Author: Camille

Spaghetti Squash as a Substitute Spaghetti

Spaghetti Squash as a Substitute Spaghetti

There’s a huge craze right now, that I suppose has been a craze for a while, that uses spaghetti squash as a substitute for spaghetti. Having grown up in a household that had some form of “pasta”, be it macaroni or spaghetti, almost four times 

Eating Out After Bariatric Surgery

Eating Out After Bariatric Surgery

Eating out at a restaurant, or even getting takeout, is totally different than cooking food at home. While you have 100% control over the ingredients you use while cooking, you don’t when eating out. It’s hard to choose healthy foods when you’re out at a 

Go To Snacks

Go To Snacks

Snacks are an essential part to anyone’s diet. I feel that since having surgery, having a solid list of go-to snacks in my arsenal has become super important. They help to keep your blood sugar up throughout the day, and keep your body fueled.  It’s 

It’s my Ten Month Surgeversary!

It’s my Ten Month Surgeversary!

Time flies when you’re having fun. It’s hard to believe that today marks the ten month anniversary of my surgery. It’s been two months since my last update, and the decision to have surgery is still the best decision I’ve made! Well, numbers first. I’m 

My Version of Meal Prep

My Version of Meal Prep

Meal prep is an essential part of any healthy eating plan. It allows you to have everything you need at your fingertips for a healthy breakfast, lunch, and snack. I like to do it a bit different than some of the more “conventional” meal prep 

High Protein Pizza Dough!

High Protein Pizza Dough!

Pizza is a delicious bit of flattened leavened wheat-based dough, topped with tomatoes, cheese, and any kind of vegetable or meat you desire. It’s baked at a high temperature and one of the most enjoyable items you can imagine. But for someone attempting to live 

Eight Month Surgeversary!

Eight Month Surgeversary!

It’s hard to believe that it’s my eight month surgeversary. How did so much time pass by already? Eight months is literally 3/4 of a year. It’s crazy that it has passed by in the blink of an eye! I’m amazed that life has changed 

Splurges, Plateaus, and Set Backs

Splurges, Plateaus, and Set Backs

Life is hard. Living healthy is hard. And living unhealthy is hard. No matter what, you need to work for everything you have and everything you want. I’m going with the theme that Bariatric Surgery is not “Taking the Easy Way Out”. No matter what 

Exercise is Key

Exercise is Key

I’ve been trying to exercise as least five days a week. I know that while going through the prep for bariatric surgery, at all of the group sessions, the therapy sessions, the doctors appointments, and everything else, everyone said how exercise is key to success 

SIX Month Surgeversary!

SIX Month Surgeversary!

Somehow, in the blink of an eye, six months have passed. I don’t know how and I don’t know when. But with these six months, over one hundred pounds are gone, too. That’s right. I said it. Major Milestone #1 is met! I don’t understand