Health & Wellness

goodbye letter to my stomach

A WLS Pre-Op: Break-Up and Goodbye Letter To My Stomach

January 12, 2018 · 0 comments

Sharing My Personal Goodbye Letter To My Stomach My name is Crystal and I am 45 years old. I am a member of ObesityHelp.com as Crystalcandoit.  I have been struggling with my weight my entire life. I was that overweight child, that became an obese teenager, and then became a

happy healthy holidays

Your Survival Guide for Happy Healthy Holidays!

December 22, 2017 · 0 comments

The ObesityHelp Team wishes a Happy Healthy Holidays season to all of the ObesityHelp Community members, visitors and social media followers! We appreciate you! You've worked hard all year for your weight loss, weight maintenance, health improvements, and the many other weight loss surgery successes you've achieved. Don't let the

muscle growth

How to Eat for Muscle Growth After Bariatric Surgery

December 13, 2017 · 0 comments

I was over the moon when I received an email that someone had requested I write on this topic! The world of fitness after bariatric surgery is a new and sometimes overwhelming world indeed. I guarantee you this, you’ll never regret building a fit and strong physique. With that being

getting myself back

Getting Myself Back After WLS

December 6, 2017 · 0 comments

The title is a little bit misleading because I was never really lost. I wasn't really getting myself back because I've never changed who I am as a person. However, I was aware of the changes in thoughts and opinions of those around me, and I became more aware as

celebrate Thanksgiving

4 Meaningful Ways To Celebrate Thanksgiving

November 22, 2017 · 0 comments

Happy Thanksgiving to you from the ObesityHelp team! Thank you for being a member of the ObesityHelp Community, visiting the website, or being part of our social media network, and sharing your experiences and support. Today begins the Holiday season. It is a fun time of year with the celebrations,

fit without a gym membership

10 Tips To Get Fit Without A Gym Membership

November 20, 2017 · 0 comments

After spending the summer hiking, kayaking, swimming, walking outdoors, and enjoying activities outside, does the thought of taking your workout indoors with the cooler months seem disheartening? Perhaps the thought of having to join a gym comes to mind. Fear not! Your workout does not have to come to an

fitness and what works for you

Figuring Out Fitness and What Works For You

October 4, 2017 · 0 comments

Fitness is such a broad term-- but in general, it refers to the state or condition of being fit and in good health, and especially good physical condition resulting from exercise and proper nutrition. Figuring out fitness and what works for you is important. When it comes to regular exercise, it

weight loss medications

Weight Loss Medications to Lose Weight: Are They Right For You?

September 25, 2017 · 0 comments

Weight loss medications can be a great tool for patients prior to and after weight loss surgery. Medications may be prescribed before surgery if patients are required to lose weight and have been struggling to do so on their own. Often times, taking medication for only a few months can

toll of obesity

The Physical Toll of Obesity Before Weight Loss Surgery, VSG

September 6, 2017 · 0 comments

My struggle and toll of obesity started early in my life. I started to gain my weight as a kid around the age of eight years old. I was diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome. The medication I was prescribed to help caused me to gain weight. The toll of obesity in

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