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Hey Babe! This month is filled with food-focused events and I know that it can feel overwhelming. I don’t know about you, but candy has always been a iffy subject. We love it, but it doesn’t always love us back, am I right?! All foods can fit, just not all the time. So what does […]

How to Navigate Candy During Holidays


Hey Babe! During this time of the year I often get asked if bariatric patients can have soups, stews and chilis. I get the confusion! Is it liquid? I thought I can’t mix liquid and food? How do I track and weigh this? Do I have to pick the protein out and eat that first? […]

Can You Have Soups, Stews and Chilis After WLS?


Hey Babe! By NOT doing these 3 things you’re probably making it SO much more challenging to not only hit your weight loss goals but stick to them.  Right after surgery, everyone’s like, “Eat tiny meals, load up on protein, stay hydrated.”  And yes, that’s super important, especially in the beginning. But what about the […]

3 Things You’re Doing That Are Making it Harder for You to Lose Weight after WLS


Hey babe! I absolutely love pickles, and I even loved them before I knew about all of their health benefits! I snack on pickles all the time and they are one of my favorites.  In today’s blog post, I’m going to share a little bit about pickles and my favorite recipe I use to make […]

Homemade Pickles


Traveling is something that can be tricky after Weight Loss Surgery (WLS). When you travel, you can be off your routine, eating out more, and not hydrating as much as you were before (which is totally ok! You should enjoy yourself, babe). Whether you are traveling for work or enjoyment, it’s important that you feel […]

Traveling After Weight Loss Surgery (Tips, Tricks and More)

A green button with the caption push to reset the world

Babes: get ready. Today’s topic – pouch reset, aka gastric sleeve resets – gets me heated. They’re trendy and popular and they also put me in the red because they’re also 100% bullshit.  I’m going to spill all of the tea on what a “reset” is and why I absolutely do NOT recommend them. But […]

Is a Pouch Reset  Really Necessary?

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