Fact or Myth? Test Your Wellness IQ!

October 23, 2012 · 0 comments

October is Breast Cancer Awareness MonthFact or Myth?  Test Your Wellness IQ How much do you know about health and wellness? Take the quiz! Fact or myth: Diet soda is healthier than regular soda. Fact or myth: Drinking alcohol before bedtime helps you to sleep. Fact or myth: You can

Be Free

October 23, 2012 · 0 comments

Be Free by Jessica M. Williams I felt dead in my body, emotionless in my mind. Like I had nothing worth leaving behind. My body was a prison, my life was a joke. I lived by the promise of death, told myself “tomorrow, tomorrow I’ll take my last breath.” Afraid

Weight Loss: The Integration of Mind and Body

October 22, 2012 · 0 comments

Weight Loss: The Integration of Mind and Body Many people believe that they know what a healthy diet for losing or maintaining weight loss looks like. As a clinical psychologist who has worked with bariatric surgery patients for six years (I have done more than 1,100 pre-surgical evaluations for bariatric

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Diary Of A Fat Girl

October 22, 2012 · 0 comments

] Diary Of A Fat Girl by Penny McKinney Each step hurt my feet, my thighs rubbed together, which made me angry, and I could feel the vertebrae of my spinal cord jarred together unmercifully. I was walking up the hill to my twin sons’ baseball game. It was just

Mind Matters: Emotional Abuse

October 21, 2012 · 0 comments

Mind Matters:  Emotional Abuse There are many types of abuse. Sexual abuse is horrendous and apparent that it occurred. Another type of abuse that is also horrendous, but less obvious, is emotional abuse. Because relationships exist on a spectrum, it can be hard to tell when a behavior crosses the

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Life Without Boots

October 20, 2012 · 0 comments

Life Without BootsHow the Surgical Weight Loss Centre Helped Me Kick the Fat Out of My Life!by Sandra MacDonald "Hey, Lard-ass!”  “We don’t want you on our team.” “You are too fat to run.” “Don’t sit by me; you take up too much room.” “You can’t be a cheerleader; we

What Is Your Food Safety IQ?

October 19, 2012 · 0 comments

What Is Your Food Safety IQ? How much do you know about food safety? Take the Quiz! 1. True or False:  You should wash your hands for 10 seconds to eliminate bacteria. 2. True or False:  Food is most likely to spoil when kept at 40 to 140 degrees. 3.

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You Asked For It, And OH Answered!

October 18, 2012 · 0 comments

You Asked For It, And OH Answered! OH has very much appreciated the feedback from our members and your requests for additional features are in the midst!  At this time, we are very excited to let you know about a few updates and upgrades that have been recently taking place

Fall Cooking With Curry

October 17, 2012 · 0 comments

Fall Cooking With Curry This time of year is so fantastic for squash, but it can get boring always mashing it or roasting it plain. If you are looking to add a little "kick" to your squash, this is the right recipe for you. It’s easy and the colors look

Obesity Advocates: Thank You For Your Support!

October 17, 2012 · 0 comments

Obesity Advocates: Thank You For Your Support! We would like to say thank you to the Bariatric Professionals who are currently sponsoring our ObesityHelp community and advocacy outreach missions. Each month, we will feature a few of our sponsors. Please join us in thanking the following professionals for their commitment