I have the privilege to work with a fantastic Bariatric Psychologist who helps our patients to put things into a new perspective. One thing Dr. K talks about often are the three pillars to weight-loss success: Biology. Psychology. Environment. If we leave one of these areas abandoned, it’s very hard to have long-lasting weight success, … Continue reading "The Physical, The Mental…and The World Around You – Succeeding After WLS"
(Recipe featured above is Premier Access Recipe “Teriyaki Chicken Kebabs“) If you’ve had (or are going to have) Gastric Sleeve or Gastric Bypass Surgery, it is SO important to plan ahead for big celebrations such as a 4th of July Cookout. Watch the video for ideas of what to bring to ensure you have … Continue reading "WLS Video – What to Bring to a Summer Cookout"
I’m so excited to find this feature on MyFitnessPal that I’ve never taken the time to explore! Watch this video and I’ll show you how simple it is to put a recipe from this website (or any other recipe website) into your food journal. This is also going to make it easier for me to … Continue reading "Video – Putting Recipes Quickly into MyFitnessPal"
I was really excited when a follower made a specific request for this video. I’m always ready for request on video topics because it means I’m answer the questions patients actually have! This question comes from a WLS patient who has loved ones that don’t understand her new eating plan. How do you tell family … Continue reading "WLS Questions: How to Tell Family Why You Can’t Graze"
What is the weight loss surgery honeymoon? How long does it last and can you have it back? After a weight loss surgery, the benefits of the metabolic changes and the physical changes of the body result in amazing weight loss. We often refer to this as the honeymoon period after weight loss surgery. … Continue reading "The WLS Honeymoon Period"
More and more patients are choosing the Gastric Sleeve surgery Gastric Band or even Gastric Bypass. Watch this video to hear my thoughts on what patients share with me on how they made their decision. Click here to Subscribe to the Food Coach Me email list! Video Transcript: Why More Patients Are Choosing Gastric … Continue reading "Why More Patients Are Choosing Gastric Sleeve – Video"
After weight loss surgery, you start paying closer attention to the foods you’re buying at the grocery store. But food marketing companies know how to put their products in front of you and try to fool you on making a choice based on the color of the package or the words on the front of … Continue reading "Food Marketing Traps to Look Out For – Video"
Many patients interested in weight loss surgery are terrified of vomiting after the surgery. They’ve always HATED throwing up and the idea of this being an issue makes them cringe. Watch this video for some good news – vomiting doesn’t have to happen after surgery if you follow these eating tips! Click here to … Continue reading "I’m Having Weight Loss Surgery…But I’m Terrified of Vomiting"
How do you chop an onion? I’m certain there are a variety of ways to chop an onion…but this is my approach. After a knife skills class in college and years of working with and around food, it’s the approach I feel is safest and easiest. Have a good cutting board and a good knife. … Continue reading "How to Chop an Onion – Video"
Making a frittata is almost as fast as this video! Make your own toppings and add reduced-fat cheese or mushrooms or Canadian Bacon or more! Print Recipe Easy Skillet Frittata - Bariatric Friendly Meal Votes: 0 Rating: 0 You: Rate this recipe! Add to Meal Plan: Select Course to Add: BreakfastLunchDinner This recipe has … Continue reading "Easy Skillet Frittata – Bariatric Friendly Meal"