Medical Alert Bracelets for Gastric Bypass Patients

So you’ve had your gastric bypass surgery.  Your diabetes is in remission; your high blood pressure is coming down; and some of the other co-morbidities you worried about are no longer a problem. Why do you need a medical alert ID bracelet now? As a gastric bypass patient, you are aware that you are surgically…

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Reebok EasyTone – the beautygirlsmom sneaker

beautygirlsmom is standing in panties and sneakers just like the supermodels – you have been warned This is NOT beautygirlsmom – I know, you’re shocked OK, you saw all the supermodel sneaker pictures, now its time for the beautygirlsmom sneaker pictures. DANGER: Take small children by the hands, and remove all men with unrealistic expectations…

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Say Yes To The Dress: Big Bliss…

Say Yes To The Dress: Big Bliss – next Friday at 9 on TLC – someone remind me! Thrilled that shops carry samples bigger than a 2! I was not a fat bride.  On the day I went to try on my wedding gown, I was a size 12, which I thought, since I had…

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Slider Foods Will Make Me Fat

I struggle on an almost daily basis over what to put in my mouth.  I know there are gastric bypass patients who pretty much eat whatever they want at some point after surgery, and some are fortunate enough to have learned a lesson and can do it without gaining weight back.  There are two things…

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Super Bowl party tips for Bariatric surgery patients

Super Bowl XLII is upon us, and I know what you’re thinking.  What the hell did I do to my intestines, and how is it going to prevent me from having fun at my Super Bowl party?  Well, get over it.  The fun is in the company you invite, and I’m here to save you…

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14 Things to consider when picking a Bariatric Surgeon

I will be adding to this as I go along, but I wanted to let you know my thoughts on this important lifetime decision you will make. You must trust your surgeon You cannot pick out a surgeon sight unseen You cannot pick out a surgeon from a magazine Your primary care physician who has…

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Obesity Health Conditions to consider Bariatric Surgery

If you are diagnosed with Morbid obesity, you are at a greater risk to die. Plain and simple. You are at a greater risk to die sooner, work your organs harder, under exercise, over eat, under do and under life the one and only life you get. I do not want to scare you into…

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Qualifying for Bariatric Surgery

So you have made the decision to go ahead and have bariatric surgery. You are ready to undergo a lifetime commitment to transform your health and yourself? Do you meet the guidelines to have bariatric surgery? Knowing what the requirements are is the first step in the decision making process and putting you on the…

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