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Connie Cast! A Different Take on Weight Bias

Miss Connie Stapleton started a new online webcast this year.. and she asked me to be her July guest. I meant to mention it before hand.. but things kind of got distracting… but now that it’s been done and recorded...

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I Have a Disease; It’s Called Obesity

Last fall, I was approached by my friend Reeger Cortel, the lovely voice, wonderful mind, and caring heart behind the Weight Loss Surgery Podcast about an idea she had for a video contest being done by the American Society for Metabolic...

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Beating Your Head Against A Wall

I have a headache, and honestly, it’s a bit of a self imposed one. Last Thursday, Nicole Arbour, a “comedian” out of Canada took to her YouTube channel with a video entitled “Dear Fat People”. I’m not going to link...

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YWM2015 – There From The Beginning

James Zervios has been with the Obesity Action Coalition since it’s inception in 2005, which makes this the 10th Anniversary. James has seen the OAC go from just a handful of members to over 50,000 members across the country. We...

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The Biggest Loser, you never fail to disappoint

It’s no secret I’m no fan of TBL, and other than in the title, I don’t feel like typing out their entire name because I don’t wish to give them SEO love. It’s because they are one of THE worst...

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People, People, People, c’mon already

2015… start of a new year. resolutions, new beginnings, all that jazz. And time for People’s annual “Half Their Size” edition where they share some inspirational stories of folks who have lost pounds by the hundreds. Celebrating healthy living, active...

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A Rose By Any Other Name

Gastric Banding. Gastric Bypass. VSG. RNY. Sleeve. Stomach Stapling. Lap-Band. DS. And more. I think you get the idea. These are all names, or rather names use to identify different types of surgery. Well, different types of a specific surgery –...