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Beyond Bariatric Surgery: Everything You Need to Move On

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Phantom Fat: Feeling Fat after Weight Loss

Do you still shop for clothes trying on much larger sizes than you need…after your weight loss? Katie said “in my youth I lost 45 kg (99 lbs) dieting and felt fatter than what I was so much so that the shop assistant stopped me and said, you need smaller sizes love.” Mary said… "I lost 70kg (154 lb) but still felt like I was 140kg (308 lbs)." What’s going on here? Joining me via Skype from Boston, Massachusetts is clinical psychologist Dr. Elayne Daniels, a recognized leader in the field...

Duration: 00:27:44

The Food Mood Connection

Are you worried about money? Have you lost your job and concerned about paying bills? Maybe you’re going through a divorce. Maybe your bariatric surgery is more stressful than you thought it would be. Food and your mood are so interconnected. Let’s talk about this connection and how... what you choose to eat can influence how you feel. Joining me via Skype from the Gold Coast in Australia is bariatric dietitian Amanda Clark who’s also the content director for this podcast. You met her on...

Duration: 00:24:20

Managing Emotions

When I say ‘zombie eating’ what immediately comes to mind? Mindless eating, emotional eating maybe? Let’s put the brakes on before this zombie eating happens and stop ourselves from needing to eat for emotional reasons. To help us put the brakes on, resident psychologist on Australia’s The Biggest Loser: Transformed, Glenn Mackintosh is back for a follow up interview to our podcast on emotional eating… but with a focus on managing your moods. You can find out more about Glenn on our...

Duration: 00:34:00

Metabolism Sluggish after Bariatric Surgery?

Joanne had gastric bypass surgery. Four weeks later she stopped losing weight. Has this happened to you? Why is it happening? Joanne Ballantyne joins me via Skype from the Gold Coast of Australia. Joanne’s a businesswoman who runs online training courses in the food industry. At 62, Joanne says she’s lived her life on one diet or another with very little success. You can find out more about Joanne on her website: http://www.cftqld.com.au or on Facebook at: https://www.facebook.com/CFTQld/...

Duration: 00:22:23

Self Acceptance thru Tapping

Have you tried tapping…aka…Emotional Freedom Technique also called EFT? In a previous episode we spoke with Dr. Peta Stapleton, the clinical psychologist from Bond University in Australia. She helped us understand how tapping, which she referred to as psychological acupuncture or acupuncture without the needles can help with food cravings. Now it’s your turn to give it a try. Joining me via Skype from Cape Town, South Africa is Helen Mouton who had gastric bypass surgery in 2007 and has...

Duration: 00:29:56

Tapping Away Food Cravings

Have you heard of a psychology technique called tapping that’s beneficial for food cravings and weight loss including bariatrics? Tapping has also been called psychological acupuncture… or acupuncture without the needles. Joining me via SKYPE from Australia is Dr Peta Stapleton, a registered Clinical and Health Psychologist and Program Director of the Masters of Clinical Psychology program at Bond University. She’s a world-recognised researcher in the field of Emotional Freedom Techniques...

Duration: 00:17:57

Priceless Perspective: Bariatric Nurse-Patient Measures Her Milestones

What are some of the biggest factors contributing to successful bariatric surgery? How do you measure milestones? Joining me is Brenda Hoehn who has her Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in nursing and is a member of The American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery. She’s the nurse coordinator for the Bariatric Surgical Weight Loss Program at Saint Francis Medical Center in Missouri, a part-time Life Coach and a bariatric surgery patient herself. You can find out more about Brenda on...

Duration: 00:21:10

Kill for a Cookie? Emotional Eating after Bariatric Surgery

Would you kill for a cookie? French fries? Do you eat when you’re hungry, mad or stressed. Emotional eating can affect you, bariatric surgery or not. Resident psychologist on Australia’s The Biggest Loser: Transformed, Glenn Mackintosh, joins me on the podcast to talk about the missing piece in emotional eating…the psychology angle. Glenn is a member of the Australian Psychological Society and consults with bariatric patients pre and post surgery. You can find out more about Glenn on our...

Duration: 00:24:42

Bariatric Surgery: 3 Things Someone Should Have Told You

Have you gone thru bariatric surgery and wonder why no one ever told you certain things? Let’s go beyond bariatric surgery and talk about everything you need to move on. How you eat, when and what you eat are critical to your success. There’re at least 3 things about eating after bariatric surgery someone should have told you. Today bariatric dietitian Amanda Clark joins me. Together, Amanda and I want to create a community with you. This is a global community as I’m in the US and Amanda...

Duration: 00:19:31