Weight Loss

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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


I know it can feel so overwhelming trying to figure out what to eat, when to eat and how to get all of your fluids and vitamins in too. It feels like all we can do is try to stay ‘on schedule’ and think about all of these things, but I’m here to tell you […]

Sample Day of Bariatric Eating

Bariatric Tips

One of my clients inside the T.R.I.B.E. messaged me this week saying “Post op life is just so hard because I’m not able to have any of the foods I love.” And my response to her was “why can’t you?” Here’s the thing – you CAN have foods you love after weight loss surgery. You […]

You’re still allowed to love food after WLS

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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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Hey Babes, as you well know, weight loss surgery is a major life decision and should not be taken lightly. One of the reasons that it is such a big deal is that your surgery impacts your eating for the rest of your life – that’s a long-term investment! And let me tell you: I’m […]

Best portion size after gastric sleeve (or any weight loss surgery)

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All kinds of weight loss surgery might come with an unexpected (and definitely unwanted) side effect: hair loss.  It is really common to experience some hair loss and thinning after weight-loss surgery, there are ways to minimize this potential issue and to nourish your hair’s ability to grow back (hint: nutrition is your superpower!).  In […]

Is Hair Loss After Gastric Sleeve Normal (or Preventable?)

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