Monthly Archives: January 2012

What are we doing to our kids????? And WHY????


I used to be morbidly obese.  Most of you know that.  I was 326 pounds in 2008 and had gastric bypass and decided to take control of my life and get my health back.  I am a work in progress … Continue reading

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Way to go Dr. Oz


Yesterday was a good day for the image of bariatric surgery in the mainstream media. Most of the time, if you see a story on gastric bypass, LapBand, or any other type of bariatric surgery on television, it is portrayed in a … Continue reading

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Three years seem like light-years…….


A lot can happen in three years.  A lot can also change in three years.  Well, actually, my life since 2005 is proof that a lot can change in 24 hours really.  But January 14, 2012 and January 14, 2009 … Continue reading

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It is ALL a big deal! CELEBRATE IT ALL!


In my travels and talks with people struggling with their weight, I often see a common thread.  We just do not see the many daily victories we achieve and only look for grandiose things and grandiose achievements in order to … Continue reading

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