Weight Gain

By |2022-02-01T15:21:41+00:00February 1, 2022|discipline, Emotions, General, weight gain|

Weight Regain Worried about weight regain? You should be! Studies have shown up to 50% of bariatric surgery patients regain at least a portion of their weight by the second year after their surgery. I believe that is because nobody talks about the emotional journey that will accompany this physical transformation. Many [...]

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Weight Loss Surgery FAQs

By |2022-02-01T15:13:01+00:00September 19, 2021|Bariatric Surgery, FAQ, General|

WEIGHT LOSS SURGERY FAQ’s Medical tourism means having procedures or getting your medical care in another country. There are rarely any pre and post-op care programs for these patients. I have been in healthcare for over 20 years and I’m currently a nurse practitioner working in an emergency room. I see post [...]

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By |2021-09-25T19:17:14+00:00September 19, 2021|Bariatric Surgery, FAQ, General|

We have compiled a list of frequently asked questions based on our personal experience as well as research from Princeton Health, the University of North Carolina Health, and the National Institute of Health. Mindfully Simple Life is here for you. Your journey does not have to be difficult. We have the [...]

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Outgrowing My Big Girl Pants Blog

By |2021-09-17T14:19:23+00:00September 17, 2021|Bariatric Surgery, Emotions, Obesity, Shame|

Hello everyone, I would like to introduce you to my very first ever blog! Very exciting! My name is Margaret Matlock, my business partner/life coach Dan Clark and I formed our business together called Transformed Life and Health about a year ago. We have been working on our Mindfully Simple Life program that [...]

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Radical Acceptance

By |2021-09-13T17:59:18+00:00September 2, 2021|Bariatric Surgery, Emotions|

Radical Acceptance Radical acceptance is a little bit like forgiveness, but it's a little bit different. Radical acceptance means that it is what it is. The things that you cannot change are just going to be that way. My life coach calls it "it's just true." Radical acceptance is about my willingness [...]

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Mindset of Bariatric Patient

By |2021-09-13T17:30:53+00:00September 1, 2021|Bariatric Surgery, Emotions, General|

We are talking about the mind of the bariatric patient. I want to talk briefly about the mindset of the bariatric patient Choosing to have bariatric surgery or weight loss surgery is a big decision. It's a way to lose weight and to correct many health problems that are related to that [...]

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Three Kinds Of Discipline

By |2021-09-14T01:32:05+00:00August 31, 2021|Bariatric Surgery, discipline|

Why did I do that? If I were just more disciplined, I would be a lot farther along in life. We have all said that too ourselves.  Actualåly we could probably say that about anything. With more discipline, we would be just about anywhere farther along than where we are right now. [...]

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Self Talk and Discipline

By |2021-09-13T20:50:41+00:00August 29, 2021|Bariatric Surgery, Emotions|

Weight loss is so hard to maintain In this article I want to address ONE factor that affects everything we do! Self-talk related to self-discipline. Self-Talk Everyone talks to themselves, and this dialoged is internal. We have a dialogue in our head about what is happening around us.  This dialogue of words [...]

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