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First Month Post Op Struggles

I’ve been struggling this weekend to find the creativity and motivation to write about some vulnerable topics like family support and stigma around surgery. I really want to do these topics justice and my head is not in the game. Instead this weekend I’ve been feeling a lot of the frustrations and post op struggles boiling to the surface. So I thought – hey- … Read More First Month Post Op Struggles

Favourite Foods from the Pureed Diet Phase

As I prepared for surgery I did a lot of research on different foods I can eat during the liquid, pureed and soft diet phases of the post bariatric surgery recovery. Pinterest had a few ideas that were helpful and this cook book is extremely informative: The Complete Bariatric Cookbook and Meal Plan. If you are new to cooking for yourself and struggle with … Read More Favourite Foods from the Pureed Diet Phase

Mental Health, Food and Weight Loss Surgery

Surgery is on your stomach not your Brain – This is a phrase that you will hear often when preparing for Bariatric Surgery. There is a reason you need to see a full interdisciplinary team of health professionals before being approved to go ahead and have this life changing procedure. You need to have a plan for how you’re going to eat high protein, … Read More Mental Health, Food and Weight Loss Surgery

Choosing Bariatric Surgery

I realized – I was no longer afraid to die having the surgery – I was afraid to not be able to live my best life without it.