Two Experts. Two Bariatric Patients. Two Best Friends.
When starting any new venture, it’s important to uncover the “WHY”.
The “WHY” for starting this podcast began very similarly to other things on our journeys: PASSION. In all of our research and study, we’ve realized there
is NO one size fits all – for anything. In starting this podcast we decided that we wanted to embrace that same concept…
it will be part fun and silliness, part seriousness and research, part information and investigation.
Our goal is to continue to find out more about living the healthiest way possible and helping people achieve ALL of their goals after weight loss surgery. Through each of our own journeys and our own intense desire to continue to learn and grow our knowledge base, we are committed to continue to investigate the process of lifestyle change and the impact of nutrition after bariatric surgery. We recognize that there is tons more information for post-op living that we don’t know, and as avid learners, we seek to learn more and share more to benefit all: the pre-ops, the post-ops, the newbies, and the veterans.
Why us? Because we are not only experts in our respective fields, but we are also bariatric patients LIVING the life. We get it.
Owner of My Bariatric Kitchen
B.S., Certified Nutrition Coach, Professional Educator
Patricia is a 25-year career educator, former caterer, and amateur chef who had a VSG on 7/21/2016. Inspired by her own quest to lead a healthier life, she took it upon herself to learn all that she could about nutrition and how it now relates to her new tool. Drawing upon her post-graduate degrees in science and education, she became a certified nutrition coach, created a Facebook support group, and launched a health and wellness coaching business that specializes in weight loss and healthy living for clients and their families.
She teaches multiple online classes on a variety of topics related to health and wellness, provides 1:1 coaching both online and in person, and travels to host and/or present at hospitals, surgical centers, and at Bariatric conferences around the country. Patricia’s meal plans focus on healthy balanced macronutrients for both men and women, taking into consideration the needs of the family and the challenges of our hectic lifestyles.
Kristin Lloyd, PhD, LPC
Owner of Bariatric Mindset
Licensed Psychotherapist, Certified Mindset Success Coach & Consultant, Author
Kristin Lloyd has been creating outstanding results for individuals, couples, and organizations for over 10 years as a highly-accomplished psychotherapist, transformational coach, college educator, and consultant. Through her invigorating and transformative facilitation skills, Kristin has been guiding individuals, couples, and executives to achieve dramatic breakthroughs in mindset and motivation, self-confidence, productivity, commitment, interpersonal communication, conflict resolution, stress reduction, and aligning with their soul’s purpose as well as reinventing one’s future for success.
She is now leading bariatric patients and bariatric candidates through massive mindset shifts to help them create lasting behavioral habit changes, emotional adjustments to lead happy and healthy lives by keeping the weight off and adjusting to the multitude of lifestyle changes that occur following bariatric surgery.