Before I had surgery and for the years thereafter I have been inspired by a few others who travelled the bariatric path before me. One such is Yvonne, better known as Bariatric Girl. Today she celebrates her 15 year oppiversary! She has learnt a great deal in those 15 years, not least how to lose
We all deal with “head hunger,” that insistent little voice that tells us we really need a bacon double cheeseburger, even though we had a full lunch two hours ago. Coping with head hunger is a fact of life, even for those of us who have had weight loss surgery.
Out and about socialising and also flitting around the social forums this last week has made me realise that there are countless myths and misconceptions about weight-loss surgery. Many WLS patients realise this and some don’t or are confused by mixed messages from the media and others. Here’s a guest post that gives a round-up
There are many times when I read an email, a post on a forum or try to answer a query at a seminar on relationships, that I turn to this lady Connie Stapleton to seek her advice on the subject. Her insight into behaviours pre and post-surgery, alone or with others, in the workplace or
After bypass surgery have you found that you have no craving for sugar? This has been documented many times and no one is sure how and why it works. The research below poses a few questions and suggests some answers. The outcome of further research could mean that some action might be possible in