Finding Your Weight Loss Motivation

I had the Gastric Sleeve surgery sixteen months ago and have since lost 120 lbs., Yes! And for some that would be considered life-changing, but not for me; I am just halfway to my weight loss goal. Unfortunately, I have been stuck at the same weight for almost five months. It is not the surgery’s…

Zig Zag Diet

The holidays are over, and we tend to pack on some unwanted pounds. It is time to resume back to normal and take this game seriously! However, it does not need to be January 1st to work towards your weight loss goals; each new day is an opportunity to reset your mind to accomplish your…

Military Diet Challenge.

I came across this well known diet: The Military Diet. This diet promises to lose 10 pounds in three days. Yes, you read correctly, TEN POUNDS IN THREE DAYS! I thought the same thing you are thinking! Heck ya! I can do this! But, wait a minute… is this true??? Does it work?? So, I decided…

100 lbs Milestone

It’s really hard to find joy in the midst of pain. It’s difficult to see a clear vision when the path is blurry or to find motivation when all you feel is disappointment, but there is this breaking point whether you go down or up and that’s exactly how I felt when I stepped in…

Considering Gastric Sleeve?? Take a look at the checklist.

The process and preparation for gastric sleeve can be long and tedious with a long list to do prior to surgery. Every scenario is different- it can be influenced by several factors such insurance, money, health and doctors. Every insurance plan has different guidelines and requirements and copays and deductibles also vary, some are very…

Gastric Sleeve Vs Gastric Bypass. Which Surgery is better?

One of the biggest dilemmas that bariatric patients face is which surgery to choose from. Which one is best? Which procedure will benefit me more?? Which is less risky? And to be honest, there’s not a perfect answer. Every person’s needs, weight, and health are different and whichever decision you make along with your surgeon…

Confessions of a fat, pretty girl….

Since I remember, I have always been the biggest person in the room. I do not recall myself being skinny. I do not know other way of living, I do not know better, I know something better exist, but I do not know how it feels, I always wonder how I would look or feel…