Posts Tagged by WLS Tips

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

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

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

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