The holidays add extra layers of stress for most of us. Many bariatric patients struggle to stay on track with healthy habits, especially if they’re out of the early post-surgery “honeymoon” stage. Food triggers are everywhere throughout the year! The sights and smells of holiday foods, along with emotional triggers unearthed during the holiday season, make food even more appealing and seemingly irresistible. Bariatric patients need to put forth effort every single day and it’s certainly not easy! The tips in this podcast episode are useful every day. Because the holidays can test even the most diligent of post-ops, you may need a reminder of not only the bariatric behavior basics, but some additional ideas for going the extra mile during the holidays to help you stay on track every day over the holidays!
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