Weight Loss Recipes Headed to Nashville

I’m headed to Nashville. I’m attending ObesityWeek. ObesityWeek for those that may not know is the combined annual meetings of the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS) and The Obesity Society (TOS) so the bariatric surgeons and their related staff (bariatric nurses, dietitians, psychologists, etc.) and the scientists and researchers in obesity.

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Weight Loss Recipes Headed to Copenhagen

After never having stamps in my passport I suddenly will have 2! Earlier this month, I was in London (Windsor) and today, I am headed to Copenhagen, Denmark where I will be talking about the Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) and the power of patient voices and participating a patient workshop with people affected by obesity around the world.

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Weight Loss Recipes Headed to London

This is an exciting week. I’m headed to London to participate in the World Obesity Federation Patient Summit, a gathering of patient delegates and leaders from around the globe coming together to talk about obesity and the advocacy efforts needed to drive change. There is so much misunderstanding and stigma surrounding obesity and people affected are suffering because of it. I am looking forward to chatting about the impact we can have if we are all able to work together on some common goals. I am very proud and honored to be one of the voices from the United States at the table.

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Weight Loss Recipes Post Weight Loss Surgery Menus: A day in my pouch

My yesterday in post weight loss surgery eating…

Breakfast: Scrambled Egg Bowls are one of my favorite post-op breakfasts. In fact, I’ve been known to have them for dinner too. This one is probably the one I have the most because I hate wasting mushrooms so if I have a few bumping around I sautee them with a pinch of fresh thyme and serve them over a scrambled egg with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.

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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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