Fitness lifestyle after weight-loss surgery

Some of us are very anxious to start working out and some of us don't know where to begin. We just under went serious surgery but the doctors expect us to be active right away. Walking is the key word when beginning your weight-loss surgery.  Here are some useful tips: Work out a minimum of 3-5 days a week - make sure you give yourself 2 rest days in order for your body to regain strength and prevent injuries. 2-4 weeks out - Low Impact Exercises: (Must be released by your doctor) Walking Read more [...]

Drastic weightloss and your gallbladder

There area series of medial checks that have to be conducted before going into weight-loss surgery. There many factors the surgeon has to take into consideration before conducting weight-loss surgery. It took me almost two months to complete all of my medical requirements. Stressful and time consuming but all so worth it at the end. I am four months out from my laparoscopic sleeve surgery and things have been moving along very smoothly up until in recent weeks. I am down 100lbs and it was January Read more [...]

Ins and Outs Post Bariatric Surgery – Top 10 Tips for Post-Surgery

There are so many unanswered questions when one is heading into weight loss surgery. I tended to freeze at the doctors office and never asked many questions. I did a lot of googling and  reached out to people I knew who had the surgery; with all the research and asking questions I felt very much alone and in the dark. One of the many emotions one goes through when you are getting ready for weight loss surgery. Here are some tips I wished I knew in advance. Keep in mind everyone is different but Read more [...]

Understanding Change? Body and Mind.

December - Day 341 of 365: I have been reading and watching social media closely lately on weight loss stories. I am came across this new body activism and body shaming causes. I have always known there has been discrimination against the overweight person; but I never new that there were body shammers out there or body activist. I had been obese all of my adult life. I was not an obese child or teenager; it wasn't until I had my first child I became overweight and then became morbidly obese in Read more [...]

An AHA moment on societies outlook with weight

Day 325 of 365: I have been working on expanding my healthy avenues and have been using Twitter in which you can follow me @healthyphat and Instagram also @healthyphat. They have been pretty successful and building up traffic. I have kept a diary of my weightless progress this year by doing a countdown. It is coming close to the end of the year and my goal was to lose 50lbs. I have exceeded this goal and have lost a total of 81lbs. So much has changed since my life change and decision to have weight Read more [...]