Monthly Archive: August 2015

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YWM2015 – Truth About Weight

Next I stopped by the the Novo Nordisk’s Truth About Weight and chatting with Christine, Zipporah, Victoria, Thy-Ann, Kayla, and Christie. They were doing what they called True Weight Report what has worked, challenges, what their weight has been over...

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YWM2015 – Healthy Living in San Antonio

One of the aspects of the YWM Convention that was repeated from last year is the Healthy Living Expo, where the vendor/expo hall is opened up to the public for free to stop in and check it out. I happened...

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YWM2015 – The Other Y That’s Fun to Stay At

Christine, Tracey and Sandra – locals to San Antonio were among those I grabbed up next… Christine was here with the YMCA of San Antonio, one of the sponsors of this years convention. They’re all involved in helping promote the...

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YWM2015 – Bariatric, It’s Not Just For Surgeries

We had some great medical professionals represented in our vendor area as well… and here I chat a bit with Rachel from the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP). One of the resources for patients looking for help with obesity...

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YWM2015 – Healthy Body, Mind and Finances

Another of the local vendors, some folks that work with Take Shape For Life – a mix of health coaching with a holistic approach to the body, mind and finances through helping folks work with others. While these guys were...

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YWM2015 – The Eyes Have It, Right Sized

Next, I stopped by to say to another long standing supporter of YWM, Sheila and Walt from Livliga. Find out all about all their “right sized and beautifully ” dinnerware on their website at livligahome.com   http://positively-healthy.com/audio/2015/YWM2015-15.mp3Podcast: Play in new window...

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YWM2015 – A Neopolitan Selection of Protein Flavors

Another vendor, and another product I personal love and use, Bi-Pro. Bi-Pro is one of my favorite unflavored protein powders, but now they have added chocolate and vanilla and in chatting with Candace, we found out that they’ll soon be...

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YWM2015 – Options, Options, Options

The bariatric patient population is a very strong and active one, so at an event like this… non-surgical options for weight management can tend to get overlooked. So I was glad to see the folks from Takata here, where I...

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YWM2015 – Repetition is Key to Success

Mira, Amanda, Laurel, and Micheala were some ladies I found standing around in the middle of the vendor area, so I grabbed them for not one, but two interviews… because I forgot to hit the record button the first time…...

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YWM2015 – Happy, Happy Birthday

Here I found two young ladies, Ava and Trina – Trina is attending her 3rd YWM, and considers it a sort of birthday present to herself. They’re both re-peat attendees so we found out what it is that keeps bringing them...