Category Archives: nutrition

Exercise…do I HAVE to?? (well…yes)

I heard this once at a conference, it has always stuck in my mind and I use it frequently.  There are three legs needed for a well-balanced gastric band ‘stool’ (and I’m talking about the kind you sit on…we can … Continue reading

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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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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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