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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 [...]

The #1 forbidden topic-depression after bariatric surgery

By |2020-03-07T08:38:32-06:00March 7th, 2020|Categories: STAY WOKE!, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The number 1 forbidden topic-Types of depression discovery after bariatric surgery Did you suffer depression after bariatric surgery? Often considered buyers remorse but honestly it is deeper than having done bariatric surgery. Were you told you had to have bariatric surgery to save your life? Or, was bariatric surgery your personal choice to change and better [...]

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 [...]

STAY WOKE! Negative mindset equals Failure in your VSG journey

By |2020-02-07T11:42:33-06:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: STAY WOKE!, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

This week on STAY WOKE! STAY WOKE! Have you ever watched a 90's sitcom where they had to make a choice and on one shoulder was the angel and the other the devil? Yes? So put yourself in that same scene with the angel and the devil. VSG or any bariatric surgery is not easy. Bariatric [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Battling your mind over food

By |2017-03-20T04:06:04-05:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Are you really hungry? Mind over matter Mind over matter is extremely difficult; a daily challenge. Taste buds have changed and foods once lusted over now taste terrible. A new sensation occurs during weight loss surgery; taste buds become hyper sensitive and may be a side affect from the surgery and one's body changing constantly. Eating [...]

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