Monthly Archives: October 2013

11 10, 2013

Has the WLS Community become an Over Sensitive Population?

By |2013-10-11T19:09:25+00:00October 11th, 2013|Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

This is probably going to make me very unpopular. It is a good thing that I gave up any hope of Prom Queen back in 1994. Even knowing the potential result... I am going to say it. I believe we have gone too far. It hit me when I was approached by a longtime friend of mine; who though also affected by obesity informed me they no longer felt comfortable interacting with me on Facebook [...]

6 10, 2013

Barriers in your Wellness path Do NOT Translate to – THE END

By |2013-10-06T12:35:00+00:00October 6th, 2013|Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

  As a Bariatric Fitness enthusiast and Motivational Coach I find that often time’s people who talk to me about their weight loss journey usually have some sort of barrier in their way when it comes to their current wellness path. Before we get too far ahead let‘s talk about your wellness path. A wellness path is one of the most effective starting tools I have found in helping other people realize where they currently [...]

5 10, 2013

Bariatric Fitness Contest Winner Faces Training Challenges

By |2013-10-05T22:30:35+00:00October 5th, 2013|My Story, Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|1 Comment

Guest Blog By Dawn Brell As I am writing this I have been sort of been delaying it.  Let me start by saying I have been having a relatively good time with the running. At times it has almost seemed to easy. But I have found that I hit a brick wall at 3 miles.  But that is the distance I started with during my walking phase. Part of my issue is that I am a [...]

3 10, 2013

Avoiding High Risk Behaviors after Weight-Loss Surgery

By |2013-10-03T19:59:56+00:00October 3rd, 2013|Bariatric Fitness, Bariatric Wellness, Life After Weight Loss|0 Comments

This was going to be a Facebook post – but really, I felt it was more appropriate to share with a larger reader base.  The topic of taking pain medication after weight loss surgery is the buzz today thanks to a great article [ Weight-Loss Surgery May Add to Painkiller Dependence, Study Says ] Prior to my RNY in October of 2010 I was diagnosed with chronic back pain and muscle spasms as well as [...]