Tag Archives: bariatric surgery

Who thinks weight loss surgery is cheating

If you’re extremely overweight, it seems like no matter what you do you will have mean and ignorant people making unkind judgements about you. Some people think it’s okay to point, stare, and even snap pictures with phones of overweight people. If that’s not bad enough, the same overweight person can lose weight and be […]

Kirstie and Oprah! Big Fat Cheaters?

I’m not good about waiting in lines. I hate it, especially when I’m waiting to give too much of my money to a store for a couple of products that probably cost a lot less somewhere else. So if the line is more than a few people, I pick up one of the magazines that […]

How to create a beautiful body!

In 1968 the Mothers of Invention released¬†an album called, “We’re Only in it For the Money.” One song was titled and asked the question, “What’s the Ugliest Part of your Body?” In the song, Zappa sings, “some say your nose, some say your toes, but I think it’s your mind.” I agree. Bodies aren’t ugly […]

Things I’ve Learned by Being in the Weight Loss Business for 24 Years

Wow! I’ve been in the weight loss business for 24 years! That’s a long time and a lot of people I’ve helped. In that time I learned a lot about the weight loss business and business in general. People may pay to lose weight but too many don’t understand that weight loss isn’t a commodity. […]

After Weight Loss Surgery What Comes Next?

Weight loss surgery is an effective tool to help get obesity under control. It’s a tool; it’s not cheating. It’s a tool; it’s not an admission of laziness or weakness. It’s a tool; it doesn’t fix everything magically. It’s a tool and it’s surgery, major surgery, and therefore nothing to take lightly. Surgery can help […]

Mini Gastric Bypass! No Surgery Required!

Wow! No Surgery? What holds a lot of people back from getting a gastric bypass? The surgery! Surgery is scary. It involves doctors and hospitals and sometimes general anesthesia and incisions and stitches or staples. That is nothing to take lightly. Some people may be willing to face all of the above but do not […]

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 […]