Posts Tagged by WLS related issues

Tell Me Again How It’s Just Because I Was Overweight

When you weight close to 300 pounds and tell your doctor, or anyone else for that matter, that your knees, hips and back hurt it’s automatically assumed to be because of your weight. The same thing goes with being chronically fatigued as well. It’s the weight of course. And it very well might be true too. Then again, maybe it’s not. Fast forward almost 9 years after losing 130 pounds with the help of WLS […] read more

The 5 Day Pouch Test – Part 2

Welcome to the second post on the infamous (or perhaps not so infamous) 5 day pouch test (5DPT). If you missed part one please check it out. You’ll see why I don’t think the 5DPT or any other diet/technique is really appropriate for weight loss surgery newbies. Now, it’s time to answer the question of whether the 5DPT is good for re-gainers (or anyone else for that matter). What exactly are the reasons for following […] read more

The 5 Day Pouch Test – Can It Help?

I am still fighting off all the cravings that were kicked up by eating the rice pudding last week. I may have only blogged about it and trigger foods a few days ago but that was after spending 3 or 4 days actually eating the stuff. While I’m working to get back on track I figured this would be the perfect time to cover the 5 day pouch test. Over the years I’ve seen much […] read more

What Is A Trigger Food?

Oh those trigger foods. They are the ones that trigger overeating because you just can’t seem to get enough of it. They also can lead you to eat other foods that you weren’t even thinking of eating. Trigger foods vary from person to person. Some people find that their trigger foods fall into one food category such as candy, ice cream or chips. Others find that their trigger foods are all related by texture such […] read more

The 5 Biggest Lies We Tell Ourselves After Weight Loss Surgery

Usually I’m not one to stir up controversy especially in the weight loss surgery world but sometimes you just have to crack the closet door open and let the skeletons inside see the light of day. Normally I’m a middle of the road kind of person. If someone expresses their view point on a particular subject I can usually understand where they are coming from even if I don’t agree. This is even true about […] read more

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