Close Menu

There has been a lot in the news lately about the trim down that is taking place with the Happy Meal at a leading fast food restaurant. Hearing the list of items in the happy meal got me to thinking about my own eating habits. Since having weight loss surgery, this is what I consider to be my happy meal:

  • Lean protein
  • Fresh vegetables and fruit
  • Whole grains
  • Low fat dairy products

You might ask what it is about this list that could possibly be described as a happy meal, and 4 years ago I would have agreed with you. Then, I changed my world, my health, and my mind set after having bariatric surgery. My food choices changed, and I discovered that I was getting my health back as the weight dropped off. Making food choices that are good for me feels great! That’s the true ingredient of a happy meal. And it even comes with a prize: watching myself evolve into a healthier and happier version of me!

For more information on weight loss surgery, click here to attend one of our free seminars.

If you have had, or are thinking about having weight loss surgery, please click here for our support group schedule.


Receive email notifications for new posts.