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Red Posole – Slow Cooker

By |2017-03-31T01:07:44+00:00March 31st, 2017|Categories: Cookbook|Tags: , , |

This easy-to-prep Mexican-style soup is packed with with flavor and comforting ingrediants Prep: 20 Minutes Slow Cook: 8 hours (low) or 4 hours (High) Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds boneless pork shoulder, cut into 1-inch cubes (can substitute for chicken) 2 15-ounce cans hominy, rinsed and drained 1 cup chopped onions 1 4-ounce can diced green chiles, [...]

3 WAYS TO AVOID WEIGHT GAIN POST BARIATRIC SURGERY

By |2017-03-30T22:35:09+00:00March 30th, 2017|Categories: Facts|

The following are some facts and tips on how to maintain your weight loss. Realign yourself if there has been some type of weight gain during your weight loss journey. AVERAGE WEIGHT REGAIN About half of all patients regain weight after two years Average regain is about eight percent after reaching lowest point Total ten year [...]

Diet or Fad Diets

By |2017-03-28T18:46:14+00:00March 28th, 2017|Categories: AHA|Tags: , , , , , |

How many diets have you tried? What is a diet? A particular selection of food, especially as designed or prescribed to improve a person's physical condition or to prevent or treat a disease: a diet low in sugar. What is a fad diet? A fad diet is a diet that promises quick weight loss through what is usually [...]

Bariatric surgery and family support

By |2017-03-28T14:20:54+00:00March 19th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Your decision to save your life with bariatric surgery "Saving my life is what matters to me." This is how some people may start their weight loss surgery. Most bariatric surgery candidates start considering weight loss surgery when they have hit rock bottom with their health and weight. Most will have the "AHA" moment and opt [...]

Food addiction and bariatric patients

By |2017-07-15T16:14:35+00:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Facts, Featured, Personal Experiences|

What is food addiction? What is food addiction? Is food considered a real addiction? The answer is yes. Food addiction is very much a real disorder.  Here is the definition of food addictions: Scientifically, food addiction is a cluster of chemical dependencies on specific foods or food in general; after the ingestion of high palatable foods such as sugar, excess fat and/or salt the [...]

Battling your mind over food

By |2017-03-20T04:06:04+00:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Are you really hungry? Mind over matter Mind over matter is extremely difficult; a daily challenge. Taste buds have changed and foods once lusted over now taste terrible. A new sensation occurs during weight loss surgery; taste buds become hyper sensitive and may be a side affect from the surgery and one's body changing constantly. Eating [...]

Amy’s Crab Cake Burgers

By |2017-04-08T00:42:08+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Cookbook|Tags: , |

Ingredients Seafood 1 lb Lump Crab meat Produce 1/4 cup Chives 1/2 Lemon Juice Refrigerated 1 Egg, large Condiments 1 tbsp Dill pickle relish 1/2 cup Mayonnaise 1 tbsp Worcestershire Baking & Spices 1 Black pepper, Freshly ground 1 Kosher salt 1 tbsp Old bay seasoning Bread & Baked Goods 1/3 cup Breadcrumbs Substitute lettuce of [...]

Meet Amy – From Lap Band to Duodenal Switch

By |2017-03-15T19:05:07+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Featured|

Hello friends and family… I say this because once you start on this journey everyone you encounter in an online group, support meeting, or even out in public will in some capacity become a shoulder to cry on, an ear to listen, a mind to answer questions you are not sure of the answers to, and [...]