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525,600 Minutes

So for those of you that do not know.  I am a musical theatre geek!

Rent has always been a favorite of mine!  I love it’s message. 567 more words

What About Protein After A Gastric Band?

The Gastric Band & Protein

When you have had a gastric band placed there is no need to increase your protein intake however the recommended daily amounts still apply. 599 more words

Weight Loss Surgery

Feeling the Heat!

Hey it’s been a while since I last wrote.  I can’t say I have been busy, but I just have not had much to write about.   397 more words


Maintenance - It's hard.

Well I’ve officially be in maintenance for over 3 months now and it’s not easy.  I didn’t expect it to be easy if I’m being honest.   485 more words

Weight-loss surgery: really the most radical treatment in a century?

I spend a lot of time highlighting the commercial forces that promote expensive medical interventions. So yesterday, when I read a lead author describe his new guidelines as “the most radical change in the treatment of type 2 diabetes for almost a century,” my first thought was, “why the hype?” 377 more words

Medical Writing

You CAN sit with us

Why hello there, lovelies.

So last Friday I went to a training in the City. I had to take the train. You ask anyone who I openly complain about things to, and they will tell you, I hate riding the train. 448 more words


Post Op Day 56 (8 week stats)

Eight weeks!!

In honor of that — 8 things:

  1. Thing #1 obviously has to be my weight this week. I lost 7 pounds. I am over the moon about it and so thrilled that I met and exceed my first mini-goal (which was to lose 50 pounds).
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