Tag Archive: weight loss

Feb 12

Eight Questions Five Months After Weight Loss Surgery

Back in Feb. of 2013, I had questions, lots of questions. I was just five months post weight-loss surgery and although I’d paid incredibly good attention during my six month educational period there was so much to remember and learn. I also experienced some challenges post-op that threw me for a loop. I wrote down …

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Jan 26

Satiety. Huh? Reduce Calorie Intake by Managing Hunger

During my morning research session today, I came across a word I didn’t know — satiety. Huh? What the heck is that? It was used in a description of a recipe that used protein powder as a replacement for other ingredients. You know the gig — gotta have that protein. Further exploration revealed satiety is a buzzword …

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Oct 28

Here I Sit, Terrified of Gaining Weight After Weight Loss Surgery

Yep, here I sit — terrified. Old habits are emerging. Old, bad eating habits. They can only mean one thing, weight gain. Yep, here I sit — terrified. After a year of relentless adherence to the keys to success after gastric bypass, I’m slipping. Slipping back into the bad habits and poor choices of obesity, like: An …

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Dec 04

Facts About Weight Loss Surgery – Safety and Risks

There are risks with any surgery. You’ve heard doctors say that time and time again. But, how safe or risky is weight loss surgery? We researched the facts for you. We turned to the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS). The sources ADMBS used for this fact sheet are available through ASMBS. Review the references/sources for this fact …

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Oct 19

Know the Facts About Obesity in America

  Learning the facts about obesity in America, helps us to understand what obesity is and means to each of us. The following fact sheet, “Obesity in America,” is provided by the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgeons (ASMBS). The red numbers listed in chronological order are the references to the sources of the …

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