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I bring the THUNDER!!!!

So first I say I am doing a poverty eating challenge, living off $1.50 of food a day for five days. Then I post four days of reports for that and then…disappear. “What up with that, Nik????” Yes, that is very me. But this time it wasn’t. I live in Maryland and you might have heard we had severe storms …

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Nik’s Hunger Games – Day Four

I may sound like a broken record but so what…I AM SO GLAD THIS IS OVER TOMORROW!!! But I am also SO glad I did it. Here’s yesterday’s report. Tonight I will go through some of the things I have learned about my long-term post-op eating from doing this challenge. I’ve gained a lot of insight. Also, I wanted to …

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Nik’s Hunger Games – Day Three

Obligatory disclaimer: This week, in an attempt to get a glimpse of the day-to-day lives of the world’s poorest people, I have committed to setting my food budget for five consecutive days at $1.50 a day. I am four years post-op and have sufficient body fat to do this. I consulted my physician who, while not totally thrilled, is supportive. Do …

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I’m a Bariatric Foodie and…

I am also a WLS experience blogger! My name is Robyn. I had RNY gastric bypass surgery in December 2011 and have lost more than 100 lbs so far. My blog, My Journey to Fit and Fabulous, focuses on my experience from pre-op (deciding to begin the pre-op program) all the way through to my current life as a post …

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Nik’s Hunger Games – Day Two

Obligatory disclaimer: This week, in an attempt to get a glimpse of the day-to-day lives of the world’s poorest people, I have committed to setting my food budget for five consecutive days at $1.50 a day. I am four years post-op and have sufficient body fat to do this. I consulted my physician who, while not totally thrilled, is supportive. Do …

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Nik’s Hunger Games – Day ONE

Not the most beautiful pic in the world, but it was honest! Obligatory disclaimer: This week, in an attempt to get a glimpse of the day-to-day lives of the world’s poorest people, I have committed to setting my food budget for five consecutive days at $1.50 a day. I am four years post-op and have sufficient body fat to do …

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Nik’s Hunger Games

So if you don’t have the 10 minutes to spare to watch this video of me explaining why I am living on $1.50 of food per day for five days here is the shortened version. The organization where I work (yes, I do have a day job) is looking to create an experience where folks can experience the day-to-day realities …

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I’m a Bariatric Foodie and…

This post is part of a series called “I’m a Bariatric Foodie and…” focusing in on Foodies who are doing unique things to make their lifestyles work! If you would like to be considered for this series, email nikki@bariatricfoodie.com. Hi, my name is Stephanie. I am a Bariatric Foodie and… living a Gluten-free and dairy-free lifestyle! (Did your jaw just hit the …

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BF Top 5: Items Newbies Should Check Out!

Hi Foodies, Life has been a bit hectic lately. I’ve been setting up the new “Foodie headquarters”, trying DESPERATELY to not own the house I owned before I moved to this house and trying to get two children ready to go off to two different summer locations. BUT…you all are always in my mind. Today, I’d like to address a …

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The Secret to Marinating Meat After Weight Loss Surgery

Newbies, veterans, non-ops…lend me your ear. Meat. It is challenging post-op. For some of us it’s chicken, for others it’s beef, but many of us simply have a hard time tolerating meat.I have a solution. I’ve included this method in many posts, but I feel it deserves a post of its own. In cooking demonstrations, SOMEHOW I have convinced some …

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