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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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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...