Category Archives: J. Taylor

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 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 15, 2012

A Very Nice Surprise

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor I’m about two years out from my gastric-sleeve surgery, and I hit the dreaded plateau quite some time ago.  It’s a bummer when you realize that the “honeymoon” is over, and you’ve lost all the weight the … 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

May 20, 2012

Carbs Must Be Evil

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Written by S Bledsoe
Topics: Diet, J. Taylor

    Author: J. Taylor Let’s look at a parallel, shall we?  When I say “evil” what do you think of?  I would imagine “the devil” or “Satan” would be at the top of that list; at least it is … Continue reading

May 14, 2012

From the Mailbox to the 5K

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Written by S Bledsoe

Author: J. Taylor I tend to be my worst critic.  I’m usually focused on reaching the next goal, without ever taking time to appreciate (or give myself credit for) what I’ve already accomplished. If that focus is channeled in the … Continue reading

 
 
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