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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 [...]

Weight Loss Surgery Is Not A Shortcut- Highs & Lows Post VSG

By |2017-05-05T13:52:38+00:00May 5th, 2017|Categories: Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , , |

The beginning of my weight loss surgery was tough. My mind suffered with my decision to follow through with my weight loss surgery and before I knew it I was on the liquid diet. I thought to myself  what did I get myself into? I blinked and my surgery day arrived. Losing the weight came off [...]

A Bariatric Experience, To Be Or Not To Be Skinny

By |2017-04-08T00:20:21+00:00April 7th, 2017|Categories: Personal Experiences|Tags: , , , , |

What am I expecting after weight loss surgery Many patients may think they will come out of surgery looking different. At least this is what I thought. I weighed myself everyday during the liquid diet period. I had lost 20 pounds in 14 days just on the liquid diet. The liquid diet was the toughest part [...]

Diet or Fad Diets

By |2017-03-28T18:46:14+00:00March 28th, 2017|Categories: AHA|Tags: , , , , , |

How many diets have you tried? What is a diet? A particular selection of food, especially as designed or prescribed to improve a person's physical condition or to prevent or treat a disease: a diet low in sugar. What is a fad diet? A fad diet is a diet that promises quick weight loss through what is usually [...]

Battling your mind over food

By |2017-03-20T04:06:04+00:00March 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |

Are you really hungry? Mind over matter Mind over matter is extremely difficult; a daily challenge. Taste buds have changed and foods once lusted over now taste terrible. A new sensation occurs during weight loss surgery; taste buds become hyper sensitive and may be a side affect from the surgery and one's body changing constantly. Eating [...]