Tag Archives: obese children

Are we “once a year”-ing ourselves into metabolic destruction??


I hear so many times a week “Oh Erin you and Ben are just so fanatical about sugar and eating right and obesity and exercise and Plexus.” Yes, we are.  We surely are.  Why?  Well it is no secret we … Continue reading

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As we approach a new school year, PLEASE educate your kids!


I originally wrote about this three years ago and felt it was time to repeat. Unfortunately, the problem I speak of is not likely to go away any time soon. When we send our kids off to school soon for … Continue reading

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An obsession and a crisis


When I first saw this photo, I thought it looked gross and didn’t think much of it at all.   The numbers are insane.  510 calories, 75 grams of carbohydrate, 61 grams of sugar, 18 grams of fat with 10 of those … Continue reading

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Where is our sense of VALUE as a society?????


Value…..if you really stop and think about the word, what is the first thing that comes to mind?  The way we as a society tend to define value these days  seems just a bit warped to me.  When did our … Continue reading

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Super Bowl menu can be SUPER HEALTHY!


We always have friends and family over for the Super Bowl.  The Bariatric Guru family loves to host this event.  While I admit that I really have no connection to either team, I am always up for an excuse to … Continue reading

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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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Is this child abuse? If so, how do we fix it??


I was a chubby kid for sure.  No doubt about it, by age 10, I was definitely overweight.  I was not morbidly obese, however.  That didn’t come until adulthood.  I completely understand that kids will be overweight and that happens. … Continue reading

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