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Do WLS Patients Lose Hair and Grow Hair in Odd Places?

By |2020-05-06T19:38:39-05:00May 6th, 2020|Categories: STAY WOKE!, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Do WLS Patients Lose Hair and Grow Hair in Odd Places? Why the hair loss after bariatric surgery? Many know walking into WLS there will be major side affects. Our stomachs have just been shrunk and for some their intestines have been re-routed. So why does WLS cause hair loss? There are a few reasons to [...]

Mental Health can Sabotage your Weight Loss Journey

By |2020-04-28T06:31:11-05:00April 27th, 2020|Categories: Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Mental health can sabotage your weight loss journey Mental Health & Weight Loss Did you know that your mental health can sabotage your weight loss? We all made a decision to lose weight and get help to lose weight by having some type of bariatric surgery. There are so many unknowns when making such a life [...]

Jordan Hurd’s Story – A breaking point on Obesity!!

By |2020-03-27T19:12:32-05:00March 27th, 2020|Categories: #PROJECTME|Tags: , , , , |

A Breaking Point on Obesity!! The Breaking Point In January 2019, I had reached my breaking point! I was tired of my everyday life causing me so much pain. I knew I literally couldn’t live the way I had been living anymore, I needed a change. On the rare occasion I actually did go out and [...]

What is your relationship with Diet? Good or Bad?

By |2020-02-23T11:49:29-06:00February 23rd, 2020|Categories: Featured, STAY WOKE!|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Diet relationship(s) How many of us have developed a serious relationship with Diet? I don't know about you but for many years I had a love hate relationship with Diet. Diet and I were not always friends. Ask a matter of fact we were enemies. Lord knows every time I attempted to date Diet I would [...]

Stay Woke! Are you a product of your internal environment?

By |2020-02-15T19:57:02-06:00February 15th, 2020|Categories: STAY WOKE!, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

What does being obese have to do with being a product of your internal environment? Ask yourself the following questions: Have you asked yourself if you are a product of your internal environment? Where do our weight issues come from? Am I ready to be a bariatric patient and did you select bariatric surgery for the [...]

I am back New and Improved Post 3.5 Years VSG

By |2020-02-04T16:56:34-06:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Featured, Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , , , |

Where have I been? In year 2 I had a nervous breakdown in February of 2018. It was an unreal feeling. I had just went through a tummy tuck surgery which was a traumatic move in a years time of just having the sleeve done. Life as I knew it was overwhelming for my body. Here [...]

Body Shaming is not acceptable at the Gym – VSG Heartship

By |2020-02-04T15:42:33-06:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Many people hate the gym for various reasons. There are to many reasons to list; but whatever the reason its our right to go or not go. Right? No judgement! I say this when it comes to someones weight loss journey. I don't hate the gym; but what I do dislike is the bitter people that [...]

Damned if you Do and Damned if you Don’t – A Day in a Life of a VSG

By |2017-06-04T02:43:36-05:00June 3rd, 2017|Categories: Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , |

Is there such a thing as happiness Sometimes I wonder what life would be like if people were genuinely happy. Not pretending, just sincerely happy. I often wonder if people even know what happy truly is.  I have been on the search to understand happiness. The true individual meaning of happiness. I have nothing to complain [...]

Weight Loss Surgery Is Not A Shortcut- Highs & Lows Post VSG

By |2017-05-05T13:52:38-05:00May 5th, 2017|Categories: Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , , |

The beginning of my weight loss surgery was tough. My mind suffered with my decision to follow through with my weight loss surgery and before I knew it I was on the liquid diet. I thought to myself  what did I get myself into? I blinked and my surgery day arrived. Losing the weight came off [...]

A Bariatric Experience, To Be Or Not To Be Skinny

By |2017-04-08T00:20:21-05:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , , |

What am I expecting after weight loss surgery Many patients may think they will come out of surgery looking different. At least this is what I thought. I weighed myself everyday during the liquid diet period. I had lost 20 pounds in 14 days just on the liquid diet. The liquid diet was the toughest part [...]

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