Monthly Archives: March 2012

Healthy, Satisfying Snacks 100 Calories or Less

Contrary to Dr. O’Briens second rule of ‘The 8 Golden Rules’ “Thou Shalt Not Snack”…I believe there is a time and place for healthy snacking.  In fact I have found that a well-timed healthy snack can lead to less fluctuations … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Things That Might “Bug” You About Your Band

We all have little things that bug us…No gas in the car. Cap left off the toothpaste.  Empty milk carton in the fridge. Toilet seat left up….I could go on and on and on (and some of my family members … Continue reading

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“Success” with the Band…How do you measure it?

One of the things I wanted to talk about today, and what comes up on nearly a daily basis, is the topic of success.  I swear not a day goes by that someone doesn’t either call, or email or come … Continue reading

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De-mystifying Dr. O’Briens “The 8 Golden Rules”

Dr. Paul O’Brien is a world leader in the Lap-Band procedure and was involved in its design and testing in the 1990’s.  He is also the author of the book ‘The Lap Band Solution’ and the creator of The 8 … Continue reading

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Motivation….Sticking with it and not giving up

“I CAN DO THIS“..repeat after me…write a sticky that says that and post it on your mirror, in your wallet, on the fridge, beside your running shoes, on your dashboard.  And while you are at it write one that says … Continue reading

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Why I want to be a gastric band nurse blogger

Helloooo!!! and…..            Welcome to my first ‘blog’!  I’m new to blogging but not at all new to the ‘Lapband’ world, obesity, health and fitness.  I have worked for many (…I won’t admit to how many) years as a Registered Nurse.  I … Continue reading

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