Category: WLS Tips

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

Transcript of Podcast – Coping With Unwanted Feedback

Here’s the transcript for the podcast Coping With Unwanted Feedback – How To Deal With The Food Police And Food Pushers Hi there….this is Penny. I want to welcome you to Remake my plate where I post about life after weight loss surgery. After spending the majority of my life overweight and trying just about everything to lose it I chose to have weight loss surgery in November of 2004. For the past 9 years […] read more

Coping With Unwanted Feedback – How To Deal With The Food Police and Food Pushers

As part of a class project I had to record a podcast that was relevant to my blog topic. I choose to do a short podcast on dealing with people I refer to as the food police and food pushers. Helpful information especially around this time of the year when they come out in full force to check out what you’re putting on your plate during the holidays. It took a couple of shots to […] read more

How Mindless Eating Adds Up Over Time

Ah mindless eating. One of the enemies of weight regain that I know all too well. I’ve struggled with regain after WLS several times before. I’m sure I will always continue to struggle with it. A few times the regain was caught in the beginning when I had only put on 5 or 10 lbs. At one point I had continued on until I had regained 50 lbs. Each and every time one of my […] read more

How To Estimate Portion Size

Things have been nuts since school started. The last semester is ending with a flurry of group projects and the beginning of my first internship rotations. This means that my usual pattern of eating has been thrown off a bit. While I don’t normally pay attention to small fluctuations in what the scale says (I usually weigh myself every 2 or 3 days) I start to keep a close eye when it goes up 3-4 […] read more

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