Weight loss and Health

Keeping your weight loss surgery a secret

“Many people would prefer that no one knows about their surgery, if you would like to give an alternative procedure, we recommend gallbladder surgery – the recovery time is similar, and incisions are similar as well” Quite a few people nodded along.  I looked around, “whats so shameful or secretive about having weight loss surgery?”… Read More Keeping your weight loss surgery a secret

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Pre-Op Liquid Diet for Gastric Sleeve

Disclaimer: As always, remember this experience is my own, speak with your physician and medical team before attempting any liquid diet plans. And remember, your plan my be completely different than mine. It’s HERE! My gastric sleeve surgery is right around the corner and I have a cacophony of emotions swirling around. Excited for the… Read More Pre-Op Liquid Diet for Gastric Sleeve

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Everything in moderation -the saying that triggers my eating disorder

“You can eat whatever you want, as long as you do so in moderation” This was the biggest myth I’ve heard all throughout my life from well-meaning individuals who comment on my weight or eating plans. For someone who has an eating disorder and food addiction, moderation just simply does not exist. I am a… Read More Everything in moderation -the saying that triggers my eating disorder

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Need Meal Plan Inspiration? Two Weeks, $75 a Week Meal with all meals from home.

Good fabulous Sunday Mor….Um…..Afternoon! I thought I would share our meal plan for the next two weeks with you all so you can see what’s going down in our budget and our bellies lol. This is our breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snack plan with no fast food or outside purchases. We are still slowly phasing… Read More Need Meal Plan Inspiration? Two Weeks, $75 a Week Meal with all meals from home.

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5 Budget Friendly Snacks For You To Try

When you’re following a meal plan, most will ask you to incorporate a healthy snack into your day. This helps you avoid the mid-morning or mid-afternoon slumps and will keep your metabolism stoked as you go about your activities. For me, this meant adding in more food…. which meant…..spending more money….. which I hate! So,… Read More 5 Budget Friendly Snacks For You To Try

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Being diagnosed with Binge Eating Disorder

“You have two choice’s….extreme medical intervention or inpatient admission. You can’t control this. It’s a psychological disorder. You have Binge Eating Disorder.” When I was a teen I vaguely remember reading about the term “Binge Eating Disorder” in my medical books. Yes, even as a teen I wondered what was wrong with me. Why I… Read More Being diagnosed with Binge Eating Disorder

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502 pounds….and my first personal training session

Today was the first day of meeting one on one with for my first personal training session. The trainer and I have known each other on Facebook for years, and when she graduated with her degree in exercise physiology and began her personal training business – I jumped at her offer to train me. I… Read More 502 pounds….and my first personal training session