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Weird Things that Happen after Weight Loss Surgery

The gastric sleeve is the hardest thing I’ve done in my life. And no, I don’t regret it. I love getting my body back to healthy. Let’s talk a little about the Weird Things that Happen after Weight Loss Surgery. Taking Medication Before bariatric surgery, I’d wake up take medication and vitamins and go about…

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How to Change a Negative Self-Image after Weight Loss

Losing weight has afforded me a second chance at a life filled with a healthy body.  During the pre-op phase, I dreamt of what life would be like in a year.  I’m 13 months post-op and this is how to change a negative self-image after weight loss. Weight Loss Assumptions You lose a lot of…

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How my Period Improved after Losing Weight

This post is all about periods, nope not punctuation, menstruation.  Menses, time of the month, or my personal favorite Satan’s Waterfall.  If that’s not for you, you’re going to want to jump ship to one of our other articles.  Yes, this post is all about how my period improved after losing weight…you’ve been warned. Pre-Weight…

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What to Expect One Year after Weight Loss Surgery

365 days later and there is a whole lot less of me. It’s my 1-year surgiversary, it’s a thing, I swear. My life has changed after getting the gastric sleeve, my body changed and everything is different now that i’m Post-op. It’s one year later, here’s what to expect one year after weight loss surgery…

13 Items to Ease your Hospital Stay after Weight Loss Surgery

You’ve been pre-approved for bariatric surgery, congratulations! It’s completely normal to be a little nervous as your surgery date approaches. But, don’t sweat (or do if you are working out) I’ll help you get prepared with these 13 items to ease your hospital stay after weight loss surgery. 1. CPAP If you suffer from Sleep…

Stopping Hair Loss after Weight Loss Surgery

You’ve recovered from your surgery, you are eating solid foods, and just when you start to feel normal, your hair starts falling out in clumps. 50% of bariatric patients lose a lot of hair. Learn some tips on stopping hair loss after weight loss surgery. At four months post-op, my hair fell out in handfuls,…

Do’s and Don’ts after Weight Loss Surgery

You did your research. You’ve had the surgery. Now things should be easy peasy…not quite. If no one told you, let me be the first, there are a lot of do’s and don’ts after weight loss surgery. I’ll help fill you in on the trial and error eating process. I made all the mistakes so…

Weight Loss Surgery is More Common than you Think

Are you curious? Happy for me? Judging? Before you make that decision, learn why I chose to have the gastric sleeve, and learn why weight loss surgery is more common than you think.   In the past few years, I lost nearly entire family.  My brother, Mom, Dad, both sets of grandparents, my aunt, and…

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Weight Loss Surgery: The Approval Process

The weight loss journey began the day I decided to get surgery in February of 2019.  I considered all my options and decided to get the gastric sleeve. The weight loss surgery approval process is the same for the bypass and sleeve patients. Let me take you on my weight loss surgery approval journey to…

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