Wednesday, November 18, 2015

5 Weight Loss Surgery Blogs You Should Be Reading

I started this blog to share my story, but I didn't come up with the idea to start a blog out of nowhere. I was inspired by the dozens of blogs I read before and after I chose to go through with the surgery. Here are a few of my favorite weight loss surgery blogs, from comical to straight up inspirational, enjoy!

1. Imperfect Life

As far as I am concerned, Andrea Mathes is the definition of badass and my number one inspiration. If you haven't read "10+ Reasons I Love My Ugly Body" prepare to have it change your life and your perspective of your body.

Favorite Post: 10+ Reasons I Love My Ugly Body

2. Beauty and the Bypass

Nicole Bullock had weight loss surgery in February of 2012 and has done an incredibly inspiring and honest job of documenting it. It is impossible to read her blog and not feel like you know Nicole.

Jessica's Journey has truly been a unique one. After regaining 70 pounds due to a medical trauma, she chose to fight even harder rather than give up on her weight loss efforts. Now her blog focuses more on her own life as a whole rather than just WLS, but I'm still enjoying following her journey and I think you will too.

Favorite Post: World Suicide Prevention Day 2015

I loved Sherry's blog as soon as I heard the name and every post lives up to my expectations. If you like your inspiration with a little bit of humor this is the blog for you. Sherry doesn't blog much lately, but its worth reading through her old posts (and I keep hoping she'll be back!).

Favorite Post: Is Walking a Crime?

5. Bariatric Girl

Yvonne is an incredibly WLS success story. She had the surgery in 2001 and has managed to not only maintain her weight loss but become a certified health and wellness coach. She describes her blog as telling the "positive side of weight loss surgery" and she does just that.

Favorite Post: Cross Addiction After Weight Loss Surgery

Which blogs did I miss on this list? Do you have a favorite weight loss surgery blogger I didn't include? Let me know in the comments!

Monday, November 9, 2015

Let Me Introduce Myself

Hi there and welcome to my blog!

My name is Meghan and I am learning to love my body.

5 years ago I was severely overweight and very unhappy. I couldn't run around with my kids, I was scared to go in an airplane, and my doctor told me I was risking my life.

I tried every diet under the sun. I must have lost and gained 100 pounds over the years. Finally, I decided it was time to take action. I underwent Gastric Sleeve Surgery at Angeles Hospital in Tijuana. It turned my life around.

When I chose to leave the country for my surgery, my friends and family were concerned. I knew it was the only way to have it done as quickly as I wanted to and at an affordable price. Luckily Angeles was extremely accommodating and my family are all believers now.

I started this blog to share my story, but also to share information about weight loss, health, medical tourism, and other things that interest me.

I love to hear other peoples stories so visit my contact page to get in touch or leave a comment!