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READY? SET? LIVE!!!!

As Steve Martin would say “EXCUUUUUUUSE ME”!!!… but what just happened??  Where did it go? Tell me did we not just put away the backpacks and crusty lunch bags and pull out the sunscreen and flip flops? (my daughter shudders every time … Continue reading

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The Importance of Education (what a dull title..but the blog isn’t)

As I sit here writing this I am preparing myself for a major life change (no, thankfully not hot flashes…yet).  My eldest and only daughter is heading off to University.  This can’t POSSIBLY be happening because I just headed off … Continue reading

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Exercise Tips for Beginners

So you have made the decision to  really start incorporating exercise into your life…WAY TO GO!!!  Exercise will make you feel better in every aspect of your life and will complement your weight loss journey. Sometimes when we are excited … Continue reading

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‘Great Expectations’…from your Clinic Part II

(“Why Ralph Fiennes” you ask?  Because he was in the movie and its MY blog and I love him…) Support and Motivation from your Clinic.  I know that this journey can be difficult at times.  There are so many reasons … Continue reading

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Travelling Wilbands

(Sorry to those of you who are too young to know ‘The Travelling Wilbury’s’…an outstanding 2 Album -Wonder composed of Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne…once again I date myself). Travelling with a lapband is … Continue reading

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The POWER of POSITIVE Thinking

                                            A positive mind anticipates happiness, joy, health and a successful result. Whatever the mind expects, it finds. Great quotes…once again, wish I’d written them. This week I had the opportunity to join a good friend at Oprah Winfreys ‘Life … Continue reading

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Stress and Your Band

I’m sooooooo STRESSED!!!!!!!!!!  How many times a day do you hear this?  How many times a day do you say this?  Stress seems to be on everyone’s lips these days and a sign of the times.  Work, health, home, kids, … Continue reading

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Spring has Sprung…Happy New Year!!?

I just wanted to wish everyone a very Happy Easter and Passover and also a very Happy New Year!  To me, spring should be the REAL ‘New Years’ celebration not January 1st.  January 1st is really just a day to … Continue reading

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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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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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