Category Archives: Diet

July 12, 2012

The Paleo Diet

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. Bledsoe, M.D. Have you ever hit on some information that changes how you act on a daily basis?  Several months ago, a friend of mine introduced me to the Paleo diet (you can follow his blog at www.paleolithicmd.com).  … Continue reading

July 5, 2012

Learning to Savor Food- Not Devour it

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor Food.  The love of food.  It’s why I ended up under the knife having bariatric surgery – my love of food was destroying my body. I ate for the sheer joy of eating; I loved the taste, … Continue reading

June 30, 2012

Recipes After Bariatric Surgery- Chicken Pasta Salad

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor If you pack your lunch for work each day, it gets so tiresome trying to figure out what to put in there.  It can be hard to find good recipes after bariatric surgery, so I’m sharing a … Continue reading

June 25, 2012

It Feels Like The Real Thing: Truvia™

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: S. DeKeyser James Endorsing a particular product over another is not my aim here. In fact most artificial sweeteners are pretty much the same for me. I’ve used them all – the pink, blue, and yellow packets – they … Continue reading

June 20, 2012

Is My Hair Falling Out Or Have I Always Had A Bald Spot???

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor We’ve heard the horror stories, haven’t we?  “As I was showering, I looked down and there was a pile of my hair on the floor!”  Or, how about this one, “after brushing my hair, my brush is … Continue reading

June 18, 2012

Weight Loss Surgery & Diabetes: Is It A Magic Bullet?

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Written by S Bledsoe

  Author: S. DeKeyser James Okay, I’m sure you’ve heard thousands of times, “There’s no such thing as a magic bullet cure.”  But weight loss surgery comes as close to that mythic ammo you can find; particularly when it comes … Continue reading

June 10, 2012

Sources of Protein

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor Getting enough protein in my diet after surgery has been a challenge.  Protein is very important, especially now.  I found a website that had some good information on it, so I thought I’d pass it along to … Continue reading

June 5, 2012

Eat S-L-O-W-L-Y

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor Scarfing down your food is never a good idea.  But, after having any type of bariatric surgery, it is a very bad idea.  Remember, you now have a teeny-tiny tummy, and scarfing down food would be like … Continue reading

May 29, 2012

Journaling- A Good Idea

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Written by S Bledsoe

  Author: J. Taylor “Dear Diary –  Johnny said ‘hi’ to me in the lunch line today.  I think he’s super cute and I hope I get to sit next to him in chemistry class today….” No.  That is not … Continue reading

May 23, 2012

Restaurants After Weight Loss Surgery

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor After I had my surgery, I had to work my way back to eating solid food.  That wasn’t a problem; it made sense.  My tummy had been traumatized and needed time to heal and time for the … Continue reading

 
 
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