Posts Tagged by WLS related issues

Happy 11th Surgiversary!

On the morning of October 5, 2004 I did something that changed my life…..I had gastric bypass surgery. After having spent the majority of my life battling to lose weight, and after fighting with my health insurance company as they constantly change their approval criteria, I set off for the hospital to have surgery. That day was my youngest daughter’s birthday (she turned 3 that day) and my mother told me if anything were to […] read more

Food Apathy……When Food Holds No Appeal

I don’t really feel like eating! I’ve currently got a growing stack of recipes on my desk. There’s also the latest issue of the Food Network magazine sitting there as well. The holidays have passed and school has been over for several weeks which means I’ve got lots of time on my hands to do some cooking and lots of new recipes I’d like to try. There’s just one problem. All thoughts of food have […] read more

Exciting News For This Semester

For the last few years I have been attending college in hopes of changing careers. Who knew that when I had gastric bypass surgery almost 9 years ago that it would affect so many other things besides what I weighed. Several years after having surgery I decided to return to school. Having worked as a nurse for many years it was time for a change. Since having surgery I began to connect nutrition to many […] read more

Your Weight Matters Live Streaming Educational Sessions Schedule

It looks like there will be several live streaming educational sessions during this year’s Your Weight Matters National Convention. Michelle Vicari who is an Obesity Action Coalition Board Member sent out an email with some information about these sessions: “As most of you are aware the 2nd Annual Your Weight Matters National Convention is taking place August 15 – 18 in Phoenix, AZ. We know that many of you have already been promoting the Convention […] read more

What To Say When They Tell You WLS Is The Easy Way Out

If I had a dime for every time someone has made that comment that bariatric surgery is the easy way out I would probably be set for life. Taking the easy way out would have been to simply stay overweight. The moment you do anything else, whether it’s diet or surgery, you are certainly not taking the easy way out. Then I came across this article in Obese From The Heart. It compares Angelina Jolie’s […] read more

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