Tag Archives: weight loss surgery

What Do You Need?

I field literally hundreds of questions each week in private messages between this blog, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. Weight is such a personal issue that most people don’t like to put all their issues with weight out to the public and I understand that completely. For years I felt like Sisyphus rolling the burden […]

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Third Love: Review – UPDATED

Click HERE TO SHOP THIRDLOVE I don’t normally do reviews like this but I thought this was a worthy exception.  I’ve been seeing ads for ThirdLove bras on my Facebook and Instagram for a long time. The ads always focus on the most troubling aspects of wearing a bra. Bras are uncomfortable, the straps either […]

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The 3177 Day Promise

Finishing the 2016 NYC Marathon was one of the greatest accomplishments of my life and truly the realization of a dream. Running isn’t something that was new to me. I actually started running… well “running” back in 2007. I quit smoking on April 15, 2007, after 18 years of a multiple pack a day problem. Smoking […]

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Watch It Wiggle 

People ask me questions all the time about my weight loss and I welcome it. One of the biggest post surgery questions I receive is about loose skin.  Yes, loose skin is definitely an issue after weight loss. As you gain weight your skin grows and stretches to accommodate the weight. You can get stretch […]

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Earn Your TV

Sometimes the hardest thing to do is to start especially when it comes to changing your habits and lifestyle. I was very sedentary for a long time and just the thought of moving around – for fun – seemed crazy when I was struggling to move out of necessity.  What do you do? Start where […]

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Weight Loss Surgery Is Hard Work

I knew when I decided to publicly share my weight loss struggles and surgery with the world I would face scrutiny, judgement, and ignorance. Being unaware of the process in the beginning I also had a lot of misunderstandings. It was worth it to me to be open and clear up some of these misconceptions […]

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Rethinking Cake

Today is my Dad’s 77th Birthday so I thought I’d take this opportunity – since this is a blog about weight loss and food – to discuss these automatic feelings that surface when you face celebrations as a person trying to lose or maintain weight. The first thing most people think about when they hear […]

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