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BF Basics: The Weight Loss Numbers Game

  Obligatory Disclaimer: The views expressed in this BF Basics post are OPINIONS of Bariatric Foodie blogger, Nikki Massie. This post should NOT be taken in place of medical advice. If you have concerns about your weight, weight loss or understanding any of the numbers outlined in this BF Basics series please consult your bariatric surgeon’s office or primary care …

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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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