Victim or Victor-Which Do You Choose?

October 17, 2012 · 0 comments

VICTIM or VICTOR Which Do You Choose? I’m seeing a disturbing proliferation of victimhood these days. Every day the media broadcast reports about victims of crime – of scams, fraud, theft, murder – and victims of acts of God, like weather, fire, and floods. My heart goes out to those

13 Spooktacular and Haunting Websites To Visit!

October 17, 2012 · 0 comments

Happy Halloween! 13 Spooktacular and Haunting Websites to Visit! Halloween is almost here and it's time for some spooky fun! Many of you spend weeks, even months in advance planning your Halloween festivities and costumes to celebrate one of the wold's oldest holidays. Perhaps you will visit a haunted house,

Healthy Snack Attack Ideas

October 12, 2012 · 0 comments

Having a snack attack? Try these healthy snacks! • Greek Yogurt • Soy Nuts • Shrimp and cocktail sauce • Peanut butter on whole wheat bread or crackers • Low-fat cottage cheese and fruit • Hummus • Fresh Vegetables • Pistachios • Soy Beans What are some of your favorite

Beware Of The Snack Attack!

October 12, 2012 · 0 comments

Beware Of The Snack Attack! Snacks were not all that common when I was growing up back in the 70’s. We had the occasional ice cream cone on a hot summer day, or popcorn in the evening watching our favorite television show, but it was a rarity, a special treat.

Protein… Nuts and Dairy

October 12, 2012 · 0 comments

Today, I want to discuss something we talk about a great deal in the office: PROTEIN First let’s discuss why protein is important and then what types of protein are best. The reason we emphasize protein is because it helps patients lose weight safely. If you don’t get enough protein,

OH Recipes for Success: Warm Soups and Stews

October 12, 2012 · 0 comments

RECIPES FOR SUCCESS: Warm Soups and Stews to Comfort the WLS Soul Meatloaf Minestrone Makes eight 1 cup servings This soup is filling and so easy. It doesn’t take hours to simmer, but can be on the table in 50 minutes! Veggie Version: Use vegetarian meatballs. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive

In The News: Weight Loss Surgery Restaurant Discount Cards For Everyone?

October 11, 2012 · 0 comments

Weight Loss Surgery Restaurant Discount Cards In The News! Weight Loss Surgery Patients Get Surgeon-Approved Restaurant Discount Cards; The Rest Of Us Should Get Them, Too NPR reported today that surgeon-distributed restaurant discount cards are becoming super popular for patients who’ve gotten gastric bypass surgery. They point out that the

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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

WOW Moments After Weight Loss!

October 11, 2012 · 0 comments

WOW moments! Congratulations to each of these amazing OH members who have shared some of their favorite WOW moments with us. You have worked so hard to lose and maintain your weight loss. You deserve these Wow moments and many more in the years to come.. We’re so proud of

Pet Obesity Prevention: Is Your Furry Friend Healthy?

October 10, 2012 · 0 comments

Pet obesity is on the rise! As the obesity rates for humans are on the rise, a recent study on our furry friends has found that American dogs and cats face an obesity epidemic much like our own. According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention: 53 percent of adult