Over the years, I have tried to lose weight with Weight Watchers, South Beach Diet, and many others. Any weight I lost would slowly be regained, along with additional pounds. As I turned 70, I felt real frustration. After talking with friends and several people I know, it was clear that I needed another tool, something different than just another diet. My daughter researched both the lap-band and Gastric Sleeve procedures. With my daughters help, […]
CNN – “Gosh, I wanna be that guy again,” Jeff Baxter would think when he remembered how it felt to be in shape.
The 66-year-old teacher wasn’t exactly accustomed to the extra pounds he was carrying around. He had been a marathoner before what he calls “bad teacher habits” crept into his life.
- High school teacher Jeff Baxter was 465 pounds at his heaviest
- He underwent Gastric […]
Successful Weight Management after weight loss surgery requires you to develop a mindset and a philosophy about your relationship to food, about what to eat, what not to eat as often by using moderation, establishing self control boundaries, becoming more mindful and aware of food and stress triggers, continuing to educate yourself, finding the value in daily exercise. This also includes your attitude towards yourself and the world around you. Recognize the process where you have to work with yourself to get from the state you’re in, to a state where you wanna be. You may have entered into this process with the goal of being thinner in the same way you may buy a lottery ticket to be wealthier, but what you really want is a change of state. You want a change in how you feel, how you live.