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Fitness Ruts & Health Nuts

I’ve not had a lot to post about lately. Or maybe, more accurately, I haven’t had a lot that I’ve felt proud of lately which I would want to post about. I like presenting the good to the world usually, and while I have certainly mentioned some less stellar things about weight loss surgery in…… Continue reading Fitness Ruts & Health Nuts

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The Bad and the Ugly…no Good here

When you prep for weight loss surgery, you find a lot of information about “dumping syndrome.” It can cause sweats, stomach/gut pain, and unpleasant bathroom trips. I have been lucky enough to avoid this up until now, but I am here to tell you–it’s all true.  And the thing I got it from? Not anything…… Continue reading The Bad and the Ugly…no Good here

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Nutrition Saviors & NutritionIST Failures

One of the major issues I’ve had with the process of weight loss surgery is the nutritionists. I use the word “nutritionist” loosely, as they are more dieticians–and while I would have considered those two words synonyms before this experience, I now know better. At the heart of my job, I’m a researcher, so I…… Continue reading Nutrition Saviors & NutritionIST Failures

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Day 6: The boredom has set in

I’m clearly not a good candidate for the title of “Desert Island Castaway.” I was unreasonably excited to go to the grocery store with my mom today. As in, jump-out-of-bed-shower-and-ready-to-go-by-9am excited. I’ve been bored since Thursday (Day 4). A lot bored. I have just enough concentration to have the TV keep my interest for about…… Continue reading Day 6: The boredom has set in