My Go To Meal is a Two Egg Spinach Omelets - sometimes I paint them with sriracha hot sauce, sometimes I fill them with ricotta, sometimes BOTH. Today I was out of sriracha! What is YOUR Go To Meal?
There are many situations that may arise after having a bariatric weight loss surgery procedure – even long after the initial healing. It’s important to be well informed so you recognize and handle these scenarios if or when they occur. Here are the first 9.
Part 2 of a great read!
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.
In our Facebook support group, we talk a lot about Portion Size and When to Stop Eating. People have trouble knowing how much food to dish up and whether or not to eat it all as so many of us are 'Clean Plate Club' members.
Keto keto keto… it’s all you hear about and it’s EVERYWHERE. If we did not have Bariatric Surgery, WE WOULD ALL BE ENTHUSIASTIC MEMBERS OF THE KETO KLAN. It would be the latest addition at the bottom of our long diet list.
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.
Water is more important than you realize. Fact. We sit through patient aftercare classes, some quite extensive and just nod about the drinking water part. It's just water... Right? Wrong. Dehydration is the leading cause of hospital readmission after bariatric surgery.
Take our Quiz: Guess the Bariatric Deficiency! Dark Circles... Tired... Ice Chewing. Ten seconds...
I’M GOING TO STARBUCKS AND I AM NOT SURE WHAT TO ORDER. HELP! This is an easy one. You know they sell COFFEE at Starbucks, right. Order a Venti Coffee. And, as a bonus I just saved you $3! Boom. Get the skinny on Starbucks...
Hate to drop this bomb BUT... fruit smoothies slow your weight loss and sweet potatoes make you hungry!
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.
"What over the counter med can I take for pain if I have had bariatric surgery??? I forget which one is okay!" Here are both short and long versions of the answer.
"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.
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?
Don't take it from us! Our newest Facebook Support Group is exclusively for those using the Inspire Diet to get back to goal or reach the goal weight they missed the first time.
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.
Most Support Groups will give you a hug and tell you ‘its okay’ that you ate the potatoes & bagel with your eggs because 'you are human' and ‘everyone makes mistakes’. We are not that group!
- Can you Eat Chicken?
- Hidden Valley Ranch PROTEIN Dip! Oh yeah, I said it.
- Don't Say Cheese
- The Inspire Diet: Easy Button for Weight Loss
- Make a Toasty Warm Cafe Bella Latte!
- Bariatric Friendly Supper: Skirt Steak, Southwest Beans, Tomato Salad
- Zucchini and Ground Beef - Fast, Family & Bariatric Friendly Meal!
- Quick Roasted Salmon & Vegetables
- SALSA FRESCA
- IS the Struggle Real?
- What is Your 'Go To' Meal?
- Chinese Chicken Salad
- No Sugar Lemon Bars
- MAGIC No Sugar Strawberry Ice Cream
- Suzi's Skinny Strawberry Tartlets