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Road Trips

Do you ever just get in the car and drive? Like just put your foot on the pedal and let the car take you away -- making arbitrary decisions as to where to turn? I do... sometimes... just because there's a WHOLE WORLD out there that if you don't take the less beaten...

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Isn’t It Time to Take Charge of Your Success?

Pardon me while I jump up on my soapbox for a moment (again) but unless you are VERY different from me, you didn't have this surgery to spend the rest of your life DIETING. Been there... done that. FAILED MISERABLY. No... you had bariatric surgery to regain your...

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Don’t Let Chaos DeRail Your Path to SUCCESS

I'm sitting here this morning staring at my calendar and for a few brief moments, I began to panic a bit. I have SO MUCH to do in the next few weeks. Like an INSANE amount of work. I have to develop a dozen+ new recipes, create 16 complete meal plans, call 100+...

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The Most Expensive DIET You’ll Never Succeed With…

Over the past few weeks, something has been really bothering me. No... bothering is not the right word. Worrying? Upsetting? Troubling? Concerning? Yes. Concerning me. For most of us, we have spent a great majority of our life obese. We've tried every DIET known to...

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Every Journey Needs a Compass

  We are all here because we bit the bullet and had surgery to lose weight. We have a tool to help us… and during the first year, it works pretty well… almost too well! And as a result, many of us don’t take the time to put in the WORK to LEARN how to use the...

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Resolutions

Over the past few weeks, I've had several of my followers ask me about my New Year's Resolutions and why I haven't posted mine. It's easy. I stopped making them a few years ago. In 2011 I was beginning my journey of healing from the after-effects of an abusive...

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I’m Worth It!

Walking around LA this past weekend I did a lot of people watching. I found myself wanting to help every single obese person I saw. My heart was breaking right and left as I remembered what it was like. I don't care how confident I tried to be... how I "rocked" my...

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Even the Strongest Struggle

  While I seriously hate to admit it... I. Am. Human. I know... what?? But seriously. I am. I struggle just like many of you do on a daily basis. I struggle with my water intake. I struggle to get out of my own head and see myself for who I am now and not for who...

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Finding your Person

If the past 35 years of struggling with my weight have taught me anything, it's that I simply cannot do this alone. I've tried. Probably hundreds of times... and I don't even want to think about the money I wasted... each and every time. But as I reflect on those...

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After 25 years… I quit!

I know that most of you know WHAT I do... I'm the owner and nutrition coach for My Bariatric Kitchen and Living Health Nutrition. I teach classes and post recipes and give out lots of suggestions and support to the members of MBK. But do you know WHY? Why did I quit...

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