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"
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. Weight drops off quickly and at times, it seems without that much hard work. (Not that this is hard … 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"
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"
When you’re on a weight-loss journey, it can become a bit addictive to lose weight. You may find yourself getting “tunnel vision” and forgetting to celebrate what you’ve lost so far! Take a moment to watch this week’s video and remember to celebrate every single pound you’ve lost. Be sure to check out this website: I’ve … Continue reading "I’ve Lost How Much?!"
Have you ever read those types of articles? The articles that tell you what habits are needed to be a successful career person or habits needed to be a happy person. One recent article I read reminded me of the habits of successful postop weight-loss surgery people. These types of habits tend to overflow into … Continue reading "6 Habits of Successful People…Who Lose Weight"
Hey food…..we cool?? For so many of us who have spent years battling our weight, loving food for various reasons….and then hating it all over again…we need to re-define some things in our relationship. Do you and food need to have a “DTR” (defining the relationship talk). Take a moment out of your day (or … Continue reading "Making a Healthy Relationship with Food"
Hi everyone! I sure hope you are having a blessed Wednesday. As I sit in my home office working on foodcoach.me I am reminded how thankful I am at the work I’ve been given to do. I moderated a weight-loss surgery support group last night and left feeing energized and so lucky to be a … Continue reading "Is The Way You View Yourself Slowing You Down?"
Sometimes you hit the gym and feel great. Then you find out you gained 2% body fat. Wait, what?? Three months ago I posted a blog about my latest goal for dropping 2% body fat. I had met with a trainer and was given a strength training plan. I hit the gym 3-4 times per … Continue reading "And sometimes you gain 2% body fat…."