Where are the bariatric friendly food experiences in Atlanta?

t just because you had or are having bariatric surgery doesn’t mean you still can’t eat good and enjoy yourself with a night on the town

Quick and Easy Salmon Sweet Potato

So remember the sweet potato thing…. I tried my hand to make this copycat recipe of this sweet potato dish we had tried at this restaurant called SPUDZ. The first time I did it we baked the sweet potatoes in the oven and then finished them off by layering them with the rest of the…

Oh, So You Eat Sweet Potatoes Now?!

One thing I’ve discovered about myself since having Bariatric Surgery is that I can no longer trust my tongue. Things that I use to love, I now hate. Things I used to hate I now love.

Let’s Ditch the Leggings

We were going to an engagement party and of course I wanted to be cute. It was the start of fall the weather was nice, why not?

Weight Loss Surgery- It Wasn’t Exactly The Easiest Decision

Of the various options for weight loss surgery, I chose to undergo the Sleeve Gastrectomy. I first heard about weight loss surgery after the birth of my oldest son back in 2004. I watched his godmother transform from 400+ pounds to like 180 something over the course of a year and half. She has managed…

These leggeings make an outfit themselves

These leggings would’ve made a cute outfit all by themselves. 😂 Don’t worry about that emoji…ya’ll just here for the transformation 😂 Mind ya business, I was in my basketball player zone 😂💀🏀 So crazy I was like 10pounds heavier in the photo on the left at the time I took this photo. 90pounds ⬇

Safety Restrictions On My Birthday…Boooo!👎🏽

Last year I was on a safety restriction and I couldn’t walk without assistance. I was 3 weeks post op on my birthday last year. I had already dropped 35 pounds from my highest weight. I was in a good place even though I was in pain. My doctor had prescribed me a blood thinner…

Let Your Light Shine ✨

Let Your Light Shine so brightly that others can see their way out of the dark I want to be the best inspiration I can be to others on the same journey. It’s a challenging road to travel but I’m proof that you can do it. 12 months 3 weeks 3 days post #verticalsleevegastrecomy 270…

270 ➡ 183 and shrinking

12 months Update strength does not come from what you can do. It comes from overcoming the things you once thought you couldn’t.

It’s okay to be scared.

It’s okay to be scared. Being scared means you’re about to do something really brave The smile in this picture…(sigh) I had a belly full of butterflies. I thought this was going to be the last time I saw my husband. 😥 I was so scared but, I needed to be brave for him and…

My Life changed forever on this day

e had a patient interview to discuss why I felt like I needed surgery?, what surgery did I think was the best option for me?, what did I plan to change and do different?, and what lifestyle changes I was going to make to ensure I had a successful surgery and post surgery experience

Can you say dizzy🥴

Welp! I’m at the ER…..had a crazy dizzy spell this am lasted about an hour. My bariatric nurse instructed me to go into the hospital to get checked out. I had just finished dropping the kids off to school. I started to drive home and all of a sudden my vision became blurry and my…

9 Months Post Op

***Update October 29th marked 🗓 9 months post-op🔪. The picture to the left is the day before surgery. At this point I had already lost 10lbs. But it didn’t really make a difference. Fast forward now I stand 85lbs lighter📉. 38 total inches lost in the last 6 months📏. That’s a total of 53 3/4…