Blog - Wellness

What is a S.M.A.R.T Goal?

Specific: A specific goal usually answers the 5 W’s: Who, What, Why, When and Where. A specific goal has a much greater chance of being accomplished than a general goal. Measurable: To determine if your goal is measurable, ask yourself: How will I know when it is accomplished? Attainable: Your goals should be neither out […]

Why Do Labs

Written by: Sharon McLemore, FNP Typically, labs are done prior to your 3, 6, and 12 month follow-ups.  Additional interim labs or testing may be requested if special circumstances warrant them.  You may be asking yourself, why do I need to do labs so frequently my first-year postoperatively?  Eating habits change post-surgery and it is […]

Diet Saboteurs – How Can You Stay on Track?

With the New Year in full swing, it’s a great time to keep pushing through with your resolutions of staying on track with your diet and exercise to make the most of your weight loss success after bariatric surgery. Even though the holidays are over, the temptations of derailing your healthy behaviors do not completely […]

Insurance Explained

This is the time of year where we start to worry about our insurance plan specifics as it applies to medical treatments and procedures.  Below are some terms you will hear if planning a doctor’s visit, routine colonoscopy, or imaging service. Deductible: The Annual amount you pay before your plan starts to pay Coinsurance: After […]

Keep Active with Leisure Time Activity

Want to know a simple way to stay active in your spare time — and burn extra calories without it feeling like a “chore?” It’s easy! Increase your leisure time activity! Leisure time physical activity is generally considered any exercise, sport or recreational activity that is not job-related; is not a household task; and is not […]

Baritastic App

Having trouble tracking your daily protein and water intake? Do you ever forget to take your vitamins? Want to track your weight loss from the day of surgery? The Baritastic app has joined the My Bariatric Solutions team to help with all of this and MORE! When creating a login, use code 31302 to connect […]