Since the start of the new year I feel I have been bobbing along like a plastic duck in a bath answering queries from just as many pre-ops as post-ops – changing my hat and direction as each new wave hits! There’s no doubt that the new year brings about a rush
My ‘after the holiday’ mail bag is groaning again with requests about how to get back on track or turn-around-the-regain. And as I have said once, and will say again and again, the only reliable and long-lasting way is to get back to and adhere to the WLS principles that we were all given at
I can confidently predict that my mail bag requests and pleas for help from those who are faltering or stuck with weight-loss results after surgery, peaks at this time of year, only beaten by the predictable after Christmas scenario. Why? Sometimes it’s the realisation that summer holidays beckon and the vacation wardrobe doesn’t fit;
GUEST POST: As the holidays are here, almost everyone is faced with the challenge of eating healthily, or sticking to prescribed (or self-induced) diets. For bariatric patients, this effort is made more herculean by the unending high-fat, high-carb, sugary treats and sparkly beverages that are the hallmark of holiday celebrations. We find ourselves in a
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.