Post Op Eating – Sugar-Free Diet

Post Op Eating – Sugar-Free Diet

Bariatric surgery, such as the duodenal switch or gastric bypass, along with exercise and an improved diet are proven to be the best way to lose excess weight. The surgery itself plays a role in that, but we are firm believers that the most successful ways to lose...
Post-Op Diet – Healthy Eating

Post-Op Diet – Healthy Eating

Having bariatric surgery means you are taking control of your weight in a new way. It will require patience and hard work, in addition to dietary changes. In the days leading up to weight loss surgery, and even the night before, you have been preparing for a new way...
Cold weather exercises

Cold weather exercises

It’s that time of year y’all… When it gets dark at 5pm and that wind chill is in the teens. It can be difficult to find the motivation to get out and get moving. Here are some fun exercise videos to help keep you going even on the coldest winter...
Exercise and Thanksgiving break

Exercise and Thanksgiving break

Thanksgiving break can be the start to a very busy and stressful season! Remember not to let your exercise routine slip. Keep in mind that your own personal well-being is also important. After the big celebration, try to go on a walk to get some fresh air (and to keep...

Thanksgiving Menu 2019

Thanksgiving is all about family, traditions, possibly some football, and of course FOOD. No matter what stage you are at with your weight loss journey (working towards surgery, less than 1 year post op, or 10 years post op), do not let the holidays ruin your newly...
Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions

The holiday season is quickly approaching! Everyone celebrates differently, but one thing we can all agree on it is that it centers around food and family. We anticipate the time of the year we can sit around the table with those closest to us and eat all the food we...
Why is vitamin D deficiency so common pre-surgery?

Why is vitamin D deficiency so common pre-surgery?

If you are looking to undergo weight loss surgery, there are many different factors to consider. Talking in detail to your doctor about your overall health is critical prior to surgery. During these initial conversations, your doctor will get your general health...