Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Medicare to Cover Obesity "Therapy" -  At first this sounds like good news, but I sure hope it doesn't signal the possibility that Medicare is going to start requiring that WLS candidates jump through a bunch of (faile...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Does Your City Have An Anti-Weight Discrimination -  I ran across a list of such cities in this interesting article about a 600-lb. forklift operator who sued for being fired on the basis of weight:        http://jobs.aol.com/art...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years ago
Tragic Death of Vesta Williams - Weight-Related? - Vesta was a popular R & B singer in the '80s who had a real struggle with her weight and food.  At one point, she lost 100+ lbs. in desperation after her career appeared to tank b/...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Singing a September Song (of WLS)? - M.F. Surger -  If you're having your surgery this month, please sound off here with your surgery type, date, place and surgeon's name.      Congrats, and good luck to you all!   

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
It's a Contest Now - "World's Heaviest Woman& -  I guess we could see this coming ..      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/03/worlds-heaviest-woman_n_942546.html?ref=mostpopular#s337433&title=Donna_Simpson

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 1 month ago
Dr. Stewart Patients - Leah Left??? -    I just tried calling Dr. S.'s office to see if I could order some of those calcium citrate supps. he has put together for DSers, and learned that Leah and his office departed c...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
"Maggie Goes On A Diet" - You Weigh In - I first heard about this controversial new children's book dealing with childhood obesity on our local T.V. news yesterday.  What are your thoughts about it  --  admirable or shame...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
"Halfway to 'World's Largest Woman'" -   This lady's weird saga is continuing to "grow" ..         http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/08/20/susanne-eman-biggest-woman-ever_n_932177.html?icid=maing-grid10%7Chtmlws-mai...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
All Fired Up For WLS? - M.F. Surgery List for Au -  (Sorry I'm a bit late this month ..  !    )   If you're having WLS in August, please sound off here with your surgery date, type, place and surgeon's name.      Congrat...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
The "Best" Reason For Us to Lose Weight -  Check it out, and show this to your ins. carrier if you need additional "ammo" for approval of WLS!:       http://www.everydayhealth.com/sexual-health/0808/increased-libido-one...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 2 months ago
"Should Parents Lose Custody of Obese Childre -  Interesting debate ..  from an ABC News article:     http://abcnews.go.com/Health/parents-lose-custody-obesity-children/story?id=14062898  What are your thoughts on this i...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
"Diet or Die" - The Dolly Dimples Story -  After posting my thread earlier re:   the lady who is aspiring to make 1,000 lbs., I got to thinking about a famous circus "fat lady" of the '50s that I had heard about as a teen ...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
Gonna Declare Your Independence From Obesity? - M. - If you're having surgery this month, please sound off here with your date, place and type of surgery, and surgeon's name.      Congratulations, and good luck to you all.  

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 3 months ago
"Aspiring to Be 1,000 Lbs." -  O.K., is she nutso or what???:       http://jobs.aol.com/articles/2011/07/07/700-pound-woman-makes-a-career-out-of-eating-a-lot/?icid=main%7Chtmlws-main-n%7Cdl8%7Csec1_lnk3%7C2...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 4 months ago
Gonna Be a "June Groom" (to WLS)? - M. -  If you're having surgery this month, please sound off here with your surgeon's name, surgery type, date and place.   Congrats and good luck to you all!  

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 4 months ago
"5 Economy Cars for 'Big People'" - If you're wanting an economy car but yet not feel "cramped", then this article suggests several roomy models with great gas mileage:     http://autos.aol.com/article/are-america...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
Tennis Great To Be New BL Trainer - She even looks a little like Jillian Michaels:   http://www.popeater.com/2011/05/23/anna-kournikova-biggest-loser/?icid=main%7Chtmlws-sb-n%7Cdl3%7Csec3_lnk2%7C213984  

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
Where's Our "Night Watchman"? - I found this member requesting prayers for her health on the main board, and was going to cross-post it on George's daily thread, but I don't see where he has posted in a long time...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
More On the "Is Obesity Contagious?" Con - I.e., do your fat friends make you fat?    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/joanna-dolgoff-md/weight-gain-contagious_b_862762.html?icid=main%7Chtmlws-main-n%7Cdl7%7Csec3_lnk1%7C21...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
Dr. Davidson's Clinic Featured in Article - For anyone interested, Dr. Davidson and his bariatric clinic here in Dallas are spotlighted in a lengthy article on WLS in this month's issue of D Magazine..      Several of his ha...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
WLS? Yes, You Certainly MAY -- M.F. Surgery Li -  If you're having surgery this month, please sound off here with your surgeon's name, surgery type, place and date.      Congrats, and good luck to you all!  

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
"WLS Foundation of America" Meeting in V - I guess they're a new (hoping?) to be competitor of OH?   Anyway, a good opportunity to get with other WLSers, vendors, WLS professionals, etc. next month in Vegas:             ...

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 5 months ago
New Study Finds WLS Improves Memory -  Very interesting and quite intriguing finding:     http://www.latimes.com/health/boostershots/la-heb-weight-loss-memory-20110418,0,5677646.story

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 6 months ago
Eating Disorders - Not Just For Younger Women Anym -  Interesting article.   http://dfw.cbslocal.com/2011/04/09/eating-disorders-becoming-more-common-in-older-women/

Batwingsman posted a discussion topic 10 years, 6 months ago
"M.O. Man Dies After Sitting in Chair For 2 Y -  Wow . . this one just pizzes me off  -- a true 'worst case scenario" ..  Why did nobody around him seem to do the right thing and get help for him?   Even if he "didn't like docs"...
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