Weight Loss Recipes Weight Loss Surgery Wisdom from a Friend

I believe people come into your life for a reason. Years ago when I was researching bariatric surgery I became active on the Obesityhelp website and made several friends, many of whom I still chat with after all these years. One of those early friends was Ruth Lamb (aka Dame Tooter) her early words of wisdom and guidance helped me and seeing her paying it forward was definitely a guide for me as I became a post-op to continue to share my experience, story, tips, recipes, etc. for others so their journey might be made a little easier. I lost my friend and early weight loss surgery mentor to cancer this weekend. I will miss her and always be grateful that we crossed paths in this life.  

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Weight Loss Recipes Join me in taking #OACAction

If you follow me on any of my social media accounts you probably have seen me using the hashtag #OACAction. Basically, the concept is really simple… the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) is calling on its Community, as well as all of its supporters and followers, to simply take action and do something positive that moves our work as a non-profit organization forward in our mission. Your #OACAction can be any gesture that helps us spread awareness about obesity, educate and support people who are affected by it and improve their lives in some way, shape or form. All actions matter and all actions make a difference!

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Weight Loss Recipes Your Weight Matters YWM2018

It was a crazy busy month! The highlight by far was the Obesity Action Coalition‘s (OAC) 7th Annual Your Weight Matters (YWM) National Convention in Denver, Colorado. As most of you know I have the great honor of serving as an OAC National Board Member and currently as Chairperson. This meeting is our BIG annual, awesome, gathering of individuals from across the country (34 states) and the globe (we had 6 countries represented this year!) who have personally struggled with their weight or have an interest in the education offered on health, weight, weight loss, nutrition, fitness, emotional health and wellness, and so much more.

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Weight Loss Recipes Cool Product Alert: RealGood Foods Cauliflower Pizza

Nothing beats a pizza and movie night! It was a favorite when I was a kid and it’s still a favorite. If you think choosing to get healthier or having bariatric surgery will put an end to that fun tradition, you are mistaken. There are so many better for you pizza options and RealGood Foods (makers of those yummy enchiladas and pizzas with crusts made from chicken and Parmesan cheese, also a great option for Pizza & Movie Night) asked me to share that they are now making another great option: Cauliflower Crust Pizza… and they are delicious!

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Weight Loss Recipes Welcome Summer Healthy Tips & Recipes

Summer is here! Wow, the year is flying by. I thought I’d share a few tips, reminders and recipes to help you have the best and healthiest summer ever. Click thru all the links and pics for recipes and more. While these are especially written for the bariatric surgery reader I think those that are eating low carb, keto, protein forward meals will find some favorites too.

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