Tag Archive: Cathy Wilson

Back On Track

Staying And Getting Back On Track After The Holidays

December 28, 2013 · 0 comments

Happy New Year, New You! This is a great time of year. The commercials, network news shows and other media are geared toward losing weight, eating healthy and exercising. Everyone is trying to sell their product or services just in time for the big resolution day of January 1st. The

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Creating Healthy Holiday Habits

December 9, 2013 · 0 comments

The best ways to enjoy your holidays are to keep in place your healthy habits that you follow the rest of the year. We are on track, practice our healthy habits that are the foundation of our weight loss surgery success all year long. We flip the calendar and there

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Making Thanksgiving Gratitude An Attitude

November 11, 2013 · 0 comments

Thanksgiving-Just One Day A Year? Ah....November. The month of turkey, ham, roast beef, stuffing, pies, and holiday shopping. Pre-operatively, many of us started planning for holiday eating in September! True, November is the month for Thanksgiving and part of Thanksgiving is food, however, it is much more. During November, our

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Shut The Food Flood Gates To Holiday Eating

October 24, 2013 · 0 comments

For many weight loss surgery patients, October marks the time that the holidays begin. There are the cute little candy bars that are aplenty, then followed by Thanksgiving, and then the grand finale of December holiday eating. The three month long eating spree is followed by the rationalization and promise

OH Health Tip Taking Charge Of Your Medical Care

OH Health Tip: Taking Charge Of Your Medical Care

October 18, 2013 · 0 comments

You Are Your Best Health Advocate! Now that you’ve either made the decision to have weight loss surgery or have already had your surgery, you are your own best advocate for your health. Pre-operatively many times we were intimidated by or avoided going to see the doctor. For many of

Halloween Tricks For Those Sweet Treats!

Halloween Tricks For Those Sweet Treats!

October 14, 2013 · 0 comments

TRICK OR TREAT? It is that time of year — the leaves are turning brilliant colors, the air is crisp, and the bags of those cute little Halloween candies line the aisles of practically every store you go to. Have you ever purchased your Halloween candy early on and then

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No One Is Bulletproof For Weight Regain After WLS

September 27, 2013 · 0 comments

Weight Regain Can And Does Happen, You're Not Alone! “Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Claus” is a quote that is well-known. “Yes, we can regain weight from weight loss surgery” is not so well-known. Actually, the fact of weight regain after weight loss surgery is a reality and a

Glycemic Index

How to Make Healthier Food Choices

September 16, 2013 · 0 comments

What Is The Glycemic Index? The glycemic index is a numerical index that ranks carbohydrates based on their rate of glycemic response (i.e. their conversion to glucose within the human body). Glycemic index uses a scale of 0 to 100, with higher values given to foods that cause the most

Find Your Passions In Life And Live Them!

Find Your Passions In Life And Live Them!

September 11, 2013 · 0 comments

Get A Life! Usually when someone says to “get a life” it is meant in a derogatory manner. For our purposes as WLS patients, it means that we are reinventing our lives after our surgery. Before surgery, most of us spent considerable time thinking about what we were going to

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Why I Had Weight Loss Surgery

September 5, 2013 · 0 comments

Remembering Why You Have Had Or Are Having Weight Loss Surgery Do you remember the time before you had weight loss surgery? Think back — how did you feel moving in your body doing every day routine tasks? How was your energy level? How fulfilled did you feel in your