Category: General Health

Food Apathy…..When Nothing Is Appealing

I wrote a similar post about this subject back a little over two years ago. Food apathy seems to come and go. Sometimes it lasts a day or two and other times it drags on for weeks. During these times grazing seems to start back up again. I wish I could say I was grazing on things like vegetables and fruit but I find myself usually grabbing a handful of crackers or one of the […] read more

Happy 11th Surgiversary!

On the morning of October 5, 2004 I did something that changed my life…..I had gastric bypass surgery. After having spent the majority of my life battling to lose weight, and after fighting with my health insurance company as they constantly change their approval criteria, I set off for the hospital to have surgery. That day was my youngest daughter’s birthday (she turned 3 that day) and my mother told me if anything were to […] read more

Tips For Eating Out After WLS

There comes a time in every post bariatric person’s life when they will eat out at a restaurant, fast food joint or bring home some type of take out meal. Depending upon the type of restaurant and food being served there are lots of things you can do to make this work without running into problems like dumping, RH episodes or just plain old overeating. Over the past 11 years I’ve tried lots of things […] read more

Food Apathy……When Food Holds No Appeal

I don’t really feel like eating! I’ve currently got a growing stack of recipes on my desk. There’s also the latest issue of the Food Network magazine sitting there as well. The holidays have passed and school has been over for several weeks which means I’ve got lots of time on my hands to do some cooking and lots of new recipes I’d like to try. There’s just one problem. All thoughts of food have […] read more

Highlights Of Other Student Blogs

As part of a class project FSU nutrition students have created various blogs on a nutrition related topic of their choice. We were challenged with creating infographics, podcasts and even videos. Here are a few highlights from these new bloggers: Simply Nutritious has a great infographic on visualizing the elements of good nutrition…’s as easy as 1, 2, 3! While your there stop and listen to Rachel’s podcast on the benefits of fiber. Noell’s blog […] read more

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