Tagged: YWM2015


YWM2015 Follow Up: Turning the Tables

While bugging people doing the conversations I had with people at Your Weight Matters in San Antonio last month, I had a few people asking when it was going to be my turn to answer the questions – well, Eileen...


YWM2015 – The Foundation of the OAC

To wrap things up for YWM2015 I decided to wrap things up by chatting with Kristy Kuna, VP of Programs and Operations and Joe Nadglowski, President of the Obesity Action Coalition. Along with James Zervios, they were the original staff...


YWM2015 – It’s Like A Fountain of Youth

David, Cherie, Wendy… They’re the next group I had a chance to chat with Sunday morning and shared with us their thoughts about what they were taking home with them after this weekend.


YWM2015 – Appreciating Just Being You

While everyone is still checking out the various advocacy stations I trapped Pandora (again) along with Jennifer, Sarah and Pam… Sarah and Pam are very active with the inner working with the OAC, but Sarah talked about what she’s learned...


YWM2015 – Taking Care of Ourselves, Inspiring Others

Sunday morning during our virtual walk to DC I had the chance to chat with Cynthia, Sharron, Tammy, and Katie. From the feeling of a family, to the education, to spreading the word of the work the OAC does… these...


YWM2015 – Bug Your Friends Until They Go!

The main portion of the event was winding down, you can hear vendors tearing down behind us as I chat with Bonnie, Erin and Andrea from Dallas area about how they’ve been members for awhile and Bonnie finally decided it...


YWM2015 – Medtronic, Working on patient goals

Covidien has long been involved in bariatrics, and the reach they’ve been able to attain is only growing after a recent acquisition by Medtronic. I spoke with Patric, who is part of a group under Covidien that is reaching out...


YWM2015 – You’ve Got To Move It, Move It

I bumped in to Lisa and John towards the end of Saturday’s break out sessions – Lisa has attended every year, while this is John’s first year.. but they echoed each others sentiments about what they learned in regards to...