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Life’s Blessings – Are you Selfless or Self Consumed?

By |2018-08-02T22:03:38+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Categories: Featured, Personal Experiences|Tags: , , |

It has been sometime since I have written in my blog. There is lots going on since meeting weight goal last year. Here are some short updates: Goal weight reached in July of 2017 Skin surgery in December of 2017 Running in the Chicago Marathon in 2018 Life is good I have been humbled recently. I [...]

Thank You Lucien – A young boy shares why I should watch “What the Health”

By |2017-07-12T18:19:41+00:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , , |

I have to thank Lucien who happens to be my best friends son. Lucien is 12 years old and an extremely intelligent young boy.  A few weekends ago we went on our annual family vacation at their family's farm and as we were all sitting around the porch relaxing a conversation about nutrition and my marathon [...]

Food addiction and bariatric patients

By |2017-07-15T16:14:35+00:00March 17th, 2017|Categories: Facts, Featured, Personal Experiences|

What is food addiction? What is food addiction? Is food considered a real addiction? The answer is yes. Food addiction is very much a real disorder.  Here is the definition of food addictions: Scientifically, food addiction is a cluster of chemical dependencies on specific foods or food in general; after the ingestion of high palatable foods such as sugar, excess fat and/or salt the [...]

Meet Amy – From Lap Band to Duodenal Switch

By |2017-03-15T19:05:07+00:00March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Featured|

Hello friends and family… I say this because once you start on this journey everyone you encounter in an online group, support meeting, or even out in public will in some capacity become a shoulder to cry on, an ear to listen, a mind to answer questions you are not sure of the answers to, and [...]