Help Your Patients Adjust to Their New Normal

Do you work with bariatric surgery patients? Then you know that bariatric surgery is only a tool. Mindful eating skills help prevent and resolve the mindless habits and emotional eating issues that lead to maladaptive eating and problems after bariatric surgery.


Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Bariatric Surgery Book Set

Am I Hungry? Marketplace Items

The Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Bariatric Surgery set helps resolve the mindless habits and emotional eating issues that lead to maladaptive eating and problems after bariatric surgery. It includes two books:

  • Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat: A Mindful Eating Program to Break Your Eat-Repent-Repeat Cycle
  • Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Bariatric Surgery Companion Workbook and Journal

Take a sneak peek or order your set here.


Peer-Reviewed Article about Mindful Eating and Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Times. 2014;11(2):8-12.

The Mindful Eating Cycle: Preventing and Resolving Maladaptive Eating after Bariatric Surgery
Michelle May, MD; Margaret M. Furtado, MS, RD, LDN; and Lisbeth B. Ornstein, PhD

Abstract

Bariatric Times 02.2014

The challenges posed by a food-abundant environment, social and emotional connections to food, chronic ineffective dieting, and disordered eating may not resolve with bariatric surgery. Offering a structured approach for learning mindful eating skills using the Mindful Eating Cycle may help bariatric surgery patients gain insight into why, when, what, how, and how much they eat and where they invest their energy. The addition of mindful eating skills to the clinicians’ and patients’ toolbox provides conscious decision-making strategies and sustainable lifestyle changes over time.

Full Article

Read as webpage or journal format

Patient Education Handout

Mindful Eating for Bariatric Surgery: Many people mistakenly believe that their problems with food are caused by what and how much they eat-but that’s only half the story. See how why you’re eating affects every decision that follows.

Download one-page reproducible handout for your patients, clients, and support groups


Ready-to-reprint-or-post Am I Hungry?® Articles and Graphics

This series of complimentary, one-page, ready-to-reprint-or-post mindful eating articles and companion graphics for health and wellness professionals are perfect for your:

  • Health, nutrition, and fitness e-zines, print magazines, blogs, and websites
  • Practice or company newsletters (online and print)
  • Patient education handouts
  • Support groups
Example of the Am I Hungry? Articles and Graphics you’ll receive:

Bariatric Surgery: It’s Still Not About the Food – Mindful eating skills help resolve the mindless habits and emotional eating issues that commonly lead to problems after bariatric surgery.

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Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating E-Newsletter

Receive a monthly eye-opening and inspiring article by founder Michelle May, M.D. Subscribe to our complimentary motivational e-newsletter and you’ll also receive “101 Things to Do Besides Eat.” Simply start your monthly subscription or browse through our previous issues here.


Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Bariatric Surgery Facilitator TrainingTrain with Us

Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating for Bariatric Surgery Facilitator Training provides you with the skills, tools, and confidence to offer mindful eating workshops or coaching in your bariatric center, office, or community!


Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credits (CEs, CEUs) are available for psychologists, social workers, dietitians, nurses, coaches, and other health and wellness professionals from respected organizations such as the American Psychological Association (APA), Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), Arizona Nurses’ Association, and Wellcoaches. Read more…