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These are my least favorite questions that I see being asked by other bariatric patients. “Omg can you actually eat all of that?” “Wait, are you able to eat all of that?” “Oh wow, I could never eat all of that.” Over time, many bariatric patients can consume larger quantities of food, which can be […]

“Are you actually able to eat all of that?”

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Hey Babe! How are you?  Are you a cottage cheese fan?! Cottage Cheese is one of the top consumed sources of protein in the bariatric community, and one of my personal favorites, too! A half-cup serving of low-fat (2%) plain cottage cheese typically contains around 90 calories, 5 grams of carbohydrates, 12 grams of protein, […]

Creative Ways to Use Cottage Cheese After WLS That Aren’t Boring

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Let’s talk about protein powder! I think we all can agree that protein powder is a staple after WLS! I want to help you pick the best one for YOU, so let’s dive in. How to pick the best protein powder for YOU!  *Please keep in mind that this is for a protein shake, not […]

How to Pick a Protein Powder After WLS

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This time of the year is typically filled with holidays and BBQs with friends and family! I know it can sometimes feel overwhelming with the choices and options that maybe aren’t in your control. In today’s post, I’m giving you some of my easy tips and tricks on how to navigate these types of gatherings […]

How to Navigate Holiday BBQs after WLS

Bariatric Tips

Did you know there is a difference between snacking and having a snack? I know what you’re thinking– WHAT JAMIE? SNACKS ARE SNACKS… But they’re not, babe! Our old habits sometimes like to smack us in the face. I don’t know about you, but I used to always have a snack around. Whether I was […]

Snacking vs. Grazing after WLS

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Are you a daily weigher, hoping that the numbers on the scale will provide the validation you seek on your bariatric journey?  If so, you’re not alone, but I’m here to tell you that hyperfocusing on that number might be doing more harm than good. First and foremost, let me validate your feelings and frustrations. […]

Why Getting On The Scale Everyday Isn’t Helping Your Progress

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