8 Months from Weight Loss Surgery – Graphic Images and Latest Stats!

8 Months from Weight Loss Surgery

Today marks my 8 month anniversary from weight loss surgery, often known as surgiversary. Which isn’t really a word, only we made it up, so now it is. 8 months and what a wild and crazy ride it has been so far. I am struggling a bit, these last couple of weeks. And with that comes some very old and nasty demons, trying to make their way to the forefront of my mind. I am working double time to keep them at bay, but it hasn’t been easy. … Read more…


Win Up to $300 PayPal Cash or Amazon Gift Card in January!

PayPal or Amazon January 2017 Giveaway

Who’s up for some PayPal Cash or Amazon Gift card, this month? How about increasing the odds of winning? Who doesn’t need a little boost after the holiday season? If you answered yes to any or all of these questions, then you are in the right place. We are giving away up to 3 prizes with this January 2017 Giveaway and all you have to do is enter to win. It sounds simple, because it is. The one thing we hear over and over is how easy it … Read more…


8 Awesome Ways to Survive the Holidays without Overeating!

Overeating

The holidays are fast approaching and for WLS folks, this sort of festive madness has the potential for serious derailment. Don’t let holiday parties and family get togethers blow all the hard work you’ve put in this year. You must plan for ways to survive the holidays without overeating. So many tempting and tasty treats, it’s not easy, no matter who you are. No worries. We’re going to share how to get us all through without tipping the scales in that other direction. (see what I did there…with … Read more…


18+ Finger Foods – Party-Pleasing, Bariatric-Friendly – a Pinterest Roundup

Finger Foods

It’s party time, people. And you need finger foods. Well. Maybe not need them. But wanting is okay, too. As long as you know you can eat those tasty treats, you can then be prepared to share them with others. If you’ve got party plans and need something to bring, you’ll find some seriously scrumptious choices with this bariatric-friendly roundup from Pinterest. Related: Got wontons? Fill ’em up here! Let’s not waste another minute. We’ve got parties to plan! 18+ Finger Foods – Party Pleasing and Bariatric-Friendly! 1 – … Read more…


Win YOUR $50 PayPal Cash in time for Christmas

December paypal cash giveaway

We are giving away again in this last month of 2016 and you can win your $50 PayPal Cash in time for Christmas. YAY! This giveaway runs until December 22, 2016 and as soon as it ends and I hear from the winner, I will send on the prize. YAY. Again. I said. It’s Christmas time, who’s excited? How about a little extra cash to spoil your loved ones, this holiday season? YAY. (I might say write that a lot in this post, just FYI). I went back … Read more…


What Are You Most Thankful For This Year? Here is mine and then some…

What are you most thankful for this year?

I think most of us can claim to be thankful for at least one thing, this year. And in this giving month of November (turkey day is HAPPENING, people), I wanted to share what I am most thankful for this year. It’s such a small thing, really. But it does rank high on the scale of being thankful. This small thing steers a clear path to ALL that I’m blessed with. What about you? So. I polled some folks. I didn’t pose this specific question. But I was … Read more…


The Best Way to Increase Your Daily Mileage – Keep it Simple!

Daily Mileage

If you are looking to increase your daily mileage but aren’t sure how to do it without overwhelming yourself and/or your workout routine, no worries. We’re going to give you the best way to increase your daily mileage – and it also happens to be super easy. Just keep it simple. 3 Awesome Ways to Get Your Cardio The BEST way to increase your daily mileage is to keep it simple. Increase your steps, your miles, your walking, by taking it a little bit at a time. We’re … Read more…


5 Best Tips for the 5 Day Pouch Reset Diet!

5 Day Pouch Reset Diet

I’m going to say write it right here and now. I am on the fence about this 5 day pouch reset diet. I have several opinions about it, but we’re going to leave those for another post. In this post, we’re going to share some additional tips, our best tips, if you are considering the 5 day pouch reset diet. I do recommend weighing all (quite literally) the pros and cons when thinking about this basic diet. And ask yourself why. Why do you feel you need to … Read more…


No More Journaling? San Journals 16

Journaling

I don’t know if this journaling thing is really worth it for me, anymore. It’s starting to feel like a chore and one that I don’t want to do. To relive the last 3 years – all the pain, sadness, struggle for our whole family… I think I’m over it. Maybe I just need to lay down my journaling pen for now and focus on the present. Yah. That sounds like a good plan. Let’s look at our last five helpful posts at 6 Miles Daily and forget the … Read more…


Shopping for New Clothes? 8 Ways to Stay Frugal and Fabulous!

New Clothes

If you are on any kind of major weight loss journey, you may soon realize that you need new clothes. You may also realize that while you need to be clothed for most of your activities throughout the day, you don’t wish to break the bank to be fabulously dressed. Possibly you can’t break that bank (I know I can’t…). So we’re going to talk about ways to stay frugal and fabulous while shopping for new clothes. I’m super excited about this, because I’ve saved serious $$ just … Read more…