OH Technical Issues Resolved

November 29, 2012 · 0 comments

Hello OH Members and Visitors, Yesterday, ObesityHelp.com experienced some technical issues which resulted in your inability to access the website for about a half hour.   Your ability to post and reply on the message boards, to create blog posts, and comment on blogs and photos was also temporarily restricted. 

ObesityHelp.com Facebook Page Update

November 28, 2012 · 0 comments

ObesityHelp.com Facebook Page Update For those of you that have mentioned that you are no longer seeing ObesityHelp in your Facebook feed, you can try these things to see if it helps! 1) Stop by and interact with ObesityHelp's posts by sharing, liking and commenting - that way Facebook knows

Obesity: Plus-sized Mannequins Getting Oversized Reaction

November 28, 2012 · 0 comments

Obesity:  Plus-sized Mannequins Getting Oversized Reaction For years, department stores have featured skinny mannequins to display the latest trends in clothing and super thin runway models have been the gold standard  in visual art form for presenting new lines to the fashion world.  But our society is changing, has changed,

425 Pound Vilma Soltesz Dies After Three Airlines Turn Her Away

November 27, 2012 · 0 comments

425 Pound Vilma Soltesz Dies After Three Airlines Turn Her Away A woman’s death is being blamed on the fact that she was denied boarding on three separate flights, by three different airlines.  Delta, KLM and Lufthansa airlines all said that they could not accommodate 425 pound Vilma Soltesz, 56,

Guilt-Free Holiday Coffees: Warm Up Your Winter!

November 27, 2012 · 0 comments

Guilt-Free Holiday Coffees:  Warm Up Your Winter!   by Bo McCoy, ObesityHelp Member It's  almost December, the mornings are cold, the fog lays upon the trees, the strong wind blows, and you can see Christmas lights twinkling in the windows. It's that time of the year again! Santa is coming. However,

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5 Issues That Can Sabotage WLS

November 25, 2012 · 0 comments

Most of us who work with weight loss patients know little about what makes a “successful long-term weight loss patient.” We do, however, know of several things that should be dealt with prior to surgery. In fact...if the patient can be candid enough during the psychological evaluation, most of these

OH Atlanta & Bariatric Bad Girls = Fun, Fun, Fun!

November 21, 2012 · 0 comments

OH Atlanta & Bariatric Bad Girls = Fun, Fun, Fun! An OH staff member recently sent me a link to a great blog written by Nicole Bullock who attended the ObesityHelp conference in Atlanta, Georgia last month.  Unfortunately, I was not able to attend the event but after reading Nicole's

Support: Thank You Family And Friends!

November 21, 2012 · 0 comments

THANK YOU FAMILY AND FRIENDS! We asked OH Members, “Which family member would you like to thank for supporting you in your WLS journey?” Here are just a few of the responses we received. I would like to thank my husband George for being my number one supporter in my