Eating and Learning (and Eating)

This afternoon, I had the opportunity to attend the SEHFA conference- the topic today was “Personal Training after Bariatric Surgery”. The speaker was good and I got a good reinforcement of many things that I have been practicing for the last 7 years with my bariatric patients. Probably the most important thing I got from the workshop today was to always remember to treat each patient as an individual- during the busyness of everyday life, sometimes it is easy to just try to teach them what they need to know, when, in fact, I need to remember to listen more to what they need from me.

So, after 3 hours of sitting in a workshop, I was HUNGRY! I had a banana in the car on my way home.

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I went home, freshened up, and then Anthony and I headed back to the conference ice-breaker social….which meant food….and drinks.

We decided to just make the appetizers our dinner. I started with some fresh pineapple, a small piece of swiss cheese, broccoli, carrots, an egg roll, and 2 coconut shrimp with a yummy sweet sauce….and a glass of Merlot.

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Then, I went back for small plate of seconds…more pineapple, another shrimp, one meatball, and some broccoli with dip….and half a second glass of Merlot.

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It was a fun night, but I’m always happy to be home…I’m still a little hungry, so my nighttime snack is going to be a chocolate vita-top and a glass of milk.

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It’s been a long day- I’m heading to the couch to curl up with Anthony. Good night!

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2 responses to “Eating and Learning (and Eating)

  1. Thanks Angie for your comment! (Life.Art.MidnightSnacks.) It’s awesome that you have started a blog- and I love your wedding pictures!!!

  2. Yummy eats! I guess you have good self control to eat that well at a social party! really awesome!

    I love Vitatops, I got the Cran- bran this time, need to try it soon!

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