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my bariatric life Jen and John met through an online dating site.** My Bariatric Life: What were some of your concerns about attention from men and dating?** Jen: My #1 concern was that I would resent men who suddenly paid attention to me because I was thin. It sounds easy to do but it’s not easy when you are insecure.I was afraid I wouldn’t be able to take compliments or believe what they said. I found myself looking for the hidden meaning behind words or questioning a man’s motives. Jen: Honestly, I signed up for an online dating profile even when I wasn’t sure I was ready to date.Deep down inside I wondered if those men were the same men who had passed me on the street or sat next me to in an airplane who overlooked me because I was obese. I quickly discovered that was not productive behavior and I had to stop doing it. I remember thinking, “Well, I guess if I don’t receive any emails then I’m too overweight for anyone to be interested.” At the time I was only 65 lbs._ ** That can mean finding another post-op partner to get healthy with or a partner who’s already healthy. Figure out what is important to you in a partner and stay true to this.This will be your guidepost for helping you find the right person.In part 2, Jen now shares how her newly gained self awareness and self love led her to happy dating relationships with men and eventually marriage.
Know that your spirituality can always guide you if you want it to whether that means sitting quietly in your house, doing yoga, or going to Church.MBL: What else did you learn and how did it change your life?Jen: Each time I was in a dating relationship I learned a lot about myself and the mistakes I made as well as what was important to me in a partner.I started this blog, as well as my nutritional website betterbariatric.net, to help other bariatric surgery post-op's on their journey as well as pre-op's with their decision if bariatric surgery is right for them or not.
In part 1 of her story, Finding Love after Obesity: One Patient’s Story, Jen candidly shares the steps she took to self awareness and self love after massive weight loss following her gastric sleeve surgery.Are you trying to decide if surgery is right for you?