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Body Dysmorphia – 7 Ways to Overcome & Be Happy

Body Dysmorphia – 7 Ways to Overcome & Be Happy

Let's talk about Body Dysmorphia for a moment. While it's talked about - I don't think it's actually TALK TALKED about as it should be in the Bariatric Community. I see over and over again how many people post about body dysmorphia in a few of my groups that I'm in...

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What is Transfer Addiction & How Can You Avoid it?

What is Transfer Addiction & How Can You Avoid it?

When I first started on my bariatric weight loss surgery journey, I told myself that I was not going to have a transfer addiction and that nothing out there could be my new addiction. I never thought I had an addictive personality until I started researching more...

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Why is Divorce Rate so High After Bariatric Surgery?

Why is Divorce Rate so High After Bariatric Surgery?

I knew I would have to write this article one day, but I didn't think it would be so soon. I didn't know my marriage would become a statistic to the rising divorce rate in the United States, but here we are, getting ready to file after the first of the year. Our...

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Stop Aiming for Perfection & Start Aiming for Healthy

Stop Aiming for Perfection & Start Aiming for Healthy

I stumbled across a Gary Vee Facebook Reel and I felt completely attacked - but in a way that opened my eyes. While Gary Vaynerchuck typically talks about business and entrepreneurship, there are so many things that he says that can also be related to Bariatric...

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7  Important Gastric Sleeve Surgery Questions Answered

7 Important Gastric Sleeve Surgery Questions Answered

When deciding whether to have gastric sleeve surgery or gastric bypass surgery, I started doing tons of research online and read through thousands of threads in Facebook groups and so many websites. There were nights I would lose track of time reading and researching...

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My Life-Changing Decision To Have Bariatric Surgery

My Life-Changing Decision To Have Bariatric Surgery

There are many reasons people make the decision to have bariatric surgery. Some people may be very overweight and struggling with health problems related to their weight. Others may feel like they have tried every other weight loss method and nothing has worked for...

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3 Warning Signs of a Mental Breakdown

3 Warning Signs of a Mental Breakdown

The way we think about mental health is shifting. More people than ever understand the importance of taking care and looking for help early, so they can avoid a mental breakdown in later life when it might be difficult or impossible to fix without professional...

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3 Things To Do When You Struggle To Lose Weight

3 Things To Do When You Struggle To Lose Weight

It's frustrating. You've tried everything to lose weight, and you still can't seem to make any progress. You might feel like you're doing something wrong or that there's something wrong with you. But the truth is, sometimes weight loss can be challenging - especially...

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Right Place for Guilt-Free Weight Loss Surgery Tips

Right Place for Guilt-Free Weight Loss Surgery Tips

If you are considering bariatric weight loss surgery, or are in the early stages of your journey, you may be feeling a little alone. You may be wondering if you are making the right decision and if you will be able to succeed. Bariatric surgery includes a variety of...

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