Category: Education

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Divorce Rate After Bariatric Surgery

Divorce after significant weight loss, in particular with bariatric surgery, is a topic I hear come up fairly often during support groups and in online forums. When it does, time and again a divorce rate of 80-85% keeps popping up....

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YWM Flashback – Health is Not Measured in Pounds

We’re ramping up for Your Weight Matters 2018, I thought I would share one of my favorite speakers from a previous convention. The 2014 event in Orlando was my second time at convention. Dr. Arya Sharma is not only a...

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Well that tears it…

I’ve mentioned in a video or three that I’ve posted lately, that it gets a bit rainy around here this time of year. Just a touch. Average, annual precipitation in the Olympic or Cascade mountain areas, ranges from about 60-180 inches. It’s...

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Are you doing your laundry wrong?

I thought this was kind of entertaining… and it’s not really anything that I have not heard before. But it came up at an opportune time for me because I just ordered a new batch of Soap Nuts. Soap nuts...

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Radio Archive: Making a Difference – Advocacy

This show originally aired: June 7, 2014 Today we had special guests Joe Nadglowskie, President and CEO of the Obesity Action Coalition and Ann McCully Executive Director with Child Care Aware® of Minnesota to talk about advocacy – what it is, and...

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Radio Archive: Living Gluten Free

This show originally aired: May 12, 2012 For this episode of  The Wake Up Call I was joined by Lynn Gabriel of the Celiac Disease Foundation of the Twin Cities and Quentin Irey of Pure Market Express. We talked about what gluten is, what are gluten...

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Radio Archive: Food, Stress & The Brain

This show originally aired: March 17, 2012 A couple years ago on The Wake Up Call we talked about dealing with stress, and a bit how it relates to emotional eating which can be a big factor in maintaining a healthy weight...