Hello and WELCOME! My name is Kelsey and I had Gastric Bypass weight loss surgery 10 years ago. I lost 256 pounds, had a baby, regained 90+ pounds, got divorced, moved across the country, lost my regain, and learned to love myself through it all. I wanted to share my story with YOU! Why you? Because if you are like me and you struggle with life after WLS - it's easy to feel lost and helpless. Whets hard is finding the motivation to keep going and keep pushing towards your goals. It's also hard when you feel like you're alone. YOU ARE NOT ALONE and you are going to be okay. In this book, I go through my story, and the different life events I found myself facing in the last 10 years. Some of it gets brutally honest, especially when talking about WHY I had Weight Loss Surgery, and How I Lost My Regain. But regardless, it's a testimony to the strength each of us has within; we sometimes just need a little push to get it to come out. So let's get started: Here is my story...
In this book, Dr. Vuong offers pertinent psychological and self-improvement tips that are necessary for success after weight loss surgery, which is a rarely covered topic. Drawing on his professional experience working with obesity patients and his own personal journey for enlightenment, he has provided a concise yet profound manual for losing weight and gaining enlightenment. This book does not discuss the various weight loss surgeries, complications, insurance coverage, food tips, or the "usual" dieting tips. This book deals more with what really matters after weight loss surgery--how to change your mind and hence your perception of reality. Whether you are a newbie to weight loss surgery, a seasoned dieter, or just someone seeking enlightenment, this book is a must read. Dr. Vuong is an internationally renowned bariatric surgeon and the current director of Lovelace Bariatrics in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is recognized for his unique Patient Empowerment Program, in which he personally leads weekly educational sessions for his WLS patients. A popular speaker, Dr. Vuong starred in TLC's hit show, "900 Pound Man: A Race Against Time."
30+ Healthy and Easy-To-Follow Shakes, Broth, Popsicle and puree recipes for early stages of recovery after weight loss surgery...WHILE KEEPING YOUR TASTE BUDS HAPPY!Tired of drinking only protein shakes and skimmed milk for the fluid and puree stage of your recovery? You are in the right place! In this book, I will provide you with 30+ specially designed, healthy and delicious, easy-to-follow recipes that can greatly assist you with getting back to your optimum self after gastric sleeve surgery, and providing you with the right nutrients you need as you reach your fitness goals. Enlightening overview on the changes after surgery. YOU WILL KNOW WHAT TO EXPECT.By walking you through the timeline of recovery after surgery, you will get to know what is happening to your body and what kinds of dietary changes are necessary at each stage to ensure a smooth recovery. A vast variety of delicious, nutrient-dense, sweet and savory recipes, made from diary, chicken, fish, poultry, beef, vegetables and more, completed with all the essential information for your meal-planning. YOU WILL ENJOY YOUR FOOD!No one wants to eat the same food again and again, right? You will find the perfect solution here. Variety is key. Look at the list of recipes provided in this book below and you will know I am not babbling.CLEAR FLUIDHibiscus Iced Tea Lime Popsicle Clear Chicken Broth FULL FLUIDSugar free Chocolate MousseSugar free Lemon Yogurt PopsicleLow fat Vanilla Peanut Butter Ice Cream Cream of Broccoli SoupPumpkin SoupPUREEChocolate Berry SmoothieStrawberry DelightsPumpkin Pie SmoothieChocolate Peanut Butter ShakeApple Pie smoothieCarrot Cake SmoothieCoconut Dream ShakeRicotta Protein PancakesItalian tuna salad Lemon pepper Cod Salmon Yogurt MousseSimple Chicken SaladChicken Lime Soup Puree Buffalo Chicken PureeBeef Stew Puree Creamy Tomato Turkey Puree Turkey TetrazziniSteamed Tofu with Egg Grilled Eggplant Yogurt Puree Cheesy Cauliflower Tofu MashClassic Egg SaladMushroom Celery PureeRicotta Spinach CasseroleAll recipes in this book are completed with details regarding preparation time, cooking time, ingredients, direction, serving information, nutritional content, and possible alteration options, so you will have all the necessary knowledge to follow the plans. BONUS! A complete set of at-a-glance A4-printable PDF infographic posters on the approved food lists and daily reminders exclusive to readers. Too much information to remember? Don’t worry! I have compiled a set of beautifully-designed A4-printable PDF infographic posters to remind you what you should / should not eat and daily dietary reminders for the fluid stage and puree stage. Now, say ‘YES’ to a fun and healthy way of eating after gastric sleeve surgery – with Selena Lancaster’s Gastric Sleeve CookbookGrab this new cookbook today and discover how you can still enjoy your food while your body is recovering. Don’t take a pass on these wonderful recipes!
Kindle MatchBook: Receive the Kindle Edition for FREE when you buy the paperback edition now! Humble, healthy home cooking to help you recover from gastric sleeve surgery does not have to be bland and tasteless. With the goal of making a healthy recovery from weight loss surgery accessible and convenient for everyone, nutrition expert and bariatric recipe developer Shannon Henderson combines her personal passion for delicious, healthy recipes with her personal experience of recovering from weight loss surgery. The Gastric Sleeve Cookbook is the first choice for patients and loved ones following a gastric sleeve surgery. The ultimate cookbook for a successful recovery following weight loss surgery, the Gastric Sleeve Cookbook includes: An Introduction to Recovery from Weight Loss Surgery that fully explains exactly how to achieve a healthy and nutritious diet even while dealing with the many restrictions following gastric sleeve surgery Dozens of Amazing Recipes for Every Stage of Recovery so no matter how far along you are in your recovery, you will have delicious and healthy food to enjoy Nutritional Information for Every Recipe so you can easily track exactly what you are consuming Say goodbye to the stress of recovery from weight loss surgery with Shannon Henderson’s Gastric Sleeve Cookbook, your go-to resource for making your gastric sleeve surgery a successful experience!
A DEEP DIVE INTO SELF-DISCOVERY Do you know who you are anymore? Having weight loss surgery is a huge life change. While achieving extreme weight loss is the goal, many post-ops struggle with who they are after they achieve weight loss surgery success. This journal is specifically designed for individuals who are looking to reconnect, reignite, and rediscover the core of who they are after having surgery. Often, after having achieved such amazing weight loss, there's still something missing. Having goals and dreams are important for reaching the next step in your life.This journal will help you gain perspective, find the person you truly want to be, and get you in touch with what you truly want in life, now that you've lost the weight. Filled with 75 journaling prompts, the aim is to help you build both the practical life goals, as well as to get you in touch with your dreams for your NEW life. Using this journal will help you discover your passions, uncover your dreams, and rediscover who YOU are and who YOU want to become. Having weight loss surgery is the first step to weight loss and achieving the life and body of your dreams. The next part is digging deep into personal discovery, so you can grow into the person you've always wanted to become, bridging that gap to build a life you are totally in love with.
Discover the Freedom of Not Being Controlled by Food Beth Bianca Had Weight-Loss Surgery and Lost a Total of 224 Pounds by Breaking Through Her Old Mindset.Learn 8-Steps to Break Through Your Lifelong Food Behaviors. If weight-loss surgery helps you lose weight, why do so many people gain their weight back? Having weight-loss surgery isn't a lifetime fix. If you keep thinking the same way you always have, chances are you'll end up back where you always were. Having bariatric surgery isn't enough. You have to change the way you look at and feel about food. Inside Mindset Breakthrough: Achieve Weight-Loss Surgery Success, Beth shares real-life examples and the steps she took to overcome the "mind games" after having bariatric surgery. Although her stomach was smaller, she still had the same cravings and impulse food desires she always had. It was embarrassing for her to see how much of her life revolved around food. During Beth's transformation, she discovered the key to unlocking her old ways of thinking and food behaviors. Now, you can learn the same 8- Steps Beth used and break through your own patterns. As you read and apply these steps to your life, you will become empowered to take control over your life and finally find freedom from your self-defeating habits. Beth explains: * What needs to be done for weight-loss surgery success. * How to develop the mindset to DO WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE.* How to end the self-inflicted frustration you have lived with all of your life and feel the freedom of not being controlled by food, once and for all.Mindset Breakthrough is written in easy to understand, concise, actionable steps. Beth simply states, "If I could it, so can you!"Would you like to know more? Scroll to the top of the page and click on the "Add to Cart" button.
Pennie Nicola has lost over 100 pounds with vertical sleeve gastrectomy, and she wants to help other potential weight loss surgery patients learn more about this bariatric procedure. Pennie combines her personal experience with the latest research to answer your most pressing questions about the gastric sleeve. Questions include: Why did you choose the sleeve instead of other weight loss surgery options? How do I begin looking for a sleeve surgeon? What does a typical pre-op diet look like? What is surgery day like? What will my diet look like after surgery? How do you handle the stigma of weight loss surgery? How is my goal weight determined? How many calories do you eat, on average? Are there any foods you can’t eat? How much food can you eat in one sitting? Does hunger come back? Can the sleeve get stretched out? How do you deal with weight loss stalls? How many vitamins do you take every day? How much weight should I expect to lose with the sleeve? What does a maintenance diet look like?
The vertical sleeve gastrectomy, or gastric sleeve, can be your weight loss solution after years of struggling with obesity. Thousands of patients have successfully lost weight and kept it off after vertical sleeve gastrectomy.Making the right decisions can help you make the most out of this life-changing experience. The Big Book on the Gastric Sleeve: Everything You Need to Lose Weight and Live Well with the Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy! provides the information and tips you need to make the most out of this chance to overcome obesity forever.How does the gastric sleeve work? Is the vertical sleeve gastrectomy your best option? Who will your surgeon be? What will your diet be like? How can you reduce complications and side effects?This indispensable book answers these questions and more with straightforward and complete explanations. The authors, a successful weight loss surgery patient and a nutritionist specializing in weight loss speak to those considering weight loss surgery, current gastric sleeve patients and their supporters. Learn about:- Expected weight loss after vertical sleeve gastrectomy (VSG)- Choosing a surgeon and paying for surgery- Safely preparing for and recovering from surgery- Avoiding mistakes that can slow weight loss and harm your health- The VSG diet for weight loss: what, when and how much to eat- Health benefits and risks of the sleeve- Embracing life as a sleeve patientThis complete guide covers the entire VSG journey – don’t miss out on critical information that can get you the weight loss that you want and deserve!
In The Weight Loss Surgery Coping Companion, Dr. Tanie Kabala addresses the emotional side of weight loss surgery. In this self-help book, she assists weight loss surgery patients- many of whom have a long history of using overeating as a coping mechanism- in identifying healthy, new strategies for coping with challenging feelings and emotional eating. With insight and sensitivity, Dr. Kabala leads readers through exercises that help them develop strategies for coping with anxiety, depression, anger, loneliness, identity confusion, and the compulsion to overeat- feelings common to the post-surgery period. Recognizing that emotional eating often leads to re-gain after surgery, Dr. Kabala provides two detailed, mindfulness-based strategies for overcoming emotional eating, The Nourish Technique and the COPE Technique. Packed with quotes from actual patients, this book allows readers to recognize that their challenges are shared by many members of the weight loss surgery community. Readers walk away with a personalized coping guide that can be used not only during the post-surgery period, but also for a lifetime.