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Has it really been a year???? Thank you does not really cover it for me!


Today is a really big day in my life.  One year ago today, I was hosting “Fit Living” radio, just starting the Bariatric Breakthrough Challenge conference series, teaching different support groups on the Gulf Coast with Ben, just opening my … Continue reading

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In the BLINK of an eye…….Musings on POSITIVITY and how I keep it in my world.


I like to think of myself as a pretty positive person.  In fact, sometimes I get picked on for that trait.  Sometimes people will tell me that they just do not understand how I can always speak as if life … 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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Healthy Through The Holidays Week 3!


You guys are rocking the exercise!  This is such a great way to get a head start on the busy holiday season and prepare your body for the madness!  There will be so much going on for many of us … Continue reading

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Healthy Through The Holidays Week One- November 7-13


If you have not done so, be sure to LIKE the Healthy Through The Holidays Facebook page to join the contest. I cannot tell you how excited I am about this contest.  Not just because my sponsors from the Bariatric … Continue reading

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How many lives have to be lost before insurers WAKE UP?


Obesity is a terrible disease.  It is a deadly disease.  I dare anyone to argue with me that it is a disease.  Here is the definition of disease from Webster’s: “a condition of the living animal or plant body or … Continue reading

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The two most important words in bariatric surgery- PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY


This past weekend was such a wonderful time for me.  I was honored to be a speaker at the ObesityHelp.com event in Long Island NY.  What was the best part of the weekend?  There is truly no way to narrow … Continue reading

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NOT a morning person? Here are some tips to help you GET UP and WORKOUT!


I have never been a morning person.  Well, I guess I need to clarify that a bit, I am not a waking up person.  That is really what it is.  It does not really matter what time I get up, … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Challenge Booster Club! You can attend the event in your city for FREE and win a free tub of Chike!


We are all so excited about all of the great cities on the schedule so far for the Bariatric Breakthrough Challenge conference series.  From Alabama to Texas to Pennsylvania, we will be taking this awesome program on the road all over the country … Continue reading

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