Tag Archives: weight loss surgery

You won’t lose weight if you don’t like the food you have to eat

A resourceful child in my daughter’s fifth grade class wrote an essay on a break-through weight loss surgery. She hypothesized that if a surgeon could flip taste buds upside down it would be easy to lose weight.The theory was patients who had the procedure would no longer like the taste of food that makes them […]

5 Reasons Why Losing Weight is such a Struggle.

If losing weight were easy the only people who would be overweight would be the people who had absolutely no interest in weighing less. I can’t say with all certainty, but I feel safe to surmise, that many people who don’t have interest in losing weight, would be interested if it weren’t such an overwhelming […]

5 Important Things You Need To Know Today About Your Weight Loss

Weight loss is a big industry. As interest in better health and lower health care costs grow, so does the weight loss industry. It’s an easy way for the unscrupulous to make a lot of money off the overweight (currently estimated to be more than one third of the U.S. population.) Technology changes what we […]

Weight Loss Inspiration

Here are 8 empowering beliefs that can inspire you to achieve lasting weight management! 1.  There is no such thing as “effortless weight loss.” The promises in magazines, infomercials and all over your Facebook feeds are holding our false promises that cost you time, money, and faith in yourself and perhaps even your health! Even […]

Should I Have Weight Loss Surgery?

I’ll start this blog about candidates for weight loss surgery by addressing some myths. It’s not cheating. It’s not without its own serious risks, including death. It’s not considered a cure all by itself. It’s not cosmetic surgery. It’s not the quick and easy way to get skinny. Not everybody who seeks bariatric surgery will be […]

Losing weight isn’t a do-it-yourself project

I spent more than half of my life trying to lose weight on my own. Logic told me I didn’t need help getting fat, so why would I pay to get thin? Turns out my logic was faulty. I know there are people who are very thin and struggle to gain weight. I also know […]

2 Stupid Weight Loss Mistakes That Keep You Fat!

It’s easy to make stupid mistakes. It’s also hard to recognize them. Two really stupid mistakes don’t seem stupid at all. They seem completely logical and that’s why the smartest people continue to make them! Stupid Mistake #1: Perfectionism Sorry to break the news to you. You aren’t perfect. You’ll never be perfect. You’re a […]

Is Weight Loss Surgery Cheating?

I’m absolutely astounded when I hear somebody state that “Yeah, she lost a lot of weight, but she cheated! She had surgery!” Two thoughts come to mind. Fatties can’t win. Losing weight isn’t good enough to make them socially acceptable to the fatty-haters. They get judged on the way they lost weight. There is apparently a […]