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You Can Never Get Enough of a Good Thing…or Can You??

Have you ever wondered who comes up with the catchy phrases we throw around and why some stick and others don’t?   “Laughter is the best medicine“…”Rome wasn’t built in a day“….”A happy wife is a happy life” ( I … Continue reading

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A Goal Without A Plan is Just a Wish

Once a month or so I make the trek to The Big City to accommodate our downtown area patients.  This means the country mouse actually has to put some thought into her attire and wear her ‘big girl shoes’…ugh.  As … Continue reading

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How do you spell “SUCCESS”?

Does the name: Arvind Mahankali mean anything to anyone?  What about the word ‘knaidel‘?  Well if anyone has been reading the news lately (and by the way Kim Kardashian apparently had COSMETIC SURGERY while PREGNANT) they will know that Arvind Mahankali is … Continue reading

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Words of Advice…whether you want them or not :)

Advice….seems like everyone is dying to give it these days but we don’t always like to get it am I right?  Aside from all those horrible reality shows that are out there (my fav: “I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant”…oh really…that’s some … Continue reading

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Flip Flops vs Stilettos…The Importance of Informed Decisions

Here is a news flash that is going to astound you, shock you, turn your world upside down…are you ready?…The gastric band may NOT be for everyone.  I can literally hear that pin drop.  I know…you are stunned aren’t you?  Here … 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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Lapband Letdown?

Do you remember the ad from several years ago, I think it was for some kind of luncheon meat, where various members of a family would eagerly stick their hand into their lunch bag, pull out a less-than-satisfactory sandwich and … Continue reading

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Is my Band Too Loose, Too Tight or Just Right?? (or “Yellow Zone, Red Zone, Green Zone”)

To someone not that familiar with the band this may sound like a stupid question.   It may seem sort  of like asking if your belt is too loose or too tight…how can you not know?  Either your pants stay up … Continue reading

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Sex With The Band

HA!…I knew this would get your attention!!  No I’m not talking about someones youthful backstage adventures …As I’m writing this I’m wondering just how many ‘hits’ this post will get… I guess I’m kind of cheating because what I really … 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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