Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 4 months, 1 week ago

Here's the latest ... I was stunned to learn that less than 35 years ago, NO state even had a 15% obesity rate .. Many states now have significantly over TWICE that level ..


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 7 months, 1 week ago

A vow (and bet) made on NYs by a newly-married couple turned out beautifully for both of them (sorry about all the ads in the article, btw):


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 7 months, 1 week ago

A post-marriage NYs vow (and bet), and it turned out so well for both of them. (apologies for having to wade through all the ads while readin


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 months ago

Very true, and my heart really goes out to this sibling pair .. He lost over 400 lbs. but regained it all and even more ..


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 months ago

Wow .. Saw this on Dr. P.'s show earlier today .. The brother of this sibling pair has lost over 400 lbs. and then regained it all + more .. My heart really goes out for both of them ..


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 months ago

He took off the fat and put on some (extra) muscle. Looks great now. Here's how he did it (sorry for having to run the "gauntlet of ad


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 8 months ago

I too notice she has been putting on weight recently (hosting a food show probably didn't help, either ) .. Glad to see she is taking steps


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 9 months, 2 weeks ago

Ran across this interesting article today .. What a story .. Sidiebie has been on (and off) diets since the age of SIX ... Also suffered from Bulimia .. She made the decision a couple of years or so ago to have V.S.G., as well as wrote her autobio.


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 9 months, 3 weeks ago

WOW .. After losing 420 lbs. (and plastics) she is BEAUTIFUL .. Quite the success story and very happy for her ...

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Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

Just goes to show how supportive spouses can help each other reach their goals during their journey together (although I didn't particularly care for the dig @ WLS taken near the end of the article - i.e. "did it w/o gastric bypass surgery"


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

Amazing transformation, although I wish they wouldn't have taken a dig at WLS near the end of the article (i.e. "did it without gastric bypass surgery"


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 11 months, 1 week ago

Amazing transformation, although I wish they hadn't taken the dig @ WLS made near the end of the article (i.e. "they did it without gastric bypass surgery"


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 11 months, 2 weeks ago

.. particularly RNY and VSG., when the criteria is met .. I knew we'd likely see this happening in our lifetime, given the increasing rate of childhood obesity ..


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

(cross-posted from the general discussion forum)

Was just reading a paragraph in the A.A.R.P. Magazine this month about a new medical procedure for Type II diabetics.


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Was just reading a paragraph in the A.A.R.P. Magazine this month about a new medical procedure for Type II diabetics. It likely was th


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year ago

Just got notice of this brand new med supposedly for weight loss. First time I'm seen an injectable form of weight loss drug, too (it comes in a "pen", similar to insulin for diabetics) .. Looks like this one works on the body's "hunger hormone" leve


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year, 3 months ago

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Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year, 3 months ago

Wow. This is a really sad story. Lorenzen, despite his unusual size for a quarterback (260 or so lbs.), had a record-setting career in college football and later went on to play for a couple of NFL teams. After time, his weight started going higher


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

Very sad news .. IIRC, he's the second person (guy?) from the show to pass away in the past year or so ..


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

(cross-posted from the general forum)

Just received this incredibly sad and stunning news of Michelle's sudden passing from her husband Don ("Vita-Man"), via group email to the VL community .. Please keep him in your prayers, fellas .


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

(cross-posted from the general forum - Michelle was so helpful to so many of us DSers with her advice and the bariatric products of VL specific to our WLS needs)

Just received this incredibly sad and stunning news of Michelle's sudd


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

Just received this incredibly sad and stunning news of Michelle's sudden passing from her husband Don ("Vita-Man"), via group email to the VL community .. Please keep him in your prayers ..


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year, 8 months ago

Interesting article that addresses that question:


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year, 10 months ago

From A.A.R.P. Magazine this month:


Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 1 year, 10 months ago

Wow .. this is just screwed up ..

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