Tag: dieting

To all the Diets I’ve Tried Before

As I adjust to my new lifestyle post bariatric surgery I find myself also settling into a new way of looking at the food I eat. As mentioned in a previous post, dieting and tracking calories, protein, sugar etc. all used to have a very negative connotation for me. Now – in the post op bariatric life I rely on reading nutrition labels and … Read More To all the Diets I’ve Tried Before

Is Food a Moral Compass?

Is food good or bad? Does what we eat provide us with a moral compass on how to view ourselves? Is a french fry and a baked potato not the same thing at the end of the day – a potato? Then why have I have had extreme feelings of guilt and worthlessness after eating the french fry versus feeling healthy, and successful after … Read More Is Food a Moral Compass?