Category: Support

Drinking Water 1

Dressing Up Your Water

It’s been three years now since I gave up drinking soft drinks… and I still miss it at times. But, I have to say I genuinely enjoy drinking water. I really like the refreshment of an ice cold glass of...

YWM2014 – The Interviews Part 3 0

YWM2014 – The Interviews Part 3

Here’s the next installment of interviews I did at the Obesity Action Coalition 3rd Annual Convention – Your Weight Matters 2014. I’m not even half way through my audio files here. If you are waiting to hear the one where...

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6 Easy Steps To Picking A Personal Trainer

While my primary focus is on food and nutrition, exercise is a very important part of living a Positively Healthy life. So if you’re looking for a personal trainer, make sure you take the time to ensure you’re making the...

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For your listening pleasure… WLS Podcast

With everything else going on the last few weeks, I forgot to let you all know that I was on with Reeger Cortell as part of her Weight Loss Surgery Podcast a few Sunday’s ago. Reeger is a Family Nurse Practitioner at...

Roller Coaster 1

Measuring Weight Loss Progress

We all know how exciting it is to see the numbers on a scale decline as we make progress towards our weight loss goals. And we all know the stress and anguish caused when that number seems to get “stuck”...

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10 Signs of Being Happy

A while back on The Wake Up Call, we did a show about happiness… and it is a theme that does come up frequently on our show… so when I came across the following infographic that I thought was well...

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RoadID – Emergency ID

Being active is an important part of getting and being healthy. One of my favorite ways to be active is riding my bike, but I also go for walks and even do a bit of running. Carrying an ID when...

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Smiling on the outside. Sometimes.

My move to Washington seems to have me doing a lot of reflecting. It was my birthday the other day… (thank you again to everyone who messaged me with well wishes!) and I spent part of the day out at...

July 2010 0

Why I Chose To Have Weight Loss Surgery

I wasn’t always “obese”, I don’t think I was even always overweight. I think I was a pretty average baby, and I was a fairly active kid. From second grade through sixth, it was baseball in the spring, soccer in...

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Thoughts From The Shower

So I’m in the shower… (no, this isn’t gonna be THAT kind of a post) and my thoughts wander to some stuff I want to post about today, cause it’s been waaaaay too long. And there’s just something relaxing about...