Category: Nutritional Information

Happy New Year’s!

  The last few weeks have gone by in a whirlwind of activity. It’s hard to believe another year has gone by. I wish you all a very happy new year. Today is the day that many people will start their annual tradition of beginning their new year’s resolution. Dieting/weight loss is at the top of the list for many people. As a dietitian I will get asked about this many times over the next […] read more

Time Saving Tuesday (TST) 5 – Prep For The Week

As a single mother with three daughters, a house, cats and a job working close to 50 hours a week, the only way I can keep up my wonder woman persona is to find things that save me time. This can be a good thing when it comes to not slipping back into former habits that contributed to hurting my health. Over the years I’ve come up with lots of tricks that work for me […] read more

Can You Drink Soda After Weight Loss Surgery?

I love the internet. It’s an incredible source of shared knowledge. Of course, sometimes that knowledge is flawed and then the internet because a source of passing along myths. I’m going to point out one of these myths that never seems to die thanks to the internet. I know many won’t believe it because it’s been around for so long but here it is…… Drinking soda will NOT stretch your pouch. There. I’ve said it […] 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

7 Ways To Make Vegetables Taste Better

  The topic of vegetables came up yesterday while I was at school. I always bring my lunch and, since there is no microwave, I bring stuff that I can eat cold. Or at least lukewarm since my thermos never keeps anything hot. My free time between classes is spent in one of the study rooms on campus. The topic of my lunch often comes up since people figure that a nutrition student will be eating […] read more

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