaning you are able to mash a food into the consistency of APPLESAUCE using only a fork. Not a lot of wiggle room there but some blow way past the limits.
FAQ: Tummy Tuck 101. I'm Home... What now?

FAQ: Tummy Tuck 101. I'm Home... What now?

I feel better than I thought I would. I am looking down and can't believe this is my stomach - it's so flat. The doctor told me to not lift anything more than 10 lbs, but other than that what's the story if I feel good?

FAQ: Why Can't I Use a Straw? Does Anyone Use a Straw?

FAQ: Why Can't I Use a Straw? Does Anyone Use a Straw?

The arguments over using a straw are nuts, but we get it. The topic creates almost as much passion and drama as the "which surgery is best" debate. Let us explain it to you.
Willpower or Resolve?

Willpower or Resolve?

Do you lick the cat food gravy from your thumb? Is that willpower or resolve? Create a HARD LINE for yourself. Don't. Eat. Them. BOOM.

Still Digging Your Grave with your Teeth?

Still Digging Your Grave with your Teeth?

The Easy Way Out Is To Change, Not Have More Surgery! 

FAQ: What Do I Do About Constipation?

FAQ: What Do I Do About Constipation?

Constipated? Haven't gone in how many days? Constipation Is 2nd Common Complication Post Bariatric Surgery. Read This In Order To Know What To Do.
Lose Weight on Your Vacation!

Lose Weight on Your Vacation!

Is it a coincidence that there are more 'large people' at the Lido Deck Buffet? Probably not.
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