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Bariatric Gastric Sleeve Surgery Update and Results – 7 Months Post-Op

Bariatric gastric sleeve surgery results - This is an update 7 months after gastric sleeve surgery including before and after pictures (or is it before and during?). She is losing weight quickly and eating a healthy diet that she can maintain for life! She talks a lot about adjusting to her new body and how it feels to lose so much weight!

My bariatric gastric sleeve surgery was April 6, so it has been 7 months since my surgery. I have lost 146 pounds so far. I just measured myself for the first time in six weeks. I step on the scale every morning, but measurements are much less exact and take longer to see change. Since April 6, I have lost 17 inches at my waist. 17 inches! Almost a foot and a half and very close to 1/3 of my total starting girth. I can’t believe what a difference that is. When I held up 17 inches on my tape … Read more

10 Tips to Drink More Water

10 Tips and ideas to drink more water - Water is great for your health and nutrition and helps to lose weight! There are many benefits and reasons to drink more water, and this post will walk through them as well as to give you 10 ways to drink more of it!

There are a few rules following bariatric surgery. First, you always eat your protein first. You have to get at least 80 grams of protein daily. Second, you have to drink, drink, drink water all day long. You are supposed to get at least 60-80 ounces of water per day. Third, you have to stay under 1,000 calories and approximately 50 grams of carbs per day. I don’t have any trouble with the protein having discovered a love for seafood, and the calories and carbs are pretty easy, too. But drinking 60-80 ounces of water a day when your stomach can … Read more