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8 Weight Loss Goals other than the Scales

Have you ever gotten on the scales and it hasn't budged for 2 weeks despite your best attempts to lose weight?  We've all been there and after bariatric surgery, no movement on the scales can be not only frustrating but also disheartening or even devastating. But during every weight loss journey there will be weeks where we stick to the weight loss plan yet the scales doesn’t move. Sometimes it could be something we've changed and we are unaware of it, other times we need to make certain changes to get it going again, but in general sometimes you'll just have a few weeks there that the body almost takes a vacation from weight loss and nothing happens despite your best efforts....

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5 Reasons Why Weight Loss Surgery isn't the 'Easy' Option

Have you heard people say that weight loss surgery is the 'easy' option when it comes to weight loss? Patients often tell me that they are told this and it can be a bit disheartening to heart because weight loss surgery is not the easy weight out and shouldn't be treated as the easy way out either. In fact the decision to have weight loss surgery is one of the biggest decisions of your life and having surgery is a real life changing experience. But why is surgery not the easy way out? Here's 5 good reasons. It's a major surgery. Weight loss surgery isn't just popping a few pills to help with your weight loss, major things are being...

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The Dreaded Weight Loss Plateau Post-Bariatric Surgery

There's not many things that can cause the frustration that is felt when your weight plateaus' post bariatirc surgery. You may have been tracking along nicely then suddenly despite changing nothing the weight loss stops. To add to the frustration is the fact that you know you're eating a lot less than you used to and you've been reading all those Facebook posts from people who seem to have doubled your weight loss in less time... #‎frustrated Here's some things to consider 1. First thing, expect a plateau at some stage. It is totally normal and almost everyone will get weeks where nothing happens or weight loss slows. It doesn't mean that you have failed or no more weight loss...

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