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The Doctor Is In

I had an opportunity today that was different than any other I’ve had in the past. I was asked to sit on a panel atĀ Rhode Island Hospital with other bariatric patients to answer questions from doctors about obesity and our experiences with medical professionals before, during, and after surgery. I was so comfortable when I […]

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My TEDxNewport Experience

What a blessing and a privilege to speak at a TEDx event. In 2015, I wrote in my journal that I wanted to speak at TED one day. The TED Conference is held annually in British Columbia, Canada where incredible speakers from around the globe share “ideas worth spreading.” After watching mathematician Margaret Wertheim’s 2009 […]

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