Tag Archive: Donna Lordi

Obesity and Trauma

Obesity and Trauma: When the Body Cries Out

November 10, 2017 · 0 comments

Obesity is often referred to as an epidemic in the United States, and with good reason, as more than 1 in 3 American adults are classified as obese[1].  Many of us sought out weight loss surgery to help with our obesity, as we tried many other methods prior to this,

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Low Carb Diets, Appetite, and Weight Loss: the Basics

February 24, 2017 · 0 comments

“Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are.” -- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin It’s obvious to anyone who has ever been obese that what we eat matters greatly.  What is not as obvious are the subtle effects that our choices can have on the body or

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How To Select a Mental Health Professional

January 20, 2017 · 0 comments

As both a bariatric patient and a counselor, I am a big fan of behavioral interventions serving as a foundation for long-term weight loss surgery success.  And you may ask, why should we bariatric post-op folks see a mental health professional? It’s very normal that we have behavioral issues after