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Head Hunger vs. Physical Hunger vs. WHAT????

I don’t know about the rest of you, but I feel like I got an education on the inner workings of hunger AFTER I had weight-loss surgery. What hunger is, how I experience it and how I do (and should) respond to it are all subjects that have consumed a lot of my thought in the last five years. That’s …

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“Will I REALLY be able to maintain after weight-loss surgery?”

This has nothing to do with food but I see a lot of folks question the long-term success of bariatric surgery. I’ve never shied away from sharing my experience because I think it’s important for longer-term post-ops to be honest about where they’ve been and what they’ve been through in order to paint a realistic picture of life after weight-loss surgery. …

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Excuses

This isn’t directed at anyone so don’t be messaging me all mad! This morning…when I did NOT fulfill part of my week 3 pledge to go to my Thursday Body Pump class I was reminded of a saying Mama Foodie used to make me recite as a child: Excuses Are tools of incompetence They build monuments of nothingness Those who …

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How to Make Goals That Succeed

You ever make a goal and it didn’t quite work? Were you left wondering why? I know I have been. But did you know there is actually a “recipe” for effective goals? There is! And I’m going to tell you about it. Common Goal Pitfalls I can’t speak for every single person, or even every single post-op, but when I talk …

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