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Meal Replacement Shakes

Meal replacement shakes are a weight loss surgical patient's new best friend.

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Review: Bariatric Caramel Nut Bar

5 out of 5 BariWise Caramel Nut Bar One of my all time favorite candy bars is Snickers. Guess what? I’ve found a perfect facsimile, that will give you zero guilt and 100% of the satisfaction that Snickers provides! These caramel nut bars get my...

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$20 Credit at Bariatric Choice!

In BariatricChoice.com Refer-A-Friend program, you can get a $20 credit towards your purchase by utilizing this link! My all time favorite snack as a bariatric person! HealthWise Barbecue Crunch Protein Chips are tangy, crunchy, I’ll put this snack item up against Doritos or potato chips...

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Bariatric Surgery Journal: My One Year Point, and beyond

Hello all, ’tis Donald. It’s been a while since I’ve written a post here. It’s been a busy, weird Q3 of 2012. First: September 20th 2012 was my First Anniversary of being banded. As of that day, I’m officially down 45 pounds since one year...

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My First Long(ish) Bike Ride in Years

Hi folks, it’s a lovely warm summer’s day here in Seattle, and I took it upon myself to go for a little bike ride! After, of course attempting to fill up my bicycle’s tires with a malfunctioning 20 year old pump and using 4 quarters...

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All Bariatric Surgery Centers Are The Same

What do you value more: yourself, or a few thousand dollars?

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Personal Progress Update July 2012

Hey, hi ho everyone, Don here! I went in for a fill last week. Funny story: I was under the impression that my size of lap band had a capacity of 9ml. My last fill put me at 8ml, so I thought that I hardly...

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Before and After X-Ray Picture of Obese Woman

An Amazing Before and After Xray Picture of an Obese Woman

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After Bariatric Surgery Myths

In an honest, loving attempt to dispel crazy, misguided, or plain wrong beliefs people hold about weight loss surgery, I’m starting a new column as of today that will switch the kitchen light on after bariatric surgery myths and watch them scatter like roaches. I...

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Benefits of Bariatric Surgery

What you stand to gain by losing through bariatric surgery.

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Does Insurance Cover Lap Band Surgery?

Does insurance cover bariatric surgery? This question is asked frequently on forums.

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