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YWM2016 – Energy, Education and Great People

Philip, John and Tonya shared their reasons why they came to YWM… including a shout out for a good friend of mine, Reeger Cortel of the Weight Loss Surgery Podcast Weight Loss Surgery Podcast http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2016/YWM2016-13.mp3Podcast: Play in new window |...

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YWM2016 – Back for a Second Helping of Healthy Options

Erin and Bonnie also from Texas, who I met last year in San Antonio and are back for a second go around, and they brought other friends with them. http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2016/YWM2016-12.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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YWM2016 – A Quick Word From a Couple Long Time Attendees

Carolyn and Evelyn from Dallas, Texas had some quick words to share about their experience with YWM and what they hope a first-time attendee might get from the experience http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2016/YWM2016-11.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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YWM2016 – Patient, Doctor, Advocate

I had a chance to grab a quick talk with Laura from the WLSFA and Dr. Walt Medlin, one of the OAC Board Members who is a bariatric patient, bariatric surgeon, and a great advocate for the OAC. Weight Loss...

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YWM2016 – Palling Around at YWM

Jackie, Carol, and Sarah from the local VA area are three gal-pals that came to YWM together, and had some nice things to say about one of our regular exhibitors, Bariatric Pal. Bariatric Pal http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2016/YWM2016-09.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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YWM2016 – ReShape Your Health

One of the newest obesity treatment options include gastric balloons, and I took a moment to chat with the rep from ReShape about their dual-balloon and the support system that goes with it. ReShape Ready http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2016/YWM2016-08.mp3Podcast: Play in new window...

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YWM2016 – Celebrate Life!

I stopped by the Celebrate Vitamin booth to chat with first time attendee  as well as Laura Preston of “Bariatric Regain” who was helping out Nadia and Lindsay at the booth with their Celebrate Selfie promotion. Celebrate Vitamins Laura Preston – on...

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YWM2016 – A first step to fitness

Before the Friday Lunch with the Experts sessions kicked in, I got the change to chat with two presenters; Abby Lentz and Mira Rasmussen, ACSM, EP-C. Abby Lentz – Heavy Weight Yoga Mira Rassmussen – Fitness Beyond Training http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2016/YWM2016-06.mp3Podcast: Play in...

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YWM2016 – BariLife, New Look, Still Great Stuff

I caught up with Pandora once again, where she was visiting Guinn and Derek from BariLife. We had a little chat about some of their products, new and old, as well as their new look. BariLife http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2016/YWM2016-05.mp3Podcast: Play in new window...

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YWM2016 – Living it up with Livliga

My first vendor chat, Sheila with Livliga. They’ve been a long time supporter of the OAC and YWM, introducing their products back at Phoenix in 2013, and this year they have another new product to introduce to us. Livliga Home...