Your Bariatric Journey is a podcast about weight loss surgery, hosted by a patient. Season one of Your Bariatric Journey is about “beginnings.” We want to focus on new patients, new questions, and introductions to weight loss surgery procedures. Our podcast will be interview-based focusing on a variety of both bariatric surgery professionals and patients. While the information on this podcast is not a substitute for medical advice, you can be armed with new research and knowledge when you discuss this procedure with your doctor. This podcast wouldn't be possible without our sponsor, BariatricPal.com.
Beth Marks: Working Out as a Bariatric Patient
Today on the podcast, Janine interviews Beth Marks, a personal trainer of fifteen years who specializes in bariatric patients. Beth is a top-tier trainer who knows how to motivate and inspire people who might have limited experience exercising Janine and Beth discuss how bariatric patients can improve their lives through achievable fitness goals.
This podcast wouldn't be possible without our sponsor, BariatricPal.com, where you can connect with other WLS patients from around the world.
My Bariatric Dietitian: How to Eat After Surgery
Janine interviews dietitian and therapist Megan Moore. Megan holds a Bachelor’s of Science in Food Science and Human Nutrition from Washington State University and has been working with bariatric patients since 2013. We discuss the basics of the bariatric surgery diets both before and after surgery.
Megan can be found at her website www.MyBariatricDietitian.com.
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Kimberly H: Documenting the Bariatric Journey
Janine speaks with independent blogger and bariatric patient Kimberly H. Kimberly has been documenting her bariatric journey on YouTube since 2014. She makes videos where she discusses her weight-loss surgery, reviews different foods and bariatric products, and provides motivation and encouragement for people in similar situations.
This podcast wouldn't be possible without our sponsor, BariatricPal.com. Browse their forums and connect with other WLS patients from around the world.
Elizabeth Anderson: Food and Psychology
In this episode, Janine talks to nutritionist Elizabeth Anderson with CrackerJack Nutrition. Elizabeth is a registered and licensed dietitian with a master’s degree in nutrition and promises “no judgment, no shame,” just practical advice that can make a positive difference in your life. Find out more at www.crackerjacknutrition.com.
This podcast wouldn't be possible without our sponsor, BariatricPal.com. Be sure to browse their forums and connect with other WLS patients from around the world.
Jessica Weber: The Bariatric Experience - An interview with a Bariatric Patient two years out
A reality of massive weight-loss is dealing with your changing body, including loose skin and plastic surgery. Janine talks to bariatric patient Jessica Weber. Jessica has been documenting her weight-loss journey on Instagram @gypsyj44, with a focus on issues relating to the aesthetics of loose skin.
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Dr. Randy Seeley: The Science of Obesity
Janine converses with Dr. Randy Seeley, a Professor of Surgery at the University of Michigan. Dr. Seeley serves as the Director of the Michigan Nutrition Obesity Research Center and works in understanding the physiology of obesity. He takes Janine on a deep dive of the chemistry behind why the human body gains weight, what triggers the desire to eat, and how food affects the body.
Find a full summary of the episode’s topics, as well as links recommended by Dr. Seeley, at BariatricPal.com/Podcast.