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May 14, 2020 35 mins

In today’s interview episode, 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. Here’s a brief overview of the topics we discuss:

  • The start of Kimberly’s weight-loss journey and what inspired her to seek out bariatric surgery.
  • How bariatric patients’ relationship with food tends to change after surgery, and the pitfalls that can emerge from them.
  • Pregnancy post-surgery, and the challenges that pregnancy can bring to the weight-loss process.
  • The difference between a gastric sleeve and a mini-bypass, as well as the surgery that convert one to another.

Kimberly goes by “Kimberly H” on social media and can be found at the following links:

Kimberly documents her “successes and failures” through her social media, while providing a safe and supportive space for other weight-loss surgery patients to interact and motivate each other. She’s an extremely positive, honest person and a terrific resource as you begin your bariatric journey.

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