Body & Mind


Goal Of The Month: Dance Like No One’s Watching!

October 17, 2012 · 0 comments

Goal Of The Month:  I want to dance like no one’s watching! Many of you have heard this famous inspirational quote:  “Dance like no one’s watching, sing like no one’s listening, love like you’ll never get hurt, and … Live like it’s Heaven on Earth.” October’s OH goal of the

Focus on Halloween Fitness: Trick or Treating Walking Tips

October 17, 2012 · 0 comments

Trick or Treating Walking Tips Halloween witches and ghosts can fly around on this spooky holiday but most of us with children and grandchildren will most likely be doing a lot of walking.  As you know, walking is an excellent exercise for helping you to lose or maintain weight loss

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After The WLS Honeymoon Is Over

October 11, 2012 · 0 comments

The first 12 months after my surgery, my WLS honeymoon were magical. I felt like a child, discovering everything for the first time again and loving it! It was like getting a second chance at life. I was very fortunate because my obsessive thoughts about food completely lifted for a period of

ObesityHelp Atlanta Event 2012 Photos!

October 9, 2012 · 0 comments

Lots of fun was had at the ObesityHelp Atlanta event this month.  We have almost 700 photos for your viewing pleasure! Fashion Show Look at these gorgeous and handsome OH'ers!  A great time was had by all in Atlanta!  Some ObesityHelp Atlanta Fashion Show Pics have been uploaded, please tag

Scale Obsession- What Does Your Weight Loss Compare To?

October 8, 2012 · 0 comments

Are you like many OH members and WLS patients who have a love/hate relationship with scale obsession?  You know what I mean.  You weigh yourself each day, sometimes a few times a day, and are obsessed with what the numbers staring back at you reflect or do not reflect. Let's


October 8, 2012 · 0 comments

You can do anything you set your mind to!  We can all use a little inspiration from time to time. What or who inspires you?    

Help Your Kids with a Family Focus on Fitness

October 8, 2012 · 0 comments

by Erin Light, ACSM-CPT, CLFC Fitness Coach for Flourish!   Families are facing new challenges now with the proliferation of media entertainment and limited physical education programs in schools; parents are now searching for ways to encourage kids to embrace more physical activity. With so many sedentary "play" options like video

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10 Important Strategies to Help Beat Childhood Obesity

October 3, 2012 · 0 comments

10 Important Strategies to Help Beat Childhood Obesity by Tammy J. Colter, Editor-In-Chief, OH Magazine Childhood obesity has more than tripled in the past 30 years and today, nearly one in three children in America are overweight or obese. Many experts blame the obesity epidemic on our lifestyle changes throughout

Daily Health Tip: Capsaicin To The Rescue!

September 29, 2012 · 0 comments

Do you have sore muscles and joints?  Try applying a cream that consists of capsaicin two or three times a day.   Capsaicin is actually an active ingredient found in chile peppers and the heat from the peppers has proven to help relieve muscle and joint pain.